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/

 

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