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.
While registration for the finals continnued and boats were still being weighed in and measured, there was lots of excitement on the water with the Women's and Junior's NACs being raced. It was a wonderful sight with 8 Women's teams and 11 Junior teams out there fighting every minute for their places. We were very pleased to see so many teams out there today! It was easy off the dock and we were off the wind out to the race course which was right out in front of the club. It... Read More
Fifty boats are registered for the 2015 NAC at Bay Waveland Yacht Club in Mississippi. Arrivals continued throughout the day on Saturday 6/20, with boats being measured and checked in. One boat (above) got a new mast after a 40MPH gust took out the old one a week ago at a regatta. The Women and Juniors have their turn tomorrow, with the rest of the skippers getting out there on Monday when the qualifiers start. Good luck to all the participants - the... Read More
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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