It would seem the grail of Fleet 80's Sail for the Grail Regatta hosted by Moraine Sailing Club on Saturday Sept. 21st would overflow from the persistent rain that fell that day, but not the case. The good spirits of those on 6 MSC boats and 11 from out of town displaced that rain and filled the grail with fun, competition, and camaraderie. Every person on a Flying Scot and on the Race Committee should commend themselves for stepping out of their comfort zone and facing the elements as the... Read More
You might not think that the government shutdown could affect our sailing events, but it actually can, and it did. The Grand Annual Regatta was scheduled to be held at Cave Run Lake, a Corps of Engineers lake in Daniel Boone National Park in Kentucky, the weekend of 10/6-10/7/2013. However, due to The US government's partial shutdown the lake was closed! Racing was cancelled, but not the party! They still held a Not-a-Regatta Pig Roast in Lexington. That'... Read More
The Deep Creek Yacht Racing Association at Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland, held its annual Sandy Douglass Memorial Regatta on July 27 - 28, with 51 Flying Scots competing. As is the norm with Fleet 6, the local sailors hosted off-lake sailors including Larry Taggart from New Orleans, LA, Dan Goldberg from Bethel Park, PA, and Tom Dawson from Boardman, OH, and their crews. You can read more about the regatta in an upcoming issue of Scots n’ Water, but here are some highlights.... Read More
Many pictures from the 2013 Wife-Husband Championships have been submitted. Please note that these pictures are for personal use only. Enjoy!
Pictures taken by Doug Williams are HERE
Pictures from Glenn Wesley are HERE
Pictures from Diane Kampf are HERE
As of race time Saturday, there were 42 wife-husband teams registered, from 11 different states, for the Flying Scot Wife-Husband Championships at Deep Creek Lake, MD. Regatta Chair Bob Vance and his team gave us a great day and we could hardly wait to go back out on Sunday. With 28 Championship boats and 14 Challenger boats, we started racing at 12:00 noon on 6/29 and had two fairly long races. We had mostly sunny conditions in the seventies, and with a southwest wind and shifty... Read More