News & Updates

February 2015

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March 14

– Ides of March Yacht Yard Season Kick Off
– BVI Cruise Week Begins

April 25

– Rockfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament
– Great Loop Sendoff & Grill at the Boat Works

May 16

-SCC – GIYS Spring RaceSCC – GIYS Spring Race
-Post Race Party

2015 Calendar

The Boat House is closed during the renovations. The Fitness Center will be closed for window replacement for 7 – 10 days in mid March. Predicted completion date for the renovations of the Boat House is May 8R photo 1

Baltimore Light Race

210 Fleet Around Baltimore Light Race – November 9

1. Osprey II – Murray Leigh
2. Longtail – Courtenay Jenkins
3. Pintail – Jeff Oak
4. Egret – Mark Collins

DNF

Goose – The Sea Cups
No Name – Jim Farr
Double Eagle – John Clinnin

2014 One Design Invitational

Tom Price won the first Gibson Island One Design Invitational with three first place finishes sailing Egret, one of the oldest boats in the fleet. Sandy Yellott of Nantucket Yacht Club was second, and Courtenay Jenkins was third. Tom Lemaire of Sail Newport was fourth.

Fine weather and moderate wind on Saturday enabled the race committee to get off four races. One race was run on Sunday. Heavy winds on the Magothy River prevented a second race.

2014 One Design Invitational Results

Winner Tom Price’s Tuning Tips

“Messing Around in Boats”

One Design Racing at Gibson Island

“Messing around in boats for 90 years”

By Tom Price with Photographs Collected by John Sherwood

They say History repeats itself and in looking back at Gibson Island’s 90 year saga of One Design racing, it’s clear that there has been phenomenal (some might say pathological) desire for racing similar, if not identical yachts within our Squadron, between members and even between other Bay clubs. Read more