8 Results for month: 11/2015

End Of Season And Mary Schmidt Romps

The final day of racing and everything went well until the first race was underway. It was at the leeward mark that Jay pitch poled with Jonathan right behind him. As luck would have it Jay’s rudder came down over Jonathan’s boom and the two were hitched. After a short honeymoon I was sent to handle the divorce ... More

Trick or Treat Regatta

The Tred Avon Yacht Club opened its doors to RC Laser sailors, who came to attend the Oxford Fall RC Laser Regatta. Twenty four sailors came from Northern New Jersey, North Carolina down to the Southwest coast of Florida for this event. The regatta was sailed using the signature RC Laser Gold and Silver fleet ... More

2015 Fort Stoakes Down River Race

This year’s Fort Stoakes Down River Race, hosted by Roger and Rosemary Baldwin at their Chesapeake Bay home, was another historic event for the RC Laser Class. Skippers and chase boat drivers, a total of sixteen boats arrived to take part in the opening ceremony and luncheon provided by Roger, Rosemary and the regatta ... More

Mary Schmidt Makes Light Of All Other Racers

The one thing I realized yesterday was that for most of the day Mary was walking up and down the dock in the opposite direction from everyone else. That meant that while everyone else was fetching the windward mark Mary was already fetching the leeward mark. “Great sailing Mary”. She managed to score 5 bullets and ... More

NOR: 13th Annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE 13th Annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship Regatta March 5-6, 2016 SOLD OUT SPONSORS: Marco Island Model Yacht Club (MIMYC) in conjunction with the City of Marco Island Department of Parks and Recreation. The regatta is organized under the overall authority of the MIMYC and the AMYA RC Laser Class. ... More

NOR: 2015 Leftover Bowl

NOTICE OF RACE 2015 Leftover Bowl November 28, 2015 HOST: West Jersey RC Laser Fleet & Marbleheaders of Spring Lake LOCATION: 140 W. Lake Ave. Spring Lake, NJ RULES: The racing will be governed by the 2013-16 Racing Rules of Sailing, as amended by the United States Sailing prescriptions and incorporating ... More

Wickford RI Mudheads Season Results

The Wickford RI Mudheads RC Laser Fleet completed another successful competitive one design racing season. The Fleet was the brain child of well known big boat and Etchells sailor Bryson Hall who was intrigued by the class in the Caribbean 4 years ago. Bringing the concept to good friend and former Etchells sailor Paul ... More


Just as forecasted the rain clouds retreated and the sun broke through occasionally for our afternoon of racing. With everyone using “C” sails it was not uncommon to see boats pitch poling when trying to fetch the leeward mark. After having to rescue two boats hung up on the other side of the dock due to the strong ... More