Sarasota Sailing Squadron

1717 Ken Thompson Parkway, 941-388-2355
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Flying Scots filling the bay

We had a beautiful day of racing last Saturday sharing the circle with the MC fleet. Thank you to Ted, the Dans, & Tom for RC duties in the changing conditions. We heard before the race that the wind might

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East Meets West In The Sarasota Bay Blender

The MC Fleet held the last race of Series One with the Scots Saturday. It turned out to be a real challenge for the sailors and RC committee alike. The day began with the course board reading I, C, G,

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Commodores’ Cup

Join in the fun on Saturday, January 24th, for a great day of racing on Sarasota Bay. The festivities will begin with a Skipper's Meeting at 12:30, followed by a first warning at 1:25. I've ordered up a chamber of

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Fleet Captain Meeting

Hey sailors, I'd like to get all the fleet captains together at the squadron on Monday, Jan 26, to discuss how we can improve our racing program. Let's shoot for a 6:30 start time. I'm a pretty simple guy, so

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Close Racing in E-Scows

Close Racing in E-Scows

Seven E-Scows held five triangle races on January 14 in NNE winds of 8-10 knots.  We would have had eight boats out if more crews were not discouraged by the overcast skies.  The racing was close

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Minutes of 8 Dec 2014 Board Meeting

Call to Order at 7:08pm by Vice Commodore Liebel. The roll was called and a quorum certified with 9 directors present.

Board Agenda, Mon 12 Jan, 7pm

7:00PM Call to Order and Roll Call Last Month’s Minutes Introduction of New Members Commodore Comments Member Access Agenda Items (3 min.) Manager’s Report Organization Reports Sarasota Youth Sailing Corinthian Fund Luffing Lassies 501c3 US Sailing Unfinished Business Luffing Lassies … Read full article

MCs Practice in Strong Winds

Rather than our usual races, nine MCs did practice starts by trying to hold your place on the line, figure of eights to refine boat handling and five short two lap races.  After words, Jeff Nicholas (who coached from a

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E-Scows Beat the Cold Front

When the cold arctic fronts come from the north, we get huge blasts of northerly winds, and 60 degree weather.  On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, we wanted to ring in the New Year, and had a full fleet of seven

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Scots and Scows

Unfortunately last Saturday was more Scots than Scows. Mother Nature took charge and slapped any thoughts of chamber of commerce sailing weather out the window. Again, we had a huge fleet of Scots and Scows ready to mix it up

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