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December 2013
Help Grow Sailing, Kwiat Yachter of the Year, It's Giving Tuesday, Loyola's Post on Winning Team, Canfield Wins Alpari World Tour, Hall of Fame Nominations Due, Annual Meeting Report, The PHRFect Fleet, One-Design Proliferation, Harris Steps Down, Youth Chair Profile-Brian Bartley, College Sailing's George Griswold, Instant Gratification, Replace ISAF Special Regs, SER Background, WWII & Mariner Girl Scouts, Karzen to be CYA Yachter of Year, La Toilette, I'm Gonna Hurl, I Blew It, Vote Please-Soirée or Road Show, Christmas Schooner-Musical, Christmas Tree Ship, LMSRF Offshore Champions, Chicago Sailing Seminars, Video Editor Wanted, MCSA Annual Meeting, Lakes Gain Depth, NOAA Chart Printing Ending, Strassman Named IRO, Michigan Trade-Ins Not Taxed, Tartan Ten Awards & Meeting, Tartan Ten Rule Changes, Harvard Dinghy Clinic, Sailors Crossing Atlantic, Grants-In-Aid Reports, Course Variety Grows, Growing Sailing, Seeds of Boating Growth, High School Sailing Update, Mark Your Calendars, Heard on the Rail, 420 Silent Auction, ISAF Annual Meeting Report, US Sailing News, Letters to the Editor, M&MYC Fundraiser, What Happened, About Lake Michigan SuRF

November 2013
Lynn Williams Inducted to Hall of Fame, 2013 CYA Frostbite Regatta, Sailing Conspiracy???, comes Back to Life, LMSRF Create Accessible Sailing Committee, Chicago Mackinac Awards Ceremony, CYA 2014 Yachting Celebration, America's Cup - Getting More Teams to Compete, Walkl Into Your Webstie as a Complete Neophyte, LMSRF Executive Secretary Profile - Gail Turluck, Lightning Class Association Boat Grant Program, Communications Improvement, LMSRF Member Club Membership Updates, Free Seminars Hosted by the Waukegan Power and Sail Squadron, Knowing How to Sail On and Off a Mooring Can is Important, LMSRF Annual Meeting Invitation, Vote for Don Glasell - Maritime Heroes Award, Holland Capper Retires from Lake Michigan Hall of Fame Committee, St. Joseph Racing Season Ends with Surprises, US Sailing New Safety Equipment Regulation, Rhumbline Regatta Earns Bronze - Clean Regatta Certification, Storm Story, Gone With the Wind, SAIL ALL WINTER: Winter Sailing Seminar Courses, Frostbite Sailing, DN Ice Boats.  Getting a Mooring in Chicago Harbors, "Exercise and Diet" or "Sailing and Diet", Fall Sailing on Lake Michigan, Night Time Sailing, The Sailing Rich and Famous, John Kretschmer Coming to Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club Event, Women Sailors - Please Take this Survey, National Harbor Maintenance Funding Improvement Possible, Chicago Maritime Museum is Looking for Volunteer, Lake Michigan Championship Schedule, Births, Fiddlers Green, Club Profile - Mackinac Island Yacht Club, LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Reports, 2014 Sears-Bemis-Smythe Coming to Lake Michigan, 2014 Summer Sailstice - Organize Your Club, Fleet, Marina, Shipyard to Participate, Wondering Outloud - 6 Months of Sailing Writing to Non-Sailors, 2014 Strictly Sail, Plan Now for 2014 US Sailing Ladder Championships, Dave Irish 2013 Hereschoff Trophy Winner, Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswomen of the Year - Nominations Open, US Sailing Adaptive Sailing Programs Sanctioned, US Sailing Meeting Calendar, Letters to the Editor, First Ever Star Sailors League Finals set for Nassau, Regatta Results Galore, LMSRF Newsletter Info.

October 2013
Lynn Williams to be Inducted to Hall of Fame, Growing Sailing - Are you 'Listening' or 'Doing?', Getting Kids on Adult Boats, LMSRF Website Down, LMSRF Sets 2013 Annual Meeting Date and Time, Grants-In-Aid Success, Junior Olympics on Lake Michigan, Tri-State Volleball Tournament Fun, Fall Frostbite Season is Here, This Ain't Your Papa's Regatta Any Longer, Lake Yacht Racing Association Wins 2013 Richardson Trophy, Join Little Traverse Sailors Advanced Racing Team, Commodore Profile - Glenn T. McCarthy, How to get Sail Numbers Assigned to Your Boat, Lou Sandoval Named a Boating Industry Magazine Mover and Shaker, Really? Nobody Cared?, 2014 US Junior Sailing Championships to be Sailed on Lake Michigan, Muskegaon Exploring Barge Terminal to Transport Farm Products to Gulf Coast, Major Championships on Lake Michigan in 2014, Bacchant Sweden Bound, Club Profile: Neenah Nodaway Yacht Club, Don Wilson Returns as Number One U.S. Match Racer, 2013 America's Cup, LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Recipient Reports, Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club Sanctioning Celebration, Great lakes Singhanded Society Gains Three Lake Michigan Sailors, LMSRF Benefits You and Racing on the Lake, Plane for 2014 US Sailing Championships and Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Calendar, Letters to the Editor, Bodacious Dream Update, Results Galore, LMSRF Newsletter Business.

September 2013
2013 Chicago-Mackinac Results Changed - Recheck Your Results, Forward This Newsletter and Have Your  Crew Sign-Up, Fun Alert! Annual Tri-State Volleyball Challenge is On!, 2014 Lake Michigan Hall of Fame Nominatinos Open, Would You Like to Sign-Up for the 2013 Richardson Trophy?  Quick Sign-Up Now, Mail Your Boat Drag Your Boat Ship Your Boat Or Sail Your Boat To The 15th Louies Last Regatta - Good Times Guaranteed, 2013 AdventureSailr at Racine Yacht Club, Tradition - What a Misleading Lie!, Winning the 2013 Chicago-Mackinac in Section 1 Onboard Pororoca for Gene McCarthy's 60th Mackinac Race, Barthel Trophy Awarded to Tri-Lakes Challenge Champion, 2013 Chicago Mac Race Publicity-Part 2, Honoring Your Club's Best, LMSRF Treasurer Profile - Michael Hettel, Club Feature: Sail Any Way, Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes, Sail Chicago, Sail Chicago Membership Director Moving On, Chicago Yacht Club Manager Retires, LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Recipients Reports, 2014 Queen's Cup Race Going to Muskegon, New Boats and Fiddlers Green, Sailor Director Position Created At Little Traverse Yacht Club, Red Bull Youth America's Cup, America's Cup - Watch It!, US Sailing Championships and Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Training and Leadership, Letters to the Editor, Results Galore.

August 2013
Our Lateness Apology, Laser & Sunfish Racing on Little Traverse Bay, Chicago Mackinac Presented by Vueve Clicquot Teaching Publicity to the Rest of Us, Crew Ladies,and Junior Races on Inshore One-Design and Offshore Boats, LMSRF Youth Council Chair Profile - Joe Harris, Human Nature - Growing Sailing, Club Feature - Sail Chicago, Don't Ever Let a Great Racing Day Pass with No Race Committee, Yacht Club Website Standardization Thoughts, Boat and Equipment Quality or Lack Thereof, Tale of Two Mackinacs, Strange Substance Found in Lake Michigan, New Cruise Ship Being Built for Great Lakes, Burnham Park Yacht Club Celebrates 75 Years with Rendezvous Casino Night, Spirit Walker Wins The Queen's Cup, Leadership in Sailing, Hospice at Home Regatta Notice, LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Recipient Reports, Lost and Found, Errata, Fiddler's Green - John Charles Colwell, Calendar, PHRFection New Event, US Sailing Ladders, Selection Events Announced for the 2014 U.S. Youth Worlds Team, One Who Gets It, Comcast Sportsnet to Cover Chicago Match Cup Week, Letters to the Editor, Chicago Match Cup Event, Results. 

July 2013
The Lake Is Extremely Cold This Year, Welcome South Haven Racers, America's Cup Arrives on the Shore of Lake Michigan, Jackson Park Lutz Trophy Offers Blues Fest, Chicago Mackinac Race Events, It Is Time to Revamp the NOR to Reflect What We Want, 2013 Great Lakes 70 Class Invitational in Sheboygan, Did You Know This About the Lake Michigan Performance Handicap Racing Fleet?, Macatawa Bay Yacht Club Approves New Clubhouse, Sailor Pirates Pillage and Plunder, Start Races on Reaches or Runs, We Need the Social Schedule Put In the NOR and Republished Frequently, Inshiore One-Design Council Chair Profile - Gene McCarthy, Peeing Response, Mentors, I Don't Get You, Are You Looking for More Crewing Opportunities or Looking for Crew So You Can Race More Races?, Facility Design Can Get Sailors In and Out Efficiently, How Big Is Sailing?, Muskegon Yacht Club Junior Sailing is Having Fun, Area K Bemis and Smythe Elimination Registration Open, Transpacific Race - Long Beach CA to Diamond Head HI, There's Two Type of Lake Michigan Boats: Those Who Have Run Aground And Those Who Are About To - With Dredging Report, LMSRF Boat Donation Program, Laser Radial Clinic For Women Under Consideration, Area I Update, Area III Update, LMSRF Seeks to Connect to Former Member and New Yacht Clubs, 2013 Kazube Cup Regatta, Be An Informed Chicago T-Tenner, Fun Alert!  Fun Alert!, Malcom Lamphere Wins 2013 Laser Radial Nationals, Kenosha Yacht Club Honors LaPoint, Sheboygan River Cleared from EPA 'Area of Concern' List, Michigan Bill Introduced to Block Wind Farms In Lake, Upcoming Seminars, 2013 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association All-America Team, Cruising This Summer Too?  Tour Michigan Lighthouses!, South Shore Yacht Club Growing, LMSRF Grants-In-Aid Recipient Reports, Sailing Icon Ted Hood Dies, Join LMSRF, War Against Sea Lampreys Continues, Heard on the Rail, Calendar, 2013 National Sailing Hall of Fame Inductees, Supreme Court Denies E15 Challenge, Michigan City Yacht Club - Junior Sail Seeks Equipment, Lake Michigan Beneteau 40.7 Fleet Strengthening, Skud-18 and Nacra 17 Sailors to be Selected This Summer, US Sailing National Championships & Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Calendar, Letters to the Editor, Results, Newsletter Information.

June 2013
Jack Kelley Elected to Hall of Fame, We Talk to Ourselves, Talking to the Rest of the (Non-Sailing) World, Peeing, Wilson Three-Peats as 2013 Lake Michigan Match Race Champion, Past Commodore Profile - Jim Gignac, Just Whose Job Is It to Grow Sailboat Racing Anyway?, One Sailboat Dealer Who's Changed Their Marketing Angle, Dock Parties, If Kids Go Sailing - Why Can't I?, Growing Sailing at Beer Cans Opportunity, My First Regatta in 2013 Was Run Perfectly - Part 1, My First Regatta in 2013 Was Run Perfectly - Part 2, National Marina Day & Summer Sailstice, For Crew Only (Skippers can skip reading this article), LMSRF by the Numbers, Yacht Racing Union of the Great Lakes - Update, Ephraim Yacht Club Upgrades Its Safety Boat Fleet, Club Feature: South Shore Yacht Club, Upcoming Seminars - Ephraim Yacht Club, A Boat is a List, 2013 Mark Madness Benefits Boyne City's Challenge Mountain Sailing Program, 2013 541 Hospice Regatta Seeks Entrants, Harbor Springs Upgrades 2013 Laser Fleet Racing; Sunfish Added, Manufacturer's Regattas & Rendezvous, Columbia Yacht Club Growing Sunday 420 Racing, Macatawa Bay Yacht Club Adds Tuesday Night Offshore Racing, Anchorage Yacht Club All-Or-One Races, 2013 US Disabled Sailing Championship Set for Milwaukee, Island Goat Sailing Society Inducts Class of 2013, Coast Guard Issues Warning for Debris, Chicago Mackinac Race Sets up Boat Finder / Crew Finder, Handicap Racing on Lake Michigan, Inshore Council Established Small Boat Regatta Schedule, Toxic Pollution and Invasive Species Update, Summer Sailstice Launches New Web Page, Join LMSRF, Epic Racing Report, 2013 Chicago In-Water Boat Show, Special Project to Restore Sturgeon to Great Lakes, Dredging and Lake Level Update, LMSRF Crew Finder - For Skippers and Crews, Milwaukee Offers Automated VHF Radio Check System, Queen's Cup Entry - Last Call, Sailing in West Michigan Web Site, Heard on the Rail (new boats, newlyweds, Fiddler's Green), Calendar of Events, 2013 Tripp Memorial Yacht Race Entries Open, US Sailing Calendar, Letters to the Editor, Race Results.

5/1/13 LMSRF Jumps into Blogging to Introduce Non-Sailors to Sailing

May 2013
Get Up and Go!, Jack Kelley Elected to Lake Michigan Hall of Fame, Wilmette Harbor to Remain Open, Growth Planned for Best On Lake Michigan, Adult Crew Schools, Area Racing Schedules, New PHRF Port to Port Race, The Tale of Three Fleets - Sustaining the Fleet for the Long Run, Little Traverse Bay Weather Buoy, When "It" Really Hit the Fan, Seeing Cuba During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, Offshore Council Chair Profile - Bob Harvey, New Rules Changes for 2013, Maritime Day 2013, Succession Planning, Club Feature: Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club, Upcoming Seminars, CYC Race to Mackinac Set Up Boat Finder / Crew Finder, Building Your Racing Crew, USCG Proposes $26 Annual Renewal Fee for Documented Vessels, Sail Chicago Honors John Lemon, Yacht Club Open Houses, LMSRF Adds New Seminar - Inshore Safety and Seamanship, Illinois Valley Yacht and Canoe Club Endures Record Flood, Fun Times, 2013 Chicago Venetian Night Theme Announced, Have You Heard About Chalk Talk?, Bob Pegel Steps Down, Nautical Auction, 2013 Optimist Dinghy Team Trials, Counter-Point to Glenn McCarthy on Adjustable Handicapping, Chicago Maritime Museum's Low Water Levels in Lake Michigan Panel Discussion, Yacht Club Web Pages, Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2013, Dredging Update New Buffalo, Yahoo Group LMSRF: Skippers Find Crew--- Crew Find Boats, The Colgate Racing Program, Match Racing Abounds on Lake Michigan in 2013, Fun Racing: Year Two, US Grand Slam Series Open for Entries, Chicago Match Race Center Launches Blog: The Dial Up, St. Joe's Rhumbline Regatta A Model For Great lakes and Ocean Conservation and Protection, Fiddler's Green - John Cutler & Thomas Welch, Major Championships on Lake Michigan, Join LMSRF, US Sailing National Championships & Ladder Qualifying Series, US Sailing Training and Leadership, Letters to the Editor, Regatta Results, J/Day.

April 2013
Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course - Part 7 of 7 The End and the Beginning, Leighton O'Connor and Team Painkiller, 2013 LMSRF Youth Championship, An International Perspective on Race Officer Development, 2013 Yacht Club and Fleet Open Houses, Chicago Corinthian Crew School Opens April 10, S/V Denis Sullivan Mast Fund Seeks Donations, Club Feature: Great Lakes Cruising Club, Upcoming Seminars, 2013 Rose Cup National Youth Match Racing, Army Corp Commits $5.2M For Great Lakes Repairs, Ramblings From the "Pope" - ISAF Past President Paul Henderson, The "Other" Mac Race - Port Huron to Mackinac, 2013 Van Duyne Advanced Racing Clinic For Youth, 2013 College of Charleston Advanced Racing Clinics, Welcome UMS...Your Boats Measurements Shared Rule to Rule, The Age of Real Deck Apes, New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center Awarded Reach Grant, Improving Odds of Recovery (Man Overboard), Dockside Etiquette, Help GLSS Save the J.B Ford Steamship, Thoughts As You Prep for the 2013 Queen's Cup Race, File Your USCG Annual Marine Event Permit, File Your USCG Annual Private Aids to Navigation Permit, Sign Up for the Local Notice to Mariners, Sign Up for the Notice to Mariners, USCG Auxiliary Safe Boating Seminars, US Power Squadron Boating Courses and Seminars, Where are the Dr. and Mrs. Ruth Bests on the Race Course?, Lake Michigan Maritime Museum Events, Breakwater Design - Littoral Transport - Longshore Drift & Longshore Current, LMSRF Speaker Series Available at Your Club, Area V Vice Commodore Profile - Linda Orlow, Communications with Your Fleet, St. Joseph River Yacht Club Centennial Celebration, Lovers of the ORR - Big News!  Something for Nothing, Ladies - Match Racing Opportunities Abounds, Team USone Secures Tour Card, Dave Irish Earns ISAF Recognition, Heard on the Rail (New boats, Births, Marriages, Deaths), 420 Nationals to be Held at Nearby Lake Geneva, Major Championships on Lake Michigan, Join LMSRF, US Sailing Adult Championship for the Mallory Trophy, US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar, US Sailing National Championships and Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Seminars and Training Schedule, Chicago Venetian Night July 27, 2013, Letters to the Editor, Regatta Reports.

March 2013
Should the Sign at the Front Door Read: "Members Only" or "IRS UBI Facility?," 2013 Hook Race Low Lake Water Plans, LMSRF Secretary Profile - Hans Graf, 2013 Area III Race Schedule Posted, How Young Can Children Go Offshore?, LMSRF Grant Funds Available in 2013, 2013 LMSRF Youth Schedule, 2013 Area K Junior Championships for the Bemis and Smythe Trophies, The Bodacious Dream is Nearing Reality, "We're Much Better Winners Than We Are Losers" - Winning Has Become Everything, ¡Viva La Revolucion!, Book Review: Back When Sailing Was Fun - by Keith Lorence, Great Lakes Singlehanded Society Announce 2013 Calendar, Are Our Problems Economic or Attitude?, Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course Part 6 of 7, The Harry Nye Story - Would You Do This?, Have Trouble Getting All Members to Your Meetings?  Try Skype, Those Hazy, Crazy IOR Days - What a Hoot!, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center Wins Prosser Award, Sail Sheboygan Named a US Powerboat Training Center, 2013 Yacht Club and Fleet Open Houses, Sheboygan Area School District & Sheboygan Youth Sailing Partnership, Michigan Funding for Recreational & Commercial Dredging, Finn International University Sailing Cup Entries Sought, Lake Michigan Star Racers at Star Winter Series, Neill Advance Sailing Clinic Applications Open, Gonzalez Advanced Racing Clinic, Sail Chicago Colgate 26 Racing Program Launches, Launch! Benefit for the Chicago Sea Scouts, Chicago Match Cup & Tall Ships® Chicago 2013, 2013 Midwest Sailing's Conference, LMSRF Clubs to Host Seminars, 2013 75th Queen's Cup Race to Ludington News, Yachtapalooza at Crowley's Yacht Yard, Chicago Match Race Center Schedule & Scaled Entry Fees, Chicago Match Race Center & Group Experiential Learning, US Youth Championship Mandatory Qualifier for Worlds Team, US Sailing Biennial International Women's Keelboat Championship, US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar @ CYC, US Sailing National Championships & Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Training and Leadership, Johnson Boat Works Bids Adieu, Heard on the Rail, Lake Michigan Calendar, Prairie Pirates - Salty Dogs and the World Cruising Club, Letters to the Editor, Frostbiting?, Lake Michigan Sailors Winter Sailing Results.

February 2013
2013 Youth Calendar, How to Answer: "How Expensive is Sailing?", LMSRF's Sailing School Round Table at Strictly Sail, An Impressive Show from our Lake Michigan Olympian - Bob Willis!, Crew Schools at 2013 Strictly Sail Chicago, NMMA Growth Summit, New Fleets on Lake Michigan in 2013, 2013 Yacht Club and Fleet Open Houses, Area III Meetings, Two Common Mistakes Appellants Make Which Delay Their Appeal, Music Festival Awaits Queen's Cup Finishers, Lamphere Makes 2012 Class of Jobson Junior All Stars, Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course - Part 5 of 7, Get the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing Now, Area III Vice Commodore Profile - Janet Hansen, Money money money money mo-ney, Why I volunteer, Northwestern University Sails at 2013 Rose Bowl, Lake Michigan Star Racers at Star Winter Series, Neill Advanced Sailing Clinic Applications Open, CISA Advanced Racing Clinic Applications Due, Some People May Choose to Benefit the Charity of Choice, Fundraiser to Benefit Lake Michigan Solo Sailor, Chicago Match Cup & Tall Ships® Chicago 2013, Queen's Cup Photo Contest, Board Seeks Information Technology Director, 2013 Midwest Women's Sailing Conference, LMSRF Clubs Host Seminars, North U Seminars, Join LMSRF, US Sailing National Championships and Ladder Qualifying Events, US Sailing Training and Leadership, Heard on the Rail, Calendar, Letters to the Editor, Do You Remember Fame?

January 2013
Clubs and Individuals it is time to join LMSRF for 2013, Volunteer's Wanted, LMSRF Sponsoring Strictly Sail Chicago Forums, How Did the J/Boats Company Begin?, Area I Vice Commodore Profile - Brian Chaltry, What Is A Party?  Seems Like a Dumb Question Doesn't It?, Bad Pants, Scott Stevenson Named to CYA Special Service Award, Harbor Depths and Dredging, JPYC to Host Marine Weather Seminar, Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course Part 4 of 7, Ludington Yacht Club Sponsors the 2013 Queen's Cup Finish, Ludington Yacht Club Burns Their Mortgage, City of Green Bay Shipwreck Exposed, Jerry Miarecki Named CYA Yachtsperson of the Year - Sail, Taylor Canfield Wins Monsoon Cup, Etchells Jaguar Cup Features Lake Michigan Sailors, Star Racers Work to Improve Their Skills, LMSRF Member Mendota Yacht Club Wants to Reach You, 2013 Midwest Women's Sailing Conference, Queen's Cup Photo Contest, Sheboygan Yacht Club Adds Spouses As Members, Racine Yacht Club Reef point Dredging Report, South Haven Dredging Approved, Venetian Night Plans Developing, Yacht Club Membership Development Reports, St. Joseph River Yacht Club to Celebrate Centennial in 2013, Donate to the LMSRF Endowment Fund, Grants-In-Aid Report Ashley Henderson at Soling Worlds, Editor Looks Back Over a Great Year of Growth, Anchorage Yacht Club Adds Wednesday Afternoon Racing, US Sailing Ladder and National Championships, One-Design Sailing Symposium, Jackson Park Yacht Club Safety at Sea Seminar, National Sailing Program Symposium, Training Seminars, Fiddler's Green, Lake Michigan Championship Schedule, Letters to the Editor, Race Results  

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