Posts for July 2001

62nd Annual Regatta August 11-12, 2001

Tom Roberts on

Club News
Fishing Bay will host two days of one design racing on three separate courses for it's 62nd Annual Regatta on August 11-12.Two days of up to seven races on three separate race courses. Invited classes are Optimists (FIshing Bay Course), 420, Byte, Laser, Laser Radial, and Albacore (Godfrey Bay Course) Front Runner, Flying Scot, Hampton One Design and Mobjacks (Hills Bay Course) Tractors will be provided for launching boats. Be prepared to drop boats and gear off at the gate. Cars will be parked in the field on the left past the club grounds. Watch for signs. Attached is a PDF Notice of Race.

Southern Bay Boats do well at Screwpile

Strother Scott on

Offshore Racing

Three boats based in the southern Chesapeake Bay brought home first place silver in their fleets from Screwpile 2001 and 10 others finished in the top half of their classes. The Solomons, Maryland, event hosted 135 race boats in 12 PHRF and one design classes.

First in their classes were John Scott, Check Six , sailing in MORC, John Hanna racing in PHRF A2 in Battlewagon, and Case Whittemore, Patriot, who won the J/29 one design class.



Screwpile 2001 Results Special for Clubs and Sailing Associations

July 25, 2001

A total of 19 boats from the southern Bay and one from the Outer Banks competed at Screwpile. Here are …

Junior Offshore Sailing Day

Stuart Burnett on

Offshore Racing
On Sunday, July 1, the Offshore & Cruising Divisions sponsored a Junior Race Day. Ten juniors and seven adults took out three boats and enjoyed a brisk sail.With conditions somewhat threatening, we decided to forego a formal race and held a more informal "rally" around to Fishing Bay and back. David Hazlehurst, Jimmy & Kenny Cobb, and Stuart Burnett who provided the boats. Thanks to Dick and Jean Cole who prepared a barbeque lunch for all participants.
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