6 Results for month: 07/2015

5th Annual Squaw Island Offshore Race & Cookout 2015

Kick off August with the RC Laser fleet by coming out to sail in the 5th Annual Squaw Island Offshore Race Saturday August 1st. This 2-mile race requires skippers to sail their radio controlled sailboat up the lake to a mark at Squaw Island and then back to a finish line at the club. It was one of the more fun but ... More

Week 6 of Summer Series Has 6 Races

Great summer day at the races for RCs. We had warm breezes mostly from the west which forced us to have downwind starts and huge wind holes at the windward mark for most of the races. The race course was what I would call an inverted modified Olympic course. Downwind to the leeward mark, up to the windward mark, ... More

Saturday Fun Day

Dear RC Laser Sailors. We are going to piggy back off of the Brandon Sands fun day at Cherokee sound this Saturday. See attachment. There will not be official racing, but I hope to get some racing in. We will focus more on teaching and hope to do some fun races. Please respond to the flyer attached if you want food. T... More

NOR: 5th Annual Squaw Island Race

NOTICE OF RACE 5th Annual Squaw Island Race August 01, 2015 HOST: Canandaigua, New York RC Laser Fleet 14 RULES: The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, class rules of the RC Laser Class of North ... More

Weather Geeks Get It Wrong

The weather forecast called for 6 knot winds from 4-6 pm , but what we got was a great deal of powerboat chop. Waves with no wind makes for very focused sailing. After 2 brutal races (The first won by Gary Schmidt and the second won by Terry Schmidt) we postponed to see if better wind was on its way. Anne Lambert, ... More

Cherokee RC Laser Saturday or Sunday July 25 or 26

Dear all, I was thinking about putting together a summer sailing date. I know it is hot, but you can always jump in the water and cool off. Cherokee Long Dock was a fun place to go and sail, and if we can get a big enough group, lets go there again. You can even bring the kids and watch races and play on the beach. ... More