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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Saturday of the seventh annual Glow in the Dark regatta at Clinton Lake Sailing Association was a blowout. Winds gusted to the low 30s as the afternoon wore on, like a sirocco or the Santa Anas. Still, there was plenty of beer and friendly visiting. Many of us enjoyed admiring class president Frank Gerry’s new boat, Eva, which Harry and Karen delivered to the regatta. Sunday weather was absolute perfection. Winds from the north, northeast, northwest…okay, not perfection, very shifty. Still, the... Read More
Flying Scot Fleet 83 at Carlyle, Illinois hosted it's Egyptian Cup on Labor Day weekend at Carlyle lake in Southern Illinois.  The Cup is over 50 years old having originated at Crab Orchard Lake in Carbondale, Illinois as a multi fleet regatta.  For the last 20 years it has been a Flying Scot Regatta at Carlyle. Sixteen boats competed in warm temperatures. Four races were finished on Saturday and Sunday's races were called due to lack of wind.  FSSA President... Read More
The EYC’s annual Women's Regatta was sailed in Flying Scots on the evening of Tuesday, July 30, 2013 The winning team was Nancy Claypool, Annika Pearson and Carrie Berger with four straight bullets for 4 points. Second was Ally Dykman, Erica Heidler and Suzy Dykman, who prevailed in a tiebreaker with 12 points. Third was Delaney Dykman, Gretchen Pearson and Sydney Richter, also with 12 points.   Full results are here
The 108th consecutive annual Ephraim Regatta was a big success.  Despite light and lumpy sailing conditions, the race committee managed to complete two races on each day.  And everyone, racers and non-racers alike, had fun at Friday’s Regatta Welcome Party and Saturday’s Bratfest! Ryan Malmgren and crew Stacy Rieu won the Vail Cup (winner of the first race) and the Charlie Sauter Trophy (winner of the last race).  Michael and Jennifer Faugust won the Peder Knudson trophy as the... Read More
The Lake Kegonsa Sailing Club is hosting the Full Moon Regatta series On the full moon evenings in July and August including the August Blue Moon the LKSC will be hosting sailing races on Lake Kegonsa in Wisconsin Stoughton,Wis. —A new exciting annual sailing event is being initiated on Lake Kegonsa – a series of races on full moon summer nights. The 2012 Full Moon Regatta series will have races on Tuesday, July 3,Wednesday, August 1 and the Blue Moon regatta finale on Friday, August 31... Read More

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