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Registration is open for the 2022 Midwinters at Fort Walton Yacht Club in sunny Florida!   You can get more information about the NOR and registration here.  Hope to see lots of folks registering for the event after 2 years of waiting!  Can't wait!

 

Copied from the Raritan Yachtg Club website, with permission from Paul Suzdak

The Ice Bucket regatta this past Saturday (1/8/2022) lived up to its reputation of being Cold and Blustery. Mother Nature served up bright sunshine, temps in the mid 20s, 8 kts of breeze, and backdrop of fresh snow for the 2022 Ice Bucket Regatta

After clearing the boats of snow & ice, nine competitors launched 4 boats and competed in 5 closely contested races.   In this, the final event of the the Flying Scots' debut, contested starts, precision sail trim, on-time spinnaker sets and...

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From Greg Shafer at Deep Creek:

It is with great sadness that we share the news that a great icon for sailing on Deep Creek Lake and beyond, Barbara Griffin, passed away on January 5, 2022 at home with her husband, Don, and two of her daughters at her side.  Her passion for sailing was revealed not only on the water but also as a leader in numerous organizations that support sailing on Deep Creek Lake and across the nation.  Don mentioned that Barb was president of thirteen organizations simultaneously when he met her.  She ably led the Flying Scot Sailing Association as President...

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Story from Facebook by 1st Vice Pesident Jim Leggette

Happy New Year Flying Scot Sailors! With the holidays now in our wake, it is time to start planning your regatta schedule. Since it looks like the world is returning to normal this is good time to pencil in the dates for our sanctioned regattas.

These events are:

• Midwinters: March 19 – 24, Ft. Walton Yacht Club, Fort Walton FL

• Women’s North American Championships: April 29 – May 1, Corinthian Sailing Club, Dallas TX

• North American Championships: July 9 – 14, North Cape Yacht Club, LaSalle MI...

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From Dave Rink:

Congratulations to Dan and Ella Neff for Winning the 2021 LNYC Fall 48! Saturday morning started with temps in the 30s and the wind in the 20s. After a short postponement ashore to let the breeze die down into the upper teens, we got in 3 races Saturday (2 Sunday). We had 33 entrants, but due to the high winds many boats split up, joined other crews, and went 3 up. Miraculously, no capsizes! Full results are here:

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