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River Romp 2018 Canceled

Edison has proudly hosted the U.S. Junior Olympic Regatta – the River Romp – since the ’90’s, and welcomed many sailors who went on to be serious competitors throughout the one-design classes in the SE Region and beyond. We’ve welcomed Olympic sailors, class champions and those for whom sailing is simply fun. If you live […]

September 29 Regatta Hollywood FL

Members of the FMHS sailing team participated in their first HS420 regatta of the season in Hollywood, FL, last weekend. Congratulations to the team and thanks to our chaperones, parents for their support and encouragement!

Island Clean-up in the Caloosahatchee River

A group of sailors representing the Optis, High School 420s and Laser fleets of Edison Sailing Center collaborated with Caloosahatchee River

Watch for a coordinated clean-up of the River, Saturday, Oct 22.

The Doris Colgate Inaugural Junior Women’s Laser Clinic & Cup

Doris Colgate’s name is synonymous with women’s sailing. Her passion for sailing has created women’s sailing associations and mentoring programs for at-risk girls. She has also developed team building programs for middle school youth. Author, entrepreneur, program developer, and sailor,

Laser

The Laser is a single-handed racing dinghy. A big factor for the Laser dinghy’s popularity is protection by strict one-design class rules. No changes are allowed to the boat unless they are specifically permitted in the rules.



The result is that all Laser boats are virtually identical whether they are brand new or 10 years old, making it the sailor that wins the race, not the boat.