114 Results for author: Nick Mortgu

2023 AMYA RC Laser Region 5 Championship

Congratulations to Mark Cooper for taking 1st place at the RC Laser Region 5 Championship. Breaking the tie and taking 2nd was Eric Gregory and my Ray Seta came in 3rd in Gold Fleet. First place in Silver Fleet was Bob Robert Piper , 2nd was Richard Delgado , 3rd was Bob George. Special Finisher was Jacob Amesquita (not ... More

2023 RC Laser Sarasota Winter Regatta

by Jerry Wheeler & Gary Roby The Sarasota portion of the RC Laser Southern Circuit Regatta series was held on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Green Parrot Lake in Nathan Benderson Park (NBP), Sarasota Florida. The days have been unseasonably warm with fairly dense morning fog, and March 1 was no exception. The sun quickly ... More

2023 RC Laser World Indoor Championship Report

By Ray Szulczewski (Cape May Ray) Sunday while the Eagles were getting ready for their shot at the Super Bowl, A friend that I have known since 5th grade, and I drove up to Pocono Pines, in the Poconos to sail our remote control sailboats (indoors). Each year they have the World Indoor Championships. It is by invitation ... More

2023 South East Florida RC Laser Winter Regatta Report

By Barr Batzer The Sabal Pines Model Yacht held their 10th Annual RC Laser SEF Winter Regatta last Sunday. It was a gorgeous warm day with a light breeze but solid. Some flirted with the idea of using B rigs, but A rigs were used the entire day. After 9 heats of seeding races using the Brawner System, skippers had 6 ... More

Second Annual Bow Lake Sailing RC Laser Regatta

9/24/2022 Wild and windy but sunny and cool conditions greeted sailors for the Second Annual Bow Lake Sailing RC Laser Regatta on Saturday September 24, 2022 in Strafford, NH. Winds were 20-25 with tops blowing off the whitecaps, gusts to 30 or more and waves of 2-3 feet. Regatta Chair Bob Shapiro tried a practice sail ... More

2022 RC Laser National Championship Regatta Report

by Barr Batzer Going into this year’s RC Laser Nationals, I knew the guy to beat was defending champion, Jim Kaighin. Jim had won the Nationals before…not once…not twice…but four times. There were many good competitors, but to win you had to beat Jim. Day one was quite light. We began sailing with mostly A ... More

2022 RC Laser Snowbird Tune-Up Regatta Report

Punta Gorda FL March 3, 2022 Full report to follow GOLD FLEET PlaceSkipperPoints 1 Jim Kaighin 11 2 Larry Lefczik 12 3 Bill Bentz 19 4 Janice Anderson 21 5 Eric Leitner 21 6 Jack Ward 25 7 Dave Branning 26 8 Chris Dingle ... More

2022 Sarasota RC Laser Winter Regatta Report

Sarasota FL, March 2, 2022 Full report to follow GOLD FLEET PlaceSkipperPoints 1 Bob Tallman 13 2 Eric Leitner 14 3 Larry Lefczik 16 4 Jim Kaighin 17 5 Dave Branning 23 6 Chris Dingle 25 7 David Jeffs 27 8 Ken Frances 29 9 ... More