44 Results for author: David Branning

Watch Hill, RI to Hold First Invitational Regatta

While sailing in Connecticut in mid-August I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Myers of Intensity Sails. Jim has been sailing his RC Laser with a group in RI and Connecticut and decided to gather up the New England gang an anyone else who wants to participate in a one day RC Laser Invitational in Watch Hill, RI. Invitational ... More

Championship Regatta Season Approaches

Well here we are in early August and the countdown to three major RC Laser Championships has begun. I'll try to give you a quick update and links to further your interest. The key is to register early as there are incentives for some regattas and limits on the number of participants. Don't miss out on being ... More

Don Barker Wins Third Regional Championship at Tilghman Island

2014 Tilghman R2 Championship Chestertown, MD's Don Barker won his third Jim Karr Trophy for the RC Laser R2 Championship yesterday, May 17, 2014. Weather on Tilghman Island, MD was beautiful as high clouds and warm sun graced the venue at the Tilghman On Chesapeake YC and Marina. Thirteen boats joined the contest ... More

North American Championship Awarded to Triangle Model YC

North Americans to Carolina The 2014 RC Laser North American Championship has been awarded to the Triangle Model YC in Raleigh, NC, for September 27 and 28, 2014. The sailing venue is Lake Crabtree County Park, Morrisville, NC (near the RDU airport, I-40 exit 285 south). See this group above? Tough bunch. ... More

Myles Loesel Wins Windsor Invitational

Windsor Invitational Regatta The community of Windsor in Vero Beach tried it's hand at regatta management last weekend and invited the teams from Sable Pines (near Ft. Lauderdale) and Orchid Island (also Vero Beach) to their first RC Laser regatta. The two Vero Beach fleets are building their skills in racing and ... More

Jamey Betz Powers to Shamrock Win

Jamey Betz clearly owned this year's version of the Annual Shamrock Regatta, especially in the fresh C sail winds of the morning. Jamey reeled off a 1,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1...That's right, in the first nine races he won eight. After lunch he came down to earth, accumulating a couple of throw outs, while Ryan Lippincott, Rob ... More

Kaighin Wins 11th Annual Marco Is. Midwinters

2014 Marco Island Midwinter Championship Results The Marco Island Midwinter Championship, 2014 version, also belongs to Jim Kaighin from the Bahamas. Jim picked up Sunday where he left off Saturday and continued to open his lead on the rest of the field to win his 5th Midwinter Championship. Jim’s lead in the end ... More

Jack Ward Wins Snowbird Tuneup

Jack Ward of the host Punta Gorda Fleet handled 21 competitors to win the second annual Snowbird Tuneup Regatta on Thursday, February 27th. RD, Dave Brawner and the team of Art Hawes, Paul Newfield and Fred in the Boat, ran a terrific show with 16 heats in the odds and evens format. In second was Frank Vella, of ... More