Archive for the ‘Sailing News’ Category

FWBC Sailing Team traveled to Seabrook, TX last weekend for the Endless Summer Regatta and we had a blast! We had 10 sailors attend. It was a rough regatta starting out with windy and wavy/sloppy conditions. Day two was much lighter and shifty, producing a challenging regatta for all. We combined efforts with Rush Creek Read More

September 12-14, 2014 (Annapolis, MD)- The J/80 North American Championships were held in Annapolis over the weekend of September 10-14, with Annapolis YC hosting. A total of 32 boats showed up to the line, coming from Texas and Ontario. Out of the 32 boats, 18 were locals. At the end of the day on Saturday, 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