We added a new menu item “IOM in the North West”. This is where we post IOM related activities , news, oddities and what-have-you’s. For starters, you can find the schedule of IOM regattas and copies of the “The IOM Update” news letter. Check . . . → Read More: Please note: New Menu Item
We had 10 Victorias racing. Results published under “Sailing Events”. Winds were variable direction and speed. We tried the “30 sec handicap” for the last 4 finishers of the previous race. The results were good and the quality of the race improved. Off course this is only my opinion. We will wait for the report of . . . → Read More: Sail 4/3/2011
My Idea to have an “A” B”” fleets is going to happen!
this is to help everyone, not just to level the field, it will speed up our Victoria Regatta’s races also to welcome our new Skipper and keep our old salty dog’s as well,
what I would like to try is a run of an “A” “B” . . . → Read More: A B Fleets for Victoria’s
Last Saturday, 3/27/11, there was a scored race in Seattle organized by our IOM friends up there. Ron, Dave, and Chris went up and sailed with them. Here is Ron’s quick report.
“Yesterday Chris, Dave and I joined the Seattle guys at Gene Coulon Marine Park. There were 11 IOMs and one ODOM. The skippers are . . . → Read More: Sailing in Seattle
Update: More pictures from Herb on this new design. See below…
New from Germany, waiting for speed test is the pictured hull. I got it as an email from Herb and I thought that you my want to see proof that the word “job” spells the same in English and German.
. . . → Read More: IOM hull design
Update: It was a fun day. IOM Captain report follows, and scores are posted under Sailing Events / IOM Scored Races
Pictures at http://s434.photobucket.com/albums/qq62/IBEXtrax/2011OMYCMar20/
“Ten skippers showed for our first IOM scored event of the year. The winds were in the 10 knot plus range and our A rigs were pressed. Unfortunately we were forced to . . . → Read More: Sail 3/20/2011
We are planning to be at Tualatin Commons on 3/17/2011 at 12:00 to sail IOMs. The forecast is 30% chance of rain, 46 degrees, 8 – 11 mph SSE winds. Link . . . → Read More: Fun Sail on St Patrick’s Day
We all have gone sailing by our selfs a time or two, normally pretty mundane.
well I needed to check my new bulb placement on my IOM and check out a different Venue for our next Victoria Regatta, but mostly just wanted to float the IOM to see if my bow was sitting correctly.
so went . . . → Read More: Windy Wednesday
I received an email from Stanley Townsend, a former OMYC member announcing the formation of Rose City Model Sailing Club. The new club is focusing initially on Footys and they are planning to expand on Micro Magic and other classes not supported by OMYC. Their sailing schedule is not conflicting with OMYC. For more info, I . . . → Read More: New Model Sailboat Sailing Club.
There is no water in Westmoreland. Our sail is moved to Tualatin Commons. All sails, until there is water back in Westmoreland, will be in Tualatin Commons. When there is water back we will email you and post it on this site.
This sail is the first scored race for Victorias. After the Victorias we will have . . . → Read More: Sail 3/6/11