46 Results for author: David Branning

Annual Ft Stoakes Cannonball River Race a Rousing Success

Ft Stoakes Race Results This event is a Huge Party that, by the way, included an RC Laser race. How many RC races include a Bag Piper send off? Started in 2013, this event has become one of the best events to attend and participation is limited to 15 boats. The race commemorates the failed attempt of the British ... More

North American Championships Announce Early Entrants

Regatta Chairman, Rick Ferguson, has staked out the lake with our new Championship banner. We are exactly a month away from the 2014 RC Laser North American Championship to be held at Lake Crabtree in Raleigh, NC in late September.At present the entry list has swelled to 22 as of August 28th. We have entries from the host ... More

Watch Hill, RI to Hold First Invitational Regatta

While sailing in Connecticut in mid-August I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Myers of Intensity Sails. Jim has been sailing his RC Laser with a group in RI and Connecticut and decided to gather up the New England gang an anyone else who wants to participate in a one day RC Laser Invitational in Watch Hill, RI. Invitational ... More

Championship Regatta Season Approaches

Well here we are in early August and the countdown to three major RC Laser Championships has begun. I'll try to give you a quick update and links to further your interest. The key is to register early as there are incentives for some regattas and limits on the number of participants. Don't miss out on being ... More

Don Barker Wins Third Regional Championship at Tilghman Island

2014 Tilghman R2 Championship Chestertown, MD's Don Barker won his third Jim Karr Trophy for the RC Laser R2 Championship yesterday, May 17, 2014. Weather on Tilghman Island, MD was beautiful as high clouds and warm sun graced the venue at the Tilghman On Chesapeake YC and Marina. Thirteen boats joined the contest ... More

North American Championship Awarded to Triangle Model YC

North Americans to Carolina The 2014 RC Laser North American Championship has been awarded to the Triangle Model YC in Raleigh, NC, for September 27 and 28, 2014. The sailing venue is Lake Crabtree County Park, Morrisville, NC (near the RDU airport, I-40 exit 285 south). See this group above? Tough bunch. ... More

Myles Loesel Wins Windsor Invitational

Windsor Invitational Regatta The community of Windsor in Vero Beach tried it's hand at regatta management last weekend and invited the teams from Sable Pines (near Ft. Lauderdale) and Orchid Island (also Vero Beach) to their first RC Laser regatta. The two Vero Beach fleets are building their skills in racing and ... More

Jamey Betz Powers to Shamrock Win

Jamey Betz clearly owned this year's version of the Annual Shamrock Regatta, especially in the fresh C sail winds of the morning. Jamey reeled off a 1,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1...That's right, in the first nine races he won eight. After lunch he came down to earth, accumulating a couple of throw outs, while Ryan Lippincott, Rob ... More