Chowder Cup Regatta Photos and Results

Extremely light wind and a skewed course made for some difficult racing, and all three Colgates dropped out before finishing. But we enjoyed a beautiful day on the water, with ten PHRF boats and six Martin 16s. We also enjoyed the Sagamore’s hospitality, from the Chowderfest dinner on Saturday night to the awards luncheon on […]

First SKUD-18 Regatta

“The four US teams held the first SKUD-18 regatta in the world (as far as we know) during the Marblehead NOOD, July 28th – 30th. It was a pretty typical Marblehead Race Week, mostly light, under 10 knots of breeze. The boat is not too exciting in those non-planing conditions…”

Steve Mintz recounts his Ti Race experience

An avid lifelong sailor, Steve joined Y-Knot after experiencing a stroke several years ago. This year he competed in the 33rd annual Ticonderoga Race, which sails much of the length of Lake George. Steve shares his experience below. The whole story of the is race is amusing. As you know, I race when I am […]

Y-Knot at Chowder Cup Regatta

Memorial Day weekend saw the first sunny weather upstate New York had experienced for what seemed like several weeks. So plenty of spectators were on hand to watch the Sagamore Hotel’s annual Chowder Cup regatta. Several sailors competed in the Martin16 fleet: Y-Knot veterans Steve Mintz and Rebecca Stanley, Curt Leatherbee, who heads the racing […]