Weather Watch

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First the good news! Commodore Marty investigated last month and found that our brand of algae isn’t problematic–thanks for taking care of us Marty! Now, when you look at those low clouds on the horizon, do you recognize that you’re seeing?  Can you tell the difference between a shelf cloud and a wall cloud? It’s pretty easy to distinguish them, … Read More

Windmill Midwestern Championships

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2019 Windmill Midwestern Championship / Tovell Memorial Regatta June 1-2, 2019 at Hoover Yacht Club, Westerville Ohio Hoover Yacht Club hosted another wonderful event!  Eleven Windmills from as far away as Florida participated (Lon & Meg) and brothers who hadn’t sailed together in decades (Graham & Robert) spent time on the water and raced well together.  On arrival Saturday, the lake was a flat … Read More

Reservoir Watch

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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

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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

Scot Spot

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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?

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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

St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy for Excellence in Race Management

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The Mentor Harbor Yachting Club (Mentor, Ohio) was awarded the St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy for excellence in race management. The trophy is awarded by the Race Management Committee based on feedback from the participants as well as self-evaluation by the organizers, including the Principal Race Officer and Chief Judge. The 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida … Read More