Jim Harris, Former FSSA President and active Flying Scot sailor for many years, passed away on December 15, 2020. Jim was a member of Carlyle Sailing Association for many years and ran several of our national events from there. He and his wife Betty Striuckhoff spent many years sailing together on their Flying Scot. We will all miss Jim and we thank him for his many years of friendship and service to FSSA.
Jim's obituary is here https://www.boppchapel.com/.../Harris-James... Read More
Whale of a Sail Regatta Flying Scot Results
Skipper Rick Wojnar and dad, Chris, from Champaign, IL and Clinton Lake Fleet 135 won first place in the Flying Scot division of the multi-boat Whale of a Sail regatta at Carlyle (IL) Lake September 14 and 15, 2019. Rick and Chris bested 17 registered other Scots by placing 1st in 3 of 4 races in light winds in the 2-day event. Second place went to Bill Vogler and Peg Woodworth while 3rd was garnered by Fleet... Read More
John and Connie Eckart from Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA, travelled to Ephraim, WI, on August 3-4 for their 114th Annual Regatta..After 4 races in light winds, they ended up first in a talented field of 29 teams, winning 3 of the 4 races and coming in 10 points ahead of their nearest competitor. Ben Williams and Deb Aronson from Clinton Lake Sailing Association in IL were 2nd and Mike and Jennifer Ikeda Faugust, local Ephraim sailors were third. COngratulations to all! Full results are... Read More
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Egyptian cup regatta! Frank and Marianne Gerry!! A great group of sailors lots of competition and a quick ending when the storms came back in to visit. Ted & Jeanette Gadell Beier, Tom, Sandy and Jim all did a great job on race committee getting 5 races in between the rain and storms. And Carlyle Sailing Association showed their true colors with all sailors helping out the regatta participates get safely ashore. And to Flying... Read More
Photos by Sheela Krout - a link to lots more photos is below Story by Geiff Endris
The 2019 Midwest District Regatta was held on June 7-9, 2019 at the Eagle Creek Sailing Club in Indianapolis, IN. We had a total of 16 competitors from 6 clubs (Clinton Lake SA, Carlyle SA, Ephraim YC, Eagle Creek SC, Indianapolis SC, and Cowan Lake SA)and 6 states (IN, IL, MO, MN, WI, and OH).
Winds were 10-15 out of the East with gusts over 20. The East wind made for a short course... Read More