Fleets

Birmingham Sailing Club encourages fleet racing. Current fleets at the club are:

 

Flying Scot

The Flying Scot is 19′ long and weighs 850 lbs. Sailed by two or three people, the Flying Scot has 191 sq. feet of sail, consisting of a main and jib, plus a 200 sq. ft. spinnaker. The Scot has a high boom and wide decks. The Scot can be easily trailered.

The Scot fleet hosts the Great Scot Regatta in the fall of each year.

BSC contact: Richard Wade, flyingscot@birminghamsailingclub.org

http://www.fssa.com/

 

Thistle

The Thistle is 17′ long and weighs 515 lbs. Sailed by two or three people, the Thistle has 191 sq. ft. of sail, consisting of a main and jib, plus a 220 sq. ft. spinnaker. The Thistle can be easily trailered. The Thistle fleet hosts the Great Pumpkin Regatta each fall.

BSC contact: Richard May, thistle@birminghamsailingclub.org

http://www.thistleclass.com/

 

Keelboat

The BSC Keelboat Fleet exists to support racing and cruising programs for all keelboats at the Birmingham Sailing Club. The Fleet promotes keelboat participation in club race weekends and will hold social sailing events throughout the year.

For more information on the Keelboat Fleet contact Doug Hudgins, keelboat@birminghamsailingclub.org

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