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December 2012

LMSRF's New Website, Hall of Fame Inducts Dave Howell, The Priest, the Rabbi and the Hooker and Short Course Windward/Leeward Racing, The Rules of the Game, Who is Heading to Warm Waters this Winter?, LMSRF Sailors Sweep High School Singlehanded Championships, Race Committee Radio Announcements, 2012 Best on Lake Michigan Results and Awards, LMSRF Past Commodore Jim Gignac Named Area III Yachtsman of the Year, Yacht Club Board Members Need to Travel to Other Clubs, What Did You Miss at the LMSRF Annual Meeting?, Great Lakes Basic Marine Weather Seminar, Area II Vice Commodore Profile - Dr. Jack Westfall, Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course - Part 3 of 7, Teaching and Learning Sailing and Sailing Schools, Area III PHRF and Boat of the Year, College Sailing Forum to be Held at Orange Bowl, Sailboard Stay in 2016 Olympics, South Haven Dredging, David Griswold Wins Butterfly Junior Nationals, KWRW Lake Michigan Entries, 2013 MoBay Race - Peerless Entered, 2013 Summer Sailstice - Become a Part of It, Freighter Traffic Promoted in Lake Michigan, Chicago Park District Discounts 31st Street Harbor, South Shore Yacht Club 100th Anniversary, GLSS Meeting in January 2013, Donate in 2012 to LMSRF, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Yacht Club Development Reports, Hurricane Sandy Undoes Dredging at Waukegan, LMSRF Members Compete at J/24 NA, Schoonmaker Cup Draws Lake Michigan Sailors, Melges 32 Worlds Features two DeVos Teams, Lake Michigan Team Competes at J/80 NA in Fort Worth, Calendar, Lake Michigan Water Level Still Dropping, Fiddler's Green, Join LMSRF, Strictly Sail 2013, Letters to the Editor, Leadership Opportunities, Results Galore.

November 2012

David Howell Inducted into the Hall of Fame at Chicago Yacht Club, Three-Eyed Toad & Manufactured Fun, Don Wilson Richardson Trophy Winner, Guilty Finding and Refusal to Pay for Smashed Boat, Behind the Scenes - How the Grants-In-Aid Committee Works, Behind the Scenes - How the Appeals Committee Works, Bringing the Fun Back on the Race Course, Small Boat One-Designs Key to Sailor and Fleet Development, LMSRF Board Modifies Operating Policies, Meet Gordon Julius, III Area IV Vice Commodore, Roble and Shea Named US Sailing Sailor of the Week, 2012 Red Flannels Regatta, Lake Michigan Sailor Michael Kiss Wins Melges 20 National Title, Sam Veilleux Wins Golden Stern Award at Shields Nationals, Great Lakes Single Handed Society Annual Meeting, LMSRF Annual Board/Annual Meeting and Best on Lake Michigan Awards, Follow-Up on Milwaukee Harbor Opening Collision, Sign up for Scuttlebutt Newsletter, Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, National Sailing Hall of Fame, World Sports Chicago Scholarship, Join LMSRF, Grants-In-Aid Recipient Reports, Hurricane Isaac Sunset, Yacht Club Membership Development Reports, Submit Your 2012 Rolex Yachtsperson of the Year Nominees, Calendar, New Birth - Downey, Fiddler's Green - Paul Stephen "Steve" Case, Surfing (surfboards) on Lake Michigan, Queen's Cup Photo Contest, 2013 Strictly Sail, Letters to the Editor, ILYA Scowlines Newsletter, Volunteer Positions Looking for You, Lake Michigan Regatta Reports and Results, Chicago Yacht Association Celebration, Chicago Mackinac Awards Dinner, Commodore Levy Awards Ball, Racing Yacht Fleet Awards Dinner,  


LMSRF Board Meeting, Annual Meeting & Best on Lake Michigan Awards Notice

Come One, Come All November 17, 2012

 October Extra 2012
Helmut Jahn wins Farr 40 World Championship in Chicago

October 2012

 What Do the Ingredients of Beer and Segregation Have to do with Sailing?, What is the Latest on Growing Club Membership through Sailing Schools?, The Disney Story on Youth Sailing, Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course, LMSRF Olympian Bob Willis Reflects on the Experience, Helmut Jahn on Flash Gordon 6 Wins Farr 40 Worlds in Chicago, 16th Annual Illinois Leukemia Cup Raises $350,000, Bring Back the Hamilton Cup, They Should Do This or That, Woodworth Team Tackles Rolex Big Boat Series, 25 Macs? Join the Goats, Changes Coming to the RRS, Follow Up on Olympic and Pan American Sailing on Lake Michigan, LMSRF Annual Meeting Date, Frostbiting Addition, Run Races Right - LMSRF Booklet, Donate to LMSRF, Area III Vice Commodore Change, Change at Sail Chicago, Calendar, Sailed Off To Last Sunset, Letters to the Editor, Results Around the Lake.

September 2012

LMSRF Youth Championship, Nominate to Hall of Fame, Milwaukee Uncharted Obstruction, Lake Michigan Sailors Going to NYYC Invitational Cup U.S. Qualifying Series, Looking for DeVos, Kelley and Kieffer, Using the Internet to Find Crew Positions, Pictures Wanted, Lake Michigan Beach Clean-Up, Spreading the Gospel, Each Time We Play it is a Different Game. Why?, What Happened to Olympic Sailing on Lake Michigan?, New Harbor Maintenance Funding Act a Disappointment, Island Goat Sailing Society Adds New Event,  Donate to LMSRF in 2012, Thoughts for Choosing a College...for Sailing, LMSRF Sailors at Cork OCR, Yacht Club Membership Development Reports, Lake Bluff Yacht Club Holds Sunfish NA's, Start Preparing for Your Frostbite Fleet, The Hook Race, 2015 Pan American Games Update, Grants-In-Aid Recipients Reports, Kenosha Yacht Club Last Race, A Scows, Calendar, Letters to the Editor, Race Results and Stories Around the Lake.

August 2012

Nelson Sails His 60th 100 Miler Race, GLSS Drops 2 Flares from Required List, Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club Raffles, Featured Club - Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, LMSRF Youth Championship Set, New Rules for 2013, S.S. Keewatin Sails Back Home, "Saving Sailing" Review, Long Distance Race Strategy Onboard Pororoca, Summer Sailstice 2013, Yacht Club Membership Figures, Looking for Articles on Your Racing Experiences, US Sailing Calendar, Heard On The Rail, Lake Michigan Major Events Calendar, Lake Michigan Regatta Results.

July 2012

Malcom D. "Skipper" Vail, Sr. Inducted at Ephraim Yacht Club, Grants-In-Aid Mid-Year Report, Rolex OCR Grant Recipient Report, LMSRF Youth Championship Nearly Set, PHRF Performance & New Area III PHRF Championship, Report Back From the United States Coast Guard, 2012 Chicago Mackinac Fun Event Dates, How Not To Grow Racing: Compete For the Same Pool of Sailors, The Sights Sounds and Smells in the Hook Race, Kaszube Cup Youth Regatta Registration, Not Sailing the Port Huron Mac? Watch the Chicago Match Cup Instead, Handicap Racing on Lake Michigan, Notes on the Performance Handicapping of Monohull and Multihull Sailboats, Offshore Racing Rule, Distance Race Starting Tips, Single Handed Mackinac Race, "Like" the LMSRF Facebook "Page", Featured Yacht Club of the Month: Illiana Yacht Club, US Sailing Calendar, New Boats to the Lake, Sailed Off To A Last Sunset, Best on Lake Michigan Entry, Championship Calendar, Join LMSRF, Letters to the Editor, Various Regatta Results, Sign Your Crew and Friends Up for this Newsletter.

 June 2012

Forward This Newsletter, 2012 Hall of Fame Malcolm Vail, Sr. Inducted, "Like" LMSRF Facebook Page, The Goal - Building Racing!  The Problem?  It's Too Expensive, Right?, Featured Yacht Club of the Month Del Boca Vista Yacht Club, Holy Cats! Yacht Racing with Family Fun As the Goal!, Safety at Sea vs. Seamanship, US SAILING Safety at Sea Seminar, Boating Safety Courses, Midwest Olympic Update, Olympic Sailing Training,  When To and When Not To Appeal, Major Events - Are We Doing It Right?, The Steam Ship Badger, Clubs File Your USCG Annual Application for Marine Event Approval, Clubs File Your Annual Application for Private Aids to Navigation You Install in Lake Michigan,  How Does the Public Know You Put a Buoy In the Lake? How fortunate We Are On Lake Michigan, The Purpose of an Association, Chicago Mackinac Race Initiates Weekly Safety Advisories, Sail Onboard a Three Masted Schooner, Old School Wooden Boat Show, War of 1812 Door County Maritime Museum, ISAF Selects Kiteboarding for 2016 Olympics, 2012 Hall of Fame John Nedeau, Sr. Inducted, IGSS Honors Gene T. McCarthy with Freshwater Award, Chicago Match Race Cup, New In-Water Boat Show, Inshore One-Design - Where Are You Doing It?, Summer Sailstice, US SAILING Calendar, Heard It On The Rail, Major Championships on Lake Michigan, Transformative Moment, Letters to the Editor, Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club Open House, Women's Olympic Trial Wrap Up, LMSRF 2012 Match Racing Champion, CMRC Spring Invitational, US SAILING POW Qualifier, Melges 17 & 24 Results, Best On Lake Michigan PHRF Announcement.

April 2012

Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation Hall of Fame, John Nedeau, Sr. to be Inducted - Crew Schools on Lake Michigan - Anchorage Yacht Club Launches Learn to Race 101 - Building Numbers on Starting Lines, Crew School - Chicago Match Racing Center Spring Invitational - Featured Yacht Club, Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club - Did You Know That 100 Years Ago the Chicago Mackinac Race Was Actually the Chicago Harbor Springs Race? - New Chicago In-Water Boat Show - Share Your Yacht Club Success Stories - 2011 Chicago Mackinac Stories Keep Rolling In....Engaging the Engine for Safety During the Race - 2012 LMSRF Area III Update - 2012 LMSRF Area V Update - New Marina on Lake Michigan 31st Harbor in Chicago - USCG Local Notice to Mariners - National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Notice to Mariners - Part of Chicago's Sailing Season is on Hold, NATO Conference  - War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration August 15-20, 2012 Navy Flotilla Coming to Navy Pier - 1812 War on the Great Lakes Special Exhibit at Michigan Maritime Museum - Post-Mac Race Dip?  Not In The Harbor, Here's Why - Inshore One-Design Sailing, Where Are You Doing It? - Grants-In-Aid Follow Up - Pushing Through the Schedule - RSS Racing Olympic Campaign, Women's Match Racing - Hook Race Date Announced - 2012 T10 Racing Schedule - Tragic Incidents in 2012 Full Crewed Farallones and Newport-Ensenada Races - US SAILING Calendar -  New Boats to Lake Michigan - Major Championships on Lake Michigan - Letters to the Editor.

March 2012

When You Turn On An EPIRB, How Long Might It Take For Assistance? - What LMSRF Can Do For You - Is Your Crew In The Loop Yet? - Midwest 2012 London Olympic Hopefuls, Support and Root For Them! - Frostbite Season Opening - LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Committee Supports Team RSS Racing - Chicago Match Race Center Spring Invitational, a 4-fer, LMSRF March Board Meeting Report, Growing Racing Initiative, Cheesehead or Yooper Volunteer Sought - US SAILING Training Calendar - US SAILING Safety at Sea Seminars -  Why Does LMSRF Exist? - New Boats to Lake Michigan - Does Your Club Have a Protest Committee? - 2nd Women's Sailing Conference - Major Championships on Lake Michigan - Chicago Match Cup Chosen for Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Lake Michigan Sailor Success Down South

February 2012

Hat's Off to Here's Johnnie - LMSRF Welcomes New Yacht Club - 2012 Strictly Sail Chicago - Sign Up to Get These Newsletters - US SAILING Safety at Sea Seminars - 2012 Tripp Memorial - 2012 Queen's Cup - 2012 Lake Michigan Dredging Report - US SAILING Match Racing Championship for the Prince of Wales Bowl - LMSRF Match Racing Championship - Abe Jacobs Memorial Rescheduled Due to G8 Summit - Race Committee Training Availability - Sailboat Sales Are Up - Fiddler's Green Blair Holden - Frostbite Sailing, What & Where Is It? - North U. Seminars - Crew Search Party - PHRF? What the he** is that? - Summer Sailstice - Youth, Can You Make This Happen? - 2012 Youth March Racing Opportunities in the U.S. - LMSRF LinkedIn Established - 2012 US SAILING National Championships, Training, Administration - Major Championships on Lake Michigan

January 2012

How will 2012 Be Different? - US SAILING Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals Awarded on Lake Michigan - Youth Sailing is HUGE 100's of Young Sailors on the Lake - US SAILING Safety at Sea Seminars - Seminars Available at Your Club - New Boats on Lake Michigan - Area I Vice Commodore Sought - Grants Available to Lake Michigan Sailors - Donate to LMSRF - IT Director Sought - New Member Level, Inshore One-Design Sailors - Major Championships on Lake Michigan in 2012 - 2012 Officers and Committees - Strictly Sail Chicago Racing Seminars.


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