2011mastheadILYA SCOWLINES
  A Publication of the
Inland Lake Yachting Association


Volume 7, Issue 23

 May 29, 2012

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Classes E, C, and I-20
 August 9 - 12, 2012
 Classes A, MC, and Club 420
August 16-19, 2012

Mendota Yacht Club 

Madison, Wisconsin


Regattas / Calendar



27        420 sailors clinic  -                  Okauchee 


9-10         420 clinic - Beulah

                MIR C Delavan

15-17       C Nationals - Delavan

16-17      420 clinic - Calhoun

21-24       A Nationals - Pewaukee

25-26      Kansas City Opti Regatta



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College Nationals

 Teams are practicing for the final days before the triple national events: Women's Doublehandeds, Co-ed Dinghys and Team Racing. It all starts May 30th and runs through next week. Collegiate All-Americans will be named in the Women's and Co-ed divisions. Watch the nationals website to view results. Chris Love productions will be onsite to provide live coverage. College results are posted immediately after each set of two races - enjoy the event from afar.

Lake Forest High School Takes Fifth at Baker Cup
 A gutsy Lake Forest Team did not make it into the Gold finals but they entered the Silver round in 7th and came out with 5th. Congrats to Malcolm Lamphere, Alex Curtiss and Clay Danly - all familiar names on the ILYA Opti Circuit - Full resultshere.  The event was held on the Charles River basin at the MIT Pavilion.
Free Pass t Chicago match Racing Event

 Bilge Pullers

Please be our VIP guest at the

Chicago Match Race Center Viewing Lounge

June 2 & 3   11 AM - 6PM

Watch racing from our exclusive tent as 10 teams compete for the last spot in the World Match Racing Tour Chicago Match Cup in July. Enjoy live on-shore commentary and races just feet off the pier in a stadium sailing atmosphere!

Free Day Pass Includes:

  • Exclusive viewing opportunities 
  • Access to cash bar
  • Raffle entry for CMRC gear & 5th man ride-alongs on sailboats 
  • First 100 RSVP's will receive a drink ticket 

Please RSVP for a Day Pass by June 1 to Stephanie Roble:


For more information checkout www.ChicagoMatchRace.com

420 Clinics - ILYA Start is Memorial Day - Okauchee

 420 Opportunties - YOU ASKED FOR IT!



 Southern Clinic- June 9-10 - Lake Beulah - Time to Register to Prevent Cancellation - Only  three of you have expressed interest. The cancellation date will be Thursday night, May 31st.  

420 sailors and 420 wannabes, mark your calendars. Lake Beulah will host the first annual ILYA 420 Summer clinic. Danielle Soriano will return  to build on your skills. Housing and food (breakfast, lunch and dinner)are included. Attendance to the Mexican Minute to Win It party on Beulah is included. Price is $100 per sailor. Come as a team. A limited number of boats will be provided. BYO boat is always welcome. Contact Candace Porter for more info.

Northern Clinic June 16-17 
Next attend a clinic on Calhoun. Lunches will be included. The instructor for the north is Kevin Jewett. Look for more info in the next Scowlines.

Regatta season for our 420s begins with the Lake Beulah Sailing School Regatta. Then get ready for Nagawicka and Geneva.

Mark your calendars! 
Delavan X Champs - time to act now
Bilge Pullers Housing and Gear 

Time is running out, for best prices on room rates.  Although the X Inland Regatta on Delavan isn't until Juy 25-28, hotels are looking to sell our discounted rooms to other organizations and have begun asking for updates.


Make your reservations this week, our current prices are up for renegotiations. Although you have until June 1 before any reserved rooms are released, but prices are beginning to vary. For a list of comparisons, room rates, and contact information, click here:

X Inland Compare Hotels


X Inland Gear is still available.
Get your boat number custom embroidered on Hats, Fleece and Bags. Click here for viewing  and secure order: 2012 X Inland Custom Gear
PO Box 311
Fontana, WI 53125-0311
Phone: 262-203-7721
Fax: 262-203-7722
Use this area to provide your subscribers information about your organization.

Candace Porter
Inland Lake Yachting Association