74 Results for author: Nick Mortgu

New Fleets

Over past few months our class has added some new fleets that have been sanctioned by AMYA. This requires the fleet to have a minimum of three local AMYA members and appropriate AMYA form sent to the AMYA secretary. One of the fastest growing is at Sarasota Model Yacht Club in FL. Dave Fine, Fleet Captain, reports that ... More

Jamey Betz takes Tilghman Doubleheader RC Laser Regatta

With a nice SE breeze to start the day, ten RC Lasers, including two from North Carolina, tightly raced thirteen races on Saturday, April 28th. For the first race, two B sails and eight A sails were deployed, and the B sails dominated. There was a mad dash back to the dock where the whole fleet now sported B sails ... More

2018 NCR update

Registrations have started to come in for the 2018 RC Laser National Championship Regatta in Newport RI. Regatta Host James Pascalides has a great weekend planned. We have found that a great selling point to this regatta has been inviting your spouse to a Fall weekend in Newport. It works every time! Friday’s events ... More

Rob Seidelmann new RC Laser North American Champion

Rob Seidelmann from West Jersey RC Laser Fleet is our 2018 RC Laser North American Champion. Rob, sailing in his home waters of Cooper River in Collingswood, NJ won this championship with just 14 points over a fleet of 20 contenders. Second place was 2014 National Champion Dave Brawner with 16 points. Don Barker from ... More

2018 Mid-Winter Championship Report

Held March 4-5 under beautiful blue skies and almost perfect wind conditions, 24 skippers from around North America competed at Marco Island's Frank Mackle Park for the RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship. This was the 15th Mid-Winters held at this venue beginning in 2004. It's ideal design and amenities consist of a large ... More

2018 Southern Circuit Report

There were over 100 registrations for this year's RC Laser Southern Circuit Regattas. Some were Florida residents, some regular snowbirds and some came from around the country to enjoy the warm weather and spirit of competition that the RC Laser offers. Thank you to those competitors who competed in this year's regattas.... More

2018 National Championship Update

October 13th and 14th is the date of the 2018 AMYA RC Laser National Championship Regatta to be held at Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island. Jim Pascalides from the Wickford Harbor Mudheads fleet in Wickford Rhode Island is finalizing the plans for this event. It will be sailed as a GOLD / SILVER FLEET event with two sets ... More

2018 North American’s Update

April 14-15 is the date and Cooper River Yacht Club, Collingswood, NJ is the place. The regatta hosts are Matthew York, Commodore and Victor Oberg, West Jersey RC Laser Fleet Captain. The event will be a GOLD / SILVER FLEET event after 16 boats have registered. Going back to 1999, this is the longest running RC Laser ... More