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Scow Racing on the Potomac (and elsewhere)

Final Race of 2015

OSP-Uffdah
Tm Dickson edges out Will Fenn

Check out the photos of an exciting finish as the OSP driven by Tim Dickson and his crew Carl Schaefer edge out Will Fenn and crew Kalif for second place.

It was a terrific way to end the season, with three boats competing in the final four races of 2015.   Scow veterans Stew Harris and Tripp Hook took two wins apiece in the 1985 Johnson known as “Youbetcha Buddy.” Continue reading Final Race of 2015

Practice Day in the Lagoon

With light winds, four Inland 20s made the decision not to follow the other fleets to the start line.  Instead, we practiced light air spinnaker work in the lagoon.  There were a bunch of new scow sailors.  Team Dickson showed up with son Brody and his  friend Jack, who got to move the stick.   Avocado was driven by Jack Sheehan and fellow Sailing Club of Washington sailor, Jeremy. These savvy salts got their  hull out of the water and saw the resulting speed.  Good job!

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