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June
23-26 A Scow Nationals - 
Torch Lake, MI
27 
28-29 Girls/Women's Clinic - White Bear, MN
29-30 Quad X - Pine

July
7-9 I-20 and Melges 17 ILYA & National Championships
8-10 C Invite - Nagawicka - Note date change 
11-12 GLSS X
13 - GLSS Opti
13-14 Girls'/Women's Clinic - Cedar Lake, WI
15 - TRAC Opti - Cedar
18-19 Xtreme X - Oshkosh
 
14-17 E Invite - Mendota
22 - City of Lakes, Opti/420 - Calhoun
23-24 City of Lakes MC Team/M16/C/Laser - Calhoun
25  No Tears Opti - Cedar
27-30 ILYA X Champs - Okoboji
31- 8/2 Opti Champs - Clear
 
August
4 Pram Power - North Lake
5-7 WYA C Pewaukee 
10-13 WMYA - Spring Lake,MI
12-13 X Blue Chip - Cedar, WI
17-21 ILYA Champs - Geneva

September
10-11 Maxinkuckee Fall
     Big Waters C- South Shore
     George Dorn MC - Beulah
10-11 USODA Midwest Champs - Pewaukee
17-18 C Blue Chip - Okauchee
22-25 E Blue Chip - Pewaukee
24-25 Lotawana C
           Beulah C Challenge

October
1-2 Polar Bear - Davenport, IA
8-9 C Worlds - Delavan

2017
TBD WI MC Champs - Nagawicka
July
20-23 MC Masters Nationals - Cedar, WI
A Scow Nationals at Torch  
Red Eye, with tender Visine, is today's leader
Perfect - Only Word to Describe it
Torch Lake water is magnificent! The hue creates an alluring ambiance which is close to the mythical siren call. It is a lively teal or aquamarine which is so crystal clear you can see the bottom at any depth in the turquoise water near the shore. Even the darker deep water (which reaches 300 feet in many areas) provides artistic enticement as you watch motorboat wake turn to the lighter Caribbean hue - mesmerizing. 
 
It almost makes you forget the sailboat racing which has been supurb against this backdrop. Two races on Saturday in shifty conditions. With a slight delay to wait for a more stable wind, the race committee ran two back to back races. Unlike Friday, the late thermal did not materialize in a manner to allow race three. 
 
Racing is tight amongst the top three but two more races could topple the leaderboard. There is a threat of storms today but the wind should pick up a bit for a new set of conditions for the fleet. On top the leaderboard is a surprising neophyte team sailing under I-333 but all Beulah sailors - Dave Davenport, Joe Kutschenreuter, Joe Skotarzak, Jim Kutschenreuter, Ben Porter, Peter Keck (yes, they claim his Beulah years) and Molly Forbes. But T Freytag has a mission to win this one for Smiles. Joan Freytag is here smiling as she watches three grandsons on the boat and one more waiting for the call. Experience on the Instigator is always a threat and, lastly, Brian Henke has Jimmy Gluek and so many Pewaukee regulars you cannot count him out. Honestly, Hughes and Fitzgerald have won so many A scow regattas, it's hard to place bets on only one in this fleet. 
 
The hospitality is warm, opening and most generous. Mammoth Distillery and Shortts restaurant have provided us with fabulous parties. A band flown in from LA was quickly declared the best regatta band ever heard.  The parties have been held in members' homes which provide unforgettable views and most gracious hospitality. It's been a marvelous experience here on Torch as they cheer on their three homelake boats.  

1
 
  David Davenport 2 1 2 5
2
 
  Tom Freytag 3 3 1 7
3
 
  Judson Dayton 1 5 4 10
4
 
  Brian Henke 6 4 5 15
5
 
  Pat Hughes 5 7 6 18
6
 
  T. Ryan Fitzgerald 4 9 7 20
7
 
  Mike Keefe 8 6 8 22
8
 
  Dennis/ Verburgt 11 2 14 27
9
 
  Rob Evans 12 13 3 28
10
 
  Lee Alnes 13 8 10 31
11
 
  Chuck Lamphere 7 17 9 33
12
 
  Todd/Jim Haines/Klauser 9 15 12 36
13
 
  Erich Schloemer 10 16 11 37
14
 
  Will/Mike Crary 14 10 13 37
15
 
  Dan Lorimer 17 11 15 43
16
 
  Chuck Gorgen 18 12 17 47
17
 
  Ship of Fools Syndicate D. Malone 19 14 16 49
18
 
  Charles Turk 16 18 18 52
19
 
  Marc & Craig Witthaus 15 19 19 53

 
 
 

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