By Steve Comen, FS6090
Congratulations to Paul Foerster with crew Carrie and Carl Foerster on winning the 48th Flying Scot Fleet 23 Open House Regatta and Southwest District Championships. We were thrilled to welcome 15 boats from out of town, including boats from Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Arkansas, and probably a couple others I am forgetting. Ed: Also Missouri!
With a forecast for no wind on Sunday, PRO Jack Yoes ran 4 great races in very shifty conditions on Saturday for the 29 boats in the championship fleet, 10 in the challenger fleet, and 1 in the main...Continue Reading...
2021 Capital District Championship
Mills Jones, FS 5846
Greater Richmond Sailing Association (GRSA) Fleet 155 hosted the Capital District Championship Regatta October 2-3. Eight Scots registered for 2 days of racing on Swift Creek Reservoir. Friday evening, Regatta PRO Jerry Thompson facilitated a racing rules seminar for race participants and GRSA members with emphasis on Right of Way, Keeping Clear, and Proper Course.
Saturday morning brought cool, fall temps and light southerly winds with the forecasted high temperature in the 80s...Continue Reading...
Photo from the NERD courtesy of Bob Gaffney
As David Rink posted on our Facebook Page, there have been many Flying Scot Regattas over the last few weeks, and that includes at least 9 on the weekend of 10/2-10/3/2021. This is very exciting for our class and it is wonderful to see this much activity. This is what we know so far:
Clinton Lake SA– Glow in the Dark Regatta - 35 Scots registered Results are here...Continue Reading...
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 dock in which we were to moor our boats was challenging. The dock was well worn and the water...Continue Reading...