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: Andrew Fox, 256.509.3516 or flyingscot@birminghamsailingclub.org

http://www.fssa.com/

 

J/22

The J/22 is 226 long and weighs 1,815 lbs. Sailed by three or four people, the J/22 has 242 sq. ft. of sail, consisting of a main and jib, plus a large spinnaker. The J/22 can be trailered.

BSC contact: Bo Smith, 205.967.9036 or j22@birminghamsailingclub.org

 

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, 205.822.8192 or thistle@birminghamsailingclub.org

http://www.thistleclass.com/

 

Auxiliary Boats

BSCs auxiliary fleet consists of keel boats ranging in length from 21 to 27 feet. In addition to cruising and the clubs regular racing, the fleet races on designated Saturdays throughout the year.

BSC contact: John Grainger auxiliary@birminghamsailingclub.org

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