Scot Spot

Marty SweiterlichFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Our Buckeye Regatta is on for May 15-16, 2021. Based on feedback from the FSSA district we are expecting 6 or more off the lake boats. Deep Creek Sailing Association alone is hoping to bring 4. Sandy Phalen is chairing the event and Dan Carpenter is our Registrar. We need ALL Flying Scot Fleet 37 members, racers and cruisers, to … Read More

Scot Spot

Marty SweiterlichFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

It has been a long hard 12 months but some of the brightest spots of the last year for me were the days I spent out on the water in Helga. Against all odds we had a sailing season last year. Hard to believe but we are just weeks away for launching the docks and our boats will soon follow.  … Read More

Scot Spot

Marty SweiterlichFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

The 2020 sailing season is over and I am hopeful it is NOT repeated. I hope you got out sailing on your Scot this past season. It was one of the safest activities you could do with the breeze blowing past and the Sect in particular allowing for social distancing between skipper and crew. If you piled the family pod … Read More

Commodore’s Comments – September 2019

Marty SweiterlichCommodore Comments, Leadline

Fall has arrived and with it some of the best sailing of the year. Steady winds, sunshine ( hopefully) with moderate temperatures and beautiful fall colors showing up on the lakeshore.  At least this is my ideal Fall sailing experience. I am always a little sad this year as the season winds down, we put our boats away and pull … Read More

Commodore’s Comments – July 2019

Marty SweiterlichCommodore Comments, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

Angel on Our Shoulders A regatta is always an adventure but some are more challenging than others both on and off the water. Team Helga went to Deep Creek Maryland in July for the 2019 Sandy Douglas memorial Regatta where 30 to 40 boats in 4 fleets participated. Saturday evening we were mid fleet in the Silver Fleet with a potential for hardware … Read More

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