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“Home Alone” Regatta – 2020

Something to Occupy our Time While Social Distancing...

Join us Tuesday evenings on the BLYC Facebook Page for our first ever “Home Alone” Regatta – an hour of sailing trivia, rules quizzes, etc. with your fellow Buckeye Lake sailors.

ALL BUCKEYE LAKE SAILORS ARE WELCOME!

View/Download the Notice of Race below

How Sails Work…

– Steve Harris

Fellow sailors, during this time of being stuck at home, I imagine that we’re all looking for things to do to occupy our time.  Today, I decided that I’d go through the drawer full of old flash drives and see what I’ve saved from the past and see if any of it was worth keeping.  I came across this article from North Sails from back around 2007 about “How Sails Work.”  I thought it may be of interest and may remind us that this, too, shall pass and, before you know it, we’ll be back on the water again…. ENJOY

“Race Committee 101”

Do you want to learn how to be a GREAT Race Committee Volunteer?

Does your team know and understand the Flags and Horns?

Sunday, March 8
1:00 pm

Later this month, in our continued efforts to prepare for a great 2020 season at BLYC, Steve will present an introduction to the Right-of-Way Rules that pertain to sailboat racing.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Sunday, March 29 at 1:00 pm for that session as well.

Quick Racing Rules Quiz…

Room to Clear the Obstruction!

Boat P (on port tack) is sailing close-hauled within one length of a dock. Boat S (on starboard tack), also close-hauled, is on a collision course with P and hails, “Starboard!” P replies with…

This quiz was excerpted from Dave Perry’s 100 Best Racing Rules Quizzes available from US Sailing. For a comprehensive explanation of the rules, read Dave Perry’s Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2020, which is also available from US Sailing. Permission to reprint this quiz for non-commercial use is granted by the author.

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