Sarasota Sailing Squadron

1717 Ken Thompson Parkway, 941-388-2355
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Knowing the Rules

We had seven E-Scows race five races this Wednesday as the south wind began very light and moved to the southwest as the sea breeze filled in.  We raced up into the cove with windward-leeward courses.  Upwind, the lifts came

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Luffing Lassies Milestone

The Luffing Lassies had a milestone victory on Tues. April 21 at Davis Island Yacht Club. The Clearwater Pram team won the Rainbow Regatta for the first time in the 41 years it has been raced. This was quite an

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“CLOSE” only counts in Horseshoes

It was a hectic time on Saturday, April 18th for seven MCs out on the race course with the Scots.  The MC fleet was generally lost trying to find marks. In the first race, they were sent to F

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Eightball Wins Flying Scot Season Series

Once again conditions were ideal for Flying Scot racing last Saturday on Sarasota bay. Thank you to Tom, Winny, & John for volunteering to RC. Eight Scots raced on the final race date of the winter/spring series in three good

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Couldn”t Be Better

Sometime you think how could racing in Sarasota Bay be better?  On Friday April 17, seven MCs proved the point with cool overcast, great 8-10 knot winds and perfect sailing conditions.  As seems so regular this time of year, the

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Coast Guard presentation of boat safety

Reminder: US Coast guard safety demonstration/presentation on Saturday, April 18 at noon.

April 17-19 is the Classic craft festival with an open house at the Squadron. The U.S Coast guard will present a demonstration/presentation of several safety topics that are

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E-Scow Season Slowing Down

On tax day, April 15, 2015, seven E-scows held five races in 8-10 knot shifty winds from the southwest.  We did windward-leeward courses into the cove.  While going far right or left paid off sometimes, going up the middle and

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Staff member Nelly Camardo injured

Nelly Camardo

Nelly Camardo

Sadly our Nelly suffered substantial burns last Saturday.  It was a difficult past few days as she went from Sarasota Memorial to Tampa General, from the Trauma Care Burn Unit to now home in Sarasota.

I’m happy to

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Minutes of 9 Mar 2015 Board Meeting

Call to Order at 7:05 PM by Commodore John Huber. The roll was called and a quorum certified with 8 directors present.

Long Range Planning Committee Update

In February, John Huber appointed a Long Range Planning Committee which is chaired by Barry Millbourn and cooperated by Ted Weihe with Herb Larrabee, Scott Liebel and Donna Hillmyer as members; and John Huber and Craig Bridges as ex-official members. 

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