Commodore’s Comments

Steve LavenderCommodore Comments, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

As we approach the end of JuneWe’ve started singing a different tune.Even though Covid is still hanging aroundWe’ve started to come out and hear the starting horn sound. It’s been great to come out and see our friends on the starting lineEnjoying our sport helps us feel closer to fine.We’ve already had our first club championship pursuit race of the … Read More

COVID-19 Club Updates

Steve LavenderMember Announcements, News

Update July 1, 2020 Given the rise in Covid cases and the governor’s request to limit social gatherings to no more than 10 people through the holiday weekend, we’re doing the prudent thing and we are canceling the 4th of July picnic that was planned for Saturday evening.    The holiday series RACING/SAILING will go on as planned, with racing on both Saturday and … Read More

Commodore’s Comments

Steve LavenderCommodore Comments, Leadline

While it is tempting to quote Paul Simon and start singing “Slip sliding away” as it feels like our lives are doing right now, we are fortunate that at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic we have a special place we can go where we can get out of the house and be socially distant.  Yes, I am thinking about … Read More

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

Frostbite News

Steve LavenderHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

S.A.i.L. Participants, A summer therapy session was just what we needed!  Seven participants came out to enjoy a Saturday afternoon on the pond at the beginning of the Labor Day weekend.   Mark White, our therapy manager, did an excellent job of managing the session and keeping the course lined up with a less than cooperative northeast breeze that ranged between … Read More

The Frostbite Journal!

Steve LavenderLeadline, Leadline Club News

Journal Entry: Feb. 26 Saturday’s therapy session was delightful!  While the forecast was suggesting rain, we didn’t encounter any precipitation till well after beer o’clock.   We were also anticipating that the breeze would build during the afternoon as the big winds were supposed to reach us that evening.  That really didn’t happen, so we enjoyed a 50 degree day and … Read More