Category Archives: Regatta

2012 North American Championship Planning Meeting Update

By now you are hopefully aware that our fleet will be hosting the 2012 RC Laser North American Championship in Canandaigua on June 8-10. Our next meeting is tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of February 12. We don’t yet have … Continue reading

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Special Event Application Filed For 2012 North Americans

Since the Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet was asked to host the next North American RC Laser Championship Regatta on June 8-10, 2012 we have been diligently seeking the perfect location to hold the event. After a long search and much … 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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Blevins Finishes 12th in 2011 North American Championship

Bill and Tracy Blevins headed to Rock Hall Yacht Club in Maryland this past weekend where Bill participated in the 2011 North American RC Laser Championship along with 29 other RC Laser sailors. After six races on the first day, … 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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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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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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Squaw Island Race Photos

Canandaigua RC Laser Fleet Captain Bill Blevins greets the sailors at the skippers meeting before the start of the Squaw Island Race on Canandaigua Lake on Saturday. Squaw Island Race photos taken by Roger Bardwell, Keith Calkins and Tracy Blevins … Continue reading

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Jonathan Gorbold Wins First RC Laser Squaw Island Race

Jonathan Gorbold finished in front of a field of 12 RC Laser skippers who sailed in a two-mile “offshore” race from the docks at the Canandaigua Yacht Club to Squaw Island and back. Second place went to Gary Schmidt. He … Continue reading

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2011 Squaw Island Race Sailing Instructions

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS Canandaigua, New York RC Laser Fleet 14 SQUAW ISLAND RACE May 28, 2011 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 … Continue reading

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