SSA Summer Series Recap (II)

Well, as they say, showing up is step one!  We were fortunate to sail Sinistra to an overall victory in the SSA Summer Series this past weekend, primarily due to the fact that we were one of the few boats to sail in all four race days.  Nonetheless, it is no easy task to keep pace with your competition when your competition is the Hurbans or John Guth or Todd Johnson or Joe Friebele.  Overall, we had some great racing and the series provided me with a great chance to keep working on the challenge of sailing in light wind and chop.  Many thanks to Diane and John Butler for crewing for me this past weekend, and to Nicole, Tree, Kyra, and Rebecca for sailing with me during the first summer series weekend in late June.

Thanks to Joe Friebele and the folks up at SSA and Fleet 329 for putting on two great weekends of racing this summer, and many thanks to Rick for letting me sail his boat while he was away.  Keep reading for some details from this past weekend’s racing, including an account of one of the most exciting finishes I’ve had in a Lightning race of late!

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The 60th Annual Frigid Digit Regatta is next weekend!

A friendly reminder that the 60th Frigid Digit regatta, hosted by our friends up in Annapolis, will be held next weekend (Oct. 15-16).  Fleet 329 has set the goal of having 60 boats on the line for 60th anniversary of this fantastic event.  Scroll down a bit for the post here that contains the NOR and other important information, and then sign up for the regatta!

60th Anniversary Frigid Digit Regatta – Oct. 15-16

The Frigid Digit regatta, hosted by our neighbors in Lightning Fleet 329, is turning 60!  The goal is to get (at least) 60 boats on the water for the 60th Anniversary of this great regatta.  Let’s support Fleet 329 by heading up to Annapolis and making the 60th Frigid Digit a great one!  Keep reading to view the NOR, schedule of events, and other organizational details.

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