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As discussed in the Annual Meeting last November, there are big changes to be taking place in the harbor. The Harbor Committee has been working on a long term strategy to resolve the ongoing fluctuation in the water levels at our club. The goal is to serve our membership by providing a safe and deep Read More

I would like to say congrats to Team FWBC at the 2014 USODA Midwinter Championships! We had a mix of kids from Fort Worth, Newport Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA. They all sailed great and worked their butts off. We had sailors competing in their first big event and Read More

The Fort Worth Boat Club Jr Sailing Team finished the year for the TSA Circuit October 25th and 26th at Lakewood Yacht Club in the “End Of Year Regatta”. Lakewood did a fantastic job running the regatta with the very light conditions. At this event kids are recognized for all their hard work, dedication and Read More

Lakewood Yacht Club again hosted J/Fest Southwest in 2014, marking the 5th annual J/Fest Southwest regatta.  They did their usual fine job hosting and also served their signature shrimp and sausage boil for the Saturday dinner.  Fort Worth Boat Club was well-represented with 6 boats present and club members on another two boats out of 57 total Read More

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

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.