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Two boats from the FWBC recently competed in the Heritage Cup Regatta on October 18th and 19th, graciously hosted (annually) by the Houston Yacht Club (HYC). One boat was a J-70 (campaigned by Skipper Jason Bradley and crew – Jim Mitchell, John Hardesty, and Rob Karov) and the other was a J-22 (with skipper Brit Read More

On October 4 and 5th the FWBC Sailing Team went to Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club to sail in the 13th TSA event of the year. Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club did a nice job of putting on the regatta and they were very hospitable. This was my first trip to DCYC and I was impressed with Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas (September 27, 2014) – A balanced field and limited racing usually leads to close races and a crowded leaderboard. This was the situation on Eagle Mountain Lake for the last day at the U.S. Adult Championship, hosted by Fort Worth Boat Club. After just two races over three days due to lack Read More

August 21-23, 2014 Fred Meno won the 29-boat Force 5 North American Championship hosted by Port Huron Yacht Club last month on Lake Huron, MI. This is Fred’s fifth time to win the class championship and his third consecutive victory, a class record.

Our Junior Sailing Team traveled to Palacios, TX for the Cannonball Run Regatta. For most it was their first regatta experience or first regatta in a new fleet/boat. The team exceeded my expectations dealing with 20 knot winds and waves. I am so proud of how everyone performed. Please see my Palacios Regatta report for Read More

The J/105 Blue Flash owned by FWBC member Dr. Matthew Arno competed in this year’s Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.  The crew was Dr. Arno, Heath Power, Scott Hurst, Aaron Noble, Ken Davis (former FWBC member), and Roger Gatewood.  Dr. Janine Arno and Shelley Power provided shore crew support. The race started on Saturday Read More

July 7, 2014 Racing was cancelled on the first day because of a day-long series of thunderstorms passing through the area. On day two, HOSS started strong with a 1, 3, 1 in the first three races. But the Italian boat Cuordileone, skippered by Leonardo Ferragamo, was only 2 points back with a 2, 2, Read More