The 2019 Cherry Blossom Regatta will be held on the upper Potomac River April 27-28. The NOR can be downloaded here. The SI and on line registration will be available shortly.
Scow Fleet Captain Jack Sheehan won the 2019 PRSA fall scow racing series and Scow Race Director Stew Harris won the spring series. The two scow sailors got their names on a plaque at the annual Potomac River Sailing Association soiree, Nov. 15 at the Heavy Seas in Arlington.
The PRSA also awarded Sheehan and Harris with the Nabeel Alsalem Award for fleet development. The scow fleet has grown to six I20s, one M scow and one MC Scow.
Joe and Cole Ewing of Ohio made it two wins in two years, laying claim to the Cherry Blossom 2018 on the Potomac River with bullets in four out of five races. Indian Lake, OH nemesis Brook Patten was close behind, notching one win in race 3, with Jack Sheehan of the Potomac fleet finishing third overall. Continue reading Ewing Wins Cherry Blossom 2018
The Scooty Puff team (169) of rookie skipper Kody Lieberman and Jack Sheehan eeked out the win with two bullets and two seconds.
“This was my first time ever driving in a race,” Kody shared after receiving his prize, a beautiful water bottle festooned with the famous “Black Swan” of the Potomac Rivers Sailing Association.