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2012 Burning of the Socks

Tomorrow marks the 2012 Vernal Equinox. This means that sailors won’t be wearing their socks again until next winter so it is time to hold a party to burn the stinky ones. The Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet is building the … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Celebrate the 2011 RC Laser Season

Jonathan Gorbold, Bill Blevins and Gary Schmidt (left to right) finished the 2011 Canandaigua RC Laser sailing season in first, second and third places respectively. The year-old Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet now has 19 boats! We also have fleet t-shirts, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Blew In A Great Time

Nelson Habecker calls the starting line, “All Clear” as the first race in the Women’s Series on August 28 gets underway. As Hurricane Irene’s rain bands skirted just east of Canandaigua Lake on Sunday, 14 skippers from the RC Laser … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Should Create Perfect RC Laser Conditions

Bring your rain gear (but you probably won’t need it), a PFD and your RC Laser and join us Sunday, August 28, 2011 for a 2.5 mile race across Canandaigua Lake to a cookout held at Neil and Maggie Atkins … Continue reading

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A Long Distance Race, Happy Hour, Cookout and Fall Racing!

The Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet kicked off the final series of the 2011 season yesterday in very nice southerly winds which followed a serious afternoon downpour and thunderstorm. The skies cleared up just before race time and sailors completed five … Continue reading

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Fun Fall RC Laser Season Planned

After 31 races that included 207 total starts in the Summer Low Point Series, Bill Blevins (#254, above in photo) took home top honors, ending with 21 points. Gary Schmidt (#59) followed in second place with 49 points and David … Continue reading

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RC Lasers Sponsor Aug. 26th Happy Hour At CYC

Nelson Habecker, Jack Bennett and Bill Blevins, left to right in the photo above, started racing radio controlled Laser sailboats down on the waterfront docks in July of 2010. One year has passed and the RC Laser fleet has now … Continue reading

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Capt. Jack “Sparrow” Bennett Team Wins Eight-Legged Race

After four light-wind races, the eight-legged team of Brennan Blodgett, Leslie Bennett, Jack Bennett and Christine Stebbins (L to R) won the Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet’s first annual Eight-Legged Race on Saturday, July 2, 2011. Team Yost from R.A.M.Y.A placed … Continue reading

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Four Sailors and Eight Legs Equals Twelve Winners

Four beautiful hand painted Perrier Jouet champagne flutes and an exquisite bottle of bubbly will go to the winning team in the Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet’s first annual Eight-Legged Race! The current plan is to set a short windward-leeward course … Continue reading

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The Eight-Legged Race Is This Saturday

Start getting your crew trained and prepared for this weekend’s Eight-Legged Race! This will be a RC Laser relay race where we’ll set out marks off of the south end of the docks at CYC and then announce courses that … Continue reading

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