Pied Piper 2nd at Charleston Race Week

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FBYC's J70 Pied Piper, with 13 year old Gannon and his Dad, Dan, sailing with former FBYC Coaches Victor Diaz de Leon and Thomas Dietrich, have accomplished an extraordinary result at Charleston Race Week in a fleet of 67 boats.

Pied Piper was second overall in the J70 Fleet with 21 points, barely losing a tie-breaker with the 2015 CRW repeat winner and World Champion Julian Fernades Neckelman aboard Flojito de Cooperando, also with 21 points, finishing the last race Second and Third, tipping the tie-breaker to Fernandes.

Because of the fleet size, the J70s were divided into 4 fleets, and sailed a round robin, as in an Opti Championship Fleet. So the 18 Races scored are actually 9 …


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Today is the IDES of APRIL – April 15th is federal income tax filing deadline day.  YIKES!

Twenty (20) of the FBYC Off Shore Division boats  raced on Saturday in a non-sanctioned mid-distance race at the FBYC Opening Day festivities.  Craig  Wright’s J109, Afterthought won the race, followed by Sam Mitchener’s Double Eagle, and Drake Johnstone’s Cat’s Pajamas in 3rd.

FBYC Spring Series opened yesterday with twenty-two (22) boats in  two races.  The first day of “serious” racing followed on the heels of Saturday’s FBYC Opening Day mid-distance race, designed to shake off rust, bless the fleet, and enjoy a great dinner and a live band.  SPRING SERIES DAY 1 RESULTS:  PHRF A (5 boats …

FBYC Junior Regatta/Virginia Commonwealth's Cup June 26, 27th

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I am completely amazed how rich the "Corinthian spirit" has been at our club and how many members are volunteering for our upcoming two day regatta.  After a year of being bound by a computer our kids finally have the opportunity to be on the water again to represent our amazing sailing program and club.  We are hosting the Virginia State Championship which is also the season opener for CBYRA.  With registration open for about a month we have been successfully amassing an army of volunteers to serve over 100 sailors along with their family and friends.  As far as the eye can see will be an armada of kids geared and ready to give it their all June 26-27th …

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