Posts for May 2008
The FBYC Store will offer the pictured Tervis Tumblers containing the FBYC Burgee in 12 oz (short) and 16 oz (tall) sizes at the Rosegill Event and thereafter. They each come in sets of sets of 4. They are priced at $58 for the set of 4 tall tumblers and $48 for the 4 short tumblers. Get them while they last! Or to order, email or call Noel Clinard at his office address or number.
Coach Mike Karn poses with his Saints sailing team at Christ Church School on May 10 after competing in the Leukemia Cup Junior Challenge. Although his team did not win the regatta, the Saints team was the second highest fundraising school with $3,110. All of the participating eight high school teams raised over $10,800, a new record for this event according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Other teams included Christ Church School, Norfolk Collegiate, Poquoson High, Maury High, Walsingham Academy, Hampton Roads Academy, and Smithfield High. Norfolk Collegiate was the winner on the course in a tie-breaker with Christ Church. Mike is to be congratualated for his dedication to youth sailing and his support of the Leukemia …
The 10th season of Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup activities begins this month in Deltaville. New this year, the One Design Challenge on Saturday, May 31, was created to give one design sailors an opportunity to support the overall event with their own races and fund raising. This was discussed briefly at the skippers' meeting on the first day of the One Design Spring Series. Separate daily place awards, apart from Spring Series dailies, will be given to the winning Challenge entries of each sailboat class, as a function of the number of entries as usual. Races will be run simultaneously with the FBYC Spring Series, but separate results will be recorded for entering Challenge boats.
To encourage participation and give …