Thursday, December 17, 2009

US Sailing Creates a Women's Singlehanded Championship (Radials)

More details to come but this is hot off the wire from US Sailing via John Bentley...

US Sailing has created a Women's Singlehanded Championship (finally!) and the Area A eliminations for the women will be held in conjunction with the Area A for the men on June 19-20 at The Championship of Buzzard's Bay. 

There will be a separate start for women radials ... now we need the women! Spread the word!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Catching Mr. Ed

Ed Adams is currently dominating in Fleet 413…

Newport’s Fleet 413 started the frostbite season on November 1st with 28 boats on the line and since has averaged 30+ with one Sunday swelling to 50 starters!

The breeze has ranged from 3-8 knots on opening day to 12-22 knots on the most recent Sunday. So far there have been six Sundays sailed…Ed has won 5 of those Sundays and was RC on the day he didn’t sail.

When asked what contributed to his out of the box success on opening day, Ed replied, “Expecting to do poorly. After my dismal performance at the BBR, I would have been happy with any finish in the top 10. High expectations tend cloud your decisions and make it hard to sail conservatively.”

Check out Fleet 413 past “Words of Wisdom”

Who will be the first to take down Mr. Ed …Dave Moffat has tied with him twice only to lose the tiebreaker …the next few Sundays should be interesting!

(Photo by PeterSeidenberg: PJ Schaffer catching up to Ed)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

New for 2010!

In 2010 we are planning to launch a new website but for now you can get most of what you need regarding D7 right here.

In this new age of instant news and media we encourage you all to report in with photos and news from each of the D7 fleets so that we can keep the D7 blog and website up to date and the photos current!

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