Save the Date – January 21 As part of our ongoing efforts to grow our ranks, the FSSA will be hosting a webinar the evening of Thursday January 21. Our speakers will shall the experiences working with US Sailing, the Flying Scot class and other one design classes in growing the sport. Our own Jim Crabtree will share his experiences with the Fleet 210 in Jefferson City, MO, the 2020 Fleet of the Year. Jim also been the Megabyte Class President and is active in US Sailing’s One Design Group... Read More
From Chief Measurer Roger Sharp What makes the Flying Scot Class great? Well, the people of course! But what is it that brings these great people together? I submit to you it’s the boat. We are blessed with a boat which has withstood the test of time regardless of social, economic and technological changes. Hall of Fame designer Sandy Douglass gave us a boat which is fun to sail (race), challenging to sail (race) well and a set of standards to use to maintain... Read More
The Flying Scot has made its way to England - so that makes 3 continents so far! Congrats to the new owners. From Nick Pronce on Facebook: Introducing 6190, England’s first flying Scot, I think. The international field is slowly building! Huge thanks to Carrie Andrews at Flying Scot for so much advice and all the care getting her here by roll-on-roll-off ocean freighter. She’s toured the US east coast, dodged a few storms and been to Germany and Holland (twice!) on the way to The United... Read More
The FSSA was privileged to have Nick Hayes, author of Saving Sailing and numerous articles about trends in our sport join us for a webinar. Nick discussed with us strategies that have been successfully used across the country to grow the sport of sailing. The video of our webinar is available on YouTube here.. You can follow Nick on Facebook at Saving Sailing and visit his website, Saving Sailing.