Hospice Cup XXXI Selects 2012 Artist for Annual Poster

Annapolis' annual Hospice Cup is returning in September and the board has just chosen the lucky artist whose painting will serve as the silhouette for the famed charity regatta. Below is the press release from the Hospice Cup:Annapolis, MD – The painting, “Spinnaker Finish,” by Kathyrn Leonard was selected to be represented at the Hospice Cup XXXI ...
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Happy President's Day!

Happy President's Day from all of us at FHY! President's Day is intended to honor the presidents of the US, however, we find it to be an excellent opportunity to appreciate the beauty of a couple of ex-presidential yachts.THE USS SEQUOIA:The 104 ft long, wooden hulled, USS Sequoia was privately built in 1925 for $200,000. Designed by John Trumpy Sr...
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Matt Rutherford's Epic Journey

Everyone in Annapolis seems to be getting very excited about the return of Matt Rutherford from his amazing non-stop solo sail around the Americas. He is currently working his way up the coast of Brazil. Word is that he is due back in mid-April after departing last June in an Albin Vega 27 that he can't even stand up in. Just for some perspective, ...
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Real Sailors Don't Need Shoes

Lloyd Cooper, FHY broker, at the helm of Windalier sailing head on into the winter winds from St. Mary's back to Annapolis. The head winds were so strong that our speed over ground was nearly zero when we wern't moving backwards. We were forced to tie up at Solomon's Island and drive the rest of the way home. Despite the icy winds, Lloyd's concentr...
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