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December 2016
Lindy Thomas Hall of Fame Induction; LMSRF Returning to the Boat Show; 2016 Best on Lake Michigan Champions; 2017-2020 RRS Released; 2017 LMSRF Meeting Schedule; Lake Michigan Performance Handicap Racing Fleet News; Missing!; The Cold Facts on the ‘120-Degree Rule’; 2016 National Sailing Hall of Fame Class Inducted; Olaf Harken Releases New Book; Seul Choix Lighthouse Race Being Developed; MBSAS Gets SASS-y as Season Wraps Up; Save June 23 for 2017 Queen’s Cup; Growing Sailing – Sheboygan Style; Louie’s 18th Last Regatta – Final Report; Area III Racing Growth Committee Moving Forward; North Point Marina Seeking Better Days; Area IV Considerations; Area V Season Wrapup; Inshore One-Design Racing Council News; LMSRF Offshore Racing Council Report; Measurement Rules Committee Update; SYRF Downwind Aero Project, New Studies; CCA Grant to ORR; Olympian Bora Gulari Joins Quantum Racing; Midwest Out of Youth Olympic Development Program; Early Training for Olympic Sailing Program; Sheboygan Leaders Aid San Francisco Blind Clinic; Race Management News; Match Racing News; LMSRF Participation in Richardson Remains Strong; Lake Michigan Major Championships; LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Committee; Grants-In-Aid Reports; Open Houses; Cool Things our Clubs Do; Letters to the Editor; Sailing Education; LMSRF Classifieds; Heard on the Rail; US Sailing News; World Sailing News; What Happened

November 2016
About Lake Michigan SuRF and LMSRF, Hall of Fame Nominations Due, Help LMSRF Grow Sailing on #GivingTuesday, VHF Channel Changes Coming, DeVos Takes Melges 32 World Championship, Get Ready for Ice Sailing Season, Great Lakes Singlehanded Society Annual Meeting Set, Pumpout Money Available, Association of Professional Race Officials Formed, M&M Yacht Club Bay Jammer for Scouts, First Season of MBSAS Fleet in the Books, Louie’s Last Regatta Not Having Awards Party, But, Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Milwaukee Harbor Main Gap Fog Horn, Area 3 Modernizes for Growth in 2017, Waukegan Yacht Club Strong and Growing, Chicago Harbors Boater Meetings, Bridge Lift Schedule, LMSRF Area III Boaters’ Bash, Chicago Harbors Closing for the Season, PHRF Fleet Party Celebrates BoTY Winner and More, A Great Sailing Lesson, Vintage Wood Star Gold Cup Coming to Gull Lake, Spirit of Hope Honoree, Quantum Cup to Spar Wars III, Milwaukee Lightning Fleet Looking Forward to 2017, CRAM 2016 Meeting, Best on Lake Michigan to be Awarded, Youth Sailing News, Adaptive Sailing News, Race Management News, Match Racing News, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Special Member Benefits, Cool Things our Clubs Do, Sailing Education, US Sailing News, World Sailing News, What Happened

Extra October 2016
LMSRF Area III Implements Plan to Grow Offshore Sailboat Racing in Southern Lake Michigan

October 2016
LMSRF Mourns Loss of Terry Kohler, Lindy Thomas Named to LMSHoF, Notice of LMSRF Annual Meeting, Terry Did It, About Lake Michigan SuRF and LMSRF, Racing Fast, 2017 – Is Your Club Ready?, Help With a Boat’s History, Free Winterizing Guide, Premiere Sailing League USA First Demo Event, Two Must-Have Forms for Every Boat Buyer or Seller, Yacht Club Feature-Sail Chicago, Ephraim Regatta Notes, SEAS Update, Sad to Say, Time for Chicago Bridge Lift Schedule, LMSRF Area III Boaters’ Bash, St. Joseph River Yacht Club: More or Faster? Or Both?, Next Phase in Navy Pier Centennial Vision Revealed, 2016 Bi-State from the J/88 View, Conundrum, Best on Lake Michigan Awards Night Set, Race Committee, Youth Sailing News, Adaptive Sailing News – Blind Match Racing, JuJu Goes to Camp, Harvard Team and Sail to Prevail Partnership, Open Houses, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Special Member Benefits, Cool Things our Clubs Do, Letters to the Editor, Sailing Education, LMSRF Classifieds, Heard on the Rail, US Sailing News, USA Paralympics Silver Medal in Sonar, World Sailing News, What Happened

September 2016
Mueller and Archibald Inducted to Hall of Fame, About Lake Michigan SuRF and LMSRF, World Yachts Signs as Presenting Sponsor, Todd Wake Wins Lightning NAs, Doug Wake Wins Lightning Junior NAs, SYRF Has Productive Summer, LMSHoF Nominations Open, Travel Channel Casting for Boat Buyers, How We Won the Mac (Again), Premiere Sailing League Announces Rules, 420 Racing Clinic at Ephraim, SEAS Update, South Shore Lease Renewed, LMSRF Area III Steering Committee Evaluating Programs, MCYC Holdings Purchases Club Back, Jackson Park’s Karen Harris’ Mac Story, Chicago Venetian Night Canceled, Bay Harbor Celebrates 20th Anniversary, MCSA Schedule Starts in September, Race Committee, Match Racing News, Youth Sailing News, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Special Member Benefits, Cool Things our Clubs Do, Letters to the Editor, Sailing Education, LMSRF Classifieds, Heard on the Rail, US Sailing News, What Happened

August 2016
Archibald and Mueller Hall of Fame Induction Set, Chicago-Mackinac Race Report, Evolution Wins Bayview-Mackinac, WhoDo Crew Safe After Mac Race Sinking, Videos of Chicago-Mackinac, Grizzly Air Mac Race Photos, Where, Oh Where, Has the 1.5 Oz. Spinnaker Gone?, Thunderstorm Tips, Avoid Problems at Boat Repair Shop, The Isles of Lake Michigan – Part III, Life Jacket Loaner Site Map, National Sailing Hall to Induct Nine, Join the Joey Shepro Memorial Race, Lakehouse Opens at Kenosha Yacht Club, Women’s and Blind Match Worlds, 78th Queen’s Cup Report, Milwaukee Harbor Weather Station Reactivated, Automated Radio Check in Milwaukee, Summer’s End Regatta for Mayor’s Cup, Tri-State Regatta Party with Live Music, VanderLeek Hospice Cup Regatta, Clipper Cup Race, Area V Youth Regatta Cancelled, Glen Lake Yacht Club 75th Anniversary, ICSA All Academic Team, Race Committee, Adaptive Sailing News, Match Racing News, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Special Member Benefits, Cool Things our Clubs Do, Letters to the Editor, US Sailing News, What Happened

July 2016
Reichelsdorfer Inducted to Hall of Fame, Bluhm Inducted to Hall of Fame, Archibald and Mueller Hall of Fame Induction Set, Baumann/Gildea, Meinville, Baldwin Win Youth Champs, America’s Cup World Series Worthy of its Name, Internet Traffice Due to the LVACWS-Chicago, America’s Cup World Series – Chicago, Taking the Fun Out of Racing, Sailing-Only Club Thriving, The Isles of Lake Michigan-Part 2, Spring Sailing in the Caribbean – Antigua Race Week, LVACWS-Chicago Endeavour Program, Safety First!, The Isles of Lake Michigan – Part 2, Grants to Waterfront Towns for Visiting Facilities, Lake Michigan Sailors Named All-America, Sullivan, Swikart and LMSRF’s Noll to College Hall, Diesel No Longer at Shepler’s Dock, Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show Survey, NOAA Weather Radio System Upgrade, Insurance Coverage on US Boats in Cuba, Ethanol Repair Issues Growing, New TowBoatUS Ports Open, Youth Sailing and Watersport Program to Green Bay, Adventure Sailing Class, “Celebration of Life” Exhibition by John Burhani, Wadewitz Trophy Returned to Racine Yacht Club, Ulster Project Sail/Cookout at South Shore Yacht Club, Racine Yacht Club’s Century Celebration 33rd HOOK, Kenosha Community Sailing Center Building Damaged, 2016 Mackinac Tidbits, 2016 Rhumbline Regatta, WYCYF 50th Celebration Continues, Drug Collection Boxes Installed, 2016 Tripp Memorial Cup Race a Fun One, Majic Awarded for 2015 Area IV Boat of the Year, LMSRF Area V Having First Youth Championship, Wilderom Inducted into Little Traverse Hall of Fame, Race Committee, New Projects to Improve Handicapping Systems, ABC’s of ORC Handicap Racing System, America’s Cup Endeavor O’Pen Bic Announcement, Open Houses, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports,US Sailing News, World Sailing News, What Happened

June 2016
Hall of Fame Class Announced, Grow Sailing at Your Club NOW, Sail Racing is NOT DYING on Lake Michigan, America’s Cup World Series – Chicago, LVACWS-Chicago On Water Guide, Scoring System Feedback, Island Goat Sailing Society Spring Meeting Report, Bayview Mackinac Yacht Club Challenge, Join Summer Sailstice, Lake Michigan Dredging Report, How to Use GPS, The Isles of Lake Michigan-Part 1, Exercise Caution with Fuel Choice, Ike Stephenson Memorial Commodore’s Cup, SEAS Proposes New Building, SEAS Plan to Reach People who Never Thought to Sail, SEAS Building Project Approved, Chicago Selected for new Swan Fleet, Chicago’s Stein Feature for Sailing Longevity, Illinois State Police add Marine Patrols, Michigan City Yacht Club Beer Can on Friday, LMSS Double-Handed Race News, Navy Pier Announces Hotel on the Pier, Book New Transient Dock at Navy Pier, Sail Racing Takes off in Area IV, Sunfish US Masters at new Member Club-Gull Lake, Grand Traverse Radio Control Fleet Growing, Race Committee, ORR to Overlay for Queen’s Cup, LMSRF Youth Championship this Month, Advanced Team Racing Clinic at Harvard, Adaptive Sailing News, Open Houses, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Heard on the Rail, US Sailing News, What Happened, Lake Michigan Sail Racing Schedule


May 2016
LMSRF Youth Championship at Sheridan Shore Sailing School in June; Race Entry, Race Scoring and Membership Management Programs; Summer Sailstice - It’s About Reaching out to Grow Your Club; Endowment Fund Supports Our Learn To Sail Programs; Lurkers, Please Like!!; Please Help Find Two Perpetual Trophies – Tartan Ten and J/105 ; Ephraim Yacht Club—An LMSRF Sailing Powerhouse; LMSRF Growth Roadshow Visit in Northwest Michigan ; LMSRF Seeking Volunteers; Glasell Lauded For Service to Junior Big Boat Sailing Program; LMSRF Crew Hotline Ready For 2016; Port Sheldon Weather Buoy Update; Spring Is the Right Time to Perform EPIRB Maintenance; Junior Fleet Alumnus Joins Marine Raider Memorial March; America’s Cup World Series Party Time!; Premiere Sailing League USA Announces First Official Stadium; Boat Fire Extinguishers: Four Myths ; Buying Boat Insurance: The Fine Print; Deep Water Dockage Available For M&MYC 100-Miler; Great Success at the Aaron R. Moore Sailing Scholarship Fundraiser!; Bayview Bridge to Restrict Marine Traffic Beginning May 2; Milwaukee Bay Saturday Afternoon Series Ready To Sail; Program Growth at SEAS; Tall Ship Red Witch To Call Kenosha Home for A Month; The Endurance; Skyway Yacht Works Dash to the Dock Pursuit Event; LMSRF Area III Offshore Race Entry Portal Is Live!; 2016 Chicago Venetian Night ; Chicago Harbor Safety Committee River Use Recommendations Released; Waukegan Yacht Club Youth Foundation Celebrates 50 Years; Sail Chicago Growth Brings More Opportunities; Chicago Yacht Club Selected to Compete in 2016 Resolute Cup; Harbor Hospice Cup with Two Events This Year; Little Traverse Sailors 2016 Lunch-N-Learn Program; Little Traverse Sailors Adding 420 Racing; Plan to Sail on Thursdays in 2016!; Cool Things Clubs on Lake Michigan Have Done; Race Committee; 2016 Best on Lake Michigan Offshore Championships; Offshore Racing Rule News; Lake Michigan Collegian on J/22 Scholarship Boat Team; 2016 Midwest High School Event Calendar ; 2016 LMSRF Youth Calendar Updated; Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club Junior Fleet Awards; Every Racing Event Is Different; Success at the Blind Clinic in Fort Meyers, Florida; Lake Michigan Major Championships; LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Reports; Special Member Benefits; Sailing Education; US Sailing News; Buckingham Wins Laser Selection to Rio 2016; Pascual Wins Men’s RS:X Selection to Rio 2016; Lepert Wins Women’s RS:X Selection to Rio 2016; Haeger and Provancha Win Women’s 470 Selection to Rio 2016; McNay and Hughes Win Men’s 470 Selection to Rio 2016; Doerr, Kendell & Freund Win Paralympic Sonar Selection to Rio 2016 ; Smith Wins Paralympic 2.4mR Selection to Rio 2016; Heard On The Rail; What Happened

April 2016
North Shore Yacht Club Keeps Lake Access; America’s Cup Endeavour Program-Chicago Launch; New Membership Recruitment Resources; Momentum Builds for Melges 24’s in Muskegon; Growing Your Club; Fish and Wildlife Service Boating Grants; 2016 Chicago Bridge Lift Spring Season; Fire Facts: Six Ways Boat Fires Happen; 2016 Ephraim Yacht Club Lesson Registration; 2016 Milwaukee Crew Search; New Milwaukee Offshore Series Gets Green Light; SEAS Brat Fry, Receives Nomination, Aids Museum; Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center Registration; Race Committee 101 at Chicago Corinthian; Island Bay Yacht Club Junior Sailing Sessions; Jackson Park Youth Sailing; Sail Chicago Registration is Open; Little Traverse Sailors Registration; Little Traverse Sailors Adult Program; Open Houses; Cool Things; Race Management News; Youth Sailing News; 2016 Area K Sears Cup Qualifier in Racine; National Womens Sailing Conference; Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference Waiting List; 2016 Inshore One-Design Schedule Available; Special Member Benefits; Letters to the Editor; Sailing Education; LMSRF Classifieds; Heard on the Rail; US Sailing News; Rose Cup Coming to Sheboygan; Sheboygan Hosting US Team Racing Championship; Paine Wins Finn Selection to Rio 2016; Railey Wins Laser Radial Selection to Rio 2016; What Happened

March 2016
Ride the ACWS Wave; North Shore Yacht Club Access Update; Jackson Park Yacht Club in Conch Republic Cup; Great News for Our Great Lake; Increasing Participation with Dual Scoring; Managing the Small Decisions at Your Club; Managing the Big Decisions at Your Club; Seminar Opportunity for Clubs; Interesting Race Season for Lezlie D.; Foiling Week coming to USA; Leadership Change at SYRF; Sailing is in Concert with God; BoatUS Foundation Grassrots Grants: Update; 2016 Milwaukee Bay One-Design Championship; South Shore Experiencing a Nice Problem; SEAS Attends Leadership Forum; Kenosha Yacht Club Race Registration Open; Chicago Clubs Join for 2016 Beer Can Series; Don’t Miss Chicago Corinthian’s Crew School; 2015 LMSRF Area IV Boat of the Year; 2016 LMSRF Area IV Offshore Championships; 2016 LMSRF Area IV William Tripp Memorial Cup Race; LMSRF Area IV Boat of the Year Perpetual Trophy; Muskegon Yacht Club Racing Events; Little Traverse Sailors to get New Docks; Reviving the Ironton Ferry; Open Houses; Cool Things; Race Management News; Youth Sailing News; Kick Off the Season Under the Stars: LAUNCH!; Lake Michigan Major Championships; LMSRF Grants-in-Aid Reports; Inshore One-Design News; Neenah-Nodaway Yacht Club Considering New Class; Racine Yacht Club May Add Small Boat Launch Ramp; Charlevoix Yacht Club May Add Small Dinghy Racing; Test Rules for Match Racing; New Rules for World Match Racing Tour; State of Match Racing in North America; 2016 US Match Racing Championships Qualifier; Special Member Benefits; Letters to the Editor; Sailing Education; LMSRF Classifieds; Heard on the Rail; US Sailing News; International Women’s Keelboat Championship Returns; ORA/ORR Review and Look Forward; 49erFX 2016 USA Olympians: Henken/Scutt; 49er USA 2016 Olympians: Barrows/Morris; Nacra 17 USA 2016 Olympians: Gulari/Chafee; World Sailing News; What Happened

February 2016
North Shore Yacht Club Access Threatened, Get Your One-Design Regatta Dates Submitted, We Are Cannibals Eating Our Own Tribesman, Meet Clark Pellett, Lake Michigan PHRF Outreach; Like, Share, Invite Others to Our Facebook Page, Schooner Captain to Keynote at Women’s Conference, Evolution of the Super Mac, Member Clubs at Strictly Sail Boat Show, Michigan City Plans Accent Growth, Queen’s Cup Query, SEAS Growth Oriented, Chicago Corinthian’s Crew School at Strictly Sail, Little Traverse Sailors Signs Durocher, Open Houses, Walloon Lake 17’s Fleet Growing, 2016 Great Lakes Tall Ships Challenge, Cool Things, Race Management News, Youth Sailing News, Major Championships on Lake Michigan, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Special Member Benefits, Letters to the Editor, Sailing Education, LMSRF Classifieds, Heard on the Rail, US Sailing News; Benjamin, Haeger Rolex Yachters of the Year, What Happened

January 2016

Jerry Miarecki Inducted to Hall of Fame, 2016 Memberships Now Available, LMSRF Roadshow a Success, 2016 Chicago Boat Show, 2016 Winter Anarchy Party, 2016 Great Lakes Singlehanded Society Annual Meeting, 78th Annual Queen’s Cup Race, Mackinac Race Crew Preparation, Morgan Kiss Wins Melges 32 Nationals-Corinthian, Vayu Success at Nassau Cup, Chicago Yacht Club Honors Ceremony, Feracota Named CYA Yachtsperson of the Year, Glen Lake Yacht Club 75th Anniversary, Wide-Light Report Published, We Need to Ask, “What’s Next?” for Clubs, Good Lake Michigan Videos, Lake Michigan Ice Coverage, Port Sheldon Weather Buoy Needs Support, FAST Act Funds Boating Safety, Infrastructure, More, BoatUS National Advisory Council Annual Forum, National Sailing Hall of Fame Nominations Open, Louie’s 17th Last Regatta Thank You Party, 2016 Boaters’ Bash Date Set, 2016 Tripp Memorial Cup Race Set, Cool Things, Race Management News, Adaptive Sailing News, Youth Sailing News, Lake Michigan Major Championships, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Match Racing News, Special Member Benefits, Letters to the Editor, Sailing Education, US Sailing News, LMSRF Classifieds, Heard on the Rail, What Happened, 2016 LMSRF Meeting Schedule


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