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Welcome to the    
PUNTA GORDA
SAILING CLUB

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!



Click HERE to view the October 2014 Jib Sheet   Oct 1

 

 




       

You be needin' some Crew ? or maybe you wantin' to be Crew ?  
Get Signed Up HERE  See the Fall Series Crew List  HERE   Sep 14
Sign up for the New Fall Series Crew List now.






2014 PGSC Moonlight Regatta is on Oct 25th

Moonlight Regatta NOR is HERE

 Moonlight Regatta Entry is HERE

Moonlight Regatta SIs are HERE


  Oct 1



 
Who are the skippers in the Volvo Ocean Race? 

For the first time, the Volvo Ocean Race is to be contested in a strict, one-design class. The emphasis is shifted from who has the best boat to suit the conditions to who has the best men – or women – onboard. The race will be decided on who can push themselves the hardest, for the longest and who makes the best decisions.

The skipper’s responsibilities are huge: trying to win the race while getting their crew safely across 38,739 nautical miles of some of the toughest, windiest, coldest conditions Mother Nature can throw at them. Read on to learn more about the skippers



Read more HERE 


  Oct 1

 



 
A guide to steering without a rudder-
with Video - a must read and watch! 

Lost your rudder at sea? Michael Keyworth perfected a way to steer using drogues. To engineer this solution, he removed the rudder from his own boat, and experimented with different method, and has summarized his technique in this terrific article. Don't miss seeing the video.

 
Read more  HERE 
  


Oct 2





 
 Round-the-world team gets back
together 10 years after big event  

WHEN this group of sailors embarked on a voyage around the world 10 years ago, they had no idea how close they would become. Now, three marriages and six babies later, they have reunited to mark the 10th anniversary of their 35,000-mile race.

The group put together a team for the Global Challenge 2004/5 called Team Stelmar and they reunited in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth. Four of the couples met on the boat and got together, with three of them going on to get married and six babies being born.  


Read more HERE


Oct 1




 
Computer Calendar Background: October 2014 
Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer monitor background for the month of October.

Click HERE to open the image, then put your cursor over it, right click to open the drop down menu and indicate you want to ‘Set as Background’.



Oct 2




Windfinder wind forecast  -



Coming Soon ...

 
- Oct 5 Fall Series #3
- Oct 8 Monthly Meeting - Nominations
- Oct 11, 12 CMCS Summerset Regatta - Info
- Oct 25, 26 Moonlight Regatta & Picnic
   
- Nov 1 Picture of Beer Race / Cruise
- Nov 2 Fall Series #4
- Nov 3 - 22 Cruise North - 3 Weeks
- Nov 12 Monthly Meeting - Elections
- Nov 16 Fall Series #5
- Nov 27 Thanksgiving
- Dec 6 Race Management Seminar
- Dec 6 Change of Watch
- Dec 7 Fall Series #6
- Dec 12-14 PGSC Holiday Regatta


 


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NWS Marine Forecast

SYNOPSIS -
FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
FROM BONITA BEACH TO
SUWANNEE RIVER IS- HERE
Sail Flow Wind Forecast
Click HERE for Doppler Radar


Click on one of the following Buttons for information about the Club's activities.
  2010 PGSC Board

The 2014 BOARD     See the Full 2014 Flag Officers Page HERE
Click HERE to see Our Club's Bylaws    Revised Oct 2010

Racing     Oct 1   

    
      Fall Race 2     September 28                                

      
  Oct 1    

      PGSC 2014 Calendar     August 3     

     
    Jun 18 -   See the "Pelican Bay Cruise" Photo Collection

           Sep 25

2006-2007 Charlotte Harbor Boat of the Year    2014-2015 Charlotte Harbor BOTY NOR   
 2014 - 2015 BOTY NOR       Aug 15

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 October 8th, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the
Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association at 2001 Shreve St. Punta Gorda.
6:30 is Social Time. The Meeting starts at 7PM. 




Photo taken in Montague Harbor, British Columbia
Photo taken in Montague Harbor, British Columbia
For sailors aboard the J Class Shamrock V at Régates Royales in Cannes, light air
doesn’t mean cracking beers and going swimming.  It means music from a violon cello .

Oct 1


 


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  Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor Tides
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Click  H E R E  for a November 2014 Tide Prediction Chart 


 

 

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This Page last updated on October 2,  2014  Rev 1




The Punta Gorda Sailing Club Inc.
P.O. Box 510028, Punta Gorda, FL 33951-0028