Hey all you Northerners, it's time to dust off the boat and get ready for the 2013 Flying Scot Midwinters. And for those of you who sail all winter, add this to your plans! Registration is now open for the 2013 Midwinters at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron on March 11-15, 2013, It's a super place to sail and it's always a good time - for LOTS more information, ...Continue Reading...
You too can get a red 2013 member sticker! If you have not yet renewed your 2013 membership, take a minute and do it online. Happy Holidays!
VESTAS Sailrocket 2 truly smashes the Outright world speed sailing record
Go look at it especially the last 30sec of recap.....amazing and true.....just happened Nov 24. Provided By Jim Shugart
We are hoping that everyone is doing as well as possible after Hurricane Sandy has passed by. There were billions of dollars in damages across the northeast, including several Yacht Clubs as well as business and personal property. Many people are still without power and many were forced to leave their homes. We know that there has been wind, water and even snow damage all across the region. The New Jersey shore took a really big hit and Monmouth Boat Club and likely others are working on getting their clubs back up and running.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those whose...Continue Reading...
In a recent Sailing World issue, October 2012, there was a cover feature and article titled "The Eight Most enduring One Design Classes" Featured in that article were the Highlander, Optimist, Lightning, Sunfish, Snipe, Dragon, International 14 and 505, but curiously the article did not include the 55-year-old Flying Scot. I wanted to share here on FSSA.COM the letter I wrote to the editor about what I feel was an oversight. I am sure you will agree.
I always enjoy Sailing World magazine, the stories, the features, and even the ads. I was surprised...Continue Reading...