Greater New York
Day 2 was awesome - an 80-degree sunny day with winds starting out at 3-4 MPH. After a short postponement, the wind came up to 10 and stayed 10-12 the rest of the day, Two great races later, we headed back in wanting more!!! Ted Cremer and his team did a fabulous job hosting us and we had a great time!
John Luard and Toni Gahn won the Championship Division and Paul Mac Menamin and Patricia Mizzi won the Challengers, More to come later...... Read More
As we drove towards Sayville Yacht Club this morning, we were treated to this beautiful sunrise.and we knew were in for a beautiful day. With weather in the 70s and the wind blowing steady 13-15 MPH, we looked forward to getting out on the water on Saturday. The PRO was SYC Commodore Paul Abel and he asked us if we wanted 3 or 5 races and the majority voted for 5. Saturday the RC ran 3 W-L races with 12 boats, 8 Championship and 4 Challenger,... Read More
The 2014 Douglass Orr Regatta was held on June 21-22 at Sprite Island, Norwalk, CT, the home of Flying Scot Fleet 142. A total of 12 boats raced, hailing from Sprite Island Yacht Club, Cedar Point Yacht Club and Candlewood Yacht Club. Five races were held over two days in light air and the weather was gorgeous! Couldn't ask for better conditions. The winner of the regatta was not determined until the last race. Bob McElwain from CPYC and Mark Riefenhauser from CYC were in a tug war for... Read More
Did you have a blast at the 2014 NAC at Toms River, NJ, and are looking for some great pictures from the event? Art Petrosemolo took some great shots including this one that I particularly like. You can find them at Art's site at nauticalphotography.us and then choose 2014 Flying Scot NAC. Have a look and see if there any you just have to have! Read More
What a glorious 5 days on Barnegat Bay. Every day was great weather and there was racing for every brand of sailor – 6-8, 8-10, 10-12, and 18 and above. Today was a beautiful sunny day with the winds coming from the northeast to east 8-10 knots. There were no false starts and the races were on time with the Challengers starting several minutes after the Championship Division and no one was OCS. We had a 6-leg Windward-Leeward course and Mark Taylor beat out all the... Read More