PGSC Burgee
Welcome to the    

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!
Our September meetings is at Punta Gorda Boat Club at 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.

Click HERE to view the August 2014 Jib Sheet   Aug 1




You be needin' some Crew ? or maybe you wantin' to be Crew ?  
Get Signed Up HERE  See the Summer Series Crew List  HERE   Aug 3

PGSC Boat statistics as per 8/1/2014 Roster
182 Boats in Club

Boat Length
        < 20 4
>=  20   < 30 58
>=  30   < 40 96
>=  40    < 50 23
>= 50  <= 60 1

2014 PGSC Fall Series NOR is HERE

2014 PGSC Fall Series Entry Form is HERE

2014 PGSC Fall Series SIs are HERE

  Aug 3

Major incident declared as dinghies hit by stormy weather

A rescue operation is under way after approximately 80 sailing dinghies were hit by stormy weather in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, according to the Maritime and Coastguard agency.

Up to 100 people may be in the water of the large sea loch in County Down. The yachts were taking part in the GP14 World Championship Races from the East Down Yacht Club outside Killyleagh.

Read more HERE 

  Aug 19


Wounded warriors share the joy of wind, water and sail

People who carry on with missionary zeal about the poetry of sailing are probably not manning a bilge pump or scrubbing a hull, but the poetry is there.
It’s there when the sailor captures the basic physics of wind, water and sail to create seamless motion. For those who love the sport, there’s no joy to match it.
That very particular joy was shared over the weekend with a group of combat veterans, wounded warriors invited to participate with their families in a learn-to-sail seminar on Grapevine Lake.

Read more HERE

Aug 20

How Oman Sail Set A New Record

Sixteen minutes does little justice to the incredible performance by Sidney Gavignet's crew aboard Musandam-Oman Sail in setting a new Round Britain and Ireland record.
The MOD70 trimaran completed the course in 3 days, 3 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds, taking 16mins 38secs off the previous best. But it wasn't as simple as that.
For starters the MOD70 that now holds the record is 60ft shorter than the boat that previously set the record breaking pace, the 130foot trimaran Banque Populaire. Gavignet's Oman Sail is just over half her size.

Read more HERE

Aug 19

  A sailing adventure for beginners

 Some advice that every sailor is sure to get, sooner or later, is that when you leave port your vessel must have no weakness – if there is, the sea will surely find it. First impressions of the Hummingbird put me at ease: a 60ft modern ocean-racing yacht with three circumnavigations of the world to her name, she’s a fine piece of nautical architecture, every surface immaculately polished and swabbed.

Read more HERE

Aug 20

Windfinder wind forecast  -

Coming Soon ...

- Sep 10 Monthly Meeting - Chili Cook-off  
- Sep 14 Fall Series #1  
- Sep 20 Hog lsland Clean-up
- Sep 20, 21 Burnt Store Cruise
- Sep 28 Fall Series #2

- 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


Click for Live Weather

NWS Marine Forecast

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      Aug 1   

      Summer Race 6     August 18                                

  Aug 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 September 10th, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the
Punta Gorda Boat Club at 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. It's our
Chili cookoff meeting. 6:30 is Social Time. The Meeting starts at 7PM. 

Is this sailor checking the rudder, the bottom or what?

Aug 18


eXTReMe Tracker

  Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor Tides
If you don't see the tide chart below, it's not available from the server. Check back later.
Click  H E R E  for an August 2014 Tide Prediction Chart 
Click  H E R E  for a September 2014 Tide Prediction Chart 



If you don't see Tide Charts above - Click HERE for a Tide Prediction

Interested in becoming a Member? Click HERE for a Membership Registration Form. 
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to print this form.
If you don't have Acrobat Reader, click here to get it. It's free.  Click here to get a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader

Questions, Comments or Suggestions ?   Click the Contact Button above.

This Page last updated on August 19,  2014  Rev 1

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