Commodore’s Comments June 2019

Marty SweiterlichCommodore Comments, Leadline

Some of our sailors have noticed that the water on Hoover is not only unusually high but also showing some algae bloom. For those who may be concerned I have been advised by experts that algae usually does not produce a toxic mix. There are literally hundreds of types of algae in Ohio but only two of them can produce … Read More

Reservoir Watch

adminLeadline, Leadline Club News

The water is very high, because our annual precipitation is more than 9 inches above normal, and over 3 of those inches fell in June. The water is warm, the wind is moderating, and it’s high summer–capsize drills and hull scrubbing will soon be the best way to go. Hoover is a cool place to be on a hot summer … Read More

Interlake Interludes

adminFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

As you read this June has come to an end. Your Interlake fleet has hosted another successful George Fisher Memorial on June 22-23. THANK YOU to all the volunteers that made this happen. We cannot have all this fun without you. We had 18 boats on the water which is a few more from last year. We saw a few … Read More

Thistle – a Hail from the Rail

Ann JonesFleet News, Leadline

June Pursuit Race Results Our June 19 Pursuit Race plan encountered a slight problem. The weather looked a little “iffy”, but the race committee promised  the lightest wind category. Clyde and I launched his boat and journeyed out to the race course with the hope that the “iffy” would hold off for an hour. No such luck! Several fleets had … Read More

Scot Spot

adminFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Flying Scot Fleet 37 held the 51st Annual Buckeye Regatta on May 18 and 19th. The wind was steady and powerful which provided challenges. Some boats launched and decided to return to the dock.  The competition, as always, was great. Trophies were given for 3 places: Bruce and Lynn Kitchen took 1st. Frank and Marianne Gerry took 2nd place. Our very … Read More

Have you heard about Amazon Smile?

adminHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Member Announcements

Hint: It’s FREE money for the club. Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Assign Hoover Sailing Foundation to your Amazon Smile account to give us a chance to better promote the sport of sailing. Shop at smile.amazon.com on your web browser. SOME RULES: Only purchases at smile.amazon.com (not www.amazon.com or the mobile app) support charity. Any … Read More