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Congratulations to our 114th Ephraim Regatta Winners!
John and Connie Eckart, Sharon, MA – 1st Place (pictured here with Stacey Rieu, Race Chair and Jennifer Ikeda, EYC Commodore)
Ben Williams and Deb Aronson, Champaign, IL- 2nd Place
Michael Faugust and Jennifer Ikeda Faugust, – Bailey’s Harbor, WI – 3rd Place
Mark and Michelle Taylor, Tampa FL – 4th Place
Bruce and Lynn Kitchen, Cincinnati OH- 5th Place
Knudson Trophy: (placed highest in the annual Ephraim Regatta carrying a husband-wife team) – John and Connie Eckart
Vail Trophy: ( winner of first race) – John and Connie Eckart
Sauter Trophy: (winner of the last race)- John and Connie Eckart
Sturgis Trophy- ( highest placing skipper 18 years and under) Brendan Connelly with father, TJ
The winds were blowing out of the north for the Ephraim Yacht Club 2019 Laser Regatta. It was wonderful to have a group of Laser sailors from around Wisconsin to race in our regatta. Congratulations to all 12 Laser Racers. Top Honors: 1st Place- Dave Poquette from South Shore Yacht Club. 2nd Place- Michael Faugust from EYC. 3rd Place- Geoff Werner from EYC. Radial Fleet: 1st Place- Nick Mueller from EYC; 2nd Place- Henry Morof from EYC; 3rd Place- Olivia Annoye from EYC. Olivia was also the Top Female Skipper!
Congratulations to EYC Fleet 44 for winning the Midwest District trophy! Skipper Hugh Haggerty with crew Sarah Olson placed 1st. This is a repeat performance for Hugh having won 1st place previously. 2nd Place and Century Club Champions with combined skipper and crew age over 100, was awarded to Michael Faugust and Jennifer Ikeda Faugust. 3rd place award went to Cain Goettelman and Gordy Roberts. Great sweep EYC! Additionally, Sarah Olson received the Whippersnapper Award for being top finishing youngin! Way to go Sarah!
A big congratulations from the EYC Community to EYC members Hugh Haggerty and Allison Chase, who won the Glow in the Dark Regatta this weekend at Clinton Lake, IL! Ryan Malmgren and Stacey Rieu also represented the EYC at the regatta.
Another big congratulations from the EYC Community to EYC members Michael Faugust and Geoff Werner represented EYC at the Laser Masters Great Lake Championship, held at Lake Delevan, WI.
You make us all proud!!
Saturday afternoon – Rich Hall Youth Regatta. the NOR and SI are now posted! This year’s regatta is a one day event. Skippers must be at least 12 years old but must not have reached their 18th birthday. Crew must not have reached their 18th birthday. Please pre register now by sending your email to [email protected]
Sunday – The Laser Regatta. This regatta is open to all ages. Full rig and radials will race together but be scored separately. We expect to have racers from other clubs so make sure to tune up between now and then. Register early and be sure to indicate if you intend to use full or radial. Please pre register now by sending your email to [email protected]
Congratulations to all the EYC weekly series racers!
420 Friday Series: 17 races, 4 discards
Charlie Troup, 28 points
Keely Troup, 65 points
Stefan Peterson, 83 points
420 Sunday Series: 19 races, 4 discards
Charlie Troup, 15 points
Keely Troup, 71 points
Roger Waleffe, 164 points
Flying Scot, Monday Series: 16 races, 4 discards
Liz Gheorghita, crew Mindy Miller, 19 points
Dan Mielke, crew Max Mielke, 98 points
Geoff Werner, crew Max Werner, 125 points
Flying Scot, Saturday Series: 24 races, 6 discards
Michael Faugust, crew Jennifer Ikeda Faugust, 28 points
Woody Heidler, crew Emily Heidler, 53 points,
Chris Schoendorf, crew – Various, 67 points
Laser, Friday Series: 25 races, 6 discards
Geoff Werner, 35 points
Michael Faugust, 106 points
Tommy Papenthein, 129 points
Laser, Tuesday Series: 23 races, 5 discards
Geoff Werner, 26 points
Tommy Papenthien, 50 points
Eric Hoyerman, 138 points
Optimist Blue Fleet Series: 46 races, 11 discards
Optimist Red Fleet Series: 46 races, 11 discards