A Publication of the Inland Lake Yachting Association
Volume 5, Issue 29

July 26, 2010

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Schedule of Events

28-31 ILYA X Champs - Pewaukee
31-1 D20 Laser Champs -
South Shore
1-3 ILYA Opti Champs-Okauchee
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
15-17 RWB Chip- LaBelle
20-22 ILYA Youth Champs (Laser and 420) - Calhoun


The members of Pewaukee Yacht Club are very excited to be welcoming over 100 X-Boats to Pewaukee for the X-Inland.  With this many boats coming, we just want to remind everyone of the following items:

·         Registration will be on Wednesday, July 28th from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  Boats must complete their registration on Wednesday.  There will be no registration on Thursday (per the NOR for the regatta).
·         Registration will occur at St. Anthony's on the Lake Catholic Parish. St. Anthony's is located at W280N2101 Prospect Avenue (HWY SS), just one block south of the PYC.  We will have signs directing you to this location, so after you exit I94, please watch for the signs and follow them all the way in (about ½ mile).  Please note that we will ask you to enter St. Anthony's off of Oakton Road (again, follow the signs) where you will proceed to the ILYA Measurer's area.  At that area your boat will be checked for appropriate measuring and weighing.  Following this step you will proceed inside St. Anthony's where you will find the ILYA Registration area, and PYC Registration tables.  When you have completed registration, you will be given a "READY TO LAUNCH" ticket which you will take with you back to your vehicle.  We will ask that you hand this ticket to the lot attendant who will then direct you down to the PYC for launching.
·         Please plan to leave your trailer for your X -Boat at Pewaukee.  The reason for this request is that boats will be pulled out of the lake by BOAT order on Saturday at the end of sailing.  We will organize trailers to speed retrieval and will need your trailer on site for the duration in order to be part of this organization.  Please be considerate of all and realize that we Thank You in advance for the exemplary patience you will show on Saturday.  It will go very smooth as long as we all cooperate.
·         Check out the 2010 X-ILYA Championship icon on the PYC website ( This website has numerous documents providing further information on our plans, from registration through take-out and everything in between.

We hope that your travels are safe and we look forward to meeting all of you!

No Tears Champs - Beulah's Annie Cate Schmidt and North's Jonathan Bailey b
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Pine Lake hosted the 20th No Tears Regatta today. With names like Barkow, Schweda, Anderson, Navin, Tornehl, Kaiser and Keefe sailing, it was like watching history coming alive again --- only in a younger form. Seventy sailors took to the moderate winds for a great sunny day. The junior fleet completed its full complement of four races with sailors 8 years of age and younger. Seniors finished five perfect races. Regatta chairs Leslie Barkow and Margaret Hollister looked just as happy as all the sailors who enjoyed crafts, sailing. swimming and plain old fun.
1st Jr. 7263 Annie Cate Schmidt Beulah 2.0 1.0 2.0 5.0   10.0 10.0  
2nd Jr. 12522 Kyle Navin Geneva 5.0 2.0 1.0 9.0   17.0 17.0  
3rd Jr. 4807 Alaina Vollmar Cedar 15.0 7.0 4.0 1.0   27.0 27.0  
4th Jr. 17200 Jack Schweda Pewaukee 7.0 3.0 5.0 13.0   28.0 28.0  
5th Jr. 12215 Luca Marban Pewaukee 10.0 8.0 3.0 8.0   29.0 29.0  
6th Jr. 17054 Michael Mitchell Pine 6.0 14.0 8.0 2.0   30.0 30.0  
7th Jr. 10395 Meta Simon Pewaukee 4.0 6.0 6.0 14.0   30.0 30.0  
8th Jr. 12587 Cameron Zwart LaBelle 9.0 5.0 14.0 4.0   32.0 32.0  
9th Jr. 11037 Jacquelyn Komas Beulah 13.0 4.0 11.0 6.0   34.0 34.0  
10th Jr. 17912 Sophie Michels North 1.0 11.0 17.0 10.0   39.0 39.0
1st Sr. 11615 Jonathan Bailey North 2.0 7.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 12.0 12.0  
2nd Sr. 9915 Francesca Hamilton South Shore 5.0 1.0 5.0 2.0 4.0 17.0 17.0  
3rd Sr. 8790 Jack Tegeder Nagawicka 1.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 9.0 18.0 18.0  
4th Sr. 10991 Hallie Mikacich Beulah 3.0 11.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 22.0 22.0  
5th Sr. 9195 Karolynn Kunz LaBelle 8.0 5.0 4.0 12.0 3.0 32.0 32.0  
6th Sr. 10380 Allie Amato Okauchee 11.0 3.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 35.0 35.0  
7th Sr. 3745 Ryan Kaiser Beaver 10.0 10.0 8.0 5.0 6.0 39.0 39.0  
8th Sr. 13491 Catie Malone Pewaukee 12.0 6.0 13.0 11.0 10.0 52.0 52.0  
9th Sr. 9979 Callie Pilgrim Okauchee 16.0 4.0 19.0 6.0 8.0 53.0 53.0  
10th Sr. 9446 Josh Navin Geneva 4.0 13.0 12.0 14.0 14.0 57.0 57.0 

Yoga and the 50+ C Scow Sailor

So every year, after the first regatta of the season, my muscles are screaming hurt and I am downing mountains of Motrin, Aleve, and any leftover Vicodin from some old root canal.  This poor old body is usually pretty sore - BUT this season was different. 
I decided in January that I was feeling particularly creaky, and my resolution was to get more flexibility in my spine.  I turned to yoga, well known for its benefits to the body.  I went twice a week and it suddenly dawned on me, while doing the "twisted seated chair" position, that this was similar to hiking out on the C-Scow while pointing at some wind shift.  "Twisted warrior 2" had elements of pushing the boom downwind while looking behind for puffs. 
Tucking these notions aside, it was after the first day at the Chautauqua regatta that I noticed I was hardly sore at all!  I mean at least a 70% difference in how my muscles felt.  Little need for drugs - just lots of water and sleep to recuperate.  I was truly astounded.  I knew it would help but I couldn't believe how much. 
Therefore to all those middle-aged sailors who ache their way through tough sailing regattas - give Yoga a try.
Here are a couple of suggestions:
1.      Find a good teacher.  Not all yoga instructors are the same.  More are teaching at sports clubs or fitness centers and are used to dealing with athletes.  Find one who will give you adjustments for any past injury or physical difficulties.  There should be blocks or bolsters available to help you with some of the more challenging positions.
2.      Tell the instructor if you have any previous injury that bothers you - I have a bad left knee from skiing many years ago and I always inform the instructor in advance so they know and can give me adjustments.
3.      Yoga is not a competitive sport - do only what you can.  There should be NO pain.  Take a rest pose if any position is too hard on your body.

Yoga won't make you sail better, but you will feel better after!


Annette Masson
What's next for the Opti sailors?
Opti Inland
If your sailor knows the rules and feels confident going around the race course, the Green Fleet at Okauchee may be for you. If the rules are most unfamiliar and challenging, plan to enjoy the Green Fleet next year. There are two most  popular events in the next two weeks.
Opti Inlands - August 1-3. Red, White, Blue and Green Fleet
Pram Power - August 12th - For the beginning sailor.
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