Regional Championship When you sail, race and work with people for several decades you get to learn and understand the content of their character. I have had the great pleasure to sail, race and work on and observe sailing projects over the years with Lee Montes, Jim Ryan, John Bruer and scores of other peopleContinue reading “Sunfish 2020 New York Downstate”
are you? The New Normal We blew horns, we fun raced a course. 7 boats showed up. We were going to do 2 races then race to the newly re-opened Snapper Inn. The day was so great, and the wind so fine that the 2 turned into 3 turned into 4, and then we hadContinue reading “Fun Fun Fun, We’re sailing in 2020”
Sailboat Foiling on Connetquot River
Sailors, Racing is cancelled through April. We plan on resuming racing Monday nights in July. The property is open to work and play on your boat. Some may be single handing this Sunday 4/5. We plan on floating the big boat. The dink is available and loaner boat are available. Facial protection such as aContinue reading “Announcement 2020-04-02”
Cancelled due to C-19 Virus We will let you know about future races closer to the date. The season is not cancelled yet. Please be safe!
Beware The Ides of March There were so many things to beware of, the number 1 item being covid-19 pandemic virus. But there was no lockdown order and uncertainty and fear clobbering every aspect of life, what could be more quaranteened than sailing a JY15 on a near empty river? Not knowing what to expectContinue reading “Race March 15, 2020 @Noon”
JY15 Long Island Championships April 19th, 2020
Wind WNE 14-22 37 degrees, cold and blustery. 5 boats showed Lesson of the day. When JY’s meet at full speed at the finish line of port starboard it makes a loud cracking noise. And that wasn’t the only place there were bumper boats today.
Promises Kept. 3 days Before the 1/19 Races John Breuer had said: ’3 races and then it will blowout’. During the start sequence to the 4th race his forecast (from 3 days ahead) turned out to be spot on to the minute and we abandoned the race and went in. Dan Williams on race committeeContinue reading “Race 2/16/2020 at Noon”
The Chowder Cup at The Snapper Inn winner receives dinner for 2 at The Snapper Inn