7 Results for month: 03/2013

Treasure Cay Tour of Abaco Results

The turnout was on the light side for the fourth round of the RC Laser Tour of Abaco on March 23rd.  But we were glad to welcome 2 new sailors, Peter Whittington and Matt Polishuk, who brought the fleet up to 7 boats.  Winds gusts were approaching 20 mph out of the south and we should have worn our sunscreen.  Winds ... More

Thank You, George Appreciation Regatta

George Domenech has been the longest running Sail RC Dealer in the USA and the only Commodore that the Marco Island Model Yacht Club has ever had. It has been George who has built the fleet over the last ten years and has organized (with help from fleet mates) the annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship. This year the Marco ... More

Pictures from 2013 North American Championship

Skippers and friends: Link below is a collection of some of the pictures from the recently held RC Laser North American Championship. Thanks to Sue Keller and Jim Flach for their contributions. There are more good pictures out there and I hope others will share with me so we can round out the visual library from this great ... More

Jim Kaighin Wins His Third North American Championship

The 2013 North American  RC Laser Championship goes to Jim Kaighin from the Bahamas. Jim sailed a 2, 2, 1, 3, 3, 5, 13 (throw out) day to win by seven points over Barr Batzer, from Lighthouse Point, FL. Barr actually had a one point lower gross score in this two throw out regatta. This was Barr's first regatta in an RC ... More

DAY TWO: North American Championships

Day two of the RC Laser North American Championship was a day of sail changes. The forecast from the "always accurate weather man" was 10-15 with more in the afternoon. That never really happened that way. A sails all morning in really nice comfortable east northeast winds and then the NW filled in and we sailed B sails ... More

Day Two from Florida: The Seeding Day from the North American Championships

Day Two in Florida stayed overcast and most skippers had a light fleece or sweater on as the sun never appeared. The locals said we "should have been here in February." Each skipper sailed two seeding races as the 26 competitors were divided into three “balanced fleets” to begin the regatta. Some of the newcomers to RC ... More

Day One In Florida: The Snowbird Tune Up Regatta Results

Day one from Florida brought 15 RC Laser skippers together at Punta Gorda, home of the Sun Coast Model Yacht Club. This was the inaugural Snowbird event on the RC Laser racing calendar. It was a terrific pond in a spacious town park with close in parking and two perfect launch docks. Nick Mortgu, AMYA RC Laser Secretary, ... More