After a busy summer the majority of the 2017 Junior Sailing season is complete. The end of the I-LYA travelers series was plagued by a few cancelled regattas due to weather at the hosting clubs, so that made for a shortened series. ECSC’s Reagan Lessick ended up 6th in the series for 2017, up one spot from last year. Reagan has one more year in the program and we are looking forward to some great results next season. Grant Goff has also been doing some conditioning as well as competing in his first regattas. He is getting a little taste of what this sailboat racing thing is all about.
Typically this time of year, the Junior Team would be heading to Lake Lemon for a final regatta of the year This regatta has always given some new youth the chance to experience their first real regatta. Unfortunately that event has been cancelled this year! Not to worry, our own Wayne Myers is setting up a Junior Regatta in conjunction with the Governors Cup Regatta on Sept 16-17. Race against the best in the mid-west. Free registration and meal! Short windward / leeward courses, lots of starts, great prizes. Open to all small boat single hand sailors. Contact Wayne for more information. This is a great chance to get a youngster started in one of the clubs Opti’s or Lasers!