Outdoors notebook: Sailors pack Jensen for fleet racing regatta

The U.S. Sailing Center of Martin County hosted 29 varsity and junior varsity high school sailing teams from across the state Saturday in a South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association sanctioned Fleet Racing Regatta.

The races took place in the Indian River Lagoon out of Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach.

The event is the second of the 2013-2014 SAISA South Points regattas which are qualifiers for the Fleet Racing Championship. Fleet racing is sailed double-handed meaning there are two sailors per boat.

Two boats per school sailed in A and B divisions.


Area sailing teams

12. Jensen Beach High School

15. South Fork High School

18. Martin County High School

23. Clark Advanced Learning Center

24. The Pine School

26. Fort Pierce Westwood Marine and Oceanographic Academy

Top finishers were

1. Pine View High School, Osprey

2. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas

3. Miami Ransom Everglades

4. St. Petersburg Shorecrest

5. Sarasota High School


The Junior Division of the Treasure Coast Casters fishing club fished Sunday at Harbour Pointe Park in Fort Pierce.

Kids between the ages of 5 and 11 fished from shore for free, competing for trophies. Dean Buxton caught and released two redfish including the largest fish of the day to win the event.

The next scheduled Treasure Coast Casters Junior Division tournament is Dec. 29. For more information find Treasure Coast Casters on Facebook or visit www.treasurecoastcasters.org.


1. Dean Buxton, Fairlawn Elementary, Fort Pierce

2. Michael Rochedieu, St. Anastasia, Fort Pierce

3. Brayden Adams, F.K. Sweet Elementary, Fort Pierce


Tim Bradley, Benelli exhibition shooter, will have two shows at the O.K. Corral Gun Club in Okeechobee on Nov. 9. Bradley’s shows will take place at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. with Bradley performing a variety of difficult shots. The shows are free and reservations are not required.

Visitors will be able to test Benelli and Beretta shotguns on O.K. Coral’s sporting clay ranges and check out the Club’s new 8,000-square-foot Events Center and Pro Shop. There will be snacks and refreshments.

O.K. Corral Gun Club is at 9449 48th Street N.E. in Okeechobee.

For more information call 863-357-2226, like them on Facebook or visit www.okcorralgunclub.com.

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