12 Results for author: Rick Ferguson

2020 Fall Overboard Regatta

November 14, 2020 Triangle Model Yacht Club’s Fall Overboard Regatta for RC Lasers was blessed with a glorious fall weather, including warm sunshine, blue skies and good sailing winds. This was a welcome development for skippers who had just endured a week of cold gray rain. The water level in Lake Crabtree was high ... More

2019 RC Laser North American Championship Regatta Report

An abbreviated RC Laser North American Championship comprised the first half of the Double Trouble Regatta, May 25-26, in the lovely harbor at Edenton, NC. Almost half the registered entrants missed the regatta to attend the Celebration of Life services for David Brawner. We all were mindful of Dave’s cheerful dynami... More

Triangle Model Yacht Club Kicks Off 2019 with Hangover

Five steadfast RC Laser sailors turned up for the January 1, 2019 Hangover Cup in Edenton, NC on a spectacularly nice winter day: temps approaching 70 deg, partly cloudy skies with B-rig west winds.  Seems like the rest of the gang forgot the first rule of winning regattas: BE IN the regatta. With ... More

The Hangover Cup

This was the seventh annual Hangover Cup, an informal regatta usually held on New Years Day, in a different location each year; this time we planned it for New Years Eve because the venue, Bass Lake, would not be available to us on Jan. 1. Weather had been bitterly cold and the forecast was the same for New Years Eve; ... More

2017 Hangover Cup

TMYC’s Hangover Cup for RC Lasers is traditionally sailed on New Year’s Day, but was postponed this year due to cold rain and a shortage of wind and parking. But all agreed the make-up day more than made up for it. The unusual weather forecast called for temps approaching 80 deg (on Feb 12!) with winds 12-17mph from ... More

2016 RC Laser Region 3 Championship Regatta

ALBEMARLE REGATTA The Albemarle Regatta was sailed June 25-26 in near-ideal conditions at one of the most beautiful and accommodating venues imaginable for model yacht racing. Edenton Harbor on the Chowan River offers a wide range of options for setting a course. Not only that, the food, ambiance and company was ... More

NOR: Albemarle Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE Albemarle Regatta AMYA REGION 3 CHAMPIONSHIP RC LASERS ON SATURDAY – STAR 45s ON SUNDAY June 25-26, 2016Edenton, NC RULES: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, AMYA class rules of the RC Laser ... More

Tom Rummage Threepeats At Hangover Cup

The Triangle Model Yacht Club RC Laser Fleet once again held the first RC Laser regatta of the year, this time at Carolina Yacht Club in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Called the Hangover Cup, this was the fifth running of the New Years Day regatta. Tom Rummage of Garner NC won convincingly despite requiring five attempts to ... More