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

Hail From the Rail

Tom HubbellFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline

“Who Are Those Guys?” Remember the scene in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid when they look at each other and ask, “Who are those guys?”  This was a frequent question in the parking lot, clarified somewhat as sail numbers appeared.  Masked citizens driving familiar vehicles and all towing identical 17-foot canvas-covered boats distantly speckled the parking lot at Hoover … Read More