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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There are 3 races in the books at the 2020 Wife-Husband at Carlyle Sailing Association in Illinois. There are 27 boats registered, with 20 in the Championship Division and 7 in the Challenger Division. With some chilly temps, it seems like there was plenty of wind with some gusts as well, After Day 1, The top 3 in the Championship Division are Mark and Michele Taylor from Clinton Lake, Robert and Nina Cummings from Corinthian in Dallas and Tom and Melissa Miller, also from Corinthian. I guess... Read More
  The 2020 Wife-Husband Championship is ON at Lake Carlyle in Illinois on October 2-4, 2020. It's a beautiful venue with some really great people and lots of space to spread out. Are you going?  Please register early if you can for event planning for the regatta team. For more information and registration, visit the event page here. Hope lots of you you can make it!
From the Ephraim Yacht Club Facebook Page: - full results here. Yes, there will always be an Ephraim Regatta! Congratulations to the stellar group of skippers and crew! Thank you to PRO David Morof for running 3 excellent races! Many thanks also to the staff, Tommy Papenthien, Spencer Olson and Henry Morof. Also big thank you to all the hardworking volunteers; Fred Lewis, Bjorn Hooper, Carol Claypool, Nancy Claypool, and our Commodore, Laura O'Rourke. Also a huge thank you to Woody and Emily... Read More
Egyptian Cup - Midwest Districts at Carlyle lake by Linda Vitt, FS3040 - results are here. To see more pictures, click on the title and you can scroll through the photos, Wow, we had an incredible event with very competitive sailors, awesome wind for 3 long races on Saturday and one very light air race on Sunday. Thank you race committee for running some great races. Temperatures that were hot on our black asphalt, but very comfortable in the shade of the Egyptian palace pavilions,... Read More
'NOTE: Flying Scot, Inc, hosted a webinar on Fleet Building featuring Eric Bussell, Here is the link to the session - it is the first video on this page: https://flyingscot.com/how-to-video' And here is Eric's article on Fleet Building: At Clinton Lake, our entire fleet has bought into the importance of fleet building.  Sailing is more fun and enjoyable with more boats and more friends.  We don't need to tug at anyone's heartstrings to convince them to support our cause... Read More

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