10:00 Harken opens
Sportsmanship is KEY
Since this announcement has been made, the Commodore has received more than a little input regarding the need to re-calibrate our style of sailing. The Saturday afternoon session will open with a panel discussion and will evolve into problem solving from there. The ILYA CANNOT make an impact without your club's involvement. Plan to send your sailing commodores, your sailing school board members and coaches. All levels of sailing will be on the table and it will take all of us to RESET!
1 - Committee Meetings
- Committee meetings - if your committee needs a work space, reserve with Dave Berg and LUNCH IS ON US! Assemble your team and begin the 2018 planning session.
- Regatta Coordinating - if you are hosting an ILYA event in 2018, please plan to attend to review the Regatta Manual with Dave Berg. Financials, Facebook and other social media, trophies, registration: Dave discusses it all. Send your regatta chair and perhaps your treasurer or Commodore.
2 - Need information? This is for you!
Whether it is sailing school-related, problems with insurance, bar management, class-associated, the ILYA will find an expert to meet with you. Send us your topic of discussion by October 10th and we will find an expert or two to meet with you regarding your individual concerns.
- all are welcome and free. We need a count of those who will be attending the AM sessions to provide lunch. Register online starting next week by October 20th or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:00 -5:00 Scuttlebutt has already alerted the nation to our afternoon session on the Return to Corinthian Sailing. A panel discussion with youth, adult, RC and coach representation will open the discourse. Your audience input is essential. The panel will help identify the problem with examples, you will determine the need for action and create an action plan to get us all back on our game. A concerted effort will be made to solidify our expectations and implementation of procedures to assure the most sportsmanlike behavior for ALL OUR FLEETS. In many ways, this begins at home and in our sailing schools. Clubs, please designate someone or several from your club to participate in this discussion. Together we can determine a path to assure we maintain our high expectation of Corinthian sailing on the waters of Inland lakes.
5:30 Awards and Hors d'oeuvres
Pillsbury, Club of the Year, Member of the Year, RC Member of the Year - come to laud our many fine individuals.
Sunday - 9:00 AM
The Board of Directors meeting will be Sunday, October 29th. All are welcome. It is time to contact your fleet reps
if you would like to be considered as a host of an ILYA regatta. The ILYA Regatta Manual
is located here. Please review before the Board meeting. Most events are assigned at the October meeting. The current Regatta bid sheet
Open discussion from our members is welcome and is on the top of the agenda. After roll call, discussion is welcomed from the guest gallery. Have a concern? Have a topic the Board needs to address. 9:00 on Sunday is your time to present to the Board.
You are invited to attend the entire Board meeting. Just contact Dave Berg
for free lunch reservation.
Registration will be posted next week.