EYC juniors who live within driving distance of Fond du Lac, WI should consider participating in the first annual Lake Winnebago O’Pen Bic un-Regatta on Saturday, August 22.
The regatta will take place at Wind Power in Fond du Lac, WI. The races will take place off Roosevelt County Park which is right across the street from Wind Power. Registration will be from 10 to 11 am. Skippers meeting at 11:15 and racing will follow at noon. The last race will not start after 4:00 pm.
Races will consist of course racing, slalom racing and a freestyle competition, but this is an “un-Regatta” so the emphasis will be on fun.
There is no entry fee if you pre-register. After Aug.20th the entry fee will be $15. A limited number of charter boats will be available for free if you pre-register. Pre-registration ends Aug. 20th, after that charters are $15. You can pre-register by calling Kevin at Wind Power 920-922-2550. Or you can e-mail [email protected]
The charter boats will be for sale after this event. Sunday Aug.23rd will be a rain or no-wind date. Times will remain the same for Sunday. Free camping is available in Wind Power’s back yard. Questions, please call Kevin 920-251-1002. Go to www.windpowerwindsurfing.com for directions and a map.
Posted by: Jay Lott, Regatta and Racing Chair