New Saftey Boats

Chris FogelHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

Care & Feeding of Our Boston Whalers As a result of the City of Columbus’ decision to limit the horsepower of our Safety boats to 25 or less, we have replaced our two RIBs with two additional 13-foot Boston Whalers.  Our original Whaler was built in 1970 and although used roughly by the club, it has proved to be both … Read More

Taking Care of Our Clubhouse

Chad HeadleeHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

It has been great to see so many people enjoying the club, the sailing and the sunsets!  Everyone has been doing a great job with social distancing and wearing masks inside the house.  Please take advantage of the orange buckets containing paper towels, sanitizer and disinfectant for all members to use. (Rainbow Photo above is from June 2018) Our cleaning … Read More

HSC Sailors are in Pursuit

Tom FeeHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

We are back in the racing business on both Sundays & Wednesdays. Most of the early regattas were cancelled, all of them due to the pandemic. Once we opened the clubhouse both Thistles and Interlakes ran 1-day regattas with great success. Thistles are running another 1-day regatta on Saturday, July 18th. Lasers plan to run a 1-day event on Saturday, August 1.  And MCs … Read More

GoSailing App Connects Sailors

Mark GallagherHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

Are you looking for crew?  Would you like to try sailing on a different boat?  The free Go Sailing app enables skippers and crew to find each other with the tap of an icon.  Skippers post brief details about their planned sail including location, leisure/race, public/private/club, desired sailing skills, date and time.  Private sails only are seen by sailors that … Read More

The Corona Chronicles

Kathy BachmannHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

Here we are in the Spring of 2020 when most of the population is in some degree of isolation either self-imposed or mandated. Socially distance -physically- by an unseen virus that threatens our lives and way of life. The funny thing about isolation is that while the intention is to separate people, it actually tends to draw people together, to … Read More

2019 Annual Awards Banquet

Lisa KreischerHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

It was very touching to witness Jamie and the junior sailors announce Sam and Brendan as the Rippel Award recipients. They are seen here FaceTiming the two winners who were on the road returning from a regatta. The signs read: Way to go Brendan! Way to go Sam! Great sailing this year! You guys are amazing! Thanks for being great … Read More

2020 HSC Officers

Lisa KreischerHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

Board of Governors Commodore Steve Lavender Vice-Commodore Chad Headlee Rear Commodore Scott Savage Membership Secretary Lisa Aspery Secretary Charles Vasulka Treasurer Mark White Fleet Captain Tom Fee Past Commodore Marty Sweterlitsch Committee Chairpersons Docks Don Bacharowski Grounds Jeff Jones House Chad Headlee Safety Chris Fogle Social Joyce Lohner Publicity Nathan Ward Sail Instruction Jamie Jones Junior Sailing Scott Savage Leadline … Read More

Reservoir Watch Winter 2019-20

John ChurchHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News

What’s up with the Hoover water level? We see the water level go up and down at Hoover, but many of us don’t know much about its normal cycles.  You can see a chart like this one on the US Coast Guard website. An analyst with the City of Columbus has been good enough to send me daily water level … Read More