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Update May 10, 2018

Saturday, May 12 – Some folks are planning on getting their boats set-up at Sail Newport.   This would be a good time to set mast rake and rig tensions, get your boat a Thistle Class Measurement.  Hopefully go for a sail and hang out.  Weather could be wet.
CANCELED Monday May21 and 28.  FIRST Race Monday June 4th
Tuesday series scheduled to start summer series 1 on June 5th, see NOR NewporYatchClub
Fleet dues ($100) can be paid using Venmo to Izzy
NE District Regatta July 16-17 
        We need volunteers to head up or be members of :
  • Lodging(finding hosts, camping, other lodging)
  • Food and Saturday night activities (dinner, beer, maybe Saturday Lunch)
  • Race organizing committee (PRO, boats)
  • Organizing committee (communications, SI and NOR) – currently Ben W. and Ralph
Fleet 169 Shirts
Design attached. The design is setup on the long-sleeve tech shirts from NPT Sportswear  in a dark charcoal. Email size and quantity to Lindsey and Izzy( and pay Izzy using Venmo. $17.50 per shirt. Please order by Sunday May 20th for first shipment.  Minimum order size for the group is 12 so we can add more as needed. see shirtspecs  , Thistle_Fleet_169_Shirt_Front

Next Meeting Date- Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.

2017 Numbers

  • 14 boats in fleet
  • 15 Monday Nights sailed
  • Over 25 races sailed
  • Averaged 7 boats a night

2018 Current Numbers

  • 20 boats in fleet
  • 22 Monday Nights planned
  • 40+ Monday Night starts
  • Aiming to host a regatta in 2018
  • Fleet sponsored practice racing and clinics in 2018
  • Tuesday night series also planned for 2018