Between our monthly meetings, our racing schedule, special events, and other rentals, there is a lot happening at our boathouse! Check the calendar and join us at any of our monthly membership meetings.
by Don Finkle, RCR Yachts It is that time of year when most clubs and fleets have their annual awards dinners, at least up north. These are generally some of the best parties of the year, a chance to spend time with your sailing friends and crew while doing so in nice clothes. Surprisingly some […]
by Lynn Fitzpatrick Tight score lines, come from behind victories, champions on a roll, and well-financed teams mounting the podium to hoist a trophy and spray magnums of champagne over one another abound in competitive sailing. However, summaries of the most closely fought regatta battles don’t hold a candle to that of the under-financed underdog […]
Captiva Island, FL (November 11, 2019) - The semi-final stage of the Hobie 16 Open World Championships began today with three races completed in winds that started at 10 knots but slowly faded through the day to 6 knots. There are three more days in semi-final round with 96 teams rotating through the 56 boats. […]
Meteorologist Chris Tibbs explains how Southern hemisphere cyclone systems develop and what sailors need to know about themGoogle Earth image showing the track of Tropical Cyclone Gita in February 2018 Although New Zealand is not in the tropical cyclone (hurricane) belt, the remains of Tropical Cyclone Gita hit the west …Continue reading » The post […]
Stuck for Christmas gift ideas for the sailor who has it all? Yachting World is here to help with 41 great ideas Are you wondering what to get the sailor in your life for Christmas? Here is our pick of 41 top …Continue reading » The post 41 great Christmas gift ideas for sailors – […]
This year marked the 40th anniversary of a race never to be forgotten. Elaine Bunting looks back at crews’ experiences of the 1979 Fastnet RaceHelicopter winchman goes to Grimalkin. Photo: PA Archive Back in 1979, Ted Turner’s Tenacious took line honours in the Fastnet Race, finishing in 3 days 8 hours. Over …Continue reading » […]