Please save the date for the 2017 Rhodes 19 Nationals: August 17-20, 2017 hosted by the Eastern Yacht Club | Marblehead, MA More information coming soon to: http://r19nationals.com
It is with profound sadness that I report the passing of Fred Brehob. Fred embodied the spirit of Fleet 5 for several decades, and played a huge role in building the vibrant and dynamic culture our Fleet enjoys today. Fred served as both Fleet Captain and Class President. He also enjoyed success on the race
Due to the forecasted snow, tonight's party has been POSTPONED – NO PARTY tonight. We will reschedule to a later date. Thank you!
Happy New Year! Jan-2017-Fleet-5-Newsletter.pdf
Road To The Cup – Week 19 Top-10 as of 10/2/16 Let’s start with a shout-out to our friend Susie Schneider, who broke her foot last week. We have no specifics on when or how this happened, but it’s an immense drag that prevented her from serving as PRO for the Laser Masters this weekend.
Road To The Cup – Week 18 Top-10 as of 9/25/16 The Fall Series continued with Day 2 on Saturday under fall conditions featuring sunny skies and a crisp cool northeasterly that wound its way to the east in the early afternoon. The Rhodes were the only fleet to show up and there were
Road To The Cup – Week 16 Top-10 as of 9/11/16 The Fall Series kicked off under overcast skies and a light easterly as some pre-frontal crud spent most of the day parked over our heads. It finally cleared out around 4pm with a freshening breeze, but by then the boats were heading in.
Road To The Cup – Week 15 Top-10 as of 9/4/16 Heartfelt wishes go out to old friend and CYC Race Committee Chair Judy Adam. Judy stepped awkwardly off a deck and fractured her femur. She had to undergo surgery and now is concentrating on laying low and healing fast. As most of you
I told you last week that there would be no RTTC this week, but I lied. Actually I didn’t think I’d have the time and needed to leave my options open. But here you go. Let’s start with nationals. Two boats from Fleet 5 made the trek to Chicago, 1217 and 982, but several
Five boats made it out for the final Twilight of our short season on Thursday night, and providing a synopsis, as he has all season (and for years) is our man on the scene, John Casler. “The wind was out of the Southwest at 7-9, with gusts significantly higher. The course was out to