Classes E, C, and I-20
August 9 - 12, 2012
Classes A, MC, and Club 420
August 16-19, 2012
Mendota Yacht Club
Regattas / Calendar
12-15 ILYA MC Invite - Upper MInnetonka
12-15 ILYA E Invite - Gull Lake
13-15 ILYA Melges 17/I-20 Invite - Pewaukee
13-15 Junior Olympics,Lake Forest Opti, Lasers and 420s
16-17 Oshkosh Xtreme
18-21 MCSA Masters - Cedar, WI
18-21 ILYA C Invite - Lake Geneva
21-22 WYA X - Pewaukee
21-22 City of Lakes C, MC, X, 420, M-16, Opti. Laser - Calhoun
23 ILYA Opti No Tears East - Cedar
23 ILYA Opti No Tears West - Okoboji
25-28 ILYA X Champs - Delavan
30-31 ILYA Opti Champs - Pewaukee
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|VOTE NOW! Name the Greatest Amercan Sailor
| Melges is behind! You can make the difference
------ It's worth your joining US Sailing to vote for our favorite local sailor. Buddy is behind Dennis Conner by 10 percentakge points.
C'mon, Inland sailors, put Buddy on top. Any octogenarian who can win the A, in monster winds, deserves your vote. Voting ends Sunday night.
I-20 Invite and Melges 17 Champs - 17 Melges 17s. 12 I-20s gives Pewaukee an event for PRO Deguire to enjoy. Great to see the Pewaukee crowd with its welcoming hospitality out in full force yesterday. Racing starts today.
E Invite -
The E Scow Invitational hosted by the Gull Lake Yacht Club (GLYC) started off with a bang this morning! GLYC's Commodore, Steve Sullivan, stated the event this weekend has been a huge success so far, with really no rain and lots of enthusiastic sailors who have come from all over the 5 state region. There will be 2 - 3 additional races on Saturday and possibly another race scheduled for Sunday morning. More to come in the next couple days!!!---37 total boats
||Hugh Harris Gavin Potts Matt Hanson
||Mark Olsen John Root Chini Root
||Hal Roberts Brady Solum Erin Cook
||Erick Youngquist Corbett Porter Katie Lynch
||Clifford Porter Coye Harrett Griffin Rolander
||Brian Porter Jr
||Eric Oppen Charles Helmes Sarah Afias
||Eliot Wrasse Mike Karrels
||Mike Maas Lisa Maas Julie Maas
MC Invite - Upper Minnetonka website says results will be up this morning. We know they got in one race with perennial champ Colburn in 21st. Hope for better wind everywhere today.
C Invite - the schedule of Thursday, Friday, Saturday allows the best sailing on Geneva. C dads, with any luck you can only miss one race on Saturday so you can watch your young sailor at WYA. Registration is low --register now so Geneva can plan. Lynch Dealerships as Presenting sponsor and Capital Brewery and Melges Performance Sailboats as sponsors.
The anticipated number of entries will allow for mooring on club docks and nearby buoys during lunch. Therefore, lunches may be served (and enjoyed) at the LGYC facility instead of on-the-water. The SOCIAL section of the NOR is revised accordingly as follows:
On Wednesday, food will be available by order from the Club kitchen after 5:00 p.m. The "Beer Gator" will serve free beer (Wisconsin Amber - thanks, to sponsor Capital Brewery and our Presenting Sponsor Lynch Dealerships) and soda from 4:00 to 5:00. The Clubhouse Bar will be open for complete cash service.
Available dock and nearby buoy space will allow lunches to be served on land. Thursday's lunch buffet ($9) will consist of all the fixin's to make your own sandwich. Friday's lunch buffet ($9) will be burgers and brats and related items. A pre-presentation buffet lunch ($10) will be available after Saturday's race or races, during haul out, and up to the trophy presentation.
The "Beer Gator" will run for an hour after the racing Thursday and Friday with free beer and soda.
Thursday night is the Regatta Dinner (Italian Pasta Buffet-$15). The Dinner will be casual, and we invite you to stick around rather than bother to go home, change, and return. Serving may start as early as 5:00 p.m.
Friday night will feature a Fish Buffet dinner (Fried or Broiled Cod and all the fixin's-$14) at the Yacht Club.
All lunch and dinner purchases must be made before or during the registration period.
Special Package Price ($50): Complete lunch and dinner package, including Thursday, Friday, and Saturday buffet lunches, Thursday night Italian Pasta Buffet, and Friday Night Fish Buffet is a $57 value. Save $7 by ordering your package prior to the close of registration.
We hope to see you for some great racing and good socializing!
|Youth Regattas in July
Oshkosh Xtreme - Sign Up Today Andy Burdick hosts clinic
- Arrive ready to sail at 9:00 for the Burdick clinic.
- Great Racing in a back to back format
- Returning PROs-David and Candace Porter
- Casino Night featuring the "Photo Booth"
- Fun...camaraderie...memories...Cool t-shirts
- Adult gourmet sandwiches and salads for purchase
- Top Finisher Traveling Trophy
- Take Home Trophies for Top 10 Skipper and Crew
New This Year-Monday Race Clinic with Andy Burdick
Monday Morning X Boat Clinic. Get fine tuned for the Xtreme and the ILYA Champs. On the water coaches clinic throughout the day during and between races
Go to www.oshkoshyachtclub.org to register
|Things to learn
Wauwasee and Indian Lake
Do you know where these lakes are? Do you know they both boast E scow fleets? Indiana and Ohio are home to scows who are looking forward to the Big Inland on Mendota. Wauwasee can brag of a 200 student sailing school.
Chris Lieber of Pewaukee introduced Jim Smith and the editor to a Facebook application that looks like fun for kids of all ages. It is an online trading card site which allows you to track your sailing resume. Pewaukee is posting the A scow results on this page but the real attraction to the editor would be a means to store an X boat ranking system - if the X regatta results were posted. Chris has developed the beta site and will enter the I-20/Melges 17 regatta today so we can follow. To check this out, go to Facebook, search for Statwack, like the page and begin creating your own account. The bonus: a way for your youth sailor to begin to record a sailing resume for college, cross country/football/basketball stats collected. More on this as Chris begins adding sailing info to the page.
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