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Current Conditions

June 08, 2012
WOW! Twelve Lasers were on the starting line Sunday. Three Highlanders sailed with full crews. Winds above ten and eighty degrees, does it get any better?

Thistles followed last year’s champion around the race course. Twelve Sunfish, one Butterfly and two Lasers showed up Tuesday evening. With the winds at ten to fifteen it was a great night for the boys to follow the girls around the marks. The best part of all the events was the war stories and the friendship that was shared at end of the day.

Free Learn-to-Sail Clinic:

The River Cities Community Sailing Program is a non-profit organization that teaches children and adults how to sail. The Program is hosting its 16th Annual Free Learn-to-Sail Clinic at Cox Park on Saturday, June 9 from 12:30 to 5:00. If you know anyone who is interested in sailing and wants to learn more about it, tell them about the clinic.

If you would like to help with this event, please email Rodger Kennedy or visit www.saillouisville.org/rccsp

Racing Schedule:

– Saturday, 2:15 Thistles
– Sunday, 11:00 Lasers
– Sunday, 2:15 Highlanders
– Tuesday, May 29: 6:00 Sunfish

Handicap Racing is now available every Saturday and Sunday.

Handicap Racing will have the same start as the Thistles on Saturday and the Highlanders on Sunday. All boats that start will finish in the Handicap Fleet. Thistles and Highlanders will also be recorded in their respective fleet. The race committee should record the time of all boats when a race is being run as Handicap. (This is open to boats other than Lasers and Sunfish.)

Upcoming Events:

– June 23 Saturday One design “Cowbell” regatta 
(sponsored by Four Roses Bourbon)
Bring your spouses, kids, and any friends that would enjoy an evening on the river. All the land activities will begin at 5:00pm at the Louisville Sailing Club. We will organize sailboat races during the day for those that want to play on the water before the cookout. Details will be sent out later for the racing.
We will have live music, plenty of food, beverages, corn hole boards, swings and other games for kids, a camp fire for marshmallows, and a beautiful view of the river.

– July 4 Wednesday “Styrofoam Cup” around the island race

– July 7 Saturday Sunfish Rally

LSC Calendar http://saillouisville.org/lsc/index.php?p=4_8_Calendar

Club Duty:

Saturday – Sunday June (6/9-10) Joe Burch and Cliff Vatter
Saturday – Sunday June (6/17-18) Brent Deaves and Charlie Bohn
Club Crew duties are posted on the club house window and with the scoring sheets.

The entire schedule should be available soon.

Hot Water:

A new hot water heater was installed at the end of last year. It has a timer on it to conserve energy. The water should be hot Saturday and Sundays. There is an over ride button if there is an event during the week. After the over ride button has been activated, the water will remain hot until night. It take about twenty minutes for water to heat in the tank.