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8.13.14

Nationals Update!!!

Firstly, many thanks to the Montagues and Fishing Bay Yacht Club for hosting a seamless event!!! Everything was well planned. Thank you to John McCarthy and his race committee for their diligence in running races!

A message from our HOD Commodore:

The 80th Hampton Nationals is now in the books, and it was a success despite extraordinarily light winds.  Friday’s two races were held in winds between 2-3 kts.  There was absolutely no wind on Saturday, and thus no races.  On Sunday we had about 5kts with localized puffs that were much higher and managed to get off two races. 

 

The highlight of the regatta for me was the strong showing from a host of new blood, ranging in age from 10 yrs old to mid-20s.  The regatta was described by one new skipper enthusiastically as a “Southern Chesapeake Bay high school sailing reunion” of sorts.  Starting at the top, we had really strong performances from Gordon Wolcott and Woody Granger who won the regatta, and Bill Van Buren who shared the regatta lead after the first day.  Very close behind were Tom Etheridge, the current University of Michigan Sailing Team Captain sailing Ian Twinn’s #719, and Will Bomar who won the Hurst Trophy Skippering Radio Flyer (who made her first Nationals appearance since 2002).  Tom had an excellent performance, and an even better attitude.  He sailed all of Sunday without a tiller extension (broken universal).    But Tom refused to make that an excuse, saying “I figured that if Mr. McCoy could sail the whole regatta without a tiller extension, then I should be able to handle two races without one.”  

 

Will Bomar was similarly enthused, finding the responsiveness of the Hampton a pleasant change of pace to his J 24.  He certainly had no trouble adjusting to the missing keel.  Will improved his finish position in every race, and finished the regatta with a 2nd place in the final race.  Crewing for Will was Little Latane Montague, who bested his older brother as youngest Nationals crew on record by 4 months.  Jackson Montague (11 yrs) won the William Dougherty Trophy for top crew.  Last but not least, the old guard came back strong in the final race, which was won by Chris Harrell and Perrin Priest.  Charlie and Charles McCoy and Will Roberts sailing with Carrie Russell also found their mojo at the end, with 3rd and 4th respectively in the final race.  It was also great to have Steve Kistler and Eddie Wolcott back on the line after a few year’s hiatus.  The regatta ended with a very positive vibe, with Clay’ Harris’s crew Burke Johnson planning to redouble his efforts to finish his restoration of HOD 701 for next year, and Eddie Wolcott, Gordon Wolcott, Woody Granger and Steve Taylor plotting a multi-boat “domino transaction” that would put each of them in upgraded Hamptons of the 2015 season.  Bring it on!

 

Lin and John McCarthy and the entire Race Committee should also be recognized for doing a fantastic job in conditions that were very challenging from a race management perspective on a number of levels.  Off the water, Patricia Montague threw a great party Friday night almost single handedly, and FBYC really delivered on the party Saturday night, which featured classics such as the $10 all-you-can-drink souvenir beer glass, and a 14-piece Motown band, who wore tuxedos, and would have fit in perfectly on the set of Wedding Crashers.

 

The complete results and photos from Friday are at the links’ below:

 

Results: http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/08.08.onedesign/Results.html

Pictures from Friday by Sharon Wake: http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/08.08.onedesign/Friday%20Photos%20-%20Sharon%20Wake

 


8.7.14


8.4.14

WARE RIVER RESULTS

1 727 Montague,Latane          [1] 1 1 1 1 1                 5.00     1

2 597 Roberts, Will                  2 2 [3] 2 2 2                 10.00   2

3 514 McCoy, Charles            4 3 2 [5] 5 4                 18.00   3

4 726 Kistler, Steve                 3 [6] 6 3 3 5                 20.00   4

5 412 Morgan, Joe                  5 4 5 [6] 4 3                 21.00   5

6 582 Harris, Clay                   6 5 4 4 6 [7/DNS]        25.00   6

 

Notes

(1) Scoring System is ISAF Low Point 20132016

(2) Finishes in [brackets] denote throwouts


The soggy forecast failed to put damper on last weekend’s Ware River Governor’s Cup.  In spite of the forecast, 6 intrepid Hampton teams showed up, including Steve Kistler, Clay Harris, Joe Morgan, Charlie McCoy, Will Roberts, and myself.   Steve came down from Alexandria to begin warming up for the 2014 Nationals.  Steve’s crew included Sam Kistler and Little Latane Montague, who, added together, totaled about 16 years and 164 pounds of total crewage.  The conditions were perfect for pint-sized sailors, and Steve and crew nearly got third overall,(finishing 4th) and were very competitive in every race.  Jackson Montague (11 yrs), also won his first Hampton race as a skipper, and was very patient with his oversized crew.  The Ware River race committee managed to get in three races Saturday and another three on Sundayin winds that were mostly less than 8 kts, and often much much less.  The weather was cool and cloudy,  but no rain fell during the racing.  


As predicted, only 10 boats were needed to win this year’s Governor’s Cup for largest class, which went to the Albacore fleet.  Rumor has it that the race committee needed to get off a total of six races to insure that the Albacore fleet won the Governor’s Cup (for class with the most total starters in all races (entries times starts)), which resulted in the RC starting races in amusingly light air, including a finale race for each class that consisted of a single beat to the finish line.  The race was less than a half mile long, but took about an hour to complete.  Overall it was a very good warm-up for Nationals at Fishing Bay, with several folks leaving their boats at Fishing Bay to stage them for this week’s National Championship.

 

 

Hampton Nationals Is This Friday

early registration ends today!!

 

A lot of work has gone into preparing for this year’s Nationals.  Please register on line so that we can get the right number of T Shirts, and food to complete that work and planning.  Note that if you don’t complete the registration by paying on-line, your entry will not show up on-line and the organizers won’t know you are coming.  The early registration deadline is today.

 

http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/08.08.onedesign/ssi.dtml



Submitted by: Latane Montague


8.2.14

While we wait for the WARE RIVER REGATTA results…

let's dream about Nationals….

Sailing Instructions are linked and posted to the 2014 HOD racing schedule- click on the link on the left scroll bar



The2014 Hampton Nationals is shaping up to be a great event.

 

Attached are the final Sailing Instructions, note that the RC will be broadcasting useful information such as OCS boats over channel  74 as explained in Section 10 and 14 , but competitors’ use of radios is optional.

 

Please register on-line so that we can get the right number of T-shirts(cool logo from Leigh below)  and food.  On-line registration is available here:

 

http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/08.08.onedesign/ssi.dtml

 

The complete schedule is as follows:

 

Friday August 8:

 

·         1000 Registration and Safety Equipment Check

·         1200 Lunch and Skippers meeting

·         1400 Warning Signal for First of two Races

·         1800 Cocktails

·         1900 Catered HOD Class Dinner On Fishing Bay YC Front Porch

 

Saturday August 9

·         0830 Continental Breakfast

·         1030 Warning Signal for First Race (three scheduled back to back)

·         1700 Post Race Bar

·         1800 Buffet Dinner

·         1800-2200 Live Music and Dancing

 

Sunday August 10

·         1030 Warning Signal

·         Awards and Refreshments

 

See you at Ware River tomorrow!


 


7.29.14

Ware River Governor’s Cup August 2 & 3

 

The Ware River Governor’s Cup is this weekend.  This is the 50th Anniversary Edition and the club has a great event and party planned.  Most importantly, this is your last chance to tune-up for the 2014 Hampton One Design Nationals, which are only 10 days away.  Six Hamptons are confirmed so far.   Only 10 were required to win the 2013 Governor’s Cup for largest fleet so it’s time to saddle up your ride.  Joe Morgan will buy the class a round if we can win the 50th Anniversary Governor’s Cup.

 

More details are here:

http://www.wryc.org/80-governor-s-cup/127-50thgc

 

 

2014 Hampton Nationals At FBYC August 8, 9 & 10

 

50 is nice, but Fishing Bay Yacht Club is celebrating its 75th Anniversary by hosting the 80th Hampton One Design Nationals August 8, 9 & 10.  The club is planning a special party to celebrate the occasion.  The Hamptons will have our own dedicated race course, with the Bay’s best PRO and RC team imported from Hampton Yacht Club, and led by John and Lin McCarthy.

 

This year, registration is On-line at the link below.  The registration fee is only $250 for three meals, all you can drink, and T-shirts, and you can pay by credit card on the regatta registration site.

 

If you want to participate, and have not been able to sail the minimum number of regattas, contact me for qualification waiver information.

 

Also, be advised that this year, the RC will be announcing OCS boats, and other helpful information by VHF radio.  So while it is not required, for receiving information from the RC, and your safety you should consider bringing a hand-held VHF radio.

 

While there is no penalty for late registrations, T-shirts (designed by Leigh Chapman!!) are only guaranteed for folks who register on-line by Monday August 4th.

 

On-line Registration and NOR is here:

http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/08.08.onedesign/ssi.dtml

 

Don’t hesitate to contact Latane Montague with any questions..



7.7.14

Hampton Yacht Club Annual: July 5 & 6, 2014

 

Boat

Races Day 1

Races Day 2

 

Hull

Captain

Crew

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Overall Pos

725

Graham Landy

Will Whitmore

1

[3]

1

1

1

1

1

1

597

Will Roberts

Henly Ervin

4

2

[5]

3

2

3

2

2

718

Jim Miller

Dave Chapman

3

4

3

2

3

2

[6]

DNS

3

709

Andrew Newbold

Sarah Newbold

2

[6]

DNF

2

4

4

4

3

4

697/

645

Steve Taylor

Valerie Stinson

5

1

4

5

5

[5]

4

5


7.4.14

HYC Annual July 5 & 6 

Here is the schedule for this weekend:

Saturday, July 5:Â Check-In and Registration (0830 to 1000)Â  
Skippers Meeting (all boats) at 1015 (patio in front of HYC clubhouse)
 Warning Signal at 1130 

Sunday, July 6:Â  
Warning Signal at 1030 for all fleets racing 
Awards immediately following racing 
5.3 Multiple races will be attempted each day.
 5.4 No starting sequence can begin on Sunday after 1400. 

Registration:
The entry fee for the Annual One-Design Regatta is $50 per boat ($35 for Moths) for US Sailing members, and $55 per boat for non-US Sailing members (includes 2 dinner tickets for Saturday night). Extra Saturday night dinner tickets available for $18 per person. 2.3 Advance registration is available and recommended. Submit a completed CBYRA regatta registration and mail entry fee to Steve Taylor at 6244 Burbage Acres Dr., Suffolk, VA 23435 or to HYC, Attn: Hampton Annual OD Race Chairman, 4707 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA 23669.

6.30.14


Edward W. Wolcott Memorial Regatta

June 25, 2014 

Norfolk Yacht & Country Club

Results of the 15th Annual Regatta

  1. Graham Landy / Dixon Smith - 9
  2. Gordon Stokes  / Kerri  Stokes - 12
  3. Billy VanBuren / Bill VanBuren - 12
  4. Will Roberts / Henly Ervin - 21
  5. Charles H. McCoy, Jr. / Charles H. McCoy III - 23
  6. Chris Harrell / Parker Harrell - 25
  7. Andrew Newbold / Sarah Newbold - 31
  8. Joe Morgan / Jonathan Matthews - 35
  9. Clay Harris / Burke Johnson - 38
The Wolcott Memorial on June 29th at NYCC was spectacular: good weather, great sailing, ample refreshments, and a chance to tag up with fellow class members and make plans for upcoming events.

Nine boats turned out for the regatta, which saw moderate (10-12 kt), albeit shifty, winds out of the East throughout the day.

Class newcomers Graham Landy (2014 College Sailor of the Year, Yale's 3-time All American) and Dixon Smith wound up slicing through the fleet throughout the afternoon, and took first overall.  [Note to self:  So much for my previously reliable excuse that it takes a long time to figure out the quirks of the HOD – but hey, as long as you're getting beaten, you might as well get beaten by a team with national clout.]

From the back of the pack (582's customary spot – good for viewing the competition, if nothing else), it appeared that many of the races were fairly close and went down to the wire.  

It was also great to have Burke Johnson, owner and refurbisher of 701, sailing with us again.  Burke has promised (I wrote it down) that he'll have 701 back on the water before the season's over…

The Wolcott Memorial marked Jonathan Matthews' first spin in a HOD as Joe Morgan's crew – and Joe ensured that Jonathan was in the thick of it.  
 
Thanks again to Eddie, Lauren, and Sarah Wolcott for hosting and facilitating the regatta – we all appreciate their hospitality, their generosity, and their dedication to the HOD class.

Clay Harris


6.21.14

HOD Class Racing Schedule Update:  As it turns out, Broad Bay Sailing Association won't be holding a regatta on Saturday, June 28th.  But not to worry:  Eddie Wolcott has kindly agreed to host an informal event at NYCC starting around 11:00, with 3 or 4 back-to-back races that will give everyone a chance to work out the kinks prior to the Wolcott Memorial Regatta the following day.  So plan to rendezvous at NYCC next Saturday, get rigged, and get on the water.  Skippers may leave their boats at the club overnight, which will save some time and hassle on Sunday.  See you there.

6.12.14

Fishing Bay Memorial Day Distance Race

 

The handicap distance race at FBYC was a great success.  We had perfect weather, and four wooden Hampton One Designs join the fleet of about 25 other boats under 22 feet.  Clay and Karen Harris returned to FBYC for the first time since Clay’s days as a junior sailor at the club, and teamed us with a local sailor whose parents (Jim Reid) had sailed HOD # 16 at FBYC back in the 1950s.  Will Roberts brought up #597, complete with a very fast set of new Doyle Sails, and teamed up with still pint-sized Jackson Montague.  Steve and Laura Kistler brought their boat down from Alexandria (nearly losing a wheel on the way (check those cotter pins)  and sailed with their entire family of four on board (Sam and Suzy Kistler).  The Carnell family joined us for the party, but could not sail because their  boat is still being worked on at the shop in Hampton.  The race used a staggered start so that the handicaps were used to determine the start time with the slowest handicap starting first.  The Hamptons were the second or third start, and we quickly overtook the preceding two fleets on the first beat.  Will and Jackson lead at the top mark.  I was a little spooked sailing with my 9 year-old “Lat” on the trapeze for the first time, and had all the strings pulled too tight for the conditions which settled down to 8-12 kts after the start.  The rest of the race produced a patchy breeze and the fleet got very spread out.  Little Lat and I got second to a Flying Scott, and Will and Jackson were in third coming into the home stretch, but they got a surprise puff off of Stingray Point, and capsized.  Will orchestrated a record-fast wooden boat recovery, and by the time they got in, Jackson was ready to go back out again.  The band and food lived up to its billing, and we will be sure to return for this event next year.   It was a relaxing good time on the water, just messing about with boats.

 

Rockhall Annual Regatta is June 21 and 22

 

The Rock Hall regatta is one of the best events on the entire HOD summer circuit.  They have nice pool, cheap bar, and one of the prettiest sailing venues on the Chesapeake.  They already have 9 Comets registered, and bunch of Windmills.   If you have never been, it’s like Ware River, but fewer mosquitos, and no Albacores. Charlie McCoy has called me twice in the last week, and is eager to go if there will be boats from PRSA coming, so let me and Charlie know your plans!

 

Here is a link to the NOR with all the key regatta details.

 

http://www.rockhallyachtclub.org/files/2014OneDesignNOR.pdf

 

5.20.14

Due to popular demand, a new event has been added to the Hampton sailing calendar.

 

On May 24, the Hampton Class has been invited to attend a very low-key, non-CBYRA sanction, Fun-regatta event at Fishing Bay.

 

The event is a Portsmouth handicap distance race around government marks in the beautiful Piankatank River for all boats under 22 feet.  The focus is on fun, and finish will be off the club docks to optimize the spectation from shore.  From personal experience with Portsmouth distance races, the Hampton has a very good rating, especially if there is not a lot of spinnaker action on the course.  As I recall, the Hampton is rated nearly the slowest, but Jackson, Latane and I won a similar event a couple of years ago boat-for-boat, and corrected. 

 

The intent of the event is to introduce new folks to the water and sailboat racing, and this would be a great event to break-in a new crew or to let a prospect skipper your boat.  I think my 11 year old Jackson will be skippering my boat if conditions allow.

 

Following the race, there will be a Pig Picking, and a party featuring a bluegrass band called “Jack Ass Flats.”   

 

The skipper’s meeting is at 10:00, warning signal at 11:00.

 

Let Latane know if you need a crew, or more information.

 

More details are at the following link:

 

http://www.fbyc.net/Events/2014/05.24.offshore/ssi.dtml

 

5.18.14


 

HOD    Skipper           Race    1          2          3          4          5          Overall Points

597     Will Roberts               1          1          2          2          1          1

            Randy Stokes             3          2          1          1          2          2

645     Steve Taylor               DNF     DNS     DNS     DNS     DNS     4

514     Charlie McCoy           2          3          DNF     DNF     DNF     3

 

Conditions proved to be gusty and shifty with record gusts of around 22knots on Sunday for the first Hampton Trapeze Spring Race of the year.  With four HOD showing up and challenging conditions the Race Committee managed to get in 5 race3s for the Hamptons and 6 races for the J24’s.  The wind did exactly what the forecast called for and by the last race dropped off to 10 knots with very shifty and puffy spots.  Charlie McCoy and Steve Taylor retired early from racing due to some hardware issues, but not due to effort.  Racing off Strawberry Banks with a Northerly had the fleet in sheltered smooth water and we enjoyed some nice plaining reaches all day while waiting for our starts.  Thanks to everyone that showed up!

 

Also note Rock Hall is coming up.  Time to see what boats we can get dusted off and out to the race course.  Charlie McCoy is Planning on making the trip back up to Rock Hall.  If you have not been before, please consider it as it provides a great regatta and event with camping and hospitality all around!



TrapezeSpringNOR2014

Trapeze2014 Sailing Instructions Spring

3.19.14


3.9.14

Hampton Nationals August 8,9, and 10 at FBYC

This year, Hampton Nationals will be hosted at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, August 8, 9 and 10.  Fishing Bay will be celebrating their 75th Anniversary this year, and are planning a very special event, with a huge party, and large turnout of racers and classes from all over the East Coast.  The regatta will feature several different racing circles, and nine different classes (Flying Scott, Front Runner, Albacore, Typhoon, San Juan, Laser, Opti, Windmill, and J70).

The Hampton One Design class has been selected at the featured class for the event since we are the only one of these one-design classes to have been around longer than Fishing Bay YC (among other reasons).  We will have our own dedicated  race course, our own dedicated Race Committee, our own Party Friday night, and three days of racing.  Like last year, the Nationals is being held earlier in August so we can get maximum participation from the younger collegiate and post-collegiate class members who helped make last year’s nationals so much fun, and made the rest of us feel so old (especially the final race Sunday).

The Hampton Nationals Race Committee will be run by PRO John McCarthy.  John is a U.S. Sailing Regional Race Officer and National Judge and most importantly, did a fantastic job with our Nationals at HYC three years ago.  John is one of the most experienced and highly sought after PROs on the Bay, and will also be running 2014 the Star Class North Americans, and J70 Chesapeake Bay Championships (also at FBYC this fall).

This promises to be a great event, so mark your calendars for August 8,9 and 10!

Potomac Fleet Update

The Potomac fleet is re-focusing on the Hampton racing season, and is planning to show up in-force at this year’s Nationals and are making their beach vacation plans accordingly.  The Potomac fleet will also be targeting the early season events, such as Rock Hall, and would also be up for the Southern Maryland Sailing Association Invitational if folks from the lower bay wanted to make the trip.

Posted:

2014 Hampton One Design Regatta Schedule

May 17 - HYC Trapeze

May 24-25 - PRSA Spring One Design

Jun 8 - SMSA Spring Invitational

June 21-22 - Rock Hall OD Invitational

June 28 - BBSA (not confirmed)

June 29 - Wolcott Memorial

July 5-6 - HYC Annual

July  Johnston Memorial Broad Bay

Aug 2-3  Ware River Annual

Aug 8-10 Hampton Nationals at FBYC (75th Anniversary Regatta)

Aug 30 NYCC Labor Day Regatta- Virginia Governor’s Cup

Sept 6-7 PRSA President's Cup/Leukemia Cup

Sept 13 HYC Serio

Sept 20 Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race (Starting from Hampton University this year)

Sep 27 FBYC Indian Summer

 

9.20.13

2013 Serio Regatta at HYC:
The southern bay HOD regatta season reached its penultimate event with great sailing conditions this past Saturday, September 14th.  (There is still one more chance to race in the Distance Race tomorrow starting in Willoughby Bay!)  Forecast winds out of the north at 15-20 kept several boats on the sidelines after the carnage at Nationals but four hardy boats came out to race: 514 with Charlie McCoy and son John; 597 with Will Roberts and Steve Taylor; 709 with Andrew and Sarah Newbold and 718 with Jim Miller and Dave Chapman. The racers were rewarded with a reliable breeze of 8-13, though massive wind shifts and the occasional big puff made for some edge-of-the-seat racing.  Charlie continued running his impressive 7-stay throwback rig and slightly inverted mast
The race committee did great work with limited real estate owing to the wind direction and race venue.  They opted for a windward-leeward course with an upwind finish.  
Race 1 started very close but being in the right spot for a big wind shift found team Miller/Chapman rounding the upwind mark slightly ahead of the pack.  On the downwind leg, 718 apparently held off a brutal attack from team McCoy but lost focus on the mark, overstood and allowed 514 to round in the lead with team Newbold right behind and 597 within striking distance. The relatively short upwind finish leg and consistent wind proved too short for any position changes and 514 took the race, with 709, 718 and 597 following.
Race 2 started with consistent breeze then petered out to light and shifty, leaving everyone looking for the slightest bit of pressure increase.  As usual, with over 55 years racing in the subtleties of the lower Chesapeake, Charlie McCoy connected the puffs, rounded the windward mark first and with incredible downwind speed from his innovative inverted mast and ace crew came away with his second bullet, followed by 718, 709 and 597.
The breeze picked up and current became a factor for the start of race 3, resulting in a general recall. After a clean restart, a 40 degree right shift threatened to make the race a parade, with 709 in the lead. Fortunately the race committee was spared the dreaded “abandon race” call with a shift back to the right. Andrew and Sarah Newbold in 709 correctly predicted both of these shifts and led the fleet around the leeward mark and to the finish.
The fourth race proved that current was definitely becoming a factor, as it was hard for all boats to cross the line on starboard in the existing light breeze.  709 edged out the fleet and was leading the upwind leg with boats split on either side of the course.  As the light breeze lightened further, it became all about finding the new wind.  Will Roberts and Steve Taylor hit paydirt when they saw the slightest ripples on the left side of the course and went hard left.  597 rounded the windward mark first, trailed close behind by 709, 514 and 718.  On the downwind leg, 597 extended their lead while 709 looked for wind on the east side of the course.  718 and 514 battled for position downwind with current playing a major factor in calling the layline.  Jim Miller and Dave Chapman caught a bit of luck and a header allowed them avoid a last minute jibe at the leeward mark.  597 was simply too fast and too far ahead to catch, taking the race by at least 15 seconds.  A heated battle for second between 709 and 718 went to team Miller/Chapman by about ½ boat length.  The resulting three-way tie for the lead promised an interesting final race.
The conditions for the fifth and final race were no different than the previous four races, so the name of the game was finding the breeze in light air and seeing the shifts in steady breeze.  Perhaps an unfair advantage was exercised by Jim Miller, who lives less than a mile from the race venue.  However they managed it, 718 took the final race and the regatta, followed by 709, 514, and 597 all in their respective positions for final results.
Overall a great regatta was had by all, especially since each boat claimed at least one bullet and afterward watched team USA finally win a race in the America’s cup.

8.28.13

NYCC Annual HOD REGATTA

Saturday, August 31 – NYCC Annual*

Notice of Race SI

Norfolk, VA  Norfolk Yacht & Country Club



8.6.13

NATIONALS RESULTS!!

The 2013 Nationals at Ware River YC was a great success.  The regatta featured an elite line-up of 11 select racers, not coincidentally the exact same number of entrants in the equally prestigious 2013 Farr 40 North Americans on Martha’s Vineyard last month.  Ware River provided a full array of quality conditions, and great shore-side hospitality, which included complementary Ware Breakfasts for all HOD entrants. 

 

On Friday, the start was pushed back an hour, to enable a number the young NYCC sailors to attend a memorial service for one of their friends who died tragically in an accident on the bridge near NYCC.  (Don’t let your kids go bridge diving/jumping)  By 3:00 a very nice classic Ware River sea breeze had filled in from the southeast and we got in two great races.  At the last minute, Friday morning in fact, I recruited my 10 year old son Jackson, who had never done the trapeze before to crew for me.  He’s more the cautious skipper type, and had always left the trapezing on the Hampton to his dare devil younger brother.  It was a high-risk strategy, and on the way out to the course, when he first tried to push out, he said he could simply not do it, he was just too scared, there were a few tears even.  But by the start of the first race, he had managed to get out there, and gradually gained confidence throughout the day.  On the down-winds I would pass the tiller to Jackson, and I would do the pole work, although he had that figured out himself by Saturday.  The sea breeze and waves were a handful for 727, and although we did well, we never rounded the first windward mark in the lead.  The first windward mark of the first race featured a three boat collision, which I think involved 721 and 715 among others (something about port and starboard).  Billy Van Buren in 729 had the best speed for these conditions and rounded in first, and held on for second overall.

 


Saturday was the light-wind day, and we only got in one race, which was better than most of the other classes which got in nothing.  Speaking of other classes, Hamptons were the biggest class, but we were not eligible for the Governor’s Cup because it was our championship.  There were just a handful of Albacores and Buccaneers, so attendance by other classes was light.  The Laser Radial class won it, which was effectively a Jr. class, and not sure why, since there were more Opti’s than Radials.

 


Sunday was a big day, we needed to pack in three races to complete the series, and we had a very fresh and progressively building off-shore breeze from the north, with very smooth water but quite a few shifts.  On 727, Leigh Chapman filled in for Jackson who had flown to Maine for an Opti regatta, and we continued where we left off.   We did have one very serious problem in the first race.  The problem for us is that we were not used to rounding the early marks in the lead, and at the first windward mark, we realized that neither of us bothered to check the course board before the race.   The marks were set up in a triangle, and the options were either: a) triangle with windward finish;  or b) Gold Cup.  All the prior races for Hamptons were Gold Cups (triangle, windward, leeward, windward), but the classes starting before us Sunday had run just a single triangle.  The course had the leeward and windward marks both about 30 yards above and below the start and finish lines respectively, so simply rounding the marks in order would not work.   At first we thought we would burn some of our lead by circling the signal boat after the first reach, but decided that the course designation may no longer be accurate.   Instead, we decided to burn our lead by sailing  past the windward mark-half way to the finish line after the second beat, and then from that strategic position closer to the finish line, wait to see if Randy and Dave Chapman (sailing with Guest Skipper Jim Miller) would following us.  We quickly learned to our disappointment that they were not following us.   When they rounded the windward mark to do the run of the Gold Cup, we quickly did a 180, and re-joined the race but now in 3rd place.  We pulled out a victory, and one more in race 5.  With most of the skin missing from both of my hands, and the breeze building to main-flogging territory, we decided to head in and drop the last race.  Four other boats, including the everready for more wind Calamity Jane joined us in the race to the beach.  The macho youngsters decided to stay out and do the last race.  That’s where things got really interesting, but I was not there to witness any of it first-hand.    My understanding is the Joe and Bill Morgan, Randy and Sam Stokes, Gordon Wolcott, and Billy Van Buren stayed out for the survival exercise.  Gordon Wolcott, fresh off of the Inter-Collegiate National Championship regatta in Florida (congratulations Gordon! Wahowaa!) traded out light-air crew Sara Wolcott for Chris Harrell (whose had lost his main halyard by that point).  Joe Morgan, who had shown blazing speed after reducing his mast rake led much of the race, only to loose his capsize virginity near the end.  I think that Randy and Sam also flipped and Gordon and Chis lost the rudder on 715.  That left Billy Van Buren, and Colin Voight to be the only Hampton to finish the race.  The heroics also won Colin the Sportswomanship award!  Congratulations!

 


The bottom line is that Joe Morgan, Dave Chapman, Will Roberts and Clay Harris put on a fantastic regatta, and everyone was buzzing about where to do it next year, hopefully with twice as many boats.  Please let me know if you have any preferences or suggestions on venues, and we will get this on the calendar early for 2014.

 

The below results do not show race #6,  but it’s what I could find on the Ware Website.

 

Points

Pos

1

727

Latane Montague (crew Jackson Montague/Leigh Chapman) SUPER G III

FBYC

[1]

1

1

1

1

4.00

1

2

715

Gordon Wolcott (Sarah Wolcott)

 

3

2

4

[7]

2

11.00

2

3

721

Randy Stokes (crew Ann/Sam Stokes) ZEPHYR

NYCC

[7]

4

3

2

3

12.00

3

4

412

Joe Morgan (crew Bill Taylor) ALWAYS

WRYC

6

6

2

[8]

5

19.00

4

5

729

Bill Van Buren (crew Colin Voigt) KRABBER

NYCC

2

[12/DNF]

7

5

8

22.00

5

6

718

Jim Miller (crew David Chapman) SUMMER WIND

HYC

4

5

10

3

[12/NoFin]

22.00

6

7

711

Chris Harrell (crew Perrin Preist) WINDRIDER

HYC

5

3

5

[12/NoFin]

12/NoFin

25.00

7

8

514

Charles McCoy (John McCoy) CALAMITY JANE

NYCC

[9]

7

6

9

4

26.00

8

9

597

Will Roberts (crew Henly Irving) MELTEMI

n/a

8

[9]

9

4

6

27.00

9

10

614

Steve Taylor (crew Valerie Stinson)

HYC

10

8

[11]

6

7

31.00

10

11

582

Clay Harris (crew Sam Morgan) CALLIOPE

n/a

11

10

8

10

[12/NoFin]

39.00

11

 



7.31.13

Everyone,

 

Due to an unfortunate death of a friend to several HOD sailors in the Southern Bay area, the NEC has elected to postpone the skippers meeting and warning signal for the first race this Friday to allow those who plan to attend the funeral the opportunity to do so and make the starting line.  The new registration time beginning at 11:30, the skippers meeting will be at 2:00 and the first warning will be as close to 3:00 as possible.

 

Please see the amended NOR and Schedule of events.  We look forward to seeing you this Friday for a great Nationals at Ware River Yacht Club.  Please let me know if you have any questions or need further information regarding the event, club or accommodations.

 

Thanks and our thoughts go out to those affected by this tragedy.

Joe Morgan, Nationals Regatta Host

 

7.9.13

Sunday, July 14, 2013 – First Annual PULL the PLUG Regatta

Notice of Race: anything goes: 1:00pm

Norfolk, VA  Norfolk Yacht & Country Club



TBD - Admiral Byrd Cup

Notice of Race

Norfolk, VA  Norfolk Yacht & Country Club


The HOD Class has the opportunity to reclaim the Admiral Byrd Cup, a trophy that represents an honored history of our class, from Cambridge Yacht Club. Cambridge Yacht Club has agreed for the HOD Class to hold our Admiral Byrd Cup Regatta at the NYCC, Norfolk, VA.

Please come out to race your way to Nationals!

Please check out our 2013 Racing Schedule for updates and confirmations of races, especially before Nationals!! 

7.1.13

RESULTS from the HYC Annual Regatta!!!


Congratulations to Billy VanBuren for taking the Hampton Annual!!!!


HAMPTON ONE DESIGN CLASS (5 races)

 

Sail #

 

Skip

 

Race 1

 

Race 2

 

Race 3

 

Race 4

 

Race 5

Tot

Pts

 

Pos

729

W Van Buren

1

2

1

2

1

7

1

7151

 send your name to webmaster@hamptononedesign.com

3

1

3

1

2

10

2

718

Miller/Chapman

2

3

5

3

3

16

3

14

Newbold

5

4

2

4

4

19

4

597

W Roberts

4

6

4

5

5

24

5

645

S Taylor

6

5

6

6

6

29

6

514

C McCoy

8/DNC

8/DNC

8/DNC

8/DNC

8/DNC

40

7

 

6.24.13

2013 Wolcott Memorial Regatta
The weekend of 22-23 June saw not one, but two great days of sailing in Norfolk.  

By Sunday afternoon, the winter cobwebs had disappeared; missing parts, pieces, and fittings had been borrowed, repaired, or replaced; some of us had honed our penalty turns following a bit of bumping & grinding on the starting line (sorry about that, Charlie); and the southern fleet's shakedown was complete.

That Saturday, as it turned out, was NOT the Broad Bay Sailing Association's regatta at the ODU Sailing Center.  But not wanting to waste a superb opportunity (or the beer waiting back at the club), Eddie - quite literally, a one-man Race Committee - rallied the eight boats that showed up at NYCC and pulled together an impromptu class tune-up regatta in the Lafayette River.  Light and highly variable easterly winds, combined with a pronounced ebb, made Saturday's short course a lot tougher than it appeared.  The old hands who had seen that wind-water combination played their cards well; some of us, however, rediscovered certain unyielding principles of physics.  All good, however.

Sunday appeared a bit dicey, with clouds building to the West throughout the morning and the forecast calling for strong winds and storms in the afternoon.  But eleven boats gave it a go, and the Wolcott Memorial was on.  

Against the odds, the southerly 15-knot breeze remained remarkably consistent throughout Sunday's races, never varying by more than a few degrees or a few knots, and the sun broke through the clouds early in the afternoon.  

In these nearly ideal conditions, Gordon Wolcott - fresh off the collegiate championship circuit, where he represented Mr. Jefferson's University - put on a clinic with Dillon Paiva and made it look easy.  The Stokes also had their mojo working, taking second; Billy and Bill Van Buren finished strong for an overall third; and Andrew and Sarah Newbold came in fourth.

As Eddie noted at the awards ceremony back at the club, there were four generations of the Harrell family present on Sunday - possibly the first time in HOD class history that so many from one family had assembled for a class event.  It was great to see Bob Sr., who won his first HOD national championship in 1951.

Burke Johnson, a Flying Scot sailor who recently purchased HOD 701 from Bill Vail back in March, enjoyed his first trapeze ride in over 30 years on Sunday.  We're looking forward to seeing 701 restored and back on the water as soon as Burke puts all the pieces back together.    

Thanks again to the Wolcott family and the Race Committee for hosting and orchestrating this year's events.

Clay Harris
HOD Class Secretary  
click on the image below for a larger view


6.17.13

HOD sailors, Let's go RACING

2 great racing opportunities this weekend...

 the 
22nd the BBSA One-Design Regatta 

and the

23rd the Wolcott Memorial Regatta. 

For both days you can rig and launch out of NYCC


Saturday's post race activities hosted by BBSA out of the ODU sailing center 

Sunday's post race held at NYCC.  


These two regattas are always a blast and a great way to kick off the lower bay HOD racing schedule at a very modest price...last year they were free.  Hope to see you out there!

Dave Chapman
HOD Commodore

6.11.13

ROCK HALL
The HOD Class is not racing Rock Hall this weekend! 
due to lack of participation. 

If you were planning to race, and now would like to "Tune Up" contact some other class members. Weather permitting, 597 and possibly 514 will be on the water at NYCC.

Please send in your dues to Charlie!

4.9.13

Spring Tune up? 

Did you fix the carnage from last season? 

June is coming...

2.22.13


1.7.13

Holiday Gathering in the Southern Region of the HOD Class!!
Everyone enjoyed some hot eats and liquid treats during our social at Hampton Yacht Club! Thanks to Leigh and Dave Chapman for organzing the event!!! Welcome to the newest member of the HOD Class- Baby Harrell!!!
   

1.1.13


Happy New Year Everyone!

 

Here's hoping everyone's schedules can handle just one more fun party this holiday season:

The HOD Class Holiday Party will be hosted by Hampton Yacht Club in the downstairs lounge Sunday, January 6th starting at 2PM.  Beverages will be provided as well as heavy munchies (chili and chips).  The football game will be on the big screen and you can spend some time catching up with summer sailing friends while the weather outside is frightful!

PLEASE RSVP to Dave or Leigh Chapman, or the HOD Facebook Page, or webmaster@HamptonOneDesign.com

I hope to see you all next Sunday at HYC. 

Dave

Commodore, HOD Class 

ps:  Respond to let us know you are coming and receive a free HOD coozie at the party! 

12.18.12

Carnage from season 2012... 
hmm, 
what parts do you need to order for season 2013?



12.4.12

It's Winter, you've been missing the summer Hampton season? Just to get you through these next few months... 
Carnage from 2012...



9.13.12

Serio Regatta at Hampton Yacht Club this weekend!! 
NOR posted on the link from the schedule!!! Come out and support the founding name of the HOD!


9.7.12

Detailed Results from the President's Cup to support Lukemia research coming soon! This is from memory- if it is not correct please email the webmaster@hamptononedesign.com. Thx.
In short...

 POS Hull Skipper/Crew 1 2 3 4 5 total points
 1 727 Latane Montague/ Jackson and Latane MontagueDNS  1 1 1 10
 2 709 Andrew Newbold/ Mark Newbold4
 4 3 2 14
 3 597 Will Roberts/MaryRoberts DNS 2 2 3 15
 4 710Tom Ballentine/  DNS 3 3 4 4 20
 5 723 Bill Carnell/ Lars DNS
 DNSDNS  DNS DNS 25
         

Thanks to the Potomac HOD members for a great time in Alexandria! Special thanks the Bill and Sue Carnell for hosting the class Saturday night for dinner! HOD class members from the present and past shared stories, good times, and libations!

9.5.12

The Potomac River Hampton Fleet cordially invites you to attend the 2013 Presidents Cup/Leukemia Cup September 8-9.  This is the largest event on the HOD racing circuit by far and one of the oldest, dating back to 1934.  In fact, Vince Serio himself raced a Hampton in the 1935 or 36 Presidents Cup and won in the Portsmouth Handicap class.   It starts Friday evening with a dinner by Outback Steakhouse at the Marina, where the real Gary Jobson is the keynote speaker.  His words are always inspiring, and the food is great.

 

There is free lodging at local fleet member houses for anyone coming up from the southern bay.  We have hoist launching, and floating docks, and the racing is done in the shadow the Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln memorials (not to mention Regan Airport).

 

All the details are on the website (link below), including NOR, and online registration.

 

Call or email Latane with any questions or so I can coordinate lodging.

 

http://potomacriversailing.org/?page_id=2199

 




9.2.12

SUNDAY FUNDAY SAIL!!!
Many thanks to our Class members that attended Sunday Funday Sail to welcome Jay and Deborah to their first introduction to the Hampton! They had many boats to compare: 714, 709, 597, & 514. Jay and Deborah had a great time despite NO wind. Thanks to Eddie Wolcott, Sarah Wolcott, Charlie McCoy, Dave, Leigh and Will Chapman for making them feel welcome. 
Thanks to Team Roberts for demo-ing 597. They are hoping to get into a boat in the next year! Deborah is light weight and ready to crew to learn the boat!



9.1.12

Results Report from the NYCC Labor Day Regatta!!!!


6 boats came out for the Labor Day Regatta hosted at NYCC.  The forecast was to be around 5 knots and dying off later in the day.  However, the Gods blessed us with light, moderate and building wind, peaking out around 10-11 knots.  Thanks to Bryant McGann for leading the Race Committee. 








The HOD Class completed 6 races in the breeze. The first race started cleanly with Eddie and Sarah Wolcott first at the Windward mark with Team Newbold (now 3 weeks away from marriage) 

and Team Roberts turning close behind. The McCoys (John and Charlie) made the way up into the mix for a 714, 709, 514 respective finish. At the start of the 2nd race Team Roberts pushed Team Wolcott over early; which made for a great scene when the Wolcotts came back to take 3rd, nipping at
 Charlie in 2nd and Andrew taking the bullet.   The 3rd race was a traditional triangle which seemed to split the fleet after the reach mark: 714, 514, and 597 finishing respectively. Team Roberts got a taste of their own medicine on the 4th start: aggressively trying to shoot a hole and being pushed over early by Charlie.  Team Roberts, having no rights and caught up in traffic, tucked tail and headed back to clear her start.  After 597 dipped back to the line very late she recovered to take a 4th behind another consistent finishing sequence: 714, 709, 514. The 5th race made for a great showing as the wind pumped up and 412 (Joe Morgan and son)
held her placement throughout the race to take 2nd behind The Newbold’s for their second first in this series, with 714 duking it out to take 3rd. 


Between races 5 and 6, 714, while attempting to beef up some boat handling skills, rolled over. The Wolcotts luckily received help from the great sportsman, Andrew, who added enough weight to roll her back over. The race committee attempted to run a mystery race during the recovery efforts for the loitering 4 boats: 514, 597, 582, and 412 were all close as the "woodies" exchanging places on the downwind, almost reaching the leeward mark before committee abandoned the race. Finally, the 6th race was ready to start with 5 boats on the line: Eddie, Charlie, and Joe Morgan finishing respectively.  Clay Harris and crew Sam Morgan were looking very strong on the starts and upwind legs.  582 showed speed and great tactics at the leeward mark during race 5.  

Once all the boats were wrapped up and mud cleaned off the tops of the sails, the Hampton Fleet retreated to the NYCC Dock House for the awards.  

 
 



 POS
    
Sail HullSkipper/Crew 1 5 Total 
Points 
 Finish
Pos
 715714Wolcott,Edward/
Wolcott,Sarah
 1 [3] 1 1 3 7.0
 14709Newbold,Andrew/
Newbold, Sarah
 [4] 2 110.0 
514  514McCoy, Charles/
McCoy, John 
 2 2 [4] 212.0 
 4412 412Morgan, Joe/
Morgan, Taylor 
 [6] 5 520.0 4 
 597 597 Roberts, Will/
Roberts, Mary
 4 4 3[DNS]  20.05 
582 582Harris, Clay/
Morgan, Sam 
[6]  628.0 6
       
[brackets] denotes throwouts         

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Make sure you are eligible for the High Point Awards Series! Join the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association!
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  • Rig UP!
    Get ready for the Labor Day NYCC Regatta Saturday, September 1st!
    Then stay rigged for a Sunday Funday to give interested folks a chance to skipper and crew with seasoned class members!!

    Who's in for the Labor Day Regatta at NYCC?
    Posted Aug 23, 2012, 4:27 PM by HOD WEBMASTER
  • This just in from Steve Taylor....

    HYC is going to start hosting Tuesday night dinghy practices for HODs, 505s, etc for all that are interested. Looking to set up the 1st one Tuesday Sept 11 as a practice for Serio. You’re welcome to leave you boat at HYC the remainder of that week rigged for Serio. May also be a great opportunity to let some folks interested in buying boats get on one.

     

    More details to follow.

    Posted Aug 23, 2012, 4:26 PM by HOD WEBMASTER
  • 2012 Summer Update
    HAMPTON ONE-DESIGN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2012
    August 10, 11, 12

    The 2012 Hampton Nationals was a huge success, and was easily the most competitive and exciting Hampton national championship in several years.  We had 15 very fast boats, a median skipper age of 25 yrs., and lots of wind.


    Friday brought wind from the south southwest that was a steady 18-20, with gusts in the mid 20s.  There were several barges in the Lafayette off of ODU, and the PRO Gary Bodie and KC Fulmer adapted by running windward leewards with leeward gates to make the barges a nonfactor.  The RC got in two races Friday, but the conditions were heavy enough to force several retirements due to break downs.  For example, the deck on Gordon Wolcott’s boat started to lift off the hull by the starboard shroud, and two boats lost jib halyards.   Experience proved key in those conditions, and Mark Wheeler, sailing #718 with Dave Chapman won the first race (if HOD experience was not enough, then the perhaps the thousands of hours Dave and Mark have flying complex military and commercial aircraft helped make the conditions feel a bit more “routine” than for some of the rest of us).  This is easily one of the most skilled sailing duos ever assembled.  When we say “Best on the Bay” this team is exactly what we are talking about.  Bring thousands of hours analyzing the weather, and managing a complex wind-craft for a living to the Nationals, and see how you do.   Latane and Aidan Toms pulled down second with fewer flight hours to their credit, and Randy and Ann Stokes in 3rd.   If billable hours were more relevant, maybe the order would have been different.  In Race #2, Aidan Toms, sailing with me for the first time, worked out a few kinks with the manual whisker

     pole to take the race, followed by Randy and Ann in 2nd, and Opti National Champion Ian Stokes with father Gordy on the wire taking third.

     

    On Saturday the conditions “moderated” to 15-18 for the first two races, and a little less for race 3.  These conditions made for even closer racing.  The regatta was truly a showcase of local sailing talent from several recent generations of young guns and this became clear on Saturday.  From the 1990s we had NYCC Jr. sailing all-stars Will Roberts and Chris and Jeff Harrell.  Will and Mary Roberts have a serious program (and can’t get over how much easier it is to campaign a Hampton compared to their Hobie 33 program).  Chris Harrell just completed the bar, and has moved back to Norfolk and is committed to rebuilding the NYCC and HYC fleets his grandfather helped build.  From the 2000s we had Andrew Newbold who sailed for ODU, hales from Hershey, PA originally, and did the pink HOD #709 proud by sailing with a different crew each day of the regatta (with remarkable consistency).  From the mid-first-decade of this millennium, we had John Stokes, who was a former Harvard sail team Academic All-American,  Norfolk Collegiate high school sail team captain,  Mid-Atlantic Champion skipper 4 years in a row, and State Champion Skipper 4 years in row.  He was also All-Virginia Team, and Virginia high school Sailor of the year in Senior year.   John is entering his second year at Yale law school.   Gordon Wolcott is entering his 4th year on the UVA Sailing Team member, was a Norfolk Collegiate high school sail team captain, Mid-Atlantic Champion skipper 4 years in a row, State Champion Skipper 4 years in row, and  All-Virginia Team, Virginia high school Sailor of the year in Senior year.  Kav Stokes skippered 716 and is a rising sophomore at Sewanee.  Kav was a Norfolk Collegiate sail Team Co-captain,  Atlantic Coast Champion skipper 1 year,  Mid-Atlantic Champion Skipper 2 years,  State Champion skipper 4 years and member of the  All- Virginia Team.  Billy Van Buren skippered 729 and is a rising Sophomore at College of Charleston. He was on the Norfolk Academy Sail team, and qualified as skipper for Mid-Atlantic Championship 2 years and Atlantic Coast Championship.  Ian Stokes skippered 708 with his dad as crew.  He just graduated HS and is headed to UCLA Santa Barbara where he plans to sail on sailing team.  He was a Norfolk Collegiate Sail Team Co-Captain, Atlantic Coast Champion skipper 1 year,  Mid-Atlantic Champion skipper 2 years,  State Champion skipper 4 years, All Virginia Team, Virginia High School Sailor of year,  Sailboard World Championship qualifier,  Sailboard Olympic Development Team; selected for several Opti National Teams and last but not least Opti National champion.  Anderson Granger, chartered #720 and is looking for his first HOD.  He just graduated HS is headed to UVA where he plans to sail.  He was a Norfolk Collegiate sail Team Co-captain, Atlantic Coast Champion skipper,  Mid-Atlantic Champion Skipper 2 years, State Champion skipper 4 years, and member of the  All-Virginia Team.  Sam Hitch crewed for Anderson and is headed to UVA.  His father used to race #625. Aidan Toms crewed on 727, was a top Opti sailor from FBYC, multi Opti Nationals Competitor, and last weekend was 6’2”, 140 lbs of pure trapeze leverage!  Aidan was also rewarded the William Dougherty Perpetual Trophy for Most Valuable Crew.

     

    From where I sat, the regatta was won and lost in the first race on Saturday.  Latane & Aidan had pulled into a nice 15 boat length lead on the last beat of the race, but failed to cover the fleet.  The wind went left at the top of the last beat, and Mark and Dave lead the top 4 around the windward mark and never looked back to win the race, with Latane and Aidan dropping back to 5th at the finish.  Mark/Dave and Latane/Aidan each took 1 and 2 over the next two races, but Mark and Dave held a two point lead, with a major edge in the tie breakers going into Sunday’s final race.

     

    On Sunday, the wind had significantly moderated to about 4 or 5 kts at the start.  Latane and Aidan had to win the last race, or get a second with Mark and Dave in 4th or worse to win.   That put Mark and Dave in the driver’s seat, and match race tactics commenced with a little over 1 minute to the start.  We used other boats to set a pick, and were not pushed over the line at the start (much to our surprise).  Unfortunately, we started with 718 directly to leeward and Randy and Ann directly to windward.  About 30 seconds after the start, we were getting squeezed by Mark and Dave, who contacted 727.  We could not head up because of the proximity of the Stokes to windward.  #727 did a 720 and was not able to get back into the race there after.  Gordon and Eddie Wolcott took the critical 1st and 2nd places in the race, and Mark and Dave took home the National Championship Trophy.

     

    This was a truly a great Nationals, and will likely prove pivotal for the future of the class.  We welcomed several new members who are all great sailors and the best of their generation, got a great new webmaster (thanks Mary Roberts!), and crowned a very worthy new National Champion.  The class could not ask for more.

     

    Special thanks to Eddie Wolcott for having the vision, and putting it all together at NY&CC.



    WARE RIVER
     
    The conditions were fantastic last weekend at Ware River.  The HOD’s had six boats on the line (5 woodies and 1 glass), and we missed the Governor’s Cup by just a boat or two to the Northern Virginia Albacore fleet who had 7 or 8 down from PRSA.  There was a great sea breeze lined up with the gradient wind for a solid 12-18 kts. with big rollers right out of the bay (similar to 2011 if you were there).  Steve Taylor, Clay Harris, Joe Morgan, the McCoys, Roberts, and Latane Montague made the trip.   The final finish order was: 1. Montague; 2. McCoy; and 3. Morgan.   The Team Taylor and Team Roberts retired to Urbanna with the Montagues to look for spare HOD parts and  post-race sea stories and booze  after a great dinner, and live band at WRYC.  Saturday’s racing broke a rudder, mast ram, and some sails, the fleet rested on the 7th day in anticipation of this weekend’s Nationals at NY&CC, and some enjoyed watching the next generation of HOD sailors win trophies in an impressively large Opti fleet.
     
     
    Posted Aug 22, 2012, 10:04 AM by HOD WEBMASTER
  • 2012 Racing Schedule !!!

    Hampton One-Design 2012 Racing Schedule

    June 16-17 th                Rock Hall OD Invitational, RHYC, Rock Hall, MD

    June 24 th                     Wolcott Memorial, NYCC, Norfolk, VA

    June 30th                      Hampton Annual, HYC, Hampton, VA

    July 1st                         Tom Brady Memorial Point to Point, HYC, Hampton, VA

    July 28th                       R. Johnston Memorial, BBSA, Norfolk, VA

    August 4-5th                       Governor’s Cup, Ware River YC, Gloucester, VA

    August 10-12th                 HOD Nationals at NYCC, Norfolk, VA

    September 1st                    NYCC Annual, NYCC, Norfolk, VA
    September 8-9th          PRSA Leukemia Cup/President's Cup, Alexandria, VA

    September 15th            Serio Regatta, HYC, Hampton, VA

    September 22nd           Sunfish Challenge/ Dinghy Distance Race, PBC, Norfolk, VA

    Posted Jun 29, 2012, 10:32 AM by HOD WEBMASTER
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Are you interested in racing a Hampton this summer? 
We have a few great boats on the market ready to win and we also have a few boats for folks looking to ease into the class or  pleasure sail.  Whatever your interest level, right now is a great time to be shopping for an HOD.  If you have a boat for listing or know of a boat needing rescue, please contact the webmaster@hamptononedesign.com

Used Hampton One Designs, March 2012
 
1960s Hampton One-Design for sale with trailer.  Wood boat, needs some work.  Contact J. Malcolm Davis at H7578742623 or C7573693155.

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Dorr Willey built wooden hull with modern rig.

$2,850

625

Keith Goodwin
kgsloth@cox.net
        New plywood deck and combings installed by David Judson in 2003. In water few times in recent years due to birth of second child. Stored under cover or in garage throughout ownership. Includes two rudders & tillers, two suits of sails, new mast & boom, mast ram, Trailex aluminum trailer.  Notoriously fast boat with a rich history. Hull, trailer, mast, and boom are worth a solid offer to Keith - this boat is one of a kind and deserves a thorough restoration! Located in Newport News.     
          c: 757-810-1551  
         


 
             
                   

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Wooden (Serio) Hull with both wood and aluminum rigs, in good condition.

$2,500

501

Howard Conklin
 
          The boat has fiberglass over the sides & bottom and appears to be OK; the boat does not leak.The last time I sailed her was in the fall of 2008, it's so much fun! The wooden mast has two cracks and will need repair, but the wooden boom is excellent. I purchased a 23' aluminum mast & boom and is what I used. The boat still could use a little work, but it's a great boat and a real piece of Hampton One Design History!!! See pictures on Craigslist-Hampton Roads,Va. for June 3rd listed as"Hampton One Sail Boat". I am sad to say that I am no longer able to handle the boat as I was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy about 9 months ago. 
Hopefully someone can get her back in the water soon. 
Call for more info.

 
   
            757-685-5730  
               
               
   
   
   
 

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Serio Built, unknown hull #

$595

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Dave
calicojack@kaballero.com
        Hampton One Wooden Hull, glassed over, built by Hampton Roads Boatworks, Newport news, Va. (bronze plaque) Sound hull, hardware removed and ready for restoration. Moderate woodworking required. Wooden mast, boom. and rudder.Aluminum centerboard. Hogshire sails. 

 
   
             
             
             
                   





 





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