Posts for February 2005


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IMPORTANT REMINDER:  If you intend to race in a PHRF fleet in 2005, you MUST have a 2005 VALID PHRF CERTIFICATE.  The 2004 version does not get it; even 2004 certificates issued late in that year expire prior to the start of the 2005 season in the southern Chesapeake.   Get your 2005 valid certificate NOW!  Time's a'wasting. 
2005 Black Seal - Southern Bay Race Week  CBYRA qualifier for US SAILING Offshore Championship:  Word comes from CBYRA US Sailing delegate Joe Krolak, that the 2005 BSC-SBRW Regatta will be a CBYRA qualifier event for  the very prestigious USSA Offshore Championship for the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy.  The finals for this competition among keel boat crews from …

Gary Jobson to Talk About Sailing at U of R

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Leukemia Cup
Jobsonweb.jpgRichmond, Va – Feb. 24, 2005 – World class sailor and television commentator Gary Jobson will share his passion for competitive sailing at a lecture on March 25 at the University of Richmond. His talk will stir up interest in another Jobson passion – this summer’s Leukemia Cup Regatta at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville.

Jobson helped win the America’s Cup in 1977 as tactician for Ted Turner. He has written 14 books on sailing, is an editor at large for two sailing magazines, serves as ESPN’s sailing analyst and producer, and promotes the sport through his company, Jobson Sailing, Inc.

His stature in sailing is such that in 2003 Jobson was inducted into the America’s Cup …


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Tomorrow is President George Washington's birthday.  He was our first President.  He was also our first racing bowman - picture him standing in the bow while crossing the Delaware.
MIRAGE finishes 2nd in class at the St. Pete NOOD:  Christian Schaumloffel and the crew of Mirage, finished 2nd in the 7 boat Hobie 33 one design class racing this past weekend at the St Petersburg NOOD Regatta.  Over the three days of racing, our homies amassed a string of 2-2-2-2 (day 1), 1-5 (day 2), and 5-5 (day 3).  Juan Mauri (Texas) dominated the Hobie 33 fleet with 7 bullets and one 2nd place - the blemish on his near perfect string came from our homies …


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TODAY IS VALENTINES DAY!  If you have not already, call the florist and hope he or she will have sympathy for a racer whose brain simply froze up due to lack of use during the off season!
When the Rolex Trans Atlantic Race starts May 21st  from Sandy Hook, there will be at least 2 southern Bay homies on board one of the entries.  Pat Patterson, owner/skipper of Orion and Jim Rogers, owner/skipper of Firebrand , will be on the Stad Amsterdam, the Netherlands sail training vessel. The race finishes in Cowes and the goal is to beat the Schooner Atlantic's race record.  Pat says that as of now, there are about 20 entries …

Noel Clinard and FBYC win CBRYA President's Award

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At the CBYRA Region 4 Dinner and Awards Presentation dinner at FBYC last Saturday night, outgoing CBYRA President John Dodge presented the President's Award to Noel Clinard of FBYC in recognition of the excellent 2004 Optimist Atlantic Coast Championships hosted by FBYC in October 2004.

A second award was presented to David Hazlehurst Commodore of FBYC in recognition of FBYC's efforts on the event.

Well done, All!!!


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More than 70 racers and friends attended the CBYRA Region 4 Dinner and Awards Presentation Saturday evening hosted by Fishing Bay Yacht Club.  CBYRA Vice President for Region 4, Tom Roberts, made the presentations with an able assist from immediate past  (2004)  CBYRA President John Dodge.  On hand to receive first place awards in their fleets for 2004  were Leroi Lissenden, VooDoo Chile, for PHRF A North, Allan Heyward, La Maga, for PHRF B North,  Bob Archer, About Time, for PHRF C South, and Jake Brodersen, Midnight Mistress, PHRF Non-Spin South.  Also, at the soiree to pick up silver were Strother Scott, Loose Cannon, 2nd in PHRF A North …
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