Category Archives: RC Laser Fleet 14

RC Laser Fleet 14 sails remote control model sailboats on Canandaigua Lake in New York.

5 Races Completed Week 4 Fall Series

There seemed to be plenty of wind a hundred yards off shore but very seldom did it come our way.  What started out to be a south wind quickly turned into a light north wind which turned out to be … Continue reading

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“Jonathan Gorbold Wins Hospitality Regatta”

The day began early with all the preparations being made. Seven boats entered the water at noon for the 2.3 mile race across the lake.  The chase boats were power boats, canoes, and kayaks.  Keith Calkins (race director) laid out the … Continue reading

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Gary Schmidt Scores 2 Bullets Week 2 Fall Series

After missing out on week one with an electrical malfunction Gary was able to rebuild his boat with new servos and score 2 bullets out of 4 races. After two weeks of the Fall Series it is Gary Schmidt and … Continue reading

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Atkins’ Hospitality Elimination Regatta Saturday August 22, 2015

Maggie & Neil Atkins will be hosting their Annual Hospitality Elimination Regatta which will include great company, a great meal and drinks for all.  The address is 4314 Deep Run Canandaigua, NY 14424.  This is just off of East Lake Rd. … Continue reading

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Squaw Island Regatta & Summer Series Results

SATURDAY AUGUST 1ST The weather could not have been better for the 2015 Squaw Island Regatta.  By 2pm the wind was out of the west at anywhere from 2 knots to 15 knots depending on where you were on the … Continue reading

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5th Annual Squaw Island Offshore Race & Cookout 2015

Kick off August with the RC Laser fleet by coming out to sail in the 5th Annual Squaw Island Offshore Race Saturday August 1st. This 2-mile race requires skippers to sail their radio controlled sailboat up the lake to a mark at … Continue reading

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WEEK 6 OF SUMMER SERIES HAS 6 RACES

Great summer day at the races for RCs. We had warm breezes mostly from the west which forced us to have downwind starts and huge wind holes at the windward mark for most of the races.  The race course was … Continue reading

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Weather Geeks Get It Wrong

The weather forecast called for 6 knot winds from 4-6 pm , but what we got was a great deal of powerboat chop.  Waves with no wind makes for very focused sailing.  After 2 brutal races (The first won by Gary … Continue reading

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RC Lasers Have A Rough Month

June seems to be the month that is a crap shoot as to whether we can race or not.  Twice this month we have found ourselves sitting under an umbrella or under the hatchback of a truck waiting for the … Continue reading

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Sailing Instructions: 2015 Squaw Island Offshore Race

Canandaigua, New York RC Laser Fleet 14 5th Annual Squaw Island Race August 01, 2015 Rules: The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, … Continue reading

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