2020 HSC Fleet Racing Season Wrapup

Tom FeeFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline, News

Hoover’s 2020 racing season was a great success despite the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Governor lifted the ban on events like softball, baseball, and sporting events, like sailing, so we were off to the races.  We lost 10 weeks of sailing because of the Pandemic in April and May. There were a few boats racing on Memorial Day and on the … Read More

2020 Rippel Award

Dave AlvaradoHoover Sailing Club, Leadline, Leadline Club News, News, Youth Sailing

This year our junior sailors were faced with a less then perfect situation; this is an understatement. That said, they handled it perfectly, also an understatement. At the beginning of the year our sailors did not know if they would have a season at all, everyone took it all in stride. From virtual practices to not being able to travel … Read More

COVID-19 Club Updates

Steve LavenderMember Announcements, News

Update October 2020 The clubhouse is still ONLY open for access to the kitchen and bathrooms and no more than 10 people inside. See more details below. On Sunday, October 11, the club is hosting a socially distant 2020 Awards Presentation on the clubhouse patio and front lawn at 4:30 pm for members. Individual cans of beer and pop will … Read More

Windmill Midwestern Championships

adminFleet News, Hoover Sailing Club, Leadline, News

2019 Windmill Midwestern Championship / Tovell Memorial Regatta June 1-2, 2019 at Hoover Yacht Club, Westerville Ohio Hoover Yacht Club hosted another wonderful event!  Eleven Windmills from as far away as Florida participated (Lon & Meg) and brothers who hadn’t sailed together in decades (Graham & Robert) spent time on the water and raced well together.  On arrival Saturday, the lake was a flat … Read More

Used Sails…Monkey Business?

Tim BachmannLeadline, Leadline Club News, News

First of all, thanks to HSC members who donated their used sails at Docks-out last year. At that event, Windmill Fleet 60 collected sails to donate to Sails For Sustenance, a non-profit organization that repurposes sails for use by fishermen in Haiti. And, we also collected old sails for use at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Yes, the Columbus Zoo! … Read More

St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy for Excellence in Race Management

adminLeadline, Leadline Club News, News

The Mentor Harbor Yachting Club (Mentor, Ohio) was awarded the St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy for excellence in race management. The trophy is awarded by the Race Management Committee based on feedback from the participants as well as self-evaluation by the organizers, including the Principal Race Officer and Chief Judge. The 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida … Read More

Hoover Junior Sailors at C420 Mid Winters

Doug SquiresLeadline, Leadline Club News, News

The 2019 C420 Midwinters took place at the US Sailing Center Martin County (USSCMC) near Jensen Beach Florida, February 16-18. In early December 2018, the USSCMC also hosted US Sailing Junior Olympics for C420 teams.  Both regattas were well-run, attracted top sailors and should be on the radar of  C420 racers looking for wintertime warm weather sailing. Former Leatherlips sailor … Read More