March 12, 2020

Hey fellow CHESSSmates,

Don't forget, the 2nd Annual Gather 'n Gab will be held in/near Whitehall Bay, Annapolis on Saturday, April 18th!

Rendezvous in the vicinity of Whitehall Bay for our "start clinic" to hone your starting line skills. The clinic also serves to give...

March 1, 2020

Happy Meteorological Spring, everyone!

Although we've been quiet, the board has been hard at work. To bring you up to date, at the Fall Meeting in 2019, we took on new board members:

Joe Gillis was replaced by Jeff Halpern as Treasurer,  Ted Slotwinski replaced Jeff Halp...

October 31, 2019

Hello all,

An important reminder that our Fall General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 23rd, 1pm at Union Jack's Pub in Annapolis.

Address:  2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Our guest speaker is Chesapeake Sails who will give a seminar titled:  "Optim...

October 27, 2019

Hello CHESSSmates!

Ah, technology! Where would we be without it?  Much saner and less frustrated, I assure you.

When I sent out the previous email blast, the DATE and TIME were left off of the notification despite the fact that I typed it in!

Let's try this again;

WHAT:  C...

September 11, 2019

Hello Members,

Today is September 11th and for many of us, our thoughts turn to feelings of remembrance and sacrifice as we recall the attacks of September 11th, 2001.  Although it is appropriate that we take time for somber reflection, it is also appropriate that we li...

August 7, 2019

Hello all,

Just a quick write-up of things that have been happening, and things that will be happening-

First, Bob Dunigan of "Jane Says" took 1st place, CHESSS class in the Governor's Cup after a wild race that included pop-up storm cells, breeze from every direction, a...

July 9, 2019

Greetings CHESSSmates,

It is with great pleasure that I inform you that the Annapolis to Bermuda Race Organizers have added a Doublehanded Class for 2020!

They are actively courting CHESSS for participants in this class.

A successful ocean race takes many months of prepar...

June 29, 2019

Hello all,

In keeping with the members' stated desires for dedicated CHESSS races, I'm announcing the Poplar Island Fiasco!

I used to chair this race for the West River Sailing Club and it was quite popular.  The format, is a triangle shaped course, and YOU choose the di...

June 21, 2019

Hey all,

Just a quick update:

The first CHESSS Challenge of 2019 was a success overall.  The breeze was 15 with gusts to 25+ and the course to St. Michael's provided sailing on nearly every point, from running to reaching to close hauled. There were some equipment casual...

June 6, 2019

Hey all,

The season is in full swing and it's time to build on our Oxford success.  We have a couple of exciting events coming up fast.

First, this Saturday (6/8) is the PSA Moonlight Race. The Potapskut Sailing Association is a wonderful host club. In the wee hours afte...

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