Posts for February 2009


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SBR News You Can Use
Saturday, FEBRUARY 14, 2009,  is  St Valentine's Day!     

11th Annual Southern Chesapeake Bay Leukemia Cup (July 11-12) begins its campaign on FEBRUARY 20th.  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Fishing Bay Yacht Club will host well known racing personality TUCKER THOMPSON at Dominion Resources Auditorium in Innsbrook Office Park, 5000 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, Virginia. Admission: $20 advanced tickets, $25 at the door, and $15 students. There will be a cash bar and light Hors D'eouvres. The public is invited to attend and all proceeds after expenses will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Advance registration is available on line at For additional information, contact Event Chair Den Roberts at denroberts481@verizon …

Safety at Sea

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Cruising News
Dan Rugg, Sailing Master of the US Naval Academy, sends the following information about a US Sailing sanctioned upcoming event in Annapolis: "Our 30th Annual Safety at Sea seminar will occur over the w/e of 28 – 29 March here at the Naval Academy. As part of the program, we conduct live on-the-water MOB demonstrations utilizing the Navy 44s and Midshipmen. If there is any interest, you may direct FBYC members to and look for the link to Safety at Sea to see an overview of the program and sign up form."

This event is open to the public. MTAM, the Marine Trades Assoc. of Maryland, sponsors this event. Dan Rugg, among other responsibilities at the Academy …


Lin Mccarthy on

SBR News You Can Use
PUNXSUTAWNY PHIL ...  well, depending on where he sails on the southern Chesapeake Bay today,  he may see his shadow (6 more weeks of winter weather) or he may not (early spring).  It's another advantage of our area - we can take our pick .  Early polls indicate most racers (99.9%) took the early spring option!  HAPPY GROUNDHOG DAY!
SOUTHERN BAY RACE WEEK fleet is building:  The first Maryland boat is in - Norman Dawley's custom 48, PURSUIT, is entered.  Norm sails out of Southern Maryland Sailing Association and makes his home in Lusby, Maryland.  And,  Brad Miller's Beneteau First, SCHIEHALLION, is the first PHRF C fleet boat to enter.  Brad is returning to SBRW, sails out …
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