Longtime club member, racing pro, and insightful sailor presented, with deep inference’d perspective, his thoughts with regard to racing, race prep and team management. His charted talk included reflections on the 2013 America’s Cup with specific emphasis on appreciating the stamina and sheer will-power of both teams to train and excel. Giving a nod to … Read More
Spinnaker Sheet, February 2014
Wednesday’s break from sailing seminars was greeted by a six tables of expert sommelier looking to outshine one another with their precise palates as they discerned between forty different cabernet sauvignon. Prizes were awarded to the crowd favorites, yet all were happy to see their bottle get enjoyed, as none were left behind. The evening was shared by … Read More
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Sunday, February 2, 2014 Starts at 2:30pm with kickoff at 3:20pm No reservations needed ¨ Three TV’s (55”, 60” and 90”) ¨ The Club will furnish the Turkey & Ham ¨ Potluck, Bring something to share ¨ Be here for the kickoff or Anytime ¨ Drop by at halftime
The skies were clear, the air was warm and the tide made stepping from the launch to the dock as easy as if we were all wet-slip holders. There was a happy lazy buzz about and if you didn’t know any better, you’d a thought we were all cruising to Monterey. As boats arrived at … Read More
A Sailing Christmas You hear one mainsheet ratchet go, then bang — 124 more Laser radial sailors were off and sprinting up the course. This is the way my coach would describe the racing off of Coral Reef Yacht Club in the Orange Bowl Regatta. I have been sailing Laser dinghies for the … Read More
The second seminar in our Winter Wednesday Night Series was hosted by Chuck Hawley who provided the standing room only audience with two short talks. First, “Safety and the 34th Americas Cup” followed by “(Mostly) Unsung Heros: 10 Items For Sucessful Voyaging”, and interludes with regard to gear. Incase you missed it, we rudely took … Read More
An overcast day with lots of drizzle… varying wind conditions… always a fun day of high school racing at Richmond YC.
Saturday morning we had nine boats at the hoist ready to go and after some considerations for scoring, eight boats sailed onto the race course. The fleet raced six times around the N in air frustrated by sixteen sails in close proximity, while volunteer PRO Fred managed an eight-pin course in a right shifting wind. … Read More
… Evan and Pat Diola raced to finish in their El Toros. We can only assume who the winner was. Today, they’re SCYC Corinthians sailing strong, only now they are sailing a wide variety of water-craft, winning regattas at the helm of their own keel boats, and teaching new sailors the ins and outs of … Read More
This year’s first winter seminar started strong. Fred Molnar and Mike Gross lead the roundtable discussion focused on the Santana 22 fleet’s growing experience in Team Racing. With collegiate team racing insight from Bob Comstock, the 2-hour discussion focused on fundamental race design, strategy and tactics, and basic rule differences, when compared with fleet racing. More than fifty … Read More
2014 USCG Safety Seminars US Coast Guard Auxiliary will be hosting several safety classes starting this month.
Commodore: Barry Whittall Vice Commodore: Don Conant Rear Commodore: Chuck Murray Treasurer: Lou Pambianco Secretary: Mary Larkin Port Captain: Tim Kelbert Regatta Chairman: Bret Gripenstraw Director: Rob Schuyler Director: Barry Keeler Director: John Buchanan Jr. Director: Jim Emerson
January 1 8 15 22 29 Topic NEW YEARS Team Racing Safety at Sea Wine Tasting Race Prep Speaker No Seminar Fred Molnar & Mike Gross Chuck Hawley J. Gordon Jack Halterman February 5 12 19 26 Topic Sea Birds GPS–judging & PHRF Scoring Wine Tasting Splicing/Knots Speaker Abe Borker Frank vanDiggelen & … Read More