Posts for December 2008

Two Good Flying Scot Articles

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Flying Scots
FSToms River.jpg Two recent articles about the Flying Scot have recently been published - both are available for download as PDFs at our Publicity page.

The first is an article called Classic, Fun and Thrifty in the January, 2009 issue of the Chesapeake Bay Magazine. It is a scan so is a large 7.5MB file.

The second is an article entitled The Flying Scot North American Championships published in the recent issue of The Virginia Sportsman, written by Lud Kimbrough about his experince at Toms River Yacht Club this past summer racing with his son Blake. The article has good event photos taken by David Neff.


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SBR News You Can Use
Southern Bay clubs' racing and event officials have been at work since October on the 2009 CBYRA Region 4, "big boat" racing schedule.  The  official Southern Bay Racing Schedule (CBYRA Region 4, Handicap Fleets (Big Boats) will be ready for official publication in early January.  Watch for announcement in SBRNYCU.  Now, efforts are being directed at  Junior and One-Design schedules - point of contact is Tom Roberts at
These weeks immediately before and during the holidays are busy for everyone.  Here's how Captain Joshua Slocum reported that he spent his in December 1895.  He had departed Boston, on April 24, 1895, beginning his epic voyage.
    "...the SPRAY sailed for Montevideo …


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SBR News You Can Use
PHRF Class Splits of Region 4 (Southern Chesapeake Bay) for 2009 - announced as follows:
REGION 4 - SOUTH DIVISION:   A - Up to 109;   B - 110 to 163;   C - 164 and Up;   Non-Spin - all
REGION 4 - NORTH DIVISION:   A - Up to 112;   B - 113 to 166;   C -  167 and Up;  Non-Spin - all
There is NO Change from the 2008 class splits.
PHRF elected new officers for 2009 in November and those with southern Bay responsibilities are:  Mike Dale, VP for Region 4 and  Christian Schaumloffel, Chief handicapper for Region 4.   The new president of PHRF of the Chesapeake is Bruce Bingman and the Secretary-Treasurer is Bob Thomas.  Stewart Buckler continues as …

The FBYC Store Holiday Hours

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Club News
FBYC Ties.jpgThe FBYC Store will be open for your holiday shopping convenience in December at Noel Clinard's home, by appointment, until the Clinard horde arrives for the holidays. Call Noel at 804 788 8594 (O) or 804 338 4066 (C) for appointment or email Noel. Orders can be taken by telephone and pickup or mail delivery arranged at slight additional cost.

Appropriate holiday gift items are available at substantially reduced prices, including long ties (bows are sold out), 12 oz. and 16 oz. Tervis Tumblers, belts, caps, polos, cups, wicking shirts for adults and juniors, and numerous other items. All products bear the FBYC Burgee Logo. All proceeds of sales support Club programs.

The postings on the FBYC Website Store …


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SBR News You Can Use
Southern Bay Players in the Volvo Racing Game:  Here are some of our southern Bay racers who are "sailing" in the Volvo Ocean Race Game - roundabout,  Bluie and   the boys roundabout - Alan, Abby and William Bomar;   ANEJO  - Scott Almond;   Modus Vivendi - Sergio Diehl;   barnestrouble - Bill Barnes;   troublebarnes - Bill Barnes' friend, and NTrouble - one of Bill Barnes' crew;   Seminole Wind - Jay Thompson; 
Bella Vento - Jay Thompson's  friend ;  Sloop 2 - Dave Miller;   Arete Roy - Roy Weisert;  and  Sur Le Vent - Rick Carroll.      To enter the Volvo Ocean Race Game go to  
Or, you can join the actual racers when they stopover in Ireland.    …
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