The good news is that the weather is starting to warm up, which means that sailing season, the only one that really matters in any year, is getting tantalizingly close. The bad news is that Covid-19 has affected all of our lives so dramatically and fundamentally, and that it has tragically ended so many. No
Here we are in February, a bit more than half way between the end of Fleet 5 racing in 2019 and the start of racing in 2020. This provides us with a nice vantage point from which to look back on the past year, and ahead to the next. Looking back, the weather gods
November 24, 2019 2019 Winter Party; There is a more weighty January Newsletter in the works, but things have sort of gotten away from its editor. We want to remind everyone that Kim and Christina Pandapas have again generously offered to host the event, that the date is coming up fast, and that everyone needs
https://www.facebook.com/events/456627395074544/ 2019 Rhodes 19 – Fleet 5 Spring Seminar Please join us for: Crewing: Tips and Tricks from some of Fleet 5’s top crews Come hear panelists Christina Pandapas, Pete Kaznoski and Jim Taylor discuss both their in the boat maneuvers and out of the boat strategies for getting their drivers around the race course.
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There are several important issues that you need to know about, so be sure to read all the way to the end, since that might save you some money! First up, while the sailing season is over, our party season is not. In fact, our annual Awards Party is perhaps the most important one of
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Download the April Newsletter Spring Clinic/Rules Discussion The date and time for our annual spring training session have been set. Be sure to clear your calendars for Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 PM, as this event is not to be missed. We suggest that you come a bit early to try out the elegant new
Road To The Cup – Week 5 Top-10 as of 6/25/17 Conditions for Thursday’s Twilight weren’t optimal, as reported by our man on the scene, John Casler. “Seven Rhodes, no wind. The wind was dying as the start time approached, and we drifted across. After 20-30 minutes the race was called. Walter & Mathew
Road To The Cup – Week 4 Top-10 as of 6/18/17 Conditions on Thursday were less than ideal, in fact I recall admiring the impressive white caps along Lynn Shore on my commute home. I think that may have scared a few folks off, as suggested in this account from our own John Casler.