We started the day with a postpone on shore with some hope that the wind would shift SSE and pick up a bit. Weil it did, so PRO Dick Thackaberry doused the cat-in-the-hat flag and off we went with enough wind to start, perhaps 6-7 SSE. The first 2 legs were ok but by the end of the downwind leg the wind was slowing a bit. The last upwind leg was brutal but most boats finished. There was no wind after racing, so we got a tow in. After Day 2, David Ames leads the Championship Division and...Continue Reading...
Today’s a whole new day, totally different than yesterday! Lighter wind, less waves. So we listen to North Sails’ Brian Hayes and Zeke Horowitz to figure out what we could have done better and what we can expect today. Thanks so much Brian and Zeke.
While waiting for wind, we also got a few clinic from Brian Hayes and Amy Smith Linton. All skippers Please note the umbrella you need for your crew!
Flying Scot 2021 NAC - Sorry no interim updates today. It was honking and my hands were too wet to use the phone - I tried! East winds blowing 15-18, sometimes over 20, challenged all the teams that went out today. Big waves, big wind - lots of fun! Some stayed on shore, some came in before racing and some retired during racing. One capsize - no one hurt. Two awesome windward-leeward 4-leg races, where staying upright, staying fast and staying away from other boats was the key! Results here...Continue Reading...
Another awesome Coffee with North given by Brian Hayes and Zeke Horowitz. We should be ready for today’s racing! Championship snd Challenger Divisions are set. Finals start today.
You can watch for results here https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=12992
The FSSA President would like to recognize an outstanding ambassador for the Flying Scot® class. She has been an active FSSA member for many years and has served as Class Historian for several years, contributing a story to each issue of Scots n’ Water. She also worked tirelessly to submit nominations for Flying Scot designer Sandy Douglass to the Sailing Hall of Fame, and he was ultimately inducted on June 23, 2020. For being a tireless cheerleader for all of us, we bestow the title of FSSA Historian Emeritus to Debbie Cycotte. Thank you so very much Debbie. Well deserved!