The 2017 spring race series got off to a bang Sunday, April 2 with the Potomac River Inland 20 fleet handling race committee.
Scow dudes Tim Dickson Stew Harris, Rick Loheed and Jack Sheehan planted pins and launched the boats all day long in a NW breeze that start briskly around 7 knots but fizzled by the third race. Continue reading Race Committee is Fun!→
This beauty is a proven competitor with multiple outings including a strong showing at the 2017 Cherry Blossom. Known as “Firewater,” when she sailed in Lake James, Indiana, this boat had two owners and both were meticulous. At only 579lbs. (class weight is 595), Firewater is a nimble competitor. This boat sold Sept. 2017. Continue reading 1985 Johnson I20: SOLD!→
Jack Sheehan completed conversion of his 1987 Johnson on Feb. 5 with the installation of an aluminum sprit, hood cover and bulkhead. The boat will be named “Scooty Puff,” a nod to the animation cult classic Futurama.
A group order for carbon fiber masts will be placed with Forte Carbon Fiber Products on Feb 15, 2017. This is an unfinished mast without hardware or crane. The cost without shipping is $1825.
Anyone wishing to participate in this group purchase must write a deposit check payable to Forte Carbon Fiber in the amount of $1000 and send it post marked on or before Feb. 15 to Stewart Harris, 1320 Constitution Ave NE, Washington DC 20002.
The balance $825 will be due when the mast is completed, before the masts ship. No masts will ship until the balance is paid. Forte has promised completion of the masts no later than March 31, 2017. Continue reading Carbon Spar Orders Due Feb. 15→