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2017 Dist2 Champ Mike Shea

Mike Shea Wins District One Championships

Class Association District Secretary Bruce Wasson presented the 2016 District One Championship trophy to Mike Shea. The trophy represented top finishing in the ABYC Labor Day regatta. Mike was presented the perpetual and the accompanying silver "L's" which are honor awards. As District Champion, Mike is allowed to display them on his sails.

CenterBoardGybeArticle

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth

on Centerboard Gybe

The Lido class rules allow up to a 1/4” of gybe in the centerboard. What does that mean? Basically that the leading edge moves 1/4” from side to side more than the trailing edge of the board. Read more...

 

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 (L-R) RoyWoolsey, with is classic floppy eared hat, and Christophe Killian at the 2007 Lido 14 Class Championships in Newport Beach.  Christophe won the 2013 Lido 14 Class Championships and is now (2016) the number one ranked match racing sailor in the United States.
 
Roy Woolsey Regatta - 2016
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Several decades ago, when I was learning how to race the Lido 14, I found myself crossing paths on the race course with Roy Woolsey.  It took quite some effort to learn how to sail better than Roy and, when I did, it was both a happy moment - for having learned how to sail better - and sad to leave someone you were fond of behind.

Fleet 62 - Sunday's Redwood City Cruise Recap

Well, we had a great time on Sunday. The weather was perfect, a clear sky with a pretty good wind from the east all day. It was a good turnout of our regular Lido sailors. A special thanks to Bruce Prickett for arranging for our use of the Sequoia Yacht Club for the after-party.

We all assembled in the parking lot near the public launching ramp about 11 am, everyone was on time and ready to go. Josh was there with “Argo” and two friends Taylor and Alexis. They brought all types of refreshments and snacks for the sail, more than enough for a 2 hour trip. So he sailed with Alexis all day and they looked like there were having a good time as Josh was teaching her sailing.



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