Archive for January, 2013

News from District 1

Monday, January 21st, 2013
1) District 1 Championships will be hosted by fleet 139 in Portsmouth, NH on June 1st and 2nd.  Please mark your calendars.  This will be a World Qualifier to Newport Worlds in 2014.
2) Take some time to check out and join the new District 1 Blog at the link below.  The goal is to share what is going on in D1.  Please send any news, photos etc., and I will post them for you.
3) Fleets Meet on the Slopes Reminder.  So far we have 15 folks confirmed and coming, would love to have more.  See details below.
Where: Loon Mountain, New Hampshire
When: February 2nd-3rd, 2013
What: We are hoping to gather a great group of J24 sailors from Districts 1 and 2 for a fun weekend on the slopes of Loon Mountain.
Friday Night: As folks get into town we can meet up at the local pub for refreshments at the            Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery
Saturday: Breakfast on your own.
  • Outdoor Adventure Center has tons to offer: Skating, Snow Shoeing, Cross Country Skiing, snow tubing and zip line.  Rentals for all activities are available too. They are open from 10am to 8pm on Saturday and 10 to 4 pm on Sunday.
    Winter Adventure Packages, which include everything, are $49 a day.
  • Watch the “King of the East” Snowboard competition.
Saturday Night: Mike Sudofsky has kindly offered his place for a Saturday Night Pot Luck and get together.
                           4-2 Rachel Court, Loonbrook, Lincoln, NH
                           Please bring a Pot Luck item to share and BYOB
Later Saturday Night: If folks are interested the band “6 Foot Sunday” will be playing in the Bunyan Room at Loon starting at 8:30 pm-no cover!
Sunday: Breakfast at Wilderness Inn B & B or on your own.
  • Ski, snowboard, snowshoe, or skate at Loon or hit the road and head home.
Inn Seasons Group does rentals
or check out Loon Accommodations Web Page
If you are planning to attend the “Fleets Meet on the Slopes” Weekend, please RSVP to Molly White at with the number in your party and what you plan to bring to the potluck.
Look forward to seeing everyone!

Saddleback Trip March 8th and 9th

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Ok, Fleet 43 we have about 10 folks going on the trip we need 5 more to get the deal on tickets so spread the word! If we are buying 20 or more tickets we can get them for $29 a day.

Jeffa will buy the tickets all together so please send your money (cash or check made out to Saddleback Ski Area) to Jeff Smith 214 Sligo Road, Yarmouth, ME 04096 by mid February.