Once again wind forecasts were incorrect. All of the “best” websites for forecasting winds on Lake Pontchartrain were wrong. All had predicted light southerly’s the entire Memorial Day weekend of the Gulf District Trifecta. And all weekend we wound up with 8-12 knot northerlies for the 5 race series. But at least there was no rain!
On Memorial Day weekend of 2014 Flying Scot Fleet 96 and Southern Yacht Club in...Continue Reading...
|This Scuttlebutt entry by one of our own Flying Scot sailors in the Midwest is a must read for all of us sailing in areas where the water stays cold into the early summer. Captain Jack holds a USCG Master’s license and has been sailing for 50 years. During the summer he drives a commercial passenger riverboat in Chicago, sails his Flying Scot, and crews on a Tartan Ten. To view the full story pn Scuttlebutt, click...|
The final results are avaialble, and the top 5 in a fleet of 38 boats were Paul Abdullah from Florida Yacht Club, Rob Whittemore from Fishing Bay, Chuck Gise from Lake Norman, Ben Williams from Clinton Lake, and Sean O'Donnell from NC Community Sailing. Thanks to Lake Norman for hosting another fabulous event. Congrats to all the winners, sounds liek it was a great time for all - final results are here.
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Not much wind so far today at Lake Norman - let's hope it picks up!