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Current Conditions

June 15, 2012
LSC continues to see the best turn out in a number of years for racing. Seven Thistles were on the line last Saturday.

The Lasers and Highlanders turned out in mass Sunday expecting to sail in the predicted ten to twenty mile an hour winds. For some reason the winds did not materialize. Someone forgot to turn on the wind switch. Tuesday night more than a half dozen Sunfish raced, while a number of other boats were out for a day sail. If you are waiting for the perfect day, it may never get here. One never knows what the sailing conditions are until one arrives at the club. If your boat has not been in the water yet, now is the time to get it wet.

Additional Pictures

Wanted: "Current Conditions" Contributions. If you have pictures or good sailing stories that you would want to share with the club, send them in. If you would like an account to add photos to the SailLouisville Photo Gallery contact the Webcaptain.

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: LSC Calendar

June 16, Saturday morning
The River Cities Community Sailing Program is holding a fundraising. It is an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast this Saturday morning, June 16. They will be serving pancakes from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s Restaurant on Taylorsville Road just up from the intersection with Bardstown Road in the heart of the Highlands. The cost of this All-American breakfast is only $7.00 and that includes your drink.

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.

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

Crew:

At the spring LSC meeting there were several people that indicated that they were willing to crew. If you are willing to crew, or if you are in need of crew, send your name. Please indicate if you want to crew on Saturday or Sunday. Keep in mind that most skippers are in search that are committed to sailing almost every weekend. Also remember that you can post a free notice on this website, whether you're looking for crew or wanting to crew. Click here for the Crew Bucket.

Upcoming Club Duty:

June (6/17-18) Saturday - Sunday Brent Deaves and Charlie Bohn
June (6/24) Sunday - All Fleets, David Bader and Bill Bockmon

Club Crew duties are posted on the club house window and with the scoring sheets.

If you are unable to serve on the date assigned, it is your responsibility to find a replacement. If you exchanged dates with someone, please notify the Crew Captain and also please notify Keith Kenitzer by email or by phone at 502-239-0370.

The entire schedule is now posted to the website and can be viewed here.