Jim Kaighin Wins The Mid-Winter Championship

Once again the Marco Mid-Winters Championship Regatta in Marco Island, FL did not disappoint the skippers as one of the finest RC Laser events ended today in blustery conditions and sub-70-degree temperatures. A storm front come through early Sunday causing a small postponment but PRO, Dave Brawner and his RC team ... More

Saturday Racing Update from Marco Island, FL

Click here to check out all of the photos on the RC Laser Class Association of North America's Facebook page. David Branning, secretary for the RC Laser Class of North America sent in the race report that after day two at the Marco Island Mid-winter Championship, and 8 races completed, Jim Kaighin, the defending ... More

Mid-Winter Regatta Underway in Marco Island

Dave Branning, Secretary of the North American RC Laser Class reports that the first day for the Marco Island Midwinter Championship was a huge success. Fresh southerly breezes allowed for long, true windward-leeward courses sailed with B sails exclusively all day. The skippers had dozens of practice races before ... More

Notice of Race: Shamrock Regatta

Notice of Race Shamrock Regatta Hosted by West Jersey RC Laser Fleet and Cooper River Yacht Club 1) LOCATION AND DATE: Racing will be at Cooper River Yacht Club, Collingswood NJ, 08108. Date is Saturday, March 24th 2012 2) RULES: The racing will be governed by the 2009-12 Racing Rules of Sailing, as amended by the ... More

Why are you going to Marco Island’s Midwinter’s?

To check out the competition for the RC Laser North American Championship being held in Canandaigua, NY this June, to encourage attendance at the same, to meet people who share this fun and addictive sport and to enjoy some warmer weather. - Maggie & Neil Atkins I go because it is the best regatta in the nation, ... More

Tour of Abaco, Little Harbour – Episode II – The Wind Strikes Back

We all gathered at Pete’s Pub for a bite to eat before the racing. The weather was looking iffy with a cold front moving through, but we never cancel. Most of our sailors only have B-rigs, so when the wind is heavy, we have to resort to the few C and D-rigs that we have. We tried a couple B-rigs to test the wind, but ... More

2012 Lake Naomi RC Laser Winter Indoor Regatta Results

This regatta has been known as "sailing in a box", but this year we christened it unofficially as the "Indoor RC Laser World Championship". Why? Well because we sail in an indoor pool with the assistance of 11 fans. So the "in a box" part is clear. While it is a 25 meter pool, those sides come up awfully quickly. ... More

2012 Geezer ‘Gatta Invitation & Information

We, at the Lake Providence RC Club, AMYA Club #282, are hosting our most unusual Geezer 'Gatta, 27-29 April, 2012, just outside Nashville, TN. We are hoping that you, or some of your members, will join us for this great celebration of the sport of model sailing. The Geezer in a nutshell: You qualify if you are 55 ... More