Commodore’s Comments

Steve LavenderCommodore Comments, Leadline

We can clearly see with our 2020 vision, that sailing at HSC is off to a good start.  We had 9 sailors participate in the New Years Day laser frostbiting event.   As of the time that this article is published, I am happy to see that there are only 8 more weeks till our regular sailing season begins, not that … Read More

2019 Annual Awards Banquet

Lisa KreischerHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

It was very touching to witness Jamie and the junior sailors announce Sam and Brendan as the Rippel Award recipients. They are seen here FaceTiming the two winners who were on the road returning from a regatta. The signs read: Way to go Brendan! Way to go Sam! Great sailing this year! You guys are amazing! Thanks for being great … Read More

2020 HSC Officers

Lisa KreischerHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

Board of Governors Commodore Steve Lavender Vice-Commodore Chad Headlee Rear Commodore Scott Savage Membership Secretary Lisa Aspery Secretary Charles Vasulka Treasurer Mark White Fleet Captain Tom Fee Past Commodore Marty Sweterlitsch Committee Chairpersons Docks Don Bacharowski Grounds Jeff Jones House Chad Headlee Safety Chris Fogle Social Joyce Lohner Publicity Nathan Ward Sail Instruction Jamie Jones Junior Sailing Scott Savage Leadline … Read More

MC Scow Fleet News

Jay HulingFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Farewell to Steve Callison. Sail fast in Vermont. Looking back over the 2019 season, the MC fleet had another great year, with strong participation in HSC races by nearly every sailor in the fleet.  Here are a few highlights of our year. Total races sailed: 73 Average # of MCs per race: 6.2 Fleet members sailing at least 5 races: … Read More

Thistle—A Hail from the Rail

Ann JonesFleet News, Leadline

OFF TO THE RACES   The Hoover Thistle Fleet and the Leatherlips Thistle Fleet raced indoor go-karts on Tuesday evening, December 10, and a great time was had by all. There were no “serious” collisions and no black flags, according to Fleet Captain Mike McBride, who organized the event.  PARTY!  We held our Thistle Fleet #126 party Saturday, January 25. The … Read More

2020 HSC Junior Race Team Update

Scott SavageFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

My name is Scott Savage and I am the new Junior Race Team Board Member. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and share some news about JRT. I have been sailing for 51 years on every kind of boat I could get a ride on. I currently race Interlakes and sail on my family members’ big … Read More

Interlake Interludes

Lisa KreischerFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

2019 Interlake Racing Results Tom Fee Fleet ChampionCrew: Scott Bennington1st Fall Series3rd Spring Series Jeffrey Tyndall Crew: Rob Kerr 2nd Place Overall 2nd Holiday Series 2nd Place Wednesday Series Donald Bacharowski Crew: Diana Kuiper 3rd Place Overall 1st Spring Series 2nd Fall Series Doug Forster Crew: Kristin Daer 4th Place Overall Jeff Clark Crew: Tim Cullenen Seth Metcalf 2nd Spring … Read More

Reservoir Watch Winter 2019-20

John ChurchHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

What’s up with the Hoover water level? We see the water level go up and down at Hoover, but many of us don’t know much about its normal cycles.  You can see a chart like this one on the US Coast Guard website. An analyst with the City of Columbus has been good enough to send me daily water level … Read More

Windmills—Milling Around: 2019 Roundup

Craig TovellFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Windmill Fleet #60 had an eventful 2019 with a loaded Spring, Nationals, and summer Great Lakes regatta with our sister fleet at Erie Yacht Club, PA. Doug & Allie Boyer welcomed a daughter and new light-air crew Elsie to the world.  New team Simon & son, Jacob Pennells (#3251) probably were the most active club racers, where stalwarts Chris Bunge … Read More