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2017 Newsletters

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May 2017
John Hoskins Inducted to Lake Michigan Sailing Hall of Fame; 2017 Best on Lake Michigan Series Announced; Getting Millennials Hooked on Sailing; Research Unlocked Key to Attracting First Time Boat Buyers; Annapolis Adding Junior Sailor Streamer Program; 2017 Open Houses; Summer Sailstice All Around the Lake; Use Caution with Vessel Documentation Renewal Notices; BoatUS Life Jacket Loaner Program; Help Improve Mapping of the Seas; LMSRF Area 1 Roadshow a Big Success; Get Your Races In for 2017 Area 1 Boat of the Year Series; 2017 HOOK Race – Death’s Door Challenge; SEAS Update and Para Sailing Plans; 2017 South Shore Social Sailing Series Fleet; Get Your Club’s Races to Count for Area 2 Boat of the Year; Area 3 Offshore Racing in 2017; PHRF Considerations–Making It Better and Keeping it Viable; St. Joseph River Yacht Club 2017 Events; Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser & Reunion Big Success; Blessing of the Fleet; JGASF Independence Gala; Tripp Memorial Cup Race Registration Open; Harbor Hospice Regatta – Save the Dates; Area 4 Boat of the Year Championship Set; Little Traverse Sailors Wishlist; Get Signed Up for the 2015 Area 5 Boat of the Year; 2017 Best on Lake Michigan Series – Details; SYRF and Numeca offer Fine/Marine Seminar; 55th Shields Nationals in Chicago in 2019; 2017 LMSRF Youth Calendar Updated; Lake Michigan Junior Safety-at-Sea Seminar Set; 2017 Kaszube Cup Regatta for Juniors; 2017 Junior Olympic Sailing Festivals in Midwest; A Blind Sailing Perspective; Race Management – New Booklet; Grants-in-Aid; Women’s Sailing; Cool Things Our Clubs Do; Monaco Yacht Show – a World We Don’t Know – Pt. 2; Special Member Benefits; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Classifieds; Education; Sailed Over the Bar; Letters to the Editor; US Sailing News; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

April 2017
John Hoskins Elected to Hall of Fame, Induction Set; 2017 LMSRF Youth Championship Announced; Lake Michigan Junior Safety-at-Sea Seminar Set; 2017 Super Mac???; Chicago Sailor Wins Lake Baikal DN Iceboat Championship; Tartan 10 North Americans Coming to Lake Michigan; Sail Chicago Members Race Loose Cannon to Cuba; Club Communications; Great News – Sailboats are Selling; Advantages of a Professional Survey; Chicago Tartan 10 Fleet Changes Web Page URL; 2017 National Safe Boating Week; Passion for Sailing and Sailboat Racing; Ready, Set, Wear It!; ORR-ez Seminar; North Manitou Light Acquired and Undergoing Renovation; Ideas that Would Have a Positive Effect; Supporting the Shallow End of the Pool; LMSRF Roadshow Coming to Area 1; Kenosha Yacht Club Sets Racing Program; Mendota’s Mattison to Madison Sports Hall of Fame; SEAS Gets Strategic; 2017 NSPS at Austin Texas ; Midwest Open Racing Fleet New Racer Series; A3RGC Report; Check Before You Go; Skyway Yacht Works Dash to the Dock Pursuit Event; Crew Finders Meet, Green and Learn; 2017 Spring Bridge Lift Schedule; CASRA Offers Email Signup; Bayshore Yacht Club Wednesday Series Kickoff; Just What Is Behind the Trans-Michigan Race; Introducing the Little Traverse Sailors Fleet System; 2017 Best on Lake Michigan Series; New VPP Multihull Handicapping System; FINE/Marine Seminar; 2017 Inshore Racing Council Schedule Released; Star Class Vintage Gold Cup – Wood Boats; High School Sailing Season Underway; Jackson Park Yacht Club Foundation’s New Junior Program; America’s Cup Endeavour Program Reaches Out; U.S. J/24 Offers Opportunity to Young Sailors; 2017 College of Charleston Advanced Youth Racing Clinic; SEAS Offering Adaptive Sailing Workshop; Because We Do Race Committee 1 Way, Does Everyone Else?; Grants-in-Aid; Women’s Sailing; Cool Things Our Clubs Do; Monaco Yacht Show – a World We Don’t Know – Pt. 1; Special Member Benefits; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Classifieds; Education; Thoughts For What Wise Sailors Would Do; Sailed Over the Bar; New Boat; Letters to the Editor; US Sailing News; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

March 2017

Note of Appreciation to LMSRF Volunteers; Welcome Dale Smirl, LMSRF’s New Treasurer; What is the Purpose of a Party?; Self-Survey Your Sailboat; Volunteer Sought; State Requirements for Life Jackets; Endowment Fund Supports Our Learn to Sail Programs; Lurkers, Please “Like!”; Missing! Another Update; NMMA Comments on Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuary; Simple Genius; St. Joseph River Yacht Club’s Plan; Ephraim’s Annual Aaron Moore Fundraiser; Queen’s Cup Update; SEAS Gets Strategic; Introducing the Chicago Area Sail Racing Association; Illinois Senate Mulling Member Dues and Boat Service Tax; Ludington Yacht Club’s 2017 Bloomer Cup; Grand Traverse Fired Up for Hobie 33 NA’s; Measurement Rules Committee Approves 2017 Rating Rules; Some Bullet Points About Performance Handicapping; ORR and ORR-ez Rating Rule Update; 2017 Youth World’s Awarded to China; Qualify for the 2017 Richardson Trophy; Grants-in-Aid; Special Member Benefits; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Classifieds; Education; Sailed Over the Bar; Letters to the Editor; US Sailing News; World Sailing News; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

February 2017
Change for 2017 Race to Mackinac, About Lake Michigan SuRF and LMSRF, 2017 Corporate Members, Leland Harbor Entrance, LMSRF at the Boat Show, Volunteer Sought for LMSRF Board, New Digital and Communications Policy, Midwinters Bash, Bayview Mackinac Changes Rating System, Sailing World Social Event Survey, Chicago Working to Bring ACWS Back, What it Takes to Draw a Crowd, USCG Navigation Center Update, Best Resource for Finding Instructors, Missing! An Update, New Topaz and Topper Dealer on Lake Michigan, Summer Sailstice Launch, Maybe All You Need is a Loan, Races Sought for Area 1 Offshore Championship, 96 Boats Sail on Green Bay for DN North Americans, Races Sought for Area 2 Offshore Championship, Save the Date – South Shore Crew Search, Plan Now for 2017 Queen’s Cup, SEAS Program Development for 2017 and Beyond, Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan Program Plans, Kenosha Yacht Club May Reconfigure Race Course, Meet the Milwaukee Sailors that Won the Sugar Bowl, Winter Talk 1 Look Back, Area 3 Racing Growth Committee’s Plans for 2017, Making Sense Out of the Ongoing Changes in Area 3, Bayshore Yacht Club Preview Pass, New Trans-Michigan Race NOR Posted, Holland/Grand Haven Weather Buoy, 2017 Area 5 Offshore Championship in Development, Junior Safety at Sea Seminar Being Explored, Irish Boat Shop Installs New Leadership, SYRF Completes Downwind Aero Project Phase 2C, Fleet Building 101, 2017 Area K Junior Championship Regattas, Selection Process for 2017 Youth Match Racing Worlds, Growing Junior Keelboat Sailing, NMRA Offers Maritime Trades Student Scholarship, Grants-in-Aid, Emergency Action Plans – Great to Set Up Now, Special Member Benefits, Adaptive Racing News, 2017 LMSRF Match Race Championship Set, Lake Michigan Major Regattas, Classifieds, Education, Sailed Over the Bar, US Sailing News, World Sailing News, Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

January 2017
Lindy Thomas Hall of Fame Induction; LMSRF at the Boat Show; Midwinter’s Bash; Heartfelt Story of the 2016 Chicago-Mackinac Race; Top 10 Best 2016 Chicago Sports Stories; Missing! An Update; 7th Annual Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference; Neenah-Nodaway Radio Control Fleet Keeps Sailing; Sheboygan Yacht Club Welcomes You; Growing Sailing in Milwaukee; Milwaukee Community Sailing Center Off Season Education; Racing Growth Committee Update; Chicago Corinthian’s 2017 Crew School; Sail Chicago has Record Season; North Point Marina Management Chosen; Badger-Spartan Offshore Regatta in Development; Macatawa Bay Hires New Sailing Director; Muskegon Yacht Club Safety at Sea Seminar; TACS Allor Award to Dave Gerber; 2016 ORR Great Lakes Championship; 2017-2020 Appendix G Prescription Defines Sail Numbers; 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regattas; 2018 J/105 North Americans; Just for Youth – Harken Blockheads!; Area K Junior Championships; Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club Name Changing; 2017 CISA Advanced Sailing Clinic; Major Youth Match Racing Events in 2017; Adaptive Racing News; 2017 US Match Racing Schedule; SPECIAL FEATURE: Lake Michigan Sailor Goes Deep in America’s Cup Endeavor Program; Fun Things; A Sailstice Christmas Tale; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Classifieds; From the Industry; Education; US Sailing News; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

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