News from the Fleet Captain

Sailing season (and this weather!) is heating up. Lots of exciting fleet news below. Please forward to your crew too.

Upcoming Fleet Party – Thursday, Aug 27

Save the date -Thursday, Aug 26 after racing fleet party at Eastport Yacht Club. In addition to good food, beverages & awards, we are thinking of some friendly on-land competition this evening (corn hold, ping pong…) Send me the names of who is coming from your and we’ll add you to the list!

Join Fleet 8 & Sail with a Pro Thurs, Aug 6!

If you are a paid-up Fleet 8 member, your name will be in the hat to have Allan Terhune from Quantum sail with your team on Thurs, Aug 6 and Geoff Becker from North on Thurs, Aug 13. We’d love to have crew become members too and that gets your boat another entry in the raffle (and it’s only $25 for crew!)

Here is our list of paid members to date: J. Biles, D. Bonney, P. Borrssuck, D. Eggleton, P. FitzGerald, K. FitzGerald, P. Ford, S. Grumm, P. Kassal, J. Machlin, K. McKee, P. Rich, M. Rivera. There is still time to join and get some tips from a pro! Boat owners are $35, crew is $25 and make checks payable to J/24 Fleet 8. Send to Peter Rich – 1146 Mainsail Dr. Annapolis MD 21403

East Coast Championship

We kicked off the planning for this year’s combined J/24 & J/22 East Coast Championship with a meeting last Tues. Mark Rivera and Jason Goscha are the respective J/24 and J/22 regatta chairs. If you are planning to sail the ECCs, please let me know-it will help with our planning over the next few months. If you are not planning to sail, we would still like to have Fleet 8 members participate and support our big regatta! Want to volunteer to help plan or assist during the regatta? Or, maybe just join us at the beer truck? Let us know! This is our annual fleet event and we want to make this fun for everyone.

Let’s hope for breeze tomorrow evening!


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