14 — Number of members on the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center Team that made it to the USTA state regionals in Daytona. Team members were: Beth Smith, Jewell Emswiller, Kathy Powers, Nancy Kane, Betty Aden, Janet Melowic, Joan Dempsey, Kip O’Neill, Bonnie Marcuson, Fanny Younger, Bonnie Geyman, Ann Zaltman, Carole Regan and Kenda Smith.
1 — The place the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center team finished in the USTA League Fall 2011. The team is captained by Joan Kelly.
2 — Points the first-place team, Seagulls, made for the Bird Key Yacht Club Bowling League Tuesday, Dec. 27.
35 — Number of boats that participated in the Hangover Regatta Sunday, Jan. 1, at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.
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Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.