50 Results for author: David Branning

2022 RC Laser Region 2 Championship Regatta Report

Leg number three of the Liberty RC Laser League was the Region 2 Championship held at the Farm Pond in Queenstown, MD. It was the second regatta of the nine-day Chesapeake Performance Models Race Week. Twenty-one RC Lasers showed up, many from as far away as New England and North Carolina but none quite as far as ... More

2022 Dead Crab Regatta Report

by Dave Branning I love my new role as volunteer RD and currently enjoying the action of a fun regatta with great skippers. The 2nd Annual Dead Crab Regatta was no exception. This event was the second leg of the newly created Liberty RC Laser League of four regattas for 2022. Originally, we had a 27-boat fleet registe... More

2022 Midwinter Championship Regatta Report

The 18th Annual Marco Island Midwinter Championship was a fantastic conclusion to the 2022 RC Laser Southern Circuit regattas. RC Laser fleets in Coconut Creek, The Villages, Sarasota and Punta Gorda all hosted one day regattas spread over 11 days leading to the 22-boat midwinter championship on March 5th and 6th at Mackle ... More

2021 Harvest Regatta Report

After a long wait since the 2019 RC Laser Harvest Regatta, we finally got to dial up the 2021 version at famed Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford, MD. The wind gods decided to make the 17-boat fleet wait just a little longer. The first event after the Pledge of Allegiance at 9:30AM was a gorgeous buffet lunch. There was no ... More

2021 First Annual Cape May RC Laser Regatta Report

One of the newest fleets in AMYA, the South Jersey Model YC #390, held its first regatta in historic Cape May, New Jersey. Regatta Chairman and host, Jim Forrester, organized a beautiful racing day at Corinthian YC of Cape May in the shadows of our US Coast Guard base. The backdrop of several US Coast Guard ships and the ... More

2019 Harvest Regatta Report

What a great team of Harvest Regatta skippers: Thanks to Bob Roe who has this photo drill down to a crisp execution. Here's Bob's regatta pictures: https://bobbydodger.smugmug.com/Harvest-Regatta-2019/ One of the emotional pleasures of running or racing in the Harvest Regatta is that the trophy (The Richards Bowl) is ... More

2017 Harvest Regatta

The 2017 edition of the Harvest Regatta was a great success. In spite of the nail biting frustrations of light winds that went 180 on us, and a current that changed direction mid day, we were able to grind out 11 races for the 14 skippers who came to race. After five races, Oxford's Don Barker had reeled off 3 ... More

NOR: Harvest Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE Harvest Regatta October 21, 2017 Organized by Oxford RC Laser Fleet and the Tred Avon YC Rules: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, and further Sailing Instructions as announced by the Race Director ... More