80 Results for author: Nick Mortgu

RC Laser Championship of Nations Regatta

Congratulations to Jim Kaighin for placing fourth in the Championship of Nations Regatta in Valenciennes France. The Championship of Nations Regatta is equivalent to a World Championship Regatta with multiple countries sending their top few sailors to compete. The regatta is sanctioned by the RC Laser International ... More

2019 St. Patrick’s Day RC Laser Regatta Report

by Mark Dadino Raritan Yacht Club was proud to host the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day RC Laser Regatta. This year’s event drew in 28 skippers from several fleets around the New Jersey area. I would like to thank all those who competed in our regatta and made it a fun day of racing! We had sunny skies and temperatures from ... More

2019 RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta Report

Weed-gate. Free Rocky. Ok I have that out of the way! After a few major hurdles Rocky and Mary Lee Cale hosted another great RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta at Frank Mackle Park in Marco Island FL. This is one of our RC Laser Class’s longest running regattas, continuing for 14 years. The regatta site is one ... More

2019 RC Laser Southern Circuit Report

Many contributing factors make this RC Laser regatta series so popular! Who can beat the Florida sunshine in February and March? How about the area surrounding the sailing venues? Ft Lauderdale, Naples, St Petersburg, Punta Gorda, and The Villages. Each year I tend to stay a little longer. It’s also the friendships made ... More

2019 RC Laser World Indoor Regatta Results

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Eagles weren’t playing, so what is the best idea of the day? Head to Lake Naomi in the PA Poconos for the RC Laser World Indoor Regatta. It’s an invitational regatta that is held each year at Lake Naomi’s indoor pool. The weather is always a balmy 80 degrees with 6 to 8mph winds out ... More

2019 National Champion

By the narrowest point advantage Jim Kaighin from Marsh Harbor, Bahamas beat second place finisher Jon Luscomb from Jupiter, FL to win his third RC Laser National Title. Jim Kaighin won by a one-point margin with the lead changing three times during Sunday’s racing. Placing third and fourth respectively were Calvin ... More

Eight Bells

Two-time RC Laser Mid-Winter Champion Hank Buchanan recently passed away. Hank was a real competitor and fun to sail against. We will all remember special moments sailing with Hank. To honor Hank there will be a special award given in his honor at the 2019 RC Laser Mid-Winter Championships in Marco Island. The ... More

2018 Cold Turkey Regatta Results

Congratulations to Cape May Ray (Ray Szulczewski) on winning his first RC Laser Regatta. This regatta was held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. While others were looking for bargains at the malls the new Raritan Yacht Club RC Laser fleet held its first regatta. The club was proud to host its first RC Laser event - the ... More