Welcome to thePUNTA GORDA
The mission of the Punta Gorda Sailing Club is to foster sailing
as a sport and recreation for its members and the community.
Our Club meets at 7:00 PM, the second Wednesday of every month ( with exceptions noted )
at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association at 2001 Shreve St. Punta Gorda.
Visitors are always welcome, so please drop in and see what we're all about!
You be needin' some Crew ? or maybe you wantin' to be Crew ?
Get Signed Up HERE See the Summer Series Crew List HERE Apr 8
- PGSC 2014 Summer Series -
Summer Series NOR is HERE
Summer Series Entry is HERE
Summer Series SIs are HERE
Highlight Show -
2014 Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week
What a week! It’s got more entries than any keelboat regatta in the Western Hemisphere, more women and juniors than any open regatta we’ve ever been to, and one of the best venues in the entire sport. And now it’s got one of the best highlight videos, too. Watch dozens of hours of footage from 2014 Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week turned into 10 minutes of reality show/highlight reel/tribute film. Enjoy the show.
See the Wrap-up video HERE
Matt Rutherford & Nicole Trenholm are on a 7,000-nautical-mile trek across the Pacific Ocean
from California to Japan to study plastics in an area called the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch."
Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based
sailor Matt Rutherford's latest adventure
Having circumnavigated the Americas on his own, Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford has turned his attention to researching plastics' effects on environment. Matt is more comfortable on water than he is on land. As he sat recently for an interview at the U.S. Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis, Rutherford was clearly eager to get the next expedition for his Ocean Research Project underway.
Talk about having cabin fever: Rutherford spent much of the winter cooped up in the same 42-foot steel schooner on which he and marine biologist Nicole Trenholm sailed to the Azores last summer to research the effects plastics have on the North Atlantic Gyre, one of the world's five major ocean current systems.
Read more HERE
Public Paddle Out and Remembrance
A Public Paddle Out and Remembrance on April 18 for Hobie Alter at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Hobart “Hobie” Alter, who started out shaping surfboards, and ended up shaping a culture, passed away peacefully at his Palm Desert home on March 29, 2014. He was 80 at the time of his passing. Hobie’s passing will leave an incredible void in the world of surfing, sailing and watersports. But as with any great author, actor or artist, the legacy of his work, and the strong wake of his innovations will live on forever. And for his family and friends, the lessons he taught, the quiet, moral and ethical example he set and the lingering warmth of his abiding love will comfort them as long as they live.
Read more HERE
Want to Learn Something New About Rigging?
The linked PDF Document below is a document produced by Seldén Masts in Sweeden. They call it HINTS AND ADVICE on rigging and tuning of your Seldén mast. We think it is so much more than Hints and Advice. Click the link and spend a little time looking at the document. We'll bet you had to learn a whole lot you didn't know. Don't forget that you can save the document too.
Read the PDF Document HERE
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NWS Marine Forecast
FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
FROM BONITA BEACH TO
SUWANNEE RIVER IS- HERE
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2014 Summer Series NOR & Entry added Apr 8
Apr 10 Spring Series Final Standings
Apr 2 The Cruising Page has returned at the request of Co Fleet Captains Cruising
PGSC 2014 Calendar Mar 4
Feb 27 - See the "Picture of Beer Race" Photo Collection
2013-2014 Charlotte Harbor BOTY Standings Jan 21
The Punta Gorda Sailing Club promotes all forms of Sailing on Charlotte
Harbor in SW Florida. Racing, Cruising, Small Boat Sailing - We do it ALL!
Our next Club Meeting is on May 14th, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the
Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association at 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda.
6:30 is Social Time. The Meeting starts at 7PM. This meeting is also the annual steak dinner. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the dinner.
Dawn Riley is an America’s Cup and Around the World Sailboat racer.
Those of you who saw Dawn speak at Isles Yacht Club recently, will
recognize her in this recent photo with Sally Van Dyke sailing on Ameritto.
Dawn took Sally up on an invitation to go out for a fun sail on Ameritto with mimosas.
We don't have enough space here to tell the whole story, so, just ask Sally for the details.
Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor Tides
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This Page last updated on Apr 20, 2014 Rev 1
The Punta Gorda Sailing Club Inc.
P.O. Box 510028, Punta Gorda, FL 33951-0028