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July 19, 2012

Get Ready for the Blue Grass Games. LSC has hosted the Blue Grass Games for a number of years.  Get ready for a great weekend.  Metals will be awarded for each class of boats. 

BlueGrass Games, Saturday, July 21, 2012

For 2012 Entry Form visit http://bgsg.org/sailing

Schedule 9:00 – 11:00 Registration
Skipper’s Meeting 11:00
First Race 12:00 

ON-SITER EGISTRATION FEE: $30/boat

Email: Cliff Vatter, Sport Commissioner

FLEETS

Laser
Flying Scotts
Thistles
Highlander
Sunfish
Other (Handicap)
S-2 7.9
Pearson 26

Click here for pictures of 2011 Blue Grass Games

Volunteers for Race Committee Needed.  John and Connie Emmerich are in charge of running the races for the Blue Grass Games.  They are in need of help.  If you would be willing to help, please give John a call.  (502) 417-0625

Directories

The 2012 Louisville Sailing Club directories are now available.  Thanks to Fanny Timmer for putting it together.  Pick up the one with your name on it.  They are located downstairs of the club house.  If any of the information is incorrect, send the correction to eugene.cox@insightbb.com .

Caution

Very large flying insects were discovered Sunday as the lawn service was mowing the grass.  They look like a very scary insect that could create a severe sting.  A professional exterminator was call to treat the area.  He says that the insect does not sting.  Hopefully, the treatment will have eliminated them by this weekend.

Several boats are being launched at the LSC boat ramp.  Please be aware that there is a lot of moss that is very slippery below the water level.  Also, the ramp ends at the sea wall with a six inch curb.  Beyond that, there is an eight foot drop.

Club Duty

Club Duty Schedule - Click here

Saturday – Sunday July (7/22) Pat Passafiume, John Bright, Dale Wilbur

Saturday – Sunday (7/28,7/29) Brad Kocian, Joyce Ford, Nicole Elver

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 email Keith Kenitzer.

Here is the week’s schedule.

LSC Calendar - Click here

Saturday 11:00 Blue Grass Games
Sunday, 2:15 Thistle Racing 
Sunday, 11:00 Lasers Racing 
Sunday, 2:15 Highlanders Racing
Tuesday, 6:00 Sunfish Racing 

Upcoming Event -  Commodore’s Social August 4th

 

Boat Maintenance

Be to use the tie downs for all boats located on the bottom level.  If your boat damages another boat because of a wind storm, the boat’s owner is responsible for the damage.  Be sure to label your boat trailer, cradles, sails and any other property stored at the club.

Pictures and Stories

If you have pictures and stories to share with the club, send them.

Crew Bulletin Board

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, email your name. Please indicate if you want to crew on Saturday or Sunday. Keep in mind that most skippers are in search for someone that is committed to sailing almost every weekend.

Geoff Albe 954-263-7837 is interested in crewing.

Boats for Sale

If you have a boat for sale and would like to list it on the LSC emails, send the information and your email address.  You may include pictures.  (Information below is what seller has submitted.)

Highlander 947 for sale

Custom Flex Highlander 947 is for sale with many additional items. Included in the price are a new, never used or out of the bag, main and jib by Dieball, a newer (lighter) mast with halyards, two covers by Sailor’s Tailor (travel cover and boom cover), trailer, practice main with new window, jib, spinnaker, and other stuff. The boat is in excellent condition and ready to sail. Mast and new sails worth over $3000. Boat is located in Louisville, KY. Phone 502-426-5636. Price for all is $750

470 for sale

About 35 years old. I have kept it in a pole barn for the last 20 years because we have had a company to run, kids, and ailing parents, so I haven’t been able to engage one of my passions. The hull and hardware are in reasonably good condition. Some of the sails probably need replacing, just because they have been sitting so long. At this point, I would like to sell it. I think the cost would be around $1,250. It has a trailer, too.  If anyone is interested, please contact Paul Perkins cell is 502-693-3004.

1997 LASER- Hull#ZFS71514M79C for sale

* Full Rig-Boat is stiff and dry
* 1995 Shore Lander PWC Trailer w/title
*Stored upside down, in boat port, on covered motorboat trailer
*Complete and ready to sail away
*Reinforced mast step and rub rail
*Great beginner, practice, or recreational boat
*$900.00
Contact for photos Bill Agnew