J24 Sailing in Bombay, India-UPDATED WITH PICTURES

Marshall Schoenthal on

India Sailing Group I have come to terms with the general idea that nothing is the same in Bombay as the rest of the world. Saturday was the day I had been looking forward to. Getting out on the water, having a couple of races, drinking some beer and enjoying time away from the office. Although I enjoyed the day immensely, it was not the same as a day back at Fishing Bay. The best way to explain the differences is to just go step by step through the day.


Pre Race Activities

Prior to leaving the club, there was the typical amount of confusion, "Where is my crew?", "Where is my boat owner?", "Do we have water?", "How many races?" etc..., but …

More On Sailing In The Nood

Mark Wensell on

Wensell at Nood From February 14-16, St. Petersburg Yacht Club was the host for the traveling Sailing World NOOD Regatta. Joining new FBYC member Skipper Hope on the J/24 "Thin Ice" he co-owns with fellow FBYC member Don Landau, were myself, Wes Marshall, and Edward Allen. Here's a brief account of our adventures in sunny Florida.St Petersburg

After an all-night haul down to St. Petersburg, we rigged and launched "Thin Ice" Thursday afternoon just in time to miss the last of a dying breeze, and therefore, some valuable pre-regatta practice. 160 boats had registered - 28 of which were J/24's, making it the largest class at the regatta.

The next morning opened the regatta with a steady 8-10 knots. The J …

Harken Introduces Sailing CD made by Will Crump

Will Crump on

Today Harken announces the release of the first installment of Harken’s New Competitive Boathandling CD series, “Harken's Competitive J/24 Boathandling”. A copy of the Harken press release is attached.

The video was filmed by Will Crump and features Team Satisfaction, Blake Kimbrough, Lucy and Anthony Kupersmith and Will Crump. A sample of the Video footage from the CD is available here.

J24 topic available

catesby jones on

The J24 topic has been added to the FBYC web site.I took the liberty of adding the J24 topic to the FBYC website. I added an image I think all will find familiar. In addition I have added an image from the sailing seminar we held in the fall. Thanks go out to T.J. Daly for letting me borrow his boat.

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