Winning Attributes of a Successful Fleet:
by Doug Bullock, J/105 Class President
On Lake Ontario, we have a relatively short six-month sailing season from May to October. So to be a successful fleet, you have to have the right combination of boat, culture and schedule to attract and retain owners and crew.
J/105 Fleet 4 Lake Ontario has been a very successful fleet, and I thought I would share what I believe for us are the winning attributes of the J/105 as a boat, the culture of the Class, and our own approach to each season’s schedule.
Our schedule looks for a balance of our racing life with our other life that really helps owners get the crew out and committed for the summer. Our goal is to hold …
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Nominate now for 2018 Hall of Fame:
The US National Sailing Hall of Fame, in its year-round effort to gain nominations for consideration, has imposed a deadline of March 30 (Pacific PT) for nominees to be considered for the Class of 2018 Inductees. Any nominations received after March 30 will automatically be included for consideration for the Class of 2019 Induction. Details.
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