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SLY is signed up for the 2020 Newport to Bermuda Race

SLY is signed up for the 2029 Newport to Bermuda Race. The 2020 SLY racing Schedule has been posted and we are in the process of finalizing the crew and getting commitments. The legs are as follows: May 14-17 - Deliver the boat from Annapolis, MD to Stamford, CT May 21-25 - Block Island Races June 13-14 - Deliver the boat from Stamford, CT to Newport, RI June 19 - 24 - Newport to Bermuda Race June 27 - Jul 2 - Delivery Bermuda to Annapolis

SLY on the Hard for the Season

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SLY is out of the water for the 2019 Season. The boats signed up for the 2020 Newport to Bermuda Race and planning has already begun. A Link to the SLY 2020 Racing Calendar is here. We are in the process of finalizing both race and delivery crews for the Newport to Bermuda Race This year. 

Monohull LIne Honors in Down the Bay

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Here are a few pics of SLY at the start of the Down the Bay Race held Memorial Day Weekend. The weather was great!  We saw 15-25 knots out of the NNW for most of the ride and the wind went very light and started shifting to the S when we got to the lower portion of the Bay. We crossed the finish line at 0340, behind two trimarans. We corrected to 2nd in the ORC Division - (there were only 2 boats). You can see more great pics from Spinsheet here. https://spinsheet.smugmug.com/SpinSheet/2019-Events/2019-Down-the-Bay-Race/

Wow! We Made Scuttlebutt Sailing News!

Scuttlebutt is probably the single best resource for international yacht racing news.  They picked up the Spinsheet story!  Thats a big deal! https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2019/05/02/prepping-for-offshore-racing/

AYC WNR Race 2 May 1, 2019

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This is a fun video from Race 2 in the 2019 Annapolis Yacht Club Wednesday Night Race Series .  We had Jason Currie from Quantum Sails and Mark Sims from True North Yachting , the two professionals that put the boat together onboard to help us to better understand all the nuances of SLY and to help prepare us to race the boat.  The weather on Wednesday Night was beautiful, perfect for sailing and yacht racing. There was a nice steady 8 knot breeze out of the North, so we had lots of reaching and downwind sailing with our biggest sails. 

Spinsheet Magazine Article about SLY

A fun article in the May Issue of Spinsheet Magazine about SLY and our offshore experience. https://www.spinsheet.com/racing/expecting-unexpected-offshore-sailing-tips?fbclid=IwAR1Y_37dVSY7L4OLXMV6KBOSpPqlQdjCX_eVP-UtElLwKx9DBmp1HgYHebY

SLY takes 2nd in the NASS Spring Race

https://photos.app.goo.gl/xcW7uyVe9UELi5Zx6 Video of Zarraffa next to us at the start. The weather was gray and they were calling for 20 knot winds out of the south as we headed out of Back Creek. Despite all the drama with the weather, ratings, class splits, a jammed spinnaker pole, a blown vang, one knockdown, and no @SlyFox IPA, we had a lot of fun Saturday and congratulations to the crew for some outstanding work! We took 2nd place in PHRF A0. The crew worked incredibly well together, supported each other and made it look easy. It was exciting good to get the boat out in some heavy duty conditions.  I've been impressed with how well the boat sails - we had that puppy pretty loaded up and it was rock solid. According to Thomas Point Light, we had 14 - 24 knots of wind. We had a good start and I was very pleased to see that we had no problem keeping pace with the Farr 40's both upwind and downwind. We were probably beating into 18-20 knots of wind when we blew the