ILYA logo SCOWLINES
A Publication of the Inland Lake Yachting Association
 
Volume 3, Issue 29

July 23, 2008


In This Issue
X Champs
Deadlines
ILYA Office
Summerset Marine
Join the ILYA
Register for Dues
Melges Performance
North One Design
Calendar of Events
 
 
July  
   24-26 MC Nationals - Pewaukee
 
August
   1-3 WYA C
   7 Pram Power -North Lake Contact.
   9-16 ILYA Championships at Okoboji
   21-24 A One Design Champs at Mendota
   
WOW! WATERS! 109 BOATS! X CHAMPS HERE WE COME

 
 
WATERS FLAGS 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 History was made tonight when 218 sailors marched onto the flagpole area of the picturesque Waters for the first X Champs held at Oshkosh Yacht Club. Each of the 18 participating clubs entered the area by date of joining the Inland Lake Yachting Association. Waters owner Bill Wyman gave a brief history of the magnificent restored building. Buddy Melges inspired the sailors with his presence and his wit. PROs Chip Mann and Tom Hodgson welcomed their sailors to three days of skilled, fair sailing. Pictured above are the some of the eighteen burgees of our sailors' home lakes.
 
Parents at waters 
The parents as well as the kids are here for the historic first year of the Waters. Heidi Johnson from LaBelle, Heidi Buddig from Delavan and ILYA X rep John Murphy view the opening ceremonies from the second floor porch. The view is breathtaking. Thursday and Friday the third floor observatory deck will be open for parents to watch the junior fleet.
waters tent  
The grounds are full of color and activity. Bean bag games, football, chasing games and loads of room for conversation with Melges, Wyman and old friends. Will Norris summed it up, "This is now one of the most prestigious yacht clubs in America. It will be spoken of with clubs like Marblehead."
 
Racing starts tomorrow at 10:00 sharp. Check the OYC website, maintained by Mark Wrasse, for results. Thanks to Oshkosh for a grand first day and to regatta chairs Amy Sitter and Amy Goudreau.
DEADLINES FOR REGATTAS - SIGN UP TODAY FOR CHAMPS
 
JULY 15TH  late fee in place No Tears at Clear  7/30
                   Optimist Champs at Cedar 8/3-5
 
JULY 25TH E,MC,M,A Open,C,I-20 Champs at Okoboji 8/9-16
                   A One Design Champs at Mendota 8/21-24

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Phone: 262-203-7721
Fax: 262-203-7722
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