We'd like to remind everyone that the 2013 Flying Scot North American Championships are coming up in just a few days at Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, NC! Please see information HERE which will point you to the full details on the Lake Norman Yacht Club website - hope to see you there!
The Flying Scot Foundation has generously awarded a grant to North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing (NCCSR) to purchase used sails for our 12 Flying Scots. NCCSR is located on Lake Norman not far from LNYC host of 2013 NAC. NCCSR will pay $200 for each retired racing set of main and jib brought to the NAC. We will have a table set up at LNYC. Selling your old sails to NCCSR will really help the community sailing racing and learn-to-sail programs and also help you... Read More
What Kind of Trophy?A young sailor once asked me why we didn’t give monetary prizes instead of trophies, or “little tin cups” as he called them. I gave him the long version about how sailing is a Corinthian sport where sportsmanship and fair play are an integral part of the game and how exaggerating the value of the prize might challenge that philosophy. When the reward for winning is are large there is temptation to cut corners for some. Look at all the professional major... Read More
Lake Norman Flying Scot Fleet #48 ordered up perfect wind for their annual Great 48 regatta May 5 and 6 and 44 boats participated. This club often has large numbers at their regattas, but this was a great showing even by their standards.In addition to good wind and lots of boats, the regatta committee arranged for FS boats # 1/First One (owned and sailed by Harry Carpenter) and #2/Dream Weaver #2 (sailed by Tommy Weaver), and two of the newest boats, #6020/Moxie (Bill Ross) and #6022/... Read More