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RESCHEDULED: 2014 Round the Island, Fort Walton, FL

Added by DamonLinkous on Sep 12, 2014 - 04:03 PM

Message from the Fleet Captain of Fort Walton Yacht Club, Fort Walton Beach, FL -- Sept. 11, 2014

2014 Round the Island

Due to some scheduling conflicts and lack of promotion, I have decided to postpone RTI to September 26-28. If you are even CONSIDERING sailing, please preregister. I will not be collecting any money until the skippers meeting.


$50  discount off $60 entry fee for registration before September 26, 2014!


Quick rundown of upcoming events (including the two rescheduled events):





  • Sept 13th - Pier & Back (PBYC)

  • Sept 26-28 - Round The Island (FWYC) Link to NOR 

  • Oct 2-3 - Leukemia Cup (OSYC/SRYC)

  • Oct 25-26 - Shearwater Regatta (OSYC) and Wave NAs (PBYC)

  • Nov 1-2 - GYA Multihull Regatta - PBYC - (see NOR for team/awards info but ALL boats invited)


Any questions, please email or text.


Thanks,


Ashley Sukalski

FWYC Fleet Capt 2014

fleetcaptain@fwyc.org

850-621-2017 


2014 Slip to Ship Regatta Final Results

Added by DamonLinkous on Jun 19, 2014 - 10:16 AM
Here are the complete results for the 2014 Slip to Ship Regatta.

Key Sailing takes First Florida 300

Added by cyberspeed on Jun 04, 2014 - 12:42 PM

Awards - 26



The first running of the Florida 300 was successful with 12 boats taking the start and nine completing all four legs. There was a good mix of seasoned veterans and new talent combined with two new venues. Competition was close with seconds separating overall leaders Key Sailing from Marspeed going into the final leg. 





2014 Slip To Ship Regatta Pictures

Added by DamonLinkous on May 27, 2014 - 01:50 PM

The 2014 edition of the Slip To Ship Regatta was held this past Memorial weekend at Ocean Springs Yacht Club and was a big success. With over 50 entries in the various classes it was a record attendance for the regatta since the club was completely destroyed by hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Complete detailed results will be available soon, in the meantime enjoy some pictures from the event in this years photo album here.

http://www.thebeachcats.com/pictures/?g2_itemId=108254

 If you have pictures you are willing to share with the community please create your own albums inside the 2014 Slip To Ship album and upload your pictures. If you haven’t tried this before, there are instructions in the FAQ here. http://www.thebeachcats.com/faq/Photo%20Gallery/how-do-i-upload-photos/ 

Preparing for first race. 


Newkirk and Whitehurst Win Inaugural Florida 300

Added by DamonLinkous on May 23, 2014 - 08:05 AM

Key Sailing Wins Florida 300 

Florida 300 2014 Results

Team Key Sailing on a Nacra Carbon 20 drove to victory over the other 20 foot carbon boat in the race, Team Marspeed by 24 minutes after four days of racing.

Congratulations to all the racers for accepting the challenge and the bar is set for everyone who thought about entering, but did not.

Below are the complete result details starting with the overall, click on Read More to view day by day results.

Results are Final

Florida 300 OVERALL

Rank

Boat

HelmName

CrewName

Class

Rating

Elapsed

Corrected

1

Key Sailing

Newkirk, Kirk

Whitehurst, Thomas

Open Class

57.9

21:13:37

1:12:39:41

2

Marspeed

Moss, Bret

Casey, John

Open Class

58

21:37:27

1:13:16:59

3

Waveyhaven

Tomeo, Charles

Dowd, Mike

F18

62.4

23:52:41

1:14:15:58

4

Royal Yellow

Sonnenklar, Jay

Lohmeyer, Steve

N20

59.3

22:51:09

1:14:32:14

5

SolarWind

Ingram, Dave

Ingram, Bob

F18

62.4

1:0:32:01

1:15:19:00

6

Team Cat Fever

Hart, Todd

Tebo, Dalton

F-18

62.4

1:0:42:34

1:15:35:54

7

Turtle Mojo

Macdonald, Dick

Herendeen, Mark

F18

62.4

1:1:09:22

1:16:18:51

8

Royal Orange

Page, Colin

Green, Evan

N20

59.3

1:0:15:19

1:16:54:10

9

SMS Racing

Steiger, H.M.

Sawyer, Chris

N20

59.3

1:1:26:48

1:18:54:42

10

Cat In The Hat

Ferber, Larry

Smith, Jackson

N20

59.3

1:2:53:34

1:21:21:01

11

Knot 2 Slow

Norvell, David

Jackson, Dustin

F18

62.4

DNF

 

11

Royal White

Greene, Terry

Runge, Chris

N20

59.3

DNF

 

Footnote: Let's here the stories from the race in the forums.

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