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F18 Americas: Day 1

F18Just a quick Day 1 update on the Zhik F18 Americas Championship Regatta being hosted by the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.  After a day of practice in Sarasota Bay on Monday – Tuesday kicked off the real competition.  Race committee held

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Jeff Penfield Memorial Flying Scot Regatta, FL District race #2 NOR

NOTICE OF RACE

Jeff Penfield Memorial Regatta

Flying Scot Class

Florida State Championship Series, Regatta #2

NOVEMBER 2nd & 3rd 2013

Flying Scot Fleet 36 and the Sarasota Sailing Squadron invite Flying Scot sailors to compete in the 2nd

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Flying Scots enjoy Octoberfest sailing

Summer is winding down and we are coming into some beautiful sailing weather. Last Saturday was glorious on Sarasota Bay. Six Scots met out by the goal posts and with Sidewalk Express serving as the rabbit we set of for
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Inaugural Sarasota Sailing Squadron MC Scow Regatta

 

Over the weekend, our fast growing MC Scow fleet held its first major event at the 67th Sarasota Sailing Squadron Labor Day Regatta. On Saturday, racing was held up until the sea breeze filled in at about 2

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SSS Sailors “on the podium” at the BYC “Kick-off Regatta”

Eight skippers from SSS competed in the 41 vessel fleet that entered this year’s BYC "Kick-Off Regatta."

Dave Ettinger drove "Spindrift" his recently purchased Cal 35 to two bullets in the Cruiser "A" class. Saturday’s 14nm race took over five

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7th Annual Buzzelli Multihull Rendezvous and Stilletto Nationals

buzzelli-logo-300x207bJoin us as we kick off 10 days of Multihull racing. Starting with the Buzzelli Multihull Rendezvous amd Stilletto Nationals and ending with our Zhik’s F-18 Americas. Link to Buzzelli Registration here.

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Great Sat. Evening Racing 9/14

It was a beautiful evening to be on Sarasota Bay last Saturday. With many of our regulars out of town, our turnout was down to the core four of Lucky Dog, Ron’s White Boat, Eight Ball & Mojito. Eight Ball

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“Big Frank” Newman

IMG_8728-1Big Frank, as everyone called, him raced E-Scows with Jim Barr, Doug Dearden, Bruce Hilton and others at SSS for 15 or 16 years. According to Jim Barr, whenever the E-Scows needed a Race Committee, Big Frank volunteered. Doug has

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F18 Americas Title Sponsor Announcement

F18 Americas Title Sponsor

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 12, 2013 (Sarasota, FL):

The Sarasota Sailing Squadron (SSS) is pleased to announce that Zhik has signed on to become the title sponsor of the inaugural Formula 18 Americas Championship Regatta in Sarasota, Florida USA,

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Viper Sailors win Labor Day Regatta

Congratulations to Dave Hillmyer and the crew of "Peer Pressure" for a straight set victory in the PHRF Spinnaker class at the 67th Annual Labor Day Regatta.  Peer Pressure was "Peer Perfect" all weekend, dominating the 6 boat fleet with

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