The FSSA Amendments Committee has been working on changes to the Bylaws and Constitution to clarify, correct and update our Class Rules. This team has worked hard to ensure our rules are in line with how we operate and are clear for our members to read and understand. Some of the changes will be voted on at the Annual Meeting in July 2022, Click here to view a copy of the proposed changes.
The sailing season has started! It's time for a 2022 "refresh" on your Flying Scot attire. Order at any time. Perfect gifts for yourself, family, and crew. Mother's Day, Father's Day, birthdays, early holiday shopping . . . . Click here for more information. https://stores.coralreefsailing.com/flying_scot_class/shop/home?fbclid=IwAR0bW6ECjrM2vCD04TBjzSTAQTrvZeAX-rIKSM3vqnPheJixN8Yc7cBcpHk Read More
Photo courtesy of Clinton Lake Sailing Association We were very sad to hear of the passing of (GE) Jerry Hartman, long time Flying Scot sailor snd champion, and husband of former Scots n' Water editor Lynn "Sunshine" Hartman. Jerry was instrumental in growing the Flying Scot class and made every event he attended so much more fun. He will be sorely missed. Take a look at an article by Deb Aronson, also a past Scots n' Water editor, and turn to page 18.
As part of the Flying Scot Foundation, you can donate your gently used sails and get a tax deduction! Sail Donation Program - This program is designed to transfer gently-used Flying Scot sails from their current owner to sail training programs that use Flying Scots® to train adults. Sails should not need professional repair. The donor is responsible for the transfer of sails to the recipient organization and in exchange will receive a "tax letter" documenting the donation. Donor assigns... Read More
Recently the Flying Scot Facebook page received a question concerning the legality of a transom safety line which was not attached to the rings. The system in the photos involves a line crossing the transom. The ends of the line are attached to bungee cords inside the boat. The bungees pull the ends into the hull via fairleads in the transom. When required, the line can be pulled out/down and used as a footstep to assist in getting back into the boat. This system does not meet the Class... Read More