Florida

Florida

The Florida District encompasses most of the fleets in the state of Florida.Active fleets include Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Sarasota, Coconut Grove Sailing Center in Miami, Rudder Club of Jacksonville, Lake Eustis Sailing Club in Eustis, Davis Island Yacht in Tampa and Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in Port Charlotte. With developing fleets in Merritt Island, Orlando and Key Largo.

Florida has an active open circuit consisting of one regatta a month from October through May. Race Schedules are posted on FSSA and Facebook. You can follow the Florida District at

The District Governor is Laura Marriott

The Florida District has a Facebook Page here.

  Here is another story about our Son-Father team winners of the 2019 NAC at Pensacola, courtesy of Capital Gazette. Team Horowitz rules! https://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/ac-cs-flying-scot-champs-0728-20190727-exg7s46md5e4jeoghxjp3bywqm-story.html
Story and Photo Courtesyof Jim Morey, FS 3277 In a late afternoon in July of 1979, Eric Ammann and Harry Carpenter launched two Scots from the Hickory Ridge ramp at Deep Creek Lake, the nearest Deep Creek ever gets to the Deer Park factory.  Harry delivered a new boat to Penn Point, where the Morey family greeted its arrival.  In the other Scot Eric sailed Harry back to Hickory Ridge.  For 20 years I sailed and raced 3277 with my brother Mark, my brother John, and our father... Read More
  Come one, come all - this is a reminder that the Flying Scot North American Championship is coming up July 13-18 at Pennsacola Yacht Club in Florida. Early registration ends June 25 and you save $100 after that date, so register early!  For details, visit the event page here.
After one last great weekend at the Upper Keys Sailing Club, the 2018-2019 Florida District Series in in the books. The final event was won by Jeff and Amy Smith Linton along with the district series with Mark and Michelle Taylor not far behind!  Another great series - can't wait for next year! And ... Florida has a new District Governor. Welcome aboard Laura Marriot!
  Each year the competitors at the Flying Scot Midwinters nominate a fellow sailor to win the prestigious Allen Douglas award, given to a sailor who portrays the best example of sportsmanship at the regatta. Several people were nominated for their various actions which is a testament to the camaraderie in our class.  But the one with the most votes gets the award, and this year's winner is Jim Cosgrove from Clinton Lake Sailing Association.  Jim was seen before and after races... Read More

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