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

Tour of Abaco, Little Harbour Lunch & Launch

We all gathered at Pete’s Pub for a burger or some conch. Sailors slowly made their way to the harbour and Dave Mulock set a good course. We had one of the best sailing days on record in Little Harbour last weekend, Jan 28. Winds were out of the south/southwest at a steady 10-12. We were able to set a long course ... More

Model Yachtsmen Gear Up For Annual Regatta

The Marco Island Sun Times newspaper wrote a nice article on the Marco Island Model Yacht Club as a preview for the upcoming RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta this March. Click here to read the article on the newspaper web site. The Marco Island Model Yacht Club will host the 9th Annual RC Laser Mid-Winter ... More

Who Will Win the Mid-Winter Championship?

If the RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta was held today, the overwhelming odds are that one of these sailors would win: COMPETITORS SkipperSkipper Maggie Atkins Harry Henkel Neil Atkins Jim Kaighin Roger Baldwin Myles Loesel Don Barker Tom Lucke Jack Bennett Bob MacNeill Bill ... More

Tour of Abaco, Treasure Cay

Video from Tour of Abaco Race Week #1, January 8, 2012. We had another great turnout for the second round of the 2012 RC Laser Tour of Abaco in Treasure Cay. Winds out of the NNW were not conducive to a good race course. The windward mark had to be set close to shore, the starting line was well offshore at a bad ... More

Lake Naomi RC Laser Indoor Regatta

Close your eyes and just imagine that you are in the beautiful mountains of Pennsylvania. It is the middle of winter but for some reason you are getting ready to head out to a RC Laser regatta. The invite guaranteed that there would be no ice on the water and the temperatures would be in the low 80's so you decide to ... More