There are a number of great regattas all around the Capital District. Make sure you mark your calendars and attend!
August 8, 9 - Annual One Design Regatta at Fishing Bay Yahct Club (http://www.fbyc.net/)
September 12, 13 - Atlantic Coast Championship at Blackbeard Sailing Club (http://www.blackbeardsailingclub.com/)
September 19, 20 - President's Cup at Washington Sailing Marina (http://potomacriversailing.org/)
September 26, 27 - Capital District Championship at... Read More
Are you wishing you were at the ACC's this weekend? This is a picture of one competitor's dock at the beach house they are staying at - we should all have a mooring like that! Reports are that racing was great today with weather in the 70's and winds from the northeast in the teens. There are 35 boats, 23 in Championship and 12 in Challenger and competitors from the Capital District are also vying for the District Championship.
Results to date are here. Read More
ACC - by Debbis Cycotte
The 2014 Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship is on the weekend of 9/19 - 9/21 at Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville, Virginia. . Defending Champions Rob Whittemore and John Wake will be among the 35+ boats competing in the five race series. Sailors from as far as Connecticut to South Carolina to Western Maryland will enjoy excellent competition, superb race management, a gourmet dinner by our own Chef... Read More
The link below brings you to a true story about schooners on the Great Lakes transporting Christmas trees. There is a book published with the story and a musical has been produced as well. Hope you enjoy this at this time of year!
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2006/winter/christmas-tree.html Read More
Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville, VA, posted their 74th Annual One Design Regatta on August 10-11, 2013, with Optis, Lasers, Albacore, Front Runner, San Juan, Typhoon and Flying Scots. Saturday everyone got in 2 races, but Sunday, only the Optimists were able to race - just not enough wind.
Read more about it on the Fishing Bay website here - Flying Scot results are here.