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 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
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
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
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
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’.
Windfinder wind forecast -
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NWS Marine Forecast
FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
FROM BONITA BEACH TO
SUWANNEE RIVER IS- HERE
Click HERE for Doppler Radar
Click on one of the following Buttons for information about the Club's activities.
Fall Race 2 September 28
PGSC 2014 Calendar August 3
Jun 18 - See the "Pelican Bay Cruise" Photo Collection
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 ColumbiaPhoto taken in Montague Harbor, British ColumbiaFor 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 .
Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor Tides
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The Punta Gorda Sailing Club Inc.
P.O. Box 510028, Punta Gorda, FL 33951-0028