New England District winners Peter and James McAvoy! Thanks to Jack McGowan and Stone Horse Yacht Club for hosting. We had 5 awesome races in 15-17 MPH North Winds for the first few races then laying down to about 12. There was a yummy cookout with lots of fixings, it was mostly sunny and in the 70’s - just awesome! Full results here.
Looking for Wind - by Chuck Nicolosi, FS 5122
Lake Champlain is an awesome sailing venue that provided an excellent playground for our Flying Scot cruise. Jan Reimers (4134) and Tim Mallette (1777) were on the planning committee that organized one of two cruising options, the other being in Michigan.
There were four boats in our flotilla. We met at the launching ramp in Colchester, VT on Sunday, rigged our boats and sailed around a small peninsula to our home dock. The... Read More
Massabesic Yacht Club in Manchester, NH, hosted the 2021 New England Districts on 8/28/2021. It was a bit cloudy with highs in the 70's so we dresed in layers to be ready if it warmed up. It warmed up a little but the clouds stayed. With mostly easetrly winds 5-10 MPH, with Larry Christian as PRO, we had 5 great races, and could have done more with the conditions we had! There were 11 boats, 4 from Massapoag and 7 from Massabesic. In the end, the Massapoag teams took the top 4... Read More
Flying Scot 2021 Wife Husband - 4 races today and we're calling it a regatta before Hurricane Henri gets here. We had a great sunny, pleasant day in the 80's with SW winds 5-8 occasionally 10. Winners of the Championship Division are Jeff and Amy Linton and the Challenger Division winners are David and Marilyn Archibald. I want to thank Massapoag Yacht Club for supporting this fun regatta and we hope to see some of you at the NERD in a little over a month!
Results are here
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The 2021 Wife-Husband Championships are in full swing. at Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA. People started arriving on Monday, fresh from racing at Saratoga, NY. Lots of us camping, some are staying with club members, the rest are in local inns and hotels. There's lots of camaraderie in the Flying Scot class and it's always evedent at this annual event. Everyone helps eveyone else get boats parked, rig the boats, launch, retrieve. And it's great to see teams from 8 states... Read More