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March 5, 2020

Safety and Education March 2020

Well Boys and Girls of the club: I look for a early spring this year. Why you ask? Because the main ramp will be replaced soon. But guess what, your Jr. team will on the water early April for the big spring race coming up.. Our 1st regatta will be April 25-26, Laser full and radial class. @ ECSC…. The NOR (notice of race) will be posted March 25, Your 2020 ECSC Jr, Team members are: Deanna Nicholas: this is her last year of Jr. Sailing, she will age out of the I-LYA  Jr. class. She has taken off from work this summer just to go racing and prove herself to the world. Go GIRL…. Olivia DeGrella: this is her second year on the team and will be a force to deal with this year. She has also signed up for the US Sailing Level 1’s and her summer just to race. Sam Riley: this also his second year, He finished top 10 last year. At the age of 15 now, he will be something watch and grow into a sailing machine. He’s been around auto racing his whole life. Good Luck to you sir, don’t crash and burn! Dunkin York: Age 15, Love’s sailing and racing and on the water. He did some racing with the team last year. Has much to learn. Welcome aboard sir….. The 2020 ECSC support team members: Dennis Robertson  Assistant camp director  . Christina Williams  Camp director Reagan Lessick Coach Dan Nicholas and Barbara Nicholas Jr. Camp Ralph Merriman  Jr. Team Tony Hubbard  Jr. Team Dennis and Jenipher Robertson  Jr. Camp Sue Tennant Jr. Camp Wayne Myers I also wish to thank to all of our club members that support the ECSC Jr. Team. This year the team will be racing in over 11 events. 70 + races: a 14 day road trip, Jr, Olympics in Mentor Harbor. Jr, Bay Week, and there is talk about Orange Bowl this year.   Wayne Safety & Education
January 7, 2020

Safety and Education January 2020

Check out ECSC Junior Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/groups/ecscjr 2020 Junior Racing DATES In 12 weeks, we will be back on the water. April 25/26 |  ECSC Spring Race May  |   ISC TBA May 25/29 |  US Sailing Level 1  |  Hoover Sailing Club May 30 |  I-LYA  Travelers Series  |  TBA June 6 | I-LYA Travelers Series  |  TBA June 13 |  I-LYA Travelers Series  |  TBA June 20 |  I-LYA Travelers Series | TBA June 24 | I-LYA  Travelers Series  |  TBA June 27  |  TBA July 4/5 | Area E Semi Finals  |  TBA July 11/12  |  Area E Champ  |   TBA July 17  |  I-LYA Travelers Series  |  VYC July 19/23  |   Jr. Bay Week Aug. 8 |  I-LYA Travelers Series  |  Hoover Sailing club Sept.  |   Go for the Gold and Lake Lemon TBA On water and classroom start up In Early April
October 22, 2019

Safety and Education October 2019

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September 14, 2019

Safety and Education August 2019

There are 2 races left for 2019   Lake Lemon, September 21 and 22   Laser Race, October 12 and 13th – Carlye Ill   ~ Check us out ECSC Junior sailing Team On Face Book.  
August 6, 2019

Safety and Education August 2019

Well Boys and Girls,   RESULTS FROM JR. BAY WEEK:   With 38 boats on the line this year, Your rookie’s were turn into sailors!   Sam Riley, age 15 finished 9th in the GOLD fleet with a best of 5th.   Grant Goff; age 18 finished 10th in the SILVER fleet with a best of 5th.   Deanna Nicholas, age 17 finished 14th in the SILVER fleet with of best 7th.   Olivia DeGrella, age 15 finished 16th in the SILVER fleet with of best 11.   Thanks to all of the ECSC Jr. Bay Week Support Team:   Tony Hubard, Ralph Merriman, Dan and Barb Nicholas, Reagan Lessick and Matthew Davis. And a special thanks to Geoff Endris.   ~ Go for the GOLD!   This year’s Laser Race will be doing battle for the GOLD.   It’s Full rig VS Radial rig.   September 7th  and 8th   Two days of hard racing!   Notice of Race will be posted on F/B club page.   ~   There are 4 races left for 2019   Go for the Gold, September 7 and 8th – ECSC   Lake Lemon, September 21 and 22   Laser Race, October 12 and 13th – Carlye Ill   ~ Check us out ECSC Junior sailing Team On Face Book.  
July 5, 2019

Safety and Education July 2019

It’s Here………………   Jr. Bay Week 2019   With over two hundred boys and girls ages 13-18 will be dueling on the Laser and C420 for the I-LYA Junior Championship.   ECSC is sending 5  junior sailors this year to do battle on the big water of Lake Erie at Put-In-Bay.   Grant Goff was last years Silver Fleet Winner. Jack Hadlock is in his second bay week and starting to move up. 1st timers Deanna Nicholas, Olivia DeGrella and Sam Riley will be making the show. Our coach is the very talented Reagan Lessick along with Matthew Davis as assistant coach for the team. (Matthew is from Buckeye YC, Ohio and has volunteered to help your team.) Our support team this year is: Ralph Meriman Dan Nicholas Barbara Nicholas Tony Hubbard Wayne Myers And I don’t want to forget our Commodore and the Laser course Race Chairman for the second year Geoff Endris.   An to all of the club members that support the team with their donations each year.   Thank You…. ~ Last month the Jr. Team ran the Jr. summer camp at ECSC with over 40 young sailors learning the ropes. Thanks go out to Christina Williams our camp director this year. Dennis Jr. Robertson assistant director and to the ECSC Jr. Team members for their support and skills in having a very safe two weeks. And many thanks to Dennis and Jenipher Robertson for all of their help.     ~   I just got word that Dennis Jr. Robertson and Jack Hadlock have passed the U S Sailing Level 1 class. Good job guys… ~ After Jr. Bay Week the Jr. team and support personal will make the trip to Sandusky, Ohio for our 7th regatta of this year. There are only 11 regatta’s this year, last year we travel to 17 sailing evants.   What can I say, but again thanks to all!     Wayne S & E   Check out the ECSC Junior Sailing Team on Facebook for more fast moving news and pictures.      
June 5, 2019

Safety and Education June 2019

Well Boys and Girls, June is very busy month for ECSC Jr. Sailors: But first I would like to say, “Thank You” to all of our members that support the ECSC Jr. Sailing Team. June 1st ~ The Jr. team will do battle in the 1st I-LYA Travelers Series at Buckeye Lake YC, about 30 miles East of Columbus Ohio. This club goes back in time to the early 1910’s. June 8th ~ Alum Creek YC, # 2 on the I-LYA Travelers Series.  Just 5 miles North of Columbus Ohio. This club is part of  The Ohio Park system. Simple club house and very clean restrooms and showers. June 6-9 ~ Cleveland, Ohio US Sailing Level 1’s , Dennis Jr. Robertson and Jack Hadlock will spent 4 – 10 hour days working on this sailing/racing/power boat/teaching program. June 10-14 ~ 1st week of ECSC Sailing Camp over 22 kids this year. June 20-23 ~ North Cape YC, 2 days of Advance Racing Clinic and 2 days of racing on Lake Eire (Big Water). Olivia DeGrella, Deanna Nickols and Sam Riley are onboard and geared up for this and  their 1st  Jr. Bay Week. North Cape YC is 8 miles from the Ohio and Michigan state line. One of top ten clubs in the USA. Large club house, beach and ramp. June 24-28 ~ 2nd week of ECSC Sailing Camp over 24 kids. ~ 2019 Jr. Sailing Team Members Coach Reagan Lessick Grant Goff (18), this is his last year at Jr. Bay Week as he will age out. Last year he came home with a Silver Medal.      Maybe Gold this year? Jack Hadlock (15), this will be his second Jr. Bay Week. Deanna Nicholas (17), Olivia DeGrella (15) and Sam Riley (15) this will be their first Jr. Bay Week. “Good Luck Guys”   Support Team Members: Dan & Barbara Nicholas Ralph Merriman Chuck and Jacqui Lessick and ZATGraphics Tony  Hubbard Dennis & Jenipher Robertson Dennis Jr. Robertson Marcus Rogers, Perry Cameron, Kenny Chapman, Jim & Bonnie Wolfinger, And there are so many other members in the past 13 years that have supported your team. Again what can I say, Wayne USA996   Ps: Log on to ECSC Junior Sailing Team on facebook lots of action pictures each week.  
May 13, 2019

Safety and Education May 2019

The Jr sailing team calendar is up on the web site and the Facebook Junior Sailing Page. The team will  be visiting 7 sailing club this year. Last year over 11 places! Our new jr. team coach, Reagan Lessick will be on the helm this year. Sailing School opens in June and continue through August. Classes are Wednesday and Saturday.  Click here for more information. Registration is open for Sailing Camp (June 10-14 and June 24-28). Click here for more information The Safety and Education Committee is also working to arrange adult sailing lessons taught by our own Reagan Lessick.  Click here for more information. So check them out! See you on the water. Thanks Wayne Myers