Posts for June 2001

Junior Week Pictures Available From Kids-n-Motion

Stuart Burnett on

Junior Activities
During Junior Week, “Kids-n-Motion”, a professional photography service which concentrates on youth sports and activities spent two days recording the action of our junior sailors with perfect digital resolution. These pictures are now on sale at their special FBYC JR WEEK web site.Using advanced digital cameras with large, high-speed telephoto lenses, Kids-n-Motion captured beautiful images of our Junior Week experiences. Brad Hopkins, owner of Kids-n-Motion, and his assistants shot over 1,000 pictures of the classes sailing as well as group shots of each class and all of junior week. These were available as key chain viewers in their red tent during the family meal Thursday night. Now these images are available from their internet site in a variety …

Offshore Junior Sailing Day, Sun, July 1

Stuart Burnett on

Junior Activities
With Junior Week and the Volvo Leukemia Cup over, it's time to plan for our Junior Offshore Sailing Day on July 1. This is an opportunity to support our Junior Program and build interest in offshore sailing with our younger club members.The focus of the day will be to add some FBYC junior sailors to your normal crew and give then a taste of sailing on BIG boats. Cruisers who are not participating in the July 4th cruise are invited to take like-minded juniors for a day sail while our offshore racing fleet will conduct a series of fun races with the juniors who are interested in racing on big boats.

A "Skipper & Crew Meeting" will be …

More Stories From the Leukemia Cup

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Leukemia Cup
Helen Quinby (committee member) shared the following "good deed" stories involving the Leukemia Cup: The following stories originate from the beautiful vessel, Jade, an old Pearson 30, that won the non-spinnaker fleet. The skipper, Barry Campbell, and his young son raised about $600 dollars. Not the largest but it's how they did it.....Jade sails in our Wednesday night series and Barry is paint foreman at York River Yacht Haven. This is an email he sent to all the Wednesday nite skippers...... To all Wednesday night sailors. JADE has entered the Leukemia Cup Regatta as a fund raising boat. My son Andrew has worked hard in our neighborhood and at his church group and we are well on our …

53 boats compete - Fundraising reaches over $80,000

Strother Scott on

Leukemia Cup
On Friday night at the silent auction at Stingray Harbor Marina , it was announced that the 2001 Southern Chesapeake Volvo Leukemia Cup had raised over $80,000. On June 23, 53 sailboats raced in 15-20 knot winds. The race committee set a full Olympic Course for the spinnaker classes and the races concluded just before intense rainsqualls hit the fleets. At the Gala on Saturday night - under continuing rain - the awards were presented by FBYC Commodore Strother Scott and SunTrust Virginia CEO C.T. Hill. In the Fundraising class, the top award went to Carolyn Schmalenborger, Len Scharf and Dr. Rip Radcliff who raised $31,000. Mike Karn came is second with $10,000, and Chip Powell was third. And …

Junior Week Daily now available On-Line

Strother Scott on

Junior Activities
Jan Monnier has lined up a publisher, Stuart Burnett, and an official photographer, Susan McKinney, for a daily newspaper for Junior Week. Issues are printed by Bob Kates and and are distributed to the juniors each day at lunch. Issues are available on line at Junior Week Daily. The best photos will also be put on line at Junior Week Photos. when time allows.

RRYC Spring Regatta June 16 at Irvington

Strother Scott on

Offshore Racing
Attached is the Sailing Instructions for the Rappahannock River Yacht Club Spring Regatta (2 races) on June 16 at Irvington. The times have been slightly revised, the start of the first race is at 1030 and the skippers meeting is at 0830 at the RRYC Clubhouse.The Entry Form available at and your valid PHRF Certificate should be faxed to RRYC at 804-438-6650

FBYC Lightning sailors travel to Gilbert Potomac Cup

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Ron Buchanan and Kelly O’Toole of FBYC along with Jeff Ullman traveled to the Doc Gilbert Potomac Cup Regatta at Leesylvania Park north of Quantico, Virginia. Ron was defending champion for the regatta this year where 32 boats competed... This year’s Doc Gilbert Potomac Cup stands as the most successful in recent years. Thirty-two boats came from as far away as upstate NY, Wrightsville beach NC, and Memphis, Tenn. The fleet was a great mix of everything from wily veterans like Dick Hallagan to first time novices like Murray Jones. Ron Buchanan and Kelly O’Toole of FBYC along with Jeff Ullman travelled to the Doc Gilbert Potomac Cup Regatta at Leesylvania Park north of Quantico, Virginia. Ron …
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