Commodore’s Comments

Steve LavenderCommodore Comments, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

I think we’d all agree it was a different kind of experience this summer as we maintained our social distance ashore, tried out some different regatta formats, and passed up on our favorite social gatherings such as the Island Party, the Past Commodores Steak Roast, and our Wednesday night burgers and beer.     It is hard to believe that 2/3rds … Read More

Interlake Interlude

Jeff TyndallFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Farewell to Wednesday Night Racing Editor’s Note:  Wednesday evening racing is over for our 2020 sailing season.  It was so much fun this year.  Every Wednesday forecast seemed to be light and variable, but every Wednesday night’s weather brought perfect winds.  Wednesday nights also brought out the pleasure sailors too, who take advantage of having safety boats in the water.  … Read More

Scow Spot

Mark WolfFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Five months of racing behind us; two more to go.  Sunday, September 6 and Monday the 7th are the Labor Day Holiday Series!  Our MC fleet has been very active this summer.  August 30th was the third straight racing day in which 14 MC Scows started a race and there were more MC Scows racing than the boats of all … Read More

A Hail from the Rail

Matt FisherFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

COVID-19 is creating challenges in every part of our lives.  Everything looks different, but everything must look different to make sure we see the other side of this pandemic as soon as possible.  Fortunately, as sailors, we have an element of social distancing engrained in the on-course action.  With the creative leadership of Fleet Captain Mike McBride and Commodore Steve … Read More

S.A.i.L. Therapy Sessions

Steve LavenderFleet News, Leadline

Editor’s Note:  Steve Lavender is not only the HSC Commodore, but he is also the chief therapist for our Laser sailors. S.A.i.L. stands for Sail-Aholics in Lasers.  I think that name tells it all.  Any owner of a Laser is invited to race each week.  Volunteers are sought to be the race committee.  Each week Steve writes a summary, reports … Read More

HSC Junior Race Team

Scott SavageLeadline, Youth Sailing

It was a different kind of year for the Hoover Junior Race team this year as you can imagine. In lieu of our extensive regatta travels we branched out into becoming more diverse sailors. We were able to practice two nights a week and sail in the club Wednesday club races for the first time. We traveled to Leatherlips for … Read More

Fall High School Sailing

Jamie JonesLeadline, Youth Sailing

The leaves will start turning, the kids are heading back to school (sort of) and football is in the air…wait, never mind. Well, all of that means that our High School Sailing program will be kicking off with kids from 19 local school districts joining us for another season of fun on and off the water. Even with our COVID-19 … Read More