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. Read More
The Flying Scot class is well known for being a close group of sailors, really good sports who step up to help each other when needed. At the Midwinters each year, we like to acknowledge an individual who demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship at the event. This prestigious award is in honor of Allen M. Douglas, a long-standing member of the Flying Scot class who gave a great deal to the class. This year’s winner received the award for giving up a day of racing so her husband... Read More
Another beautiful day on Lake Ponchartrain starting out in sunny 60-degree weather, later getting up into the 70's. It's hard to say what wind we had as we started at 11:00 with very little and shifty wind, so the Race Committee postponed for an hour. When the wind finally came up, it shifted from NE to E to S to SE to E and everything in between, giving the Race Committee a pretty big challenge to get in the final 2 races for the regatta. Once the... Read More