Posts for September 2007


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Yesterday, September 23rd, was officially the first day of Autumn.  Don't be alarmed; we don't end Daylight Savings Time until November 4th.  Keep on sailing!
Hospice Turkey Shoot update -    (Racing Sat, October 6 and Sunday, October 7)  There are more than 100 boats on the  regatta T-shirt (early entries), and it looks like this is going to be quite a happening up on the Rap Rivah!   The Rappahannock River at its most beautiful time,  three days of socializing, a Friday evening Competitors Clinic led by event Principal Race Officer John McCarthy, racing on Saturday and Sunday,  the historic yacht  Miss Ann from Tides Inn  (Irvington, VA) serving as the official spectators boat,  and …


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Important Address Update:  CBYRA Region 4 Official Scorer, Dick Boykin, has changed his email address to  
Fishing Bay Yacht Club Fall Series Begins Sunday, September 23rd.  For info contact Sharon Bauer at 769-4293 (Aylett, VA).
CASH FLOW  and ROUNDABOUT  WIN in the first day of CCV Fall Series with two bullets- Bang! Bang! - in PHRF A and PHRF C respectively.  A beautiful day, wind, and 33 PHRF boats ready to go at some real racing.  There were 4 boats tied for 3rd in PHRF A.  Cyrano, won the tiebreaker by virtue of having a third in the second race.  RESULTS:  PHRF A: 1.Cash Flow (1-1), Lloyd …


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Laser StartChesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship Won by James Jacob for 6th Time.  Jacob won the 2007 title in his home waters; he sails out of Fishing Bay Yacht Club and FBYC hosted the event.  Three other southern Bay sailors finished in the top 10 of the 33 competitors - Henry Amthor (HYC, 5th), Alain Vincey (FBYC, 6th), and Mike Toms (FBYC, 9th).  Laser racers traveled from parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Maryland to race in the event.
GABRIELLE WHO??  What a nice Monday morning!
CCV FALL SERIES begins this coming Sunday.  Two races in the Hampton Roads harbor area.  The 2007 CCV Fall Series schedule is:  Races I & 2, September 16 …


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DSC_0110 STINGRAY POINT REGATTA:   Christian Schaumloffel, Mirage, Hobie 33, won the PHRF A fleet in Fishing Bay and took home the Halsey Memorial Trophy as well.  The 13th Annual Stingray Point Regatta offered up 5 races over Saturday and Sunday  in  great racing conditions.  In the recent past the regatta has endured impending or passing hurricanes and other dire weather conditions, but not this year!  There was food and refreshments, there was live music, there was competitive racing, and there were awards.  It really don't get no better.  RESULTS: PHRF A (5 boats):  1.Mirage, Christian Schaumloffel; 2.Cash Flow, Lloyd Griffin; 3.Feather, Phil Briggs.  PHRF B (9 boats):  1.Radio Flyer …

Mirage wins at the 13th Annual Stingray Point Regatta!

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DSC_0460 38 skippers and crews enjoyed two glorious days of racing at the 13th Annual Stingray Point Regatta. Great winds and moderate temperatures combined with an excellent racecourse left little for competitors to ask for. One skipper commented, “If you don’t like this, you probably don’t like ice cream either!”

Christian Schaumloffel and the crew of Mirage took top honors winning the Brent Halsey Jr. Memorial Trophy.

The Hampton team of Mirage (PHRF A), PF Flyer (PHRF B) and Blue Bus (PHRF C) took home the Potts Trophy. Congratulation guys!

DSC_0047 Of course it would not be the Stingray Point Regatta without a great party! Good food, a terrific band and lots of Mount Gay rum had folks dancing until …

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