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Category Archives: Racing News

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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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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SBYA Sunday Series Pursuit race

Sunday, January 4th the fourth race in the Sarasota Bay Yachting Assoc. Series was held in the bay (view the results here).   Winds gusted to near 20knts at times and several boats, (including White Hawk) had serious round-ups.   Twelve

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2015 Hangover Regatta

What a fantastic way to start the New Year! Twenty-nine crews took to the water for an afternoon of fun that was full of surprises! Who would have guessed that one of the squadron's oldest boats, a Chesapeake Bay 20,

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Richard Elsishans Takes 3 bullets in Third MC Open

Racing with the 10 Flying Scots on the outside course, 11 MCs held their third MC Open on Saturday, December 21. Several sailors noted that the “Northerners” must envy us racing in delightful, 8-10 knots breezes with the temperature in

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Hangover Regatta

On  January 1st, start the year off right with a fun race.  The format will be Reverse Handicap with the start  at 11:00 a.m. at Mark IC 13. The Board of Directors will staff the RC Boat. If you haven't

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