FBYC Boats Compete DTB

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Offshore Racing

FBYC had the largest contingent of boats racing in the 66th Down the Bay Race starting Friday in Annapolis and ending a day later in Hampton.  Spread across the 4 fleets were 6 FBYC boats who enjoyed a relatively uneventful mostly jib reach down the bay.

FBYC Finishers (overall):

7. Mad Hatter - Bob Fleck
8. Nanuq - Glenn Doncaster
9. Afterthought - Craig Wright
11. Nereid - Eric Powers
13. Blew By You - Austin Powers
23. Incorrigible - Greg Watt


Down the Bay Race Recap

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Offshore Racing

The 2013 Down The Bay Race was one for the record books.  It was an epic downwind race that smashed the 30-year old record.  FBYC boats taking part included Excitation, Nanuq, Mad Hatter, Wind Dancer & Schiehallion.

Bob Fleck's Mad Hatter won the PHRF-B division and finished 8th overall.  Brad Miller's Schiehallion finished 2nd in PHRF-C and was 12th overall.  Glen Doncaster's  Nanuq was 3rd in A2 and 13th overall. Complete Results.

2013 Down the bay race reaching at the bottom of the bay

Here's a writeup that sums it up pretty well from Jon Deutsch who sailed aboard Excitation:

Friday morning we set out on Excitation – a Farr-Dickinson 37 for the Down The Bay Race from Annapolis to Hampton in what would ...

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