FWSA January 2019 Meeting 
        Group of 16 Bitter Ends Enjoyed Shopping, Social Time, Entertaining Reports, an Interesting Speaker and a Delicious Lunch at the January 16th FWSA Meeting held at the Tampa Yacht & Country Club!
       Bitter Ends Delegates are Past Captains Pam Miller and Brenda Bell. Pam gave the BE report by describing the new to us Cox-Sprague Scoring System and its advantages.
       Meeting highlights included a report by past FWSA president Del Palmer reported on the FWSA Championship Regatta held in the fall at Sarasota on a cold and windy day. Dressed to the hilt in cold, wet weather gear she gave an entertaining report on the day.
       Dinghy Dames Lynne Randall gave the Long Range Planning Report formulated using input from member clubs working with a committee on which our Pam Miller served.
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           The things being done to help develop other Women's sailing clubs were reported on by Recruitment Chair LL Linda Schwartz.
        Shopping was a highlight with the Regifting Store to make money for the young women's sailing award. attended to by past BE Sue Colunio and BE Sue Carroll. Running the Ships Store were BE Judy Karr and BE Claire MacFayden.
        The speaker Diane Fowler gave a very informative view of how sailing and competition are possible for disabled individuals. Using specially designed equipment referred to as Adaptive Sailing, even a quadriplegic can be at the helm.
        The centerpieces were a collection of sailing quotes, two per table, set with pirate rum/whisky and jewels. Click on the last picture to read read some.


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