John and Connie Eckart from Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA, travelled to Ephraim, WI, on August 3-4 for their 114th Annual Regatta..After 4 races in light winds, they ended up first in a talented field of 29 teams, winning 3 of the 4 races and coming in 10 points ahead of their nearest competitor. Ben Williams and Deb Aronson from Clinton Lake Sailing Association in IL were 2nd and Mike and Jennifer Ikeda Faugust, local Ephraim sailors were third. COngratulations to all! Full results are... Read More
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Egyptian cup regatta! Frank and Marianne Gerry!! A great group of sailors lots of competition and a quick ending when the storms came back in to visit. Ted & Jeanette Gadell Beier, Tom, Sandy and Jim all did a great job on race committee getting 5 races in between the rain and storms. And Carlyle Sailing Association showed their true colors with all sailors helping out the regatta participates get safely ashore. And to Flying... Read More
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! Read More
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