Sarasota Sailing Squadron

1717 Ken Thompson Parkway, 941-388-2355
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Racing with Easterlies is Challenging

The shift from sailing on Wednesday afternoons to evenings was a great success on May 27, 2015 as five E-Scows held four races above the bar with the weather mark near marker 13.  Wind shifts went from Northeast to East,

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Deep into the E-Scow Season

As our snowbirds depart for the north, E-Scow racing on Wednesday afternoon’s begins to slow down.  Yet, Wednesday, May 20th 2015 saw five E-Scows racing off the club with the weather mark in the cove by the Manatee sign,

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VOLUNTEERS NEED FOR NOMINATING COMMITTEE

I am looking for 5 good members to serve on the Nominating Committee.  The Nominating Committee will be looking for candidates to fill the following positions: Commodore, Rear Commodore, Treasurer (for a 1 year term), Social Director, and Regatta Director. 

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Minutes of 13 Apr 2015 Board Meeting

Call to Order at 7:05 PM by Commodore John Huber. The roll was called and a quorum certified with 10 directors present.

SSS Board Meeting Agenda

May 11, 2015 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 Luffing Lassies Corinthian Fund US Sailing Sarasota Bay … Read full article

Welcome Back

We   all were happy to see Nelly back at the Squadron .The E-Scow fleet treated Jim Barr with a pizza lunch as he is recovering from back surgery.  We know that he will be back on the race course as

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Flying Scots Spring Sailing

Wow, what a great turnout of Flying Scots for our fleet racing last Saturday. We had 11 boats racing on another chamber of commerce day on Sarasota Bay. Thank you to Andy (MC sailor) and his team for taking on

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Upwind Speed

On Friday, May 1, 2015, four MCs practiced in 14 to 18 knots with some higher gusts in the cove to avoid the white-capped waves coming down the bay from the north.  We held four two lap races with whistle

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Twice Around Adds Spice

On April 29, 2015, four E-Scows raced twice around windward-leeward courses in about 12-14 knots of winds out of the northwest, swinging to the west.  We tried to layout as long a upwind course as possible. The weather mark was

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Racing above the Bar

On Friday, April 24, seven MCs raced five 20 minute races above the sand bar.  With the wind from the southwest, it was clearer racing around the goal posts and upwind of the sand bar so that there was little

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