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 Jim Colegrove. the Midwest District is also home to FSSA Past Commodore Bill Vogler.

Follow Clinton Lake's Fleet 135 on Facebook here.

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
(Photo courtesy of Paul Stegmaier) What a great weekend! 40 boats and perfect weather! Thank you to all the racers and volunteers who made this event special.    Glow Regatta Promo Video CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS  We expanded the event this year to include practice races on Wednesday and Thursday evening, a turning clinic on Thursday afternoon, a chalk talk clinic on Thursday evening after the racing and Friday clinic with FSSA North American Champ David Ames... Read More
The Clinton Lake Sailing Association is a sailing club located in Central Illinois between Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, and Decatur.  The club features a large outdoor pavilion, 2 ramps, and a small dock with a large grass area for mast-up storage.  When it comes to amenities, CLSA is very rustic and simple relative to most sailing clubs you'll see when traveling to regattas.  There is no indoor clubhouse.  If you don't like using our porta potty you will need to... Read More

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