News for and about racing sailors on the Chesapeake Bay, a weekly roundup of a sailboat race results, the SpinSheet Racing Team and how you can join, expert tips from Quantum, and SpinSheet’s downloadable sailing regatta photos for purchase.

Annapolis and Eastport Yacht Clubs to join forces in an ORC seminar for sailboat racers January 22.
Jimmy Spithill's SailGP Team USA solidifies its position in the San Francisco finals with a second-place finish in Sydney.
Dinghies tend to be stored in vulnerable spots in terms of both flooding and wind, so it's important to consider flood events and how to deal with them.
Whereas there has been progress increasing women's participation in sailing, women-specific clothing and gear options are still lacking. ~Kim Couranz
Following yet more high-speed racing drama at the Cadiz, Spain, event, SailGP Team USA prepares for the next sailing stop: Australia.
Figuring out which specialized sails you need on your boat for reaching angles, whether you're racing or cruising. ~By David Flynn of Quantum Sails
A diverse fleet of cutting-edge designs will do battle in the Annapolis Fall Regatta, being held Oct. 22-24 and organized by the Storm Trysail Club-Chesapeake Station
Despite a second-place finish in Saint Tropez, Spithill and his SailGP Team USA are well-placed in the league’s overall standings
Four ideas to get sailboat racers to sign up for your regatta: try something new, get someone new to run your race, try something wacky, and work your butt off