ILYA logo SCOWLINES
A Publication of the Inland Lake Yachting Association
 
Volume 4, Issue 51

November 5, 2009 


In This Issue
Ruf wins Worlds
Morgan Gutenkunst
HS nationals
US Sailing update
2010 Regatta dates
Christmas ideas
ILYA Office

Melges Performance Sailboats

North One Design
Join the ILYA
Register for Dues

John Ruf Wins World Championship


 Ruf
 
Olympian John Ruf completed a US Championship in 7th place last week to follow this week with a world championship victory. It was a last, fine day of racing that moved Ruf into the lead for the title. Full results here.
Pewaukee connection sails with Cayard
Morgan Gutenkunst serves as Cayard's bowman and is experiencing the world. Quite a feat for the nephew and grandson of our Pewaukee Gutenkunst family. Wednesday's version of Scuttlebutt gives the whole story. 
 For more, read here
Beulah connection wins HS Nationals
Nevin Snow, son of Mary Brigden, ILYA X champ, takes title 
 For full report, read more here. Mom Snow left Lake Beulah for the Naval Academy. She resides now in CA with her talented son., who obviously takes after mom.
 
 NEWS FROM US SAILING
 ussailinglogoJobson named President 
Winter Inland speaker Gary Jobson has been elected new spokesperson for the national authority for our sport. for a video from Jobson, click here. 
 
Click here for more US Sailing info:
  • Nominate your favorite sparkplug or club
  • Check the latest benefits from US Sailing
  • New Rules DVD

And join US Sailing for weekly e-newsletters.

BOARD ACTION
Monday spinnakersREGATTA DATES AND SITES 
The 2010 regatta schedule is set. Lake Geneva will host the Big Inland August 11-21 with a three part format. The A's will be in the middle portion to allow sailors from other fleets to participate in the huge A fleet.
 
 
 
E's    Invite                     Minnetonka                  July 8-11
C's    Invite                     Beulah                         July 15-18
MC's  Invite                    Cedar, WI                     July 8-11
I-20      Invite -              Cedar, IN                      June 26-27
I-20     Champs -            Neenah                         Aug 6-8
M16     Champs -            Pewaukee                    July 9-11
A Invitational at White Bear - cancelled due to low water level
Melges 17 Champs         Pewaukee                    July 9-11
X Champs                      Pewaukee                    July 28-31
Opti No Tears West       White Bear                   June 25
Opti No Tears East         Pine 20th Centennial   July 26
Opti Champs                 Okauchee                     August 1-3
Youth Champs              Calhoun                       Date TBD
 
 
Christmas ideas
 Support our sailing suppliers
NEW DVD SET EXPLAINS THE KEY RACING RULES!
Improve your knowledge and application of the rules with David Dellenbaugh's 'Learn The Racing Rules' for 2009-2012! This completely new two-part DVD set uses live sailing and animation to explain the right-of-way rules and their limitations (Part 1) plus all the rules at marks and obstructions (Part 2). To order or get more info: http://www.LearnTheRacingRules.com
 
Melges/North Sails
Thanks to our Zenda friends for a year's support of Scowlines. Wives, remember to order your husband some new sailing gear. Contact the crew at Melges for ideas.  Phone 262-275-1110.
 
Photography
Consider one of our many ILYA photographers this Christmas.
 
The editor went out to the Gull Lake site to view the X photos. They are magnificent! Go find your favorite sailor for a grandparent pic for Christmas or a graduate from the fleet photo.
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Inland Lake Yachting Association website, click here.
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Sincerely,
 

Candace Porter
Inland Lake Yachting Association