FYC Jr. Yacht Club Monthly Newsletter

Spring/ Summer Sailing Season is here!!! Meetings are back to normal 6:30PM! Our Next Meeting is June 2nd!

Thank you, Gavin Valentine for spending your Easter with our youngest FYC junior members!
We have A LOT to celebrate! March & April were very busy for all of our Junior Sailors! Scroll all the way down to see the upcoming events!
Team Trials LYC, Texas Photo credit- Matias Capizzano
What an amazing experience for our Advanced Opti Team. 2021 USODA Team Trials at Lakewood Yacht Club, Seabrook, TX. 203 boats registered for this event Apr 21, 2021 - Apr 25, 2021. Fairhope Junior Yacht Club sent 4 sailors! On the last day, the sailors were split into Gold and Silver Fleets. Our 4 sailors represented FYC well in Silver fleet out of 136 competitors...Joe Comer #12, Isaac Sprayberry #73, Layton Duggar #94 and Alec Ward #112. Congratulations to all of these sailors!!!
Gulf Coast High School Championships April 10, 2021 Fairhope High School won second place overall. St Michael High School won fourth place overall. They competed against 6 teams from the Gulf Coast. FHS sailors were Parker French, Elijah Healy, Adler Rux and Gavin Valentine. SMCHS sailors were Robert Montgomery, Ava Cocke, Sullivan Stankoski, Nate Hartwell and Cole Gunter.
Wet N Cool High School Regatta March 20-21, 2021 There were 8 teams from 6 schools that traveled to FYC for this regatta. Fairhope High School won first overall and Saint Michael Catholic High School won second overall. Bayshore Christian won sixth overall. Our FYC schools were great hosts to the other high schools. We had a great kickoff the Friday night with a Crawfish Boil which was well attended and not photographed! Thank you to ALL of the parents that jumped in over the weekend to help make lunch for everyone a success! It takes a village!

Opening Ceremonies for the 2021 Sailing Season & Blessing of the Fleet

Thank you to the 2020 Dogwood Court, The Reverend Forbes Sirmon, Associate Priest at St. James Episcopal Church in Fairhope, Dr. Darren McClellan, Senior Pastor Fairhope United Methodist Church, and Fr. Lito Capeding, Pastor Shrine of the Holy Cross Parish, Montrose, AL. They each made this event very special for everyone involved.
Dogwood Regatta March 27-28, 2001, We had a huge weekend with all the activity on shore as well as on the water with Opti, Laser, c420 and PHRF boats racing. Wrapping up a very competitive weekend: Opti Class 1st: Joe Comer, 2nd Isaac Sprayberry, 3rd Layton Duggar Laser Class: 2nd Chandler Taloney C420 Class: 1st Cruz Dabney & Taylor Hundley 2nd Sullivan Stankooski & Alyson Curry (Jackson YC)
Gulf Coast Opti Championship, March 13-14, 2021. We had a great group of FYC Sailors attend this event. We welcomed sailors from all over the country to Fairhope. Despite the fog, it was a beautiful weekend for sailing! Thank you, to the juniors that helped organize the dollies on the beach!

What's Coming Up soon?

Area D Championship US Sailing - Area D Junior Championship Qualifier~ Smythe (single handed Laser), Bemis, (double handed c420) & Sears (triple handed Viper) held at FYC Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 27, 2021. Area D consist of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee.
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