Laser Race Committee and PRO 2016

Date PRO Markset
3/16/2016 Bruce Moore Mike Hansen
3/23/2016 Norm Grail Michael Gregory
3/30/2016 Mike Mikeska Alanna Strong
4/6/2016 Jody Smith Douglas Gable
4/13/2016 Michael Teleha Murray Smith
4/20/2016 John O’Riordan Ed Stehel
4/27/2016 Forest Atkins Alexander Goldberg
5/4/2016 Tim Ponter Alanna Strong
5/11/2016 Brig North Owen Bushaw
5/18/2016 Eileen Blute Zach Wells
5/25/2016 Dan Kaiser Brian Hannan
6/1/2016 Greg Wallace Mark McAnelly
6/8/2016 Griffin Orr Bruce Moore
6/15/2016 Mark Babb Graham Viegut
6/22/2016 Tim Ponter Janie James
6/29/2016 Skylar Bayman Murray Smith
7/6/2016 Mark Babb Christina Hvidsten
7/13/2016 Alexander Goldberg Caleb Shi
7/20/2016 Sanford Denison Skylar Bayman
7/27/2016 John Oliver Greg Wallace
8/3/2016 Brig North Ed Stehel
8/10/2016 Michael Rist Brian Hannan
8/17/2016 Matthew Evans Zach Wells
8/24/2016 Mike Lipari Jean-Baptiste Wissmann
8/31/2016 John O’Riordan Matthew Evans
9/7/2016 Griffin Orr Jody Smith
9/14/2016 Forest Atkins John Oliver
9/21/2016 Carlos Luna Eileen Blute
9/28/2016 J. Kirk Taylor Norm Grail
Sundays PRO
6/26/2016 Steve Comen
8/28/2016 Terry Jewell
10/9/2016 Dan Kaiser
11/27/2016 Don Silva

Annual Meeting

Brig North and his wife will host the annual business party at their home on January 21st starting 6:30pm. An evite will be sent out shortly so we can get a headcount. The theme for the potluck will be “no theme potluck”. Bring what ever you like to share be it a wheel of cheese, chips and salsa, egg rolls, pizza….. The fleet will provide the plates, napkins, and cutlery. As always, BYOB.

The fleet will be electing new officers, set the racing schedule, and discuss any other business matters. Below are the fleet positions that will need to be filled with a short description. Please review the list and consider participating. If you have any questions about the positions, contact Greg Wallace at

  • Captain – Smile and look handsome.
  •  Scoring Coordinator – Inputs the weekly scores into the online service.
  •  Communications – Sends weekly emails to the fleet with upcoming events and news.
  •  Loaner Boat Program Coordinator(s) – Manages the boats and helps people get rigged. Reservations are made online.
  •  Webmaster – Maintains the website and post news and updates. The site uses WordPress to create and update pages.
  •  Treasurer – Collect dues and reimburses members for fleet expenses.
  •  Executive Race Committee – Schedules fleet members to race committee for the weekly series. The fleet also has quarterly assignments for both Sunday and Saturday races.
  •  Regatta Host Committee Chair – Organize the annual Laser regatta which is a district circuit stop.
  •  Social Chair – Organize the fleet dinners after each series as well as annual parties.
  •  Women/WOW Program Chair – Promote women in sailing by organizing activities and outreach events.

End of Year Awards

It has been a great year for Dallas Laser Fleet.  We have new members joining CSC.  We have members of WRBC joining us for Wednesday night racing.  The new dock is under construction which will supply 16 more boat pads.  Future is looking bright.

Here are the winners in 2014.

Series 1 Winners
Mark Babb, 1st
Forest Atkins, 2nd
Owen Bushaw, 3rd

Series 2 Winners
Griffin Orr, 1st
Mark Babb, 2nd
Forest Atkins, 3rd

Series 3 Winners
Sklyar Bayman, 1st
Briggs North, 2nd
Owen Bushaw, 3rd

2014 Overall Winners
Owen Bu​shaw, 1st
Forest Atkins, 2nd
Greg Wallace, 3rd

Top Junior  Skylar Bayman
Top Woman  Crista Hvidsten
Most Improved  Greg Wallace
Corinthian Sailor  Mark Babb
Top Rookie  Don Silva
Turtle Award  Don Silva
Turtle Award  John Oliver

laser for sale

Heard through the grapevine…. well… on the veranda yesterday, that there is a really nice laser going up for sale. Any takers? Let your interest in it be known in the Laser Forum. While there, check out the Open Bic up for sale.

Welcome to the new website!

Step on in and have a look around.  All of the racing schedules are updated.  An extensive list of links on our Resource page.  If you want to suggest some other links, let me know.  On the right side bar, people can join our public email list, check the the weather, or go to our Fleet Forum site where pressing questions are answered.  You can also post pictures in the forum too.

Share with your friends and let me know how I can improve it.

Web Monkey