Smith Point Race Results

Jon Deutsch on

Offshore Racing

The 2015 Smith Point race will be remembered for the upwind slog and the downwind glide.  4 fleets sailed varying distances towards Smith Point lighthouse at the entrance to the Potomac River.

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The last fleets to finish were crossing the line around 2-2:30 am.  Thanks to Case Whittemore and his crew on RC.

Sunday morning Paul & Julie Anne Wash led the breakfast of made-to-order crab omlets while awards were given.

RESULTS

Photos courtesy of Carrie Russell aboard Mr Roberts during the start:

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2015 Smith Point Race and Brunch

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing

Attention offshore fleet…

This Saturday, August 22nd, is the annual Smith Point race.  The first warning is at 1400 and the full notice of race can be found here. In addition to a great race, we hope you will join us for a delicious brunch on Sunday morning at 1000.  The menu features:

  • Made to Order Omelets
  • Shrimp and Grits
  • Biscuits
  • Chesapeake Style Bloody Mary’s

Cost is $8 per person, payable that morning.

This is our 4th annual induction to the Smith Point Crab Society. Eligibility to this society (shrouded by secrecy) is simple – the skipper who sails and finishes the race Saturday and who has participated in the most Smith Point Races is treated to free ...

#703 SOUTHERN BAY RACING NEWS YOU CAN USE

Lin Mccarthy on

SBR News You Can Use

Southern Bay LASER Racers at District 11 Championships.  The 2014 District 11 Championships were hosted Saturday and Sunday at Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford, Maryland.  The Championship was part of the TAYC annual Heritage Regatta which also included Stars, Shields, and Log Canoes.  Henry Amthor (HYC) finished 2nd overall among the 20 title contenders and Jon Deutsch (FBYC) was 6th in the fleet that was heavily laden with northern Bay area racers, a number from Severn Sailing Association.  There were no southern Bay racers in the 11 boat Laser radial section.  Congratulations to Henry and Jon, who persevered through a light and damp air Saturday to enjoy a beautiful, sunny, breezy Sunday.  ...

Annual Smith Point Race this Saturday

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing

Attention offshore fleet…

This Saturday, August 23rd, is the annual Smith Point race.  The first warning is at 1400 and the full notice of race can be found here. In addition to a great race, we hope you will join us for a delicious brunch on Sunday morning at 1000.  The menu features:

  • Made to Order Omelets
  • Breakfast Potatoes
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Chesapeake Style Bloody Mary’s

Cost is $7 per person, payable that morning.

This is our 3rd annual induction to the Smith Point Crab Society. Eligibility to this society (shrouded by secrecy) is simple – the skipper who sails Saturday and who has participated in the most Smith Point Races and finished is treated to free breakfast ...

Smith Point Race: Just Right

Doug Anderson on

Offshore Racing

Over the years the Smith Point Race has provided a range of weather conditions, but none better than this year's "Goldie Locks" presentation.  The winds were just right, the temp and humidity were just right, the rain squalls were just right--they went around us, and the sunset was absolutely just right, as the photos show. 

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The 3 course options took the fleets on a variety of paths to Smith Point.  The A & B fleets sailed a close reach across the bay to the cut channel before going north (58nm).  The C fleet took a slightly less out of the way route (42mn)  while the non-spin fleet took a direct route (32nm).

8/24/2013 Smith Point Race - Smith Point Light

Each fleet had ...

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