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The 2019 Crystal Ball Regatta was sailed on August 24,. It was a beautiful 75 degree day with ENE 8 MPH wind allowing the PRO, Kent Davis, to utilize the full length of the mile and a half long lake. The first race was won by Freyja Davis and son Jon Davis,  The fleet of 6 returened to the club for a lunch. The next two races were sailed back to back with Steve Rajkovich and Tony Avink winning the 2nd and Brian and Suzy Hawkins winning the 3rd. We returend to the...

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Flying Scot, Inc., Recently loaded Flying Scot #6181 to begin her long trip to her new home in...

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The day started with a postpone on shore with light and squirrily winds. PRO Gary Werden and crew kept a watchful eye on the weather and we did finally have one race before lunch It was a shortened windward- leeward course and after lunch there just was not enough wind to race. At 4PM the wind filled in from the south and we got in 2 great late afternoon races before calling it a day.

We had a cocktail party followed followed by a round table with BIll Draheim from Quantum...

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We had our practice race tonight for the 2019 FS Women’s NAC at Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA. Nice breeze and stiff competition with 12 boats registered from 7 different states. Melanie Dunham and Stacey Rieu won the race. We start tomorrow at 9:00 skippers meeting. Can’t wait!

 

There was a time when only Thistles raced in the two-day Fontelieu Regatta in the Long Island Sound off of Westport, CT.  After all, the regatta is named after Ted Fontelieu, a capo of the Westport Mafia (aka Thistle Fleet 99). Not that Flying Scots and Lightnings weren’t invited; they were, but the Thistle Fleet’s East Coast Fall Series participants seemed to dominate the field.  Not so this year. Cedar Point Yacht Club’s decision to organize a second One Design Regatta (“ODR”) for center board fleets on September 28 & 29 comes just in time for Flying Scots across the region...

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