9 Results for author: Rick Ferguson

The Hangover Cup

This was the seventh annual Hangover Cup, an informal regatta usually held on New Years Day, in a different location each year; this time we planned it for New Years Eve because the venue, Bass Lake, would not be available to us on Jan. 1. Weather had been bitterly cold and the forecast was the same for New Years Eve; ... More

2017 Hangover Cup

TMYC’s Hangover Cup for RC Lasers is traditionally sailed on New Year’s Day, but was postponed this year due to cold rain and a shortage of wind and parking. But all agreed the make-up day more than made up for it. The unusual weather forecast called for temps approaching 80 deg (on Feb 12!) with winds 12-17mph from ... More

2016 RC Laser Region 3 Championship Regatta

ALBEMARLE REGATTA The Albemarle Regatta was sailed June 25-26 in near-ideal conditions at one of the most beautiful and accommodating venues imaginable for model yacht racing. Edenton Harbor on the Chowan River offers a wide range of options for setting a course. Not only that, the food, ambiance and company was ... More

NOR: Albemarle Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE Albemarle Regatta AMYA REGION 3 CHAMPIONSHIP RC LASERS ON SATURDAY – STAR 45s ON SUNDAY June 25-26, 2016Edenton, NC RULES: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, AMYA class rules of the RC Laser ... More

Tom Rummage Threepeats At Hangover Cup

The Triangle Model Yacht Club RC Laser Fleet once again held the first RC Laser regatta of the year, this time at Carolina Yacht Club in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Called the Hangover Cup, this was the fifth running of the New Years Day regatta. Tom Rummage of Garner NC won convincingly despite requiring five attempts to ... More

Tom Rummage Wins First Regatta Of 2015

Eleven RC Lasers turned up January 1 for the first regatta of 2015, the Hangover Cup, on Carolina Lake at Carolina Beach, NC.  The weather was CAVU (Google it) with pleasant temps and solid A-rig winds all day. It was difficult to set courses in such a way that the windward mark could easily be seen and still oriented ... More

Jim Kaighin Wins His Fourth NA Title

22 RC Laser skippers converged on Lake Crabtree in Morrisville, NC from as far as NJ, FL and The Bahamas for the 2014 RC Laser North American Championship Regatta September 27-28, hosted by Triangle Model Yacht Club. Weather system winds were 5-10mph from NE and temperatures were in the 70s under clear skies; it was a ... More

Tom Rummage Wins Carolina Classic

2014 Carolina Classic Sailing at Lake Crabtree, venue for the Triangle Model Yacht Club, in Raleigh, NC is often challenging. This regatta would prove that. Twelve skippers eagerly arrived early to sail in winds forecasted to be in the 15 mph range gusting up to 25. Given that, with B and C rigs at the ready, the first ... More