Club Racing

HSC Fleet Racing

We have club racing on Sundays throughout the sailing season which begins in April and ends in late October. From May through August we also race on Wednesday evenings. Sunday races begin at 1:45 pm, and Wednesday races begin at 6:50 pm using the following starting sequence:

  1. Windmills and non-fleet boats (a.k.a. lasers, FJ’s, 420’s, Contenders, etc.)
  2. Thistles, 505’s, Flying Scots, Highlanders
  3. Interlakes
  4. MC Scows

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Pursuit Races

Looking for a little extra competition? Club Racing on the third Wednesday in May, June, July and August is a pursuit race where all types of boats compete against each other.

Holiday Series

Summer holidays mean sailing at Hoover. Our holiday series racing occurs on the major holiday weekends - Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day - and includes two days of racing followed by a social event and potluck.

Frostbite Sailing

During the cooler months our frostbite sailors take to the water in their lasers. You might see them sailing on a Saturday or Sunday, depending which day of the weekend has better weather. They typically sail the off-season until the pond freezes.

Fleets

Interlake Fleet #24

The Interlake is popular for racing and daysailing. Fleet 24 is the largest Interlake fleet.

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Flying Scot #37

The Flying Scot is a comfortable, stable boat for family day sailing or racing.

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MC Scow Fleet #54

The 16 ft. MC Scow is a popular, flat-bottomed racing boat that is usually single-handed.

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Thistle Fleet #126

The Thistle is a 17 ft. high-performance racing sailboat designed in northern Ohio.

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Windmill Fleet #60

The Windmill is a high-performance two-person boat with a lightweight hull.

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Highlander Fleet #16

The 20-ft. Highlander is a fast, stable boat that’s easy to sail with room for a family.

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505 Fleet #17

The 5O5 is a light weight, high performance boat with a powerful sail plan and one trapeze.

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Non-fleet Boats

Extended visitation may be available to owners of a one-design open-cockpit monohull sailboat, less than 21 feet long and with an active class association.

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