Since 1961, the ultimate in competitive small-boat racing.
Nov. 22: Shifty and gusty and capsizes oh my!
It's always devastating when a fierce competitor goes over right on final approach to the upwind mark. Oh well, life goes on. Results above.
Nov. 15: Short courses, high wind
Mounting SE breeze put a premium on staying in the middle or the right and playing the shifts upwind. Outgoing tide in the channel meant for crowds and some surprising roundings at the upwind mark. One unlucky mariner learned the need for a mast stiffener.
Oct. 18: Harbor Action
Shifty SE breeze made it tough to climb to the top of the fleet but the usual suspects were there. Thanks for the photos by https://kerryschutzphotography.pixieset.com/sachemsheadseadogs/
Oct. 4: The 2020 Frostbiting season got off to an excellent, covid-compliant start with 6 races in shifty NE breeze. Congrats to the 2019 award winners and all hail the new reign of Queen Maria!
The 2019 Worlds
Wickford brought down 16 of their best and while the top finish order was lopsided toward W (see race results above) Sachem's Head grabbed 1st and 4th. The racing was challenging with steep chop, shifting winds and constantly changing velocity. Thanks to the many volunteers, sponsors and PRO who made this edition of the Seadog World Championships a success. We may not win on points but we OWN the party!
Check out more photos from Thad here.
Nov. 3: Perfect conditions!
Oct. 13: Mayhem at the start
RC acknowledges the line was a little short and pin-end favored. The results were predictable as boats piled up on the favored end and a few skippers attempted port-tack bailouts that ended badly for everybody else nearby. We won't name names but your web admin was sandwiched once and briefly part of this tangle. But are we bitter? Nooo....
Oct. 6: Opening day excitement
First race of the season!
RC Bobbie got off five races in lively conditions on 10/6, no capsizes reported. Get your releases and checks into Chancellor of the Exchequer Ron Repetti and be out there for the fun this Sunday! Check out more pics on our Instagram feed: https://www.instagram.com/sachemsheadfrostbiting/
Cutter and Rick in our shiny new crash boat.
2018 Worlds at Wickford
Light-air parade in tricky currents at the 2018 Seadog Worlds in Wickford, RI.
More photos from the Worlds in Photo Gallery above.
Timeless classic from late fall, 2018. The wind started out brisk and picked up from there. The good news: The new hulls are self-rescue capable, as several sailors proved this day. Photos mostly courtesy Andrew Betts. Some, including the decisive moment above, from the RC.
Below, a crowded rounding at the top in high winds and those famous Sachem's Head Harbor rollers.
Oct. 14: Whitney shows the boys how it's done. Note how she protects her air and how many boatlengths she gets through the well-executed rounding.
A little messier upwind rounding here. Drone footage courtesy Harcourt.
Bring out those old dogs!
We've added a classified section above under "other." Use the contact form above to send us info about your used Seadog and we'll post it. Plenty of interest in Frostbiting this year and we know a lot of you will have an extra boat now that you've seen the pictures below and ordered your own Jibe Tech screamer.
It's the closest thing to a keelboat you'll experience in a 9-foot dinghy.