The 2019 Fleet of the Year award was awarded to Fleet 76 from Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA. Fleet 76 has 20+ FSSA members and amongst its memebrs are Chief Measrer Roger Sharp and Web Editor Diane Kampf. Greg Kampf is the Fleet Captain. The fleet is very active in racing running over 90 races per year with Flying Scots on the line. The fleet has a club boat that was fnded in part by the Flying Scot Foundation and the boat is used in our sailing education programs. There were 2 Flying Scots added to the fleet this past year. Fleet 76 submits lots of articles to Scots 'n Water and the...Continue Reading...
incoming President Bill Dunham and outgoing President Bill Vogler
|FSSA 2019-2021 Officers were elected tonight as follows:|
|President - Bill Dunham|
|1st VP - Nancy Claypool|
|2nd VP - Jim Leggette|
|Treasurer-Secretary - Nina Cummings|
|Chief Measurer - Roger Sharp|
|Editor of Scots 'n Water - Ned Johnston...|
After a postpone on shore, the breeze filled in and we went out and almost started on time at 12:00 – we started just a few minutes after noon. With a 7-10 MPH SSW wind for the first race and 10-12 MPH for the second race, Hal Smith and the RC got in 2 more great 4-leg Windward Leeward races. There was not much chop but there were confusing shifts so what seemed like the time to tack would just turn into a lift a few seconds later. With temperatures into the 90’s today in mostly sunny skies, it was a bit warmer than the previous 2 days. Staying hydrated on the water was really...Continue Reading...
Can you say another picture perfect day on Pensacola Bay? Low 90’s sun shining, southerly breeze at 8-10 MPH and not too as much chop as yesterday, What a great day on the water.
PRO Hal Smith and crew got in 2 4-leg Windward Leeward races after a couple of false starts when the current was pushing everyone over the line. The RC cautioned everyone and the starts went off smoothly.
After Day 1 the leaders on the Championship Division are (1) Tyler and Carrie Andrews, (2) Zeke and Jay Horowitz(3) Fred Sowaard and Oliver Byington, (4) Tom and Melanie McNally, (2nd, 3rd...Continue Reading...
It was a dark and stormy night – somewhere, but not here. Today we had the FS NAC Qualifier Races and we havethe splits between Championship and Challenger Division for the finals.
Hal Smith and his excellent RC ran 3 great 4-leg Windward Leeward races in 8-12 knot south winds and 89 degrees under partly cloudy skies. We had the usual ABCD divisions and everyone ends up sailing against each other at least once.
Photos by Talbot WIlon are here and photos...Continue Reading...