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November 2017
LMSRF Supports Acquisition of Leland Harbor Dredge; Montano Three-Peats at Buccaneer 18 NAs; Jahn Three-Peats at Farr 40 NAs; Notice of LMSRF Annual Meeting; Thornton Claims Chicago Mackinac Elapsed Time Record; Two Women Chicago Sailors Seize M32 Hot Seats; Outdoor Recreation Groups Call to Include Rec Sites; Why Aren’t Millennials Buying Boats?; Area 1 BOTY Award Presentation; M&M Yacht Club Season Awards; Area 2 BOTY Award Presentation; SEAS Reflects; Bubbly Creek Oil Spill; Area 4 BOTY Award Presentation; Area 5 BOTY Award Presentation; Best on Lake Michigan Award Presentation; Changes in Leadership and New Publications at SYRF; Does Your Inshore One-Design Fleet Seek Growth?; Barnard Named to Optimist National Team; Sheboygan South High Sails; Second Junior Safety at Sea Held on Lake Michigan; MISSA Annual Meeting; ILYA Taking Decisive Action to Keep Racing “In The Rules”; Grants-in-Aid; Top US Match Race Rankings; Special Member Benefits; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Classifieds; Education; Thoughts For What Wise Sailors Would Do; Sailed Over the Bar; Letters to the Editor; US Sailing News; World Sailing News; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

October 2017
Team Meat Wins US Offshore Championship; LMSRF Annual Meeting Notice; Banner Year for Boat Donations; Harken Celebrates 50 Years; North Manitou Shoal Light Tours Starting In 2021; Turn the Tide: Virgin Islands Relief Event; Onboard the 2017 Solo Chicago Mac; Growing Sailing; 2017 Mac Stories from MORF+; Chicago to Mackinac Race Man Overboard in the Night; Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Outboards, Electronics; Lake Michigan States Claim Boating Grants; AIS Overview and Installation Considerations; Iceboat Swam Meet Notices; Neenah-Nodaway DragonForce 65 R/C Fleet; 2017 Queen’s Cup Was One Great Memory ; 2017 Walk to Sustain Our Great Lakes; 2017 Hook Race Video Highlights; SEAS Breaks Ground for New Headquarters; Chicago Harbor Safety Movie Released; Race to Mackinac Warning Gun Party; SJRYC 2017 Season Recap:  Fast Is Good; Sailing Magazine Highlights Louis Sandoval; 2018 Farr 40 World Championship Coming to Chicago; 2017 Race to Mackinac Celebration Invitation; CASRA End of Season Town Hall Meeting & Celebration; 2017 PHRF Fleet Party; 2018 J/111 North Americans Coming to Macatawa Bay; Charlevoix Yacht Club Welcomes You; 2018 ORR Updates; 2018 Sunfish North Americans on Lake Michigan; LMSRF Appeals Chair Elected to Optimist Class Board; What Exactly Is a Blockhead?; Three Titlists Crowned at US Junior Sailing Championships; 2017 US Youth Sailing World Championship Team; 2018 Youth Worlds Team Selection Events; Adaptive Sailing; Grants-in-Aid; Women’s Sailing; Cool Things Our Clubs Do; Monaco Yacht Show – A World We Don’t Know – Pt. 5; Seven Inducted to National Sailing Hall of Fame; Lake Michigan Major Regattas; Special Member Benefits; Classifieds; Education; Sailed Over the Bar; Letters to the Editor; US Sailing News; World Sailing Update; Lake Michigan Sailors Did THIS!

August-September 2017
LMSRF Donation to Leland Harbor Commission; First LMSRF Junior Safety at Sea a Success; Malcolm Lamphere Wins Laser North Americans; Area 1 BOTY Coming Down to Final Race; Learn Facts about Wisconsin-Lake Michigan Sanctuary; Speedy, Successful 2017 Queen’s Cup Race; Growing Michigan City Yacht Club; Chicago Regatta; World Match Racing Tour Stop Coming to Chicago; Grand Valley Sailing Team Golf Outing; Photos from LMSF Junior Safety at Sea at Little Traverse; All Sunfish NA Championships Coming to Lake Bluff; Get Ready for High School Sailing; Grants-in-Aid; Cool Things Our Clubs Do; 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!

July 2017
2017 LMSRF Youth Championship; Lindquist-Bishop Honored with Women’s Sailing Award; It’s Time for the 2017 Chicago-Mackinac Race; Condolences to Executive Secretary; Lake Michigan Towns Gain Uber Service; Three Inducted to ICSA Hall of Fame; Open Houses; 7 Things to Know about Your Insurance Policy; NNYC 158 Invitational Regatta/Josh Beverlin Trophy; SEAS Program Plans; Mattison’s Madison; CASRA Update; New General Manager at Burnham Park Yacht Club; North Point Marina Extensive Improvements; Muskegon Harbor Hospice Regatta in August; 2017 UGotta Regatta; Best on Lake Michigan Update; Roble/Shea Updates Available; 2017 Kaszube Cup Regatta; Burnham Park Junior Sailing School; Optimist Class National Team – Development Team; 2017 College Sailor of the Year, All Americans +; Reineke Named Women’s Sailor of Year, Women’s AA; Charleston Wins Coed Dinghy Championship; National Team Race Championship to Charleston; Yale Wins Women’s Dinghy Championship; Adaptive Sailing; Grants-in-Aid; Women’s Sailing; Cool Things Our Clubs Do; Monaco Yacht Show – A World We Don’t Know – Pt. 4; 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!

June 2017
2017 Best on Lake Michigan Series; JPYC Past Commodore James Webb Accident; 2017 Yacht Club Open Houses; When the America’s Cup Aura Came to Lake Michigan; Maritime Mobile Service Identity Registration; The Five Seconds that Can Get a Boater Into Trouble; Trade Winds Calling Chicago Sailors; Summer Sailstice All Around the Lake; Area 1 Boat of the Year Established; 100 Miler Race Registration Open; Area 2 Gains Boat of the Year Championship; Topaz Sailboats Demo Day at Racine; SEAS Program Plans; LMSRF Area 3 News; JGASF Adds New Event; Jackson Park Adds Adult and Women’s Lessons; COLORS Regatta Becomes Clean Regatta; 2017 Best On Lake Michigan Series-Details; 2017 Lloyd Phoenix Championship-Teams Sought; 2019 Pan American Games – Sailing; CRAM Adds Lake Michigan Racing Venues; World Sailing Updates Class Rules; Lake Michigan Junior Safety at Sea Seminar; 2017 LMSRF Youth Championship; Adaptive Sailing; Grants-in-Aid; Women’s Sailing; Monaco Yacht Show – A World We Don’t Know – Pt. 3; 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!

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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