Gulf

Gulf

The Gulf District encompasses several fleets along and near the Gulf of Mexico from Florida's panhandle to Louisiana and one fleet in Arkansas.

Active fleets in Florida include Choctawhatchee Bay in Ft.Walton Beach, Garcon Point Spirited Sailors in Bagdad, St.Andrew Bay in Panama City and Pensacola Bay in Pensacola. In Mississippi we have Bay St.Louis and Jackson Yacht Club and in Arkansas we have Grand Maumelle Sailing Club in Little Rock. In Louisiana we have Lake Arthur in Lafayette and New Orleans and Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans.

The District Governor is Larry Taggart, who is also FSSA Parliamentarian. The Gulf District is also home to FSSA First Vice President Nancy Claypool and Secind Vice President Jim Leggette.

See what's already being posted! http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2015/06/16/deep-fleet-at-flying-scot-north-american-champs/
Are you coming to the 2015 Flying Scot NACs from June 20 - 26 in Bay Waveland, Mississippi?  It's not too late so register now and get your name on the who's coming page!  And you can be there when we pick the name of the lucky winner of the raffle for a BRAND NEW Flying Scot!  It's easy to sign up online, no hassle, no waiting!  Women and Juniors - don't forget to register too! Here are the links to the Regatta Network pages where you can register - hope to... Read More
          It's just a few weeks until the 2015 Flying Scot NACs from June 20 - 26..  Bay Waveland in Mississippi is pulling out all the stops to make us welcome and we're expecting a fun time at a great sailing venue.  Remember that the raffle for the BRAND NEW FLYING SCOT will be held at the Annual meeting and it might just be YOUR ticket that is picked.  You wouldn't want to miss that would you?  Early registration is... Read More
Once again wind forecasts were incorrect.  All of the “best” websites for forecasting winds on Lake Pontchartrain were wrong.  All had predicted light southerly’s the entire Memorial Day weekend of the Gulf District Trifecta.  And all weekend we wound up with 8-12 knot northerlies for the 5 race series.  But at least there was no rain! On Memorial Day weekend of 2014 Flying Scot Fleet 96 and Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans hosted the first Gulf District Trifecta. ... Read More
Here is a link to lots of pictures from the 2014 Midwinters at Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans, LA.  Thanks to Chris Bennett from SYC for taking and providing these pictures and thanks to Bob Mayer for posting on his photo gallery - click here to view them.

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