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.

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Calling all sailors to the Chicago Boat Show - Speaker Series Time: Saturday, January 14th at 2:15 PM. Title: Crew Satisfaction Presented by Tyler and Carrie Andrews Brief Description: Insight into developing and maintaining great team work, especially when sailing with your significant other. Presented by Tyler and Carrie Andrews, who have over 50 years of combined sailing experience at a high level. Crew Satisfaction will also be incorporating insight and tips from other... Read More
Race 1 with Bill Vogler and Jack McClurken leadingStory by Deb Aronson Well, at the risk of tooting my own (really Fleet 135's) horn, I'd say the Glow regatta was pretty much a success. The weather was a little toasty, but still reasonable for camping. We had the very able PRO Dan Goldberg squeeze two races out of the light, north-northeast winds Saturday and then two more great races Sunday when the wind finally arrived from the south. In Saturday's first race Bill Vogler and Jack McClurkin caught Bruce and Lynn Kitchen, who have been... Read More
If you're wondering what happened at the 2016 Glow in the Dark Regatta, the picture above is a sneask peak from the first race that was won by Bill Vogler and Jack McClurkin flying sail #5892.  The results are here.  A story is coming soon! Read More
Delavan Lake Yacht Club hosted the Midwest Districts on August 12-14, 2016.  While it seems like it was hot everywhere else in the country, it was actually a little cool in Wisconsin.  Twenty-four boats participated from several fleets in the Midwest!   There was wind on Saturday when there were 3 races before the wind pretty much died.  But the wind gods were less friendly on Sunday and there just was no wind!  In the final accounting, there was a 4-way tie for... Read More
   Clinic by Harry Carpenter - photo by Jennifer Ikeda              1st Place Ryan Makmgren and Stacey Rieu - photo by Jeanne Papenthien You’ve probably been wondering what happened at the Ephraim Regatta last week. Well, here’s the scoop from Jennifer Ikeda: Under the leadership of regatta chair, Nancy Claypool, a cadre of volunteers helped to welcome 37 competitors to the 111th Ephraim Regatta, including guests from FL, TX, TN, MD, LA, OH... Read More

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