SCOWLINES
A Publication of the Inland Lake Yachting Association
 Regatta Edition
Volume 4, Issue 9

June 22, 2009 


In This Issue
M16 Champs/I20 Invite
C Nationals
George Dorn MC
MC Invite
ILYA Office

Melges Performance Sailboats

North One Design
Join the ILYA
Register for Dues
Sunny Driscoll and Aaron Lynn named ILYA Champs

 Sawyersarticle by Rick Trester
 Can you imagine the joy in Sawyerville with an ILYA win for the sisters? Today the highly competitive fleet came out to sail the last two races of their championship. Paul Reinicke, Maggie Walsh and Sunny Driscoll started the day with only one point separating them. The morning brought us four to six mile per hour winds from the East. This set-up the races to be sailed across the short length of the lake in the opposite direction from yesterday.
Since we were sailing two back to back races we again had a downwind finish for the first race. Our three leaders stayed pretty close to each other in the first race. Jan Gill broke away from these three to win the race. Sunny ended up second with Maggie third and Paul fourth. This maintained the lead for Sunny and Cindy Duchow.
The last race was very similar to race number five with the three leaders keeping a close eye on each other. In this race Sunny and Cindy jumped out to an early lead with Paul and Maggie further back. After leading in many of the races without winning Sunny put this race and the regatta away. Jack Zimmerschied and Fred Weber had the best races of their regattas by finishing second and third.
This was the first ILYA championship for the sister act of Sunny Driscoll and Cindy Duchow. They have been sailing together in Inland events since they were kids. Paul Reinicke and Helen Rehberger ended up second and Maggie Walsh and Terry Isabell were third. Jan Gill was the top Master and Heidi Vollmar won the top rookie.
  
1 V-7 Sunny Driscoll          12
2 V-151 Paul Reinicke       17
3 V-76 Maggie Walsh        19
4 WL-111 Jan Gill             21
5 V-44 Fred Weber            38
6 LH-117 Jack Zimmerschied 39
7 A  Heidi Vollmer              40
8 A-10 Danny Fossati         54 
9 A-3 Karen Plunkett          56
10 J-11 Molly Sitter            58
11 A-11 Wendy Olsen         68
12 A-136 Carter Egan          69
13 A-77 Chris Van Hefty      78
14 A-65 Ed Hill                    89
15 A-36 Dale Kent                93
Aaron LynnAaron Lynn from Oshkosh stayed atop the leader board with past ILYA champ Stefan Schmidt in second. Lynn had a commanding 10-point lead. Last race success came to Steve Catlin with a bullet to end the regatta. Results:
 
1 J-11 Aaron Lynn              9
2 H-5  Stefan Schmidt       19
3  H-111 John Spargo        22
4  FD-4 Jack Boatman       25
5  FD-314 George Winter   25           
6  U-1 Steven Catlin           28
7 FD-499 Eric Hall              29           
8 FD-1 Tim Baccus             39  
9 WA-5 Justin Bolles          41 
10 NC-66 Peter Stambaugh 53    
11 FD-42 Greg Leifer          56
 
Thanks to Cedar Lake for hosting this regatta with a new format of M-16 champs and I-20 Invite. Together these two fleets provided Cedar with a fine event. Thanks to PRO Roger Walsh for serving in everyone's favorite across Cedar races.
BARKOW AND NIEDZIELA WIN NATIONAL C TITLE
 NATIONAL CChris Andert nor Pewaukee have the results posted so click here later today for the full posting. Peter Keck retained the "first loser" position. The remaining results had a change due to the addition of the throwout race. Barkow had a commanding lead and did not have to sail the final race on Sunday so Bloody Marys all around.  
 
Thanks to regatta chair Nancy Niedziela and her Pewaukee crew. PRO Chip Mann deserves a round of applause with shifty, challenging wind conditions. 
GEORGE DORN MC FATHER'S DAY REGATTA
  The MC's got in a final race with a delayed start due to light air to conclude the 24th annual regatta. Youngster Colin Smith was named champion with David Porter nipping at his toes. Porter and Bruce Gallagher tied with Porter taking the tie breaker. Perennial favorite Tim Fredman was fourth and Kevin Neal fifth.
 
Thanks to regatta chairs Dorns, Wills and Riedls for great food and awards (quite humorous with the tag team of Doug Dorn and Hardy Will) and PRO Nan Norris.
CLEAR INVITES YOU TO MC INVITATIONAL
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Want to beat the ILYA champ?  Come to Clear Lake.
Great winds, good food, fab shopping.  Come to Clear Lake.
Free housing, fresh cookies, stellar race committee.  Come to Clear Lake.  We are ready to fill every house or need a crew? Call Margaret Osmundson 612-418-8856 or
Inremoz@aol.com.  You have no excuses!!  Register at ILYA.org NOW.  See you on the race course!
 
There are 17 pre-registered already. Join us!
CORRECTION
 Collegiate Nationals
Daniel Thompson of White Bear represented William Hobart  Smith at the event in San Francisco. Sorry for the omission.
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