TTL Fall Season Finishes

And it finished with a mixture of wind and some very close racing. Results to follow. We know that Cindy Pillote won the Portsmouth fleet championship, with Clay Poulson second. We know that Dave Haggart won the C14.2 fleet. I (Mike Ferring) was able to overtake John Mayall on this final day for second. But […]

Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup Souvenir Shirt

When you sign up for the February 8-10 Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup, be sure to outfit the crew in souvenir technical shirts. In fact, you don’t have to wait until you sign up (since we know that’ll be at the last minute). We’ll have the shirts available at the Christmas gift exchange on Tuesday […]

Nearly Breathless TTL Sunday

There was an excellent turnout of Lasers Sunday (11/25) at Tempe Town Lake, but little wind to move them around. The victory went to the one who could manage to be in the puffs or who could roll tack without, ahem, breaking any rules. Here are the results.    

Learn Sailboat Racing from Seven-Time Champ Skip Kempff

When Skip Kempff found himself sailing with inexperienced crew this last year or so, he realized he’d better find an organized way to bring them up to speed. The result was several pages of speed notes and tactical descriptions that someone new to the sport could study. Now Skip has agreed to share his notes […]

Final Fall Weekend at Lake Pleasant

And it was a pretty one. A mixture of nice wind and light wind then no wind at all on the last race Sunday morning. A shortened course. Drifting. Zero-point-zero on the GPS. But overall, mark this fall as a good one on Lake Pleasant. Congratulations to the fleet winners! The most competitive fleet was […]