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ILYA SCOWLINES
A Publication of the Inland Lake Yachting Association
Volume 5, Issue 14

April 25, 2010


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Schedule of Events

May
1-2 48th Icebreaker C - Cedar Lake, IN
8 Mother's Day Laser - Lake Geneva
29 Memorial Day Laser -  Milwaukee
June
5-6 Lighthouse I-20 - Fond du Lac
23-26 MC Masters - Okoboji
25-27 I-20 ILYA Invitational - Cedar, IN
25 ILYA No Tears West - White Bear
29-30 TRAP X Senior -Pine
30- July 1 TRAP X Junior - Pine
July
6-7 Quad Lakes Invitational X - Beulah 8-11 ILYA E Invitational - Minnetonka
8-11 ILYA MC Invitational - Cedar Lake, WI
9-11 Melges 17/M-16 Champs -  Pewaukee
15-18 ILYA C Invitational - Lake Beulah
19-20 Xtreme Regatta - Oshkosh24 No Tears Alumni Race - Pine Lake - all welcome
26 ILYA No Tears East - 20th anniversary - Pine
28-31 ILYA X Champs - Pewaukee
31-1 D20 Laser Champs -
South Shore
August
5-8 Interlake - Clear Lake, IA
6-8 ILYA I-20 Champs - Neenah Nodaway
11-21 ILYA Championships - Lake Geneva
A Scows - Aug 15-17
E Scows - Aug 11-14
C Scows - Aug 18-21
MC Scows - Aug 11-14
12 Pram Power -North Lake
12-15 US Laser Champs - Milwaukee
13-14 X Blue Chip - Cedar, WI
20-22 ILYA Youth Champs (Laser and 420) - Calhoun
Collegiate Nationals nears - May 25th start
Submitted By:  Terry Thompson, Dave Keane, and John Weiss
ilyaburgeeThe Inland Lake Yachting Association is proud of its strong tradition of supporting youth sailing.  Many of our young sailors have used experience gained on our Inland Lakes to enjoy the benefits of collegiate sailing.  They will be showcased this spring on Lake Mendota.

The University of Wisconsin Badger Sailing Team is hosting the 2010 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championships.  The event lasts ten days starting on May 25th and ending on June 3rd, and includes Women's, Team Racing, and Coed events.  With support and cooperation from the Hoofer Sailing Club, this event will take place on Lake Mendota just off the Memorial Union on the UW campus.  The Badger Sailors last hosted this prestigious competition in 1996.Capitol

As the premier event in collegiate sailing, the ICSA Nationals will attract around three hundred of the nation's top college sailors.  We feel honored to have the opportunity to host this event here in Madison, and look forward to offering the college and national sailing community an unforgettable experience.

For event details, click here

The Wisconsin Sailing Team is part of the Hoofers Sailing Club.  Hoofers is part of the Wisconsin Union and UW-Madison.  It is an outdoor recreational organization with 6 clubs including Sailing, SCUBA, Ski / Snowboarding, Riding, Outing and Mountaineering. 

The sailing club was started in 1939 and was wildly popular from the beginning with 450 students.  Members were either students or instructors; as soon as a student passed the required tests, they began teaching others how to sail.  The Union Council approved $300 for the construction of a Sailing Club pier at this time. 

In 1952, the Sailing Club purchased two fiberglass Tech Dinghys.  These dinghys were designed by a retired MIT professor (hence their name).  Eventually all the UW's Tech Dinghys were custom-made to Commodore Peter Harken's specifications and called "Badger Techs".   The UW Badger Sailing Team was established in 1954 by Peter Harken and Art Mitchell, and has been competing ever since.  The team is a completely student-run club team.

HoofersIn 1974, the Hoofers Sailing Club was distinguished as the largest university sailing club in the country, boasting between 2,500 and 3,000 members.  Since that time, this enthusiasm  has led to great success in collegiate sailing.  In 2009 the Badgers qualified for all three Championship events held in San Francisco and this year have the honor of hosting the National Championships. 
The Badger Sailors are getting great support from the Inland Lake Yachting Association (ILYA). A few of us ILYA sailors have created a list of our current college sailors and coaches.  We were impressed with the depth and accomplishments of the athletes on this list.  Please forgive us if we have missed any of our local sailors.  Watch out for them all as they participate in their qualifiers for the Nationals.


ILYA Sailors Competing In College Sailing 2009/2010

- Stephanie Hudson            BC - 2013 (Beulah)
- Anne Haeger                      BC - 2012 (Beulah) 
- Kelly Roy                             BC - 2013 (Pewaukee) 
- Erik Bowers                        Charleston - 2012 (Minnetonka)
- Chris Banholzer                Charleston - 2013 (Beaver) 
- Maggie Shea                      Connecticut - 2011 (White Lake)
- Andrew Keane                   Eckerd - 2010 (White Bear)
- Lara Dallman-Weiss         Eckerd - 2011 (White Bear)
- Kaye Siemers                     Eckerd - 2012 (Wayzata)
- Hilary Kenyon                    Georgetown - 2013  (Wayzata)
- Zach Hester                        Hawaii - 2010 (Minnetonka)
- Mike Hanson                      Hawaii - 2012 (Minnetonka)
- David Thompson               Hobart - 2011 (White Bear)
- Cody Zeigler                       Iowa - 2013 (Pewaukee) 
- Spencer Simms                 Miami Ohio - 2010 (Geneva) 
- Michael Simms                  Northwestern - 2012 (Geneva)
- Stephanie Roble               ODU - 2011 (Beulah)
- Gordon Lamphere             St Mary's - 2012 (Geneva)
- Brandon Wilson                 St Thomas - 2010 (Pelican)
- Medora Sletten                   St Thomas - 2010 (Pelican)  
- Grace Porter                       Stanford - 2012 (Geneva)
- Nick Hovland                      Minnesota - 2010 (Pelican)
- Allison Prange                   Minnesota - 2011 (Okauchee)
- Bill Siemers                        Minnesota - 2011 (Wayzata)
- Matt Thompson                  Minnesota - 2011 (Wayzata)
- Mike Karrels                        Minnesota - 2011 (Oshkosh)
- Brady Solum                      Minnesota - 2012 (Pelican)
- Kirstin Wilson                     Minnesota - 2012 (Pelican)
- Natalie Sinn                       Minnesota - 2012 (Minnetonka)
- Peter Swift                          Minnesota - 2013 (White Bear) 
- Sydney Morical                  USC - 2012 (Minnetonka)
- Carter Egan                        UW Milwaukee - 2011 (Cedar)
- Lauren Galante                  UW Milwaukee - 2013 (Pewaukee)
- Christine Porter                  Wisconsin - 2011 (Beulah) 
- Mary Cummins                  Wisconsin - 2011 (Oshkosh)
- Leif Evensen                      Wisconsin - 2011 (LaBelle)
- Molly Forbes                       Wisconsin - 2012 (Calhoun)
- Megan Six                        Wisconsin - 2012 (Geneva)
- Joe Kutschenreuter          Wisconsin - 2012 (Beulah)
- Brendan Boylan                Wisconsin - 2013 (Calhoun) 
- Phil Morley                          Wisconsin - 2013 (Neenah)
- Max Wyman                        UC- Santa Clara (Oshkosh)

ILYA Sailors Coaching College Sailing 2009/2010

- Andy Johnson          Hawaii (White Bear)
- Daniel Thompson     Hobart (White Bear)
- John Porter              US Merchant Marine Academy (Beulah)

It's not too late to support the Badger sailing team and the 2010 Collegiate Championships.  The Badgers and Hoofers have a fundraising goal of $40,000 to purchase equipment and provide 1st rate ILYA hospitality to visiting college sailors and their fans from around the country.  This is our time to shine. Contact UW and Inland sailors Christine Porter (Beulah) and Leif Evensen (LaBelle) for more details.  Or click Donate to add your support.
For a bit of fun, come to the 2010 ICSA Afterguard/Alumni Regatta and Banquet on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 10:00 am.  See the NOR for details.
And follow the qualifying action leading up to the Nationals on these Web sites:
Tech score for live results
Sailgroove for video and analysis
CollegeSailing.org for schedules and ICSA Info


Dues Renewal Notices are in the mail
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Members who responded to the email notice of dues also responded to the new donor support programs (see http://ilya.org/member-support-levels.html). Thanks to our first four Platinum Level Supporters-Commodore Mark Prange, Paul Reilly, Ron Stryker, and Cedar Lake Yacht Club of Indiana! The latter two are to support our MC and C junior discount programs respectively.

In addition to the Platinum Level Supporters, several others have donated in the Gold Level or Silver Level categories.

Paper dues notices are in the mail now, and Executive Secretary Smith encourages everyone to respond to the notice by using the on line renewal system. The system also allows for donor support in addition to dues (sorry, Life members, your donations have to me made by mail or phone).

Support the ILYA with your 2010 dues.
Terry Kohler is awarded Herreshoff Award
Terry Kohler of Sheboygan Yacht Club, Sheboygan, WI, has been elected to the Lake Michigan Sailing Hall Of Fame. Terry has been awarded the Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy, the most prestigious award given by US SAILING. A successful sail racer winning the Chicago Mackinac with a clean sweep in 1992, and many section races in the Mac. His success in business include his company Windway Capital Holding, which controls the Vollrath Company and the North Sails Group He was instrumental in having Sail Sheboygan, Ltd. become the fourth US SAILING Center in the United States.
Kohler is the major supporter of the 2010 Collegiate Nationals in Madison. He has donated $10,000 in cash and all the sails for the event. His early generous donation allowed the Badgers to purchase 12 new boats which will result in Calhoun and Geneva receiving the current Badger boats after the event. Calhoun will host the ILYA Youth Champs in August which will benefit from the original Kohler donation. His was the gift that kept giving.
Coral Reef Sailing Apparel Offers Fundraising Opportunity for Collegiate Nationals
patagoniaThis week's special to assist with Collegiate Nationals is a Patagonia shoft shell jacket. Coral Reef offers this jacket regularly $175, now at $150 with free shipping. Be sure and ask about team logos.
Need a new drysuit for HS sailing? New spray top, rashguard, lifejacket or just plain need to spruce up the way your team looks on the water? Purchase your "spring get ready" wear and help the 2010 Collegiate Nationals fundraise for the event. It is a win-win play for everyone. MENTION UW NATIONALS AND YOU GET A DISCOUNT AND THE TEAM GETS MONEY FOR THE EVENT.
Click here for the Coral Reef site.
Next edition is Spring Regatta edition
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Bilge Pullers Announce North and South Banquets
Bilge PullersMay 7th - Pewaukee; May 21st Lord Fletchers
Admiral Ruf invites you to join him for the traditional Spring Meetings. $40 at either site for beef or fish. Fill out your mailed invitation or email the Keeper of the Log and Lucre, Skip Jewett. Dues are also due at $5 per year. An application for new members was included in the mailing.
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Phone: 262-203-7721
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To submit articles, send to Candace Porter
Inland Lake Yachting Association website, click here.
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Sincerely,

Candace Porter
Inland Lake Yachting Association