The Oshkosh Yacht Club will host a morning regatta with the Fox Valley Sailing School. Our more advanced racing students will be invited to race for the gold in this event. We encourage our beginner sailors to come and view the regatta and cheer on Oshkosh. it will start at 9:00 and will end by noon.
the purpose of the No Tears Regatta is to provide an opportunity for our very beginning Optimist sailors to participate in a regatta and for their families to learn what happens at a regatta, prior to attending more competitive events.
A sailors is eligible if:
1. They have not previously placed in the top 5 in their respective fleet of a No Tears Regatta.
2. They demonstrate the ability to sail an Optimist both upwind and downwind.
3. Are willing to be coached and or helped by instructors while on the water
4. Are not frustrated sailing with sailors who do not know the rules.
A sailing school instructor and coach boat from our lake will be in attendance.
To regiser ask your instructor for a registration form.
A racing opportunity for all levels.
Green Fleet (5-15 years) The Green fleet is for beginner sailors. no one who has participated in past Red, White, Blue Fleet ILYA Championship Optimist REgatta may compete on the Green course.
White Fleet (8-10 years)
Blue Fleet (11-12 years)
Red Fleet (13-15 years)
Age will be determined as of January 1, 2012
Six races are scheduled for the Green Fleet
Eight races are scheduled for the R/W/B Fleet
To register go to http://ilya.org/ilya-regatta-registration.html
This event is geared toward green fleeter, but welcome those RWB sailors that aren't sailing at the top of their fleet and are looking for another racing experience that is also geared toward social retowkring. Please do not register if you have placed in the top 15 overall at a RWB event or the top 5 of your fleet at the ILYA Opti Champ Regatta. Limit to 70 boats.
Registration forms can be found at www.nlss.us