Friday April 15, 2016 07:31PMon
The 2016 sailing season is finally here. Our One Design Opening Day is on Saturday 4/23! Our enthusiasm for the sailing season skyrocketed when we took the boat to the club and attended the Opening Day social. We still need to find all the boat parts, but she looks pretty inviting parked with all the other Scots. Just wish we could be there this weekend to step the mast and get out for a practice sail.
Looking at the attached schedule, it's clear that there is a lot of great sailing to be done at FBYC and within a reasonable drive. Of course the big regatta for our fleet is the Wife Husband Regatta to be held June 11-12 at FBYC. John Wake and company have been hard at work organizing every little detail to ensure that (with your help) our fleet will host an amazing party for our Scot friends from around the country.
At the end of last season the fleet had a solid discussion on how to advance Scot sailing at FBYC. We learned that skill building and group conversations about racing topics were desired by many. The SIs were amended and the PROs alerted that we will have extended Competitor’s meetings prior to the Spring Series racing. The topics for each day are: SS1 - Race Day Preparation and Starting, SS2 - Windward leg Speed & Smarts, SS3 - Downwind Speed & Smarts, SS4 - Racing Rules and tactics.
Looking forward to seeing everyone on the 23rd.
2016 Flying Scot Events
- Sat, Apr 23 One Design Opening Day SS1 FBYC
- Sat, Apr 30 Crew Training On-Water Session at FBYC FBYC
- Sat, Apr 30 Flying Scot Introduction FBYC
- Sat, Apr 30 Race Committee Training - Introduction FBYC
- Sun, May 1 One Design Spring Series 2 FBYC
- May 7 - May 8 2016 Great 48 at Lake Norman YC North Carolina
- Sat, May 21 One Design Spring Series 3 and Laser Spring Regatta FBYC
- May 21 - May 22 Greater Richmond SA Invitational Richmond, VA
- Sun, May 29 Open House Regatta & Party FBYC
- Jun 4 - June 5 Capital District Regatta Susquehanna, PA
- Jun 11 - Jun 12 Flying Scot Wife - Husband Regatta FBYC
- Sat, Jun 18 One Design Spring Series 4 FBYC
- June 18 - June 19 Summer Solstice Regatta Maryland
- Sun, Jul 3 Summer Sea Breeze FBYC
- Mon, Jul 4 Fourth of July Party and Long Distance Race FBYC
- July 16 - July 21 2016 North American Championships at Sail Newport Rhode Island
- July 30 - July 31 Sandy Douglass Memorial Regatta Maryland
- Sat, Jul 23 Summer Sea Breeze FBYC
- Aug 13 - Aug 14 77th Annual One Design Regatta FBYC
- Sun, Aug 21 Legacy of Sail Regatta FBYC
- Sat, Aug 27 One Design Fall Series 1 FBYC
- Sun, Sep 11 One Design Fall Series 2 FBYC
- Sep 17 - Sep 18 2016 Atlantic Coast Championship New Jersey
- Sun, Sep 25 Indian Summer Regatta (FS3) FBYC
- Oct 15 - Oct 16 Hospice Regatta South Carolina
- Sat, Oct 29 Closing Day Regatta & Oyster Roast FBYC
- Dec 5 - Dec 6 Fall 48 regatta North Carolina