Commodore’s Comments

Charlie VasulkaCommodore Comments, Leadline, Leadline Club News

The club is up and running and things are beginning to return to normal. Many of our fleets have already had successful regattas as well as High School Sailing. We’ve begun to socialize after Wednesday night racing at the clubhouse. We are seeing great turnout for racing on both Wednesday and Sunday. I would like to thank all the fleet … Read More

Fleet Racing Report

Tom FeeHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

May 19, 2021 Pursuit Race #1 Eighteen boats started the first Pursuit Race of the season. As the hour continued the breeze didn’t. Here are the results for those who kept going.  Following is the story of how the race was won, written by the winner, Bob McNitt. 1 Thistle 3891 Bob McNitt2 Thistle 3893 Steve Lavender3 Thistle 3990 Stuart … Read More

Clubhouse & Grounds Update

Ted ThomasHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

These unused, unidentified, and unwanted kayaks need a happy home. Make your best offer to Ted Thomas at tjt422@icloud.com by July 12. Ted ThomasGrounds chair Please Clean the Kitchen Hoover Sailing Club DOES NOT have hired kitchen help.  This is why we are each responsible for cleaning up after ourselves when we use the kitchen and picnic tables. After you … Read More

Scot Spot

Marty SweiterlichFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

The 2021 Flying Scot Buckeye Regatta came off with out a hitch . . . unfortunately without much wind either, at least on Saturday. But our 13 competitors were here for the fun. They stayed out for 2 painful Saturday races that the Windmill fleet Race Committee worked diligently to set up. Sunday wind was better so we got a … Read More

Interlake Interlude

Don BacharowskiFleet News, Leadline

It has been such a wonderful year so far!  While we had a lot of sailing last year, the lack burgers & keg beer on Wednesday nights always left me longing.  Fun fact—you are not required to sail to join in mingling with an absolutely great group of people following racing.  All members are always welcome you to stop by … Read More

Scow Scoop

Ted KellerFleet News, Leadline

The first weekend in May means it’s time for the annual Cowtown Classic Regatta hosted by Hoover Sailing Club. 2021 marks the 25th year of the regatta and Hoover Sailing Club did its best to host a fun event in our current COVID-world. With the clubhouse closed, the model is ‘bring-your-own-everything, and let’s-meet-up-and-sail.’ Despite the closures, Mark White and his … Read More

A Hail from the Rail

Tom HubbellFleet News, Leadline

Hoover Sailing Club Thistle Fleet 126Bothersome Appropriate Distance (BAD) RegattaSaturday May 8, 2021 Fifteen Thistles showed up to race the no-frills, BAD Regatta organized by Fleet Captain Mike McBride.  COVID-19 precautions were the order of the day.  The cold front passed by the night before and a barely-fifty degree clear day with a north to northwest breeze started the day.  … Read More

Milling Around

Craig TovellFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Windmill Fleet #60 is off to a liberating post-COVID sailing season. In the past after the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield, we host the longest running Windmill regatta of 52 years, the Midwestern Championship. But, a new Presque Isle Dinghy One Design regatta kicked off the season at Erie Yacht Club (Pennsylvania) as tune-up for the 2021 Windmill Nationals on August … Read More

Island Party & more

Joyce LohnerHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Member Announcements

The Hoover Sailing Club Island Party is ON!! Saturday, June 266 – 10 pm Come ready to eat and drink! Specialty cocktails, beer, wine and appetizers at 6 pmCaribbean-themed dinner at 7 pmIsland/Beach attire is encouraged! $10 per person at the door Guests are welcome Please RSVP to Joyce Lohner at lohner@att.net Breakfast Cruise – Saturday, July 10th Ahoy there! … Read More