Midwest

Midwest

The Midwest District encompasses fleets in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Our active fleets are at Wilmette Harbor, Lake Carlyle, and Clinton Lake in Illinois, Lake Freeman in Indiana, Lake McBride in Iowa, Medicine Lake in Minnesota, and Ephraim, Madison, Neenah, and Delevan Lake in Wisconsin.

Our District Governor is Bronson Bowling from the Lake Carlyle Fleet. the Midwest District is also home to FSSA Commodore Bill Vogler. Read more about the Midwest on the blog

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Photos by Sheela Krout - a link to lots more photos is below Story by Geiff Endris The 2019 Midwest District Regatta was held on June 7-9, 2019 at the Eagle Creek Sailing Club in Indianapolis, IN.  We had a total of 16 competitors from 6 clubs (Clinton Lake SA, Carlyle SA, Ephraim YC, Eagle Creek SC, Indianapolis SC, and Cowan Lake SA)and 6 states (IN, IL, MO, MN, WI, and OH).   Winds were 10-15 out of the East with gusts over 20.  The East wind made for a short course... Read More
Here's a great group of sailors telling us why they sail Flying Scots.  Do you?  You should!  Visit the Flying Scot Inc. website for more informatiion on how to get one of these great boats! Special thanks to Jim Walsh - FS Fleet #114 Captain who rallied the midwest sailors to attend "Strictly Sail Saturday" at the Chicago Boat Show!
Gorgeous glimpse of the regatta (photo by Jorie Johansen)   Glimpse of Friday's weather (video by Eric Bussell)   On Friday, Eric Bussell wrote: Looks like Harry Carpenter and Ryan Malmgren will be having their racing clinic today on shore. One of my favorite things about Ephraim is all these future sailors running around and having fun no matter what. They are playing telephone upstairs and doing arts and crafts downstairs. Weather is expected to clear for the 30+ racers who have pre-registered. Things... Read More
First VP (now President) Bill Vogler annonces the FOTY  Each year, fleets are nominated for the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award, recognizing a fleet whose sailors are FSSA memebrs, are very active in the class including racing, participation as well as organization in local and national events, who have creative ideas for encouraging participation in Flying Scot sailing, and who generally support the Association,  At our 60th Anniversary party, the perpetual trophy and a Flying Scot class flag were awarded to Fleet 135, Clinton Lake Sailing... Read More
Bruce and Lynn Kitchen proudly hoist the Egyptian Cup!   Twenty-two boats - 9 from Cliton Lake Sailing Association - registered for the 2017 Egyptian Cup Regatta at Careyle Sailing Association. Due to Sunday's forecast for lstorms and heavy winds, PRO Ted Beier held 4 races on Saturday.  Two W-L races were sailed in the morning in 8-12 MPH WSW winds. In the afternoon the winds held steady and there was 1 modified Olympic and 1 W-L course.  After Day 1 the top 5 boats were separated by just 5 points... Read More

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