Four women's teams sailed out under the Newport Bridge for the 2016 Women's NAC. When they left the dock around 11:00 AM< the wind was light but by the time they got to the race course, the wind had picked up and there was plenty of breeze. The finishes were close between the 1st and 2nd place boats in all 3 races. But in the end, Lynn Bruss and her crew, Deb Aronson and Stacey Rieu prevailed. Full results are here.
Qualifiers for the NAC start tomorrow. Good... Read More
Your FSSA Executive Committee is hard at work taking care of business while the women are getting ready to sail the Women's NAC. Skipper's meeting and welcome party later today! Read More
The 2016 NAC is here! Boats are arriving - 14 so far - and as you can see in the picture, the sail measuring team is ready for action! Down by the hoists boats are being measured. The views are just beautiful in Newport - looking forward to great weather and great sailing. Read More
The 2016 Flying Scot North American Championships are just a few weeks away, July 16-21, but don;t worry, there's still time to sign up! There's not a much more beautiful place to sail than Newport, Rhode Island and we are fortunate to be holding our regatta there. We'll have a chalk talk sponsored by North Sails every day after racing and we'll have some great dinners together. There are still some rooms avaialble at reasonable prices at hotels within a few... Read More
The Massabesic Yacht Club in Manchester, New Hampshire, hosted their annual Regatta on September 19th and 20th. The regatta was open to Windmills, Lightnings and Flying Scots. The racers were graced with excellent wind speed of 7-12mph and gusts up to 18mph on Saturday. If you are a lake sailor you know wind shifts can be a challenge and on Saturday the shifts were greater than normal. All fleets completed 4 races on Saturday and many finishes had multiple boats coming across the... Read More