Next Monday, March 26, 60 boats carrying more than 120 of the best sailors in the country will take to Sarasota Bay for four days of racing in the 2018 Flying Scot Midwinters at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.
Competitors start arriving Saturday, March 24, and compete in a warm-up race Sunday, March 25.
There is still room for more - it;s not too late to register at the event website
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For those of us that are stuck in the winter doldrums, think about what's going on in the Florida Distirct! The District Series in in full swing and there are lots of teams participating. This weekend, the wind did not make much of an appearance at the 2018 George Washington Birthday Regatta at Lake Eustis but the fun sure did. First, let's note that 30+ Flying Scot teams were registered for this event - woohoo! AND, the weather was just beautiful! When the teams weren'... Read More
Jeff Penfield Memorial Regatta Nov. 11-12, 2017 by Dave Thinel
The Sarasota Sailing Squadron and the Flying Scot Fleet 36 hosted the seventh annual Jeff Penfield Regatta, Nov.11 and 12, 2017. The regatta is also one of the stops on the Flying Scot Florida District traveling series.
We had 24 teams of Scot racers ready to tackle Sarasota Bay Saturday morning. A passing cold front to... Read More
From all accounts on Facebook, this weekend was a blast at the Upper Keys Sailing Club in Key Largo, FL, hosted by Jim and Cheryl Signor. This was the final event in the Florida Series for 2017. Mark Taylor noted after day 1 "Beautiful day on the water. Close racing....except Jeff/Amy. Fyi I dont care how flat the water is....14-18 and puffy hurts after 3 races. Cheryl Signor noted after day 1 "Getting ready to do this again. We need you to work up an appetite as... Read More
When there is a regatta in Merritt Island, FL, you will probably have great racing, but Henry Picco arranged a rocket launch during this year's Space Coast Regatta - how cool is that? On Saturday, there was a great day of racing. with 2 races in 4-6 knot wind and 2 races 8-10 knot wind. Sunday brought another 4 races and according to the teams that were there who commented on Facebook, if you didn't come, you really missed out. Congratulations to Tom and Melanie McNally -... Read More