47 Results for author: David Branning

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

NOR: 2016 Harvest Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE Harvest Regatta October 8, 2016 HOST: Oxford RC Laser Fleet and the Tred Avon YC LOCATION: Tred Avon Yacht Club, 101 West Strand, Oxford, MD 21654 • 410-226-5269 RULES: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions ... More

An Interview With David Ramos, 2014 National Champion

To find Dave Ramos, who just won the RC Laser Nationals in October, you have to go to his workplace at Chesapeake Performance Models’ shop in Stevensville, Maryland. Dave builds, molds, repairs as well as sails all kinds of RC boats ... More

Dave Ramos Wins 2014 US Nationals

The 2014 RC Laser National Championship was held, once again, at the Tred Avon YC in Oxford, MD. This is the fourth major RC Laser Championship to be held in Oxford since 2007. Twenty six skippers from the Bahamas to Alabama to Texas to New York to North Carolina and point’s in-between came together in gorgeous fall ... More