The Scot fleet winners from the Hospitality Regatta, First place, Larry Taggart and Tina, second place Jim Leggette and Will Manuel and third place Claude and Randall Dannerman.
We had a little bit of everything this weekend, drifter, moderate and finally good breeze with chop and some rain. Thanks to everyone you participated or worked on the event.
Each year at the NAC, special awards are given in several categories to the participants as well as the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award, given to the fleet that has demonstrated most activity and growth in the prior year, Entries for this award are sent in by fleet captains who nominate their fleets. This year's award was given to the Sarasota Sailing Squadron Fleet 36, Fleet Captain Robert Twinem. Other trophy winners are listed in the grid below - congratulations to all... Read More
You would never think when you saw the bay in the morning with spotty north winds that the sea breeze would fill in just about starting time at around noon. But, sure enough, here came the south winds from the other side of the bridge to give us the best winds we had all week, 11-13 MPH with no huge shifts or really big gusts. We had a 5-leg W-L for the final race and some of us found that going right was the right way to go. We were all back into the dock around 2:00 PM... Read More
Today the wind came in mostly from the west and the velocity was not as strong as previous days. For Race 1 we had 5-7 MPH and sailed a 4-leg W-L course. Several boats in the Championship Division went left and were not as fortunate as those who went right. Quite a few Challenger Division boats reached the windward mark before the Championship boats that had gone left. The current at the windward mark fooled some of us as well and boats changed places constantly... Read More
Two mroe races today - more info will be posted later. Please see reuslts to date here.