Thursday, January 24, 2008

Upcoming Meeting- February 21, 2008

Our first meeting for the year will be on Thursday, February 21st at the Florida Gun & Tackle Club located on San Jose Blvd. We will have a short social at 5:45pm with the meeting starting at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM.
We will be meeting around back on their screened in porch area.
Our meeting topics this month will include:Calendar Schedule: Workshops on the water/sailing dates/boats, Monthly meeting dates, Adventure Sail, Adopt A Racer.
We will also discuss program topics for the year and have some fun with Testing Your Knowledge. How much do we really know about a sailboat? An opportunity to win a Bottle of Rum- Mt. Gay, no less. So batten down the hatches, and come on out to the first meeting of the year!


Award winners for the 2007 Women's Sailing Series were announced last night at the First Coast Sailing Association's Annual Meeting at Epping Forest Yacht Club.
In First Place in the Mixed Cruiser Class was Joan Rogers on "Whisper". From L to R: Joan Rogers- Skipper, Neena Guidi, Crew: Suzy Veal, Barb Ebers, and Gloria DeVall. Not pictured: Denise Smith, Kimberly Beatson and Tom Bell.

In Second Place in the Mixed Cruiser Class was Roseanne Vernon on "Liberty Call".
From L to R: Joan Rogers, Neena Guidi, and Roseanne Vernon-Skipper. Not pictured: Crew.

In Third Place in the Mixed Cruiser Class was Linda Jones on "Bernoulli". From L to R: Joan Rogers, Neena Guidi, Linda Jones-Skipper, Geri Price, and Mary Refeldt. Not pictured: Other crew members.

In First Place in the Non-Spinnaker Class was Neena Guidi on "Keep The Faith". From L to R: Joan Rogers, Neena Guidi-Skipper, and Crew.
In Second Place in the Non-Spinnaker Class was Lynne Currie on "White Lightnin".

Pictures by David Kyser. Thanks.

Make your plans now for the 2008 Women's Sailing Series. The 1st race is scheduled for Saturday, May 10th at the Navy Jax Yacht Club. Look for the Notice of Race and Sailing Instruction at, NFWSN, and at your local sailing club.

The North Florida Cruising Club is hosting an "Adopt A Racer" Event scheduled for Saturday, March 8th. This event is for all sailors who are interested in racing and are new to the area and/or are not familar with the Rules of Racing. This is the event not too be missed. A great opportunity to learn the rules with an experience racer on your boat before an actual race. Stay tuned for more details!