On Saturday, June 18 several NMYC members competed in Wolfeboro at the Sasquatch Footy Regatta. With heavy winds, 15mph with gusts to 25, our members braved very difficult conditions and took the top 3 positions. Alain Jousse took 1st, Rick Gates took 2nd and Cliff Martin took 3rd. Congratulations skippers!
We had Rick, Alain, and Chris show up. As race time approached, the wind shifted and blew a large number of weeds onto the course causing impossible racing conditions. Because of this, racing was canceled and will be a made up at a later date. The good news is that most of the weed isContinue reading “2nd DF95 Regatta Postponed”
5 skippers again competed in the second V36 regatta of the season under fluky winds with the added problem of many floating weed islands. Herb again out sailed the fleet and after 10 races were completed, the regatta was called. Alain had a few control issues with his boat and withdrew early. See Gallery forContinue reading “Second V36 Results”
Rick has stepped down as Commodore due to personal reasons and Chris O’Brien has stepped up to fill the vacancy. We wish both good luck.
Again, due to weather conditions, a regatta is postponed due to weather. An iffy call proved to be the correct one as a thunder/lightning cell moved through the area at around 1PM. It will be rescheduled.
5 skippers competed in the first V36 regatta of the season under fairly light shifty breezes. Herb out sailed the fleet and after 6 races were completed the regatta was called. Jim had several boat issues which knocked him out of competition unfortunately.
On what could be called a light wind day, 4 DF-95s took to the pond to battle for the win of the first series race of the season. Rick G. pulled out a victory for the day with Chris O. getting 2nd and our newest member David finishing off the top 3. A huge shoutContinue reading “DF95 First Regatta Results”
Five intrepid skippers brought their VM’s ( 4 High Fliers and one Traditional ) for the first regatta in the series. Four were launched but, due to conditions of very of high winds, it was decided that cancelling was the best option. Throughout the week preceding, we were worried that the almost dead calm conditionsContinue reading “First Vintage Marblehead Regatta Cancelled Due To Conditions”
MAY THE FOURTH FOOTY RACE On April 30th, The Nashua Model Yacht Club kicked off the start of their racing season by holding the first Footy race out of six that three other clubs participate in. The weather was bright and sunny with gusty winds coming out of the NNW at 10 to 15 milesContinue reading “May The 4th Be With You Results”
Article by Cliff Martin: The US Vintage Model Yacht Group held this year’s national regatta in Honey Brook, PA. Over 30 skippers, with over 60 boats showing up to compete. Cliff Martin, Herb Dreher, Rick Gates and Rick Laird attended, competing in the Vintage Marblehead (VM) and Vintage-36 (V36) classes. Jim Linville attended but hadContinue reading “NMYC Represented at the USVMYG Nationals, October 6-10, 2021”