Monday, July 20, 2015

Ephraim RegattaJuly 31-August 2 Features Racing Clinic

Please join us in beautiful Eagle Harbor, Door County, WI for the 110th Ephraim Regatta. The regatta typically draws ~30 boats, including some of the best sailors in the Midwest. Registration is now open, with early registration ending July 26, 2015. To register, go to You will also find information at the Ephraim Yacht Club website:

New this year is an off- and on-the-water racing seminar/ tune-up starting at 1:00 PM on Friday August 31, featuring Ryan Malmgren and Larry Taggart, fresh off their 6th and 7th place finishes in the highly competitive 2015 NAC. Details are below. This pre-regatta event is free to Ephraim Regatta registrants who are members of the Flying Scot Sailing Association; other registrants may participate with a $25 donation per boat to the Flying Scot Foundation.

Nancy Claypool (Regatta Co-chair):
Bjorn Hooper (Regatta Co-chair):

Pre-Ephraim Regatta Flying Scot Racing Clinic
Date:  Friday, July 31, 2015
Time:  Dockside presentation begins at 1:00 p.m.  (PLEASE have boats launched prior to this time).  The clinic will conclude by 5:00 PM
Fee:  Free to Flying Scot Sailing Association Members; all others, $25.00 donation per boat to the Flying Scot Foundation.

Please join us in a pre-regatta, off-and-on-the-water racing clinic and Ephraim Regatta warm-up, featuring Ryan Malmgren and Larry Taggart. The clinic will begin with a brief dockside presentation on boat set-up.  Ryan and Larry will then be on power boats, observing and videoing racers on short W / L courses.  If conditions allow, they will provide immediate feedback, summarizing in a post-race, on-shore debriefing. Topics that will be addressed may include:
- Boat setup
- Sail trim
- Boat handling
- Boat balance
- Starts
- Mark rounding

- Racing as a team

If you have any questions, please contact the regatta co chairs listed above! See you there!!

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