What a great day! On Saturday June 20, 26 Interlakes enjoyed a day of relative normalcy with a great day of racing and socializing…distantly of course. Hoover’s Interlake Fleet 24 stepped up to the challenges of hosting an event while respecting the need to follow the rules and restrictions of our times. We held a one-day George Fisher Memorial Regatta … Read More
How to Right an MC Scow As members, we all are asked to serve on Race Committee and occasionally when the wind hits just right (or wrong) we may have to help a sailor who has capsized. It’s a normal part of sailing. Here are some basic guidelines followed by a video on the specific specific details on righting … Read More
“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
As we wrap up our second week of sailing we have had some exciting things to report. First, this past Wednesday evening the JRT teams fielded 4 Interlake crews a 420 and an Opti and raced in the Club Pursuit series event. Our kids represented well and the positive feedback from club members was fantastic. More big news for the … Read More
Hello Flying Scot Fleet 37 family! I hope everyone is well and making the most of a unique situation as we sail through the Novel Coronavirus 19 social and commercial restrictions. For those of you that missed the Annual Holiday Party at Ellery and Marsha Block’s house in January, included are a few photos. We had great food as always, a … Read More
Interlake Midwinters in Tampa at Davis Island Yacht Club is one of the best social events of the season along with the chance to sail in Winter! Steve and I spent three days in warm sunshine, sometimes racing, sometimes sitting by the pool, and sometimes sitting in our boats, but always sharing the experience with our Interlake friends. This
Every year at this time we watch for the signs of spring. For me it’s March Madness, Opening Day, and the Masters—and somewhere in between these markers, we put the docks in at HSC and start the sailing season! The first couple of weekends may be too cold or too windy, but we know the day is coming when the … Read More
So, why do we love sailing
Windmills? The reasons are as varied as the sailors in Windmill Fleet 60.
For some Windmill sailors it
really IS love, as in the case of Mike and Dixie Mickelson, who have been
sailing together for decades. They love that the Windmill is small, inexpensive
and spirited… and it doesn’t need a third crew.
Farewell to Steve Callison. Sail fast in Vermont. Looking back over the 2019 season, the MC fleet had another great year, with strong participation in HSC races by nearly every sailor in the fleet. Here are a few highlights of our year. Total races sailed: 73 Average # of MCs per race: 6.2 Fleet members sailing at least 5 races: … Read More