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PEWAUKEE LAKE SAILING SCHOOL 

WEEK 2 NEWSLETTER 
Summary of the Week: It is starting to feel a lot more like summer! Our sailing everyday streak has continued; sailors are getting a lot of great tiller time in a variety of conditions. Sailors are learning about wind direction, tacking, starting sequences, rules, protests and racing!
 
On Monday, 16 PLSS Optimist sailors raced in the Beulah Lake Sailing School Regatta. Congrats to  Nick Berkowitz placing 2nd overall in the Green Fleet. Congrats to John Lieber who took 1st place in Blue Division and 2nd overall. Charlie Allen placed 3rd in Red Fleet and 4th overall!  Will Utz placed 3rd in White Fleet. CLICK HERE for Complete Regatta results. Way to go sailors! 

6 X-boaters traveled to Pine for the TRAP regatta on Tuesday & Wednesday. Dodging storms and waiting for wind, lead Pewaukee sailors V-10 Cole Schweda & Adam Biwer / Stu Niedziela to an overall and Senior Fleet victory and V-61 Charlie Allen & Will Utz winning the Junior Fleet, placing 4th overall! Ella Schieble and Ella Walker took 3rd overall. 3 of the top 4 overall finishes are Pewaukee sailors! Way to go sailors! 
CLICK HERE for complete results.

The Inaugural Lake Country X Boat Clinic hosted by the Pewaukee Yacht Club was Thursday and Friday. 6 of the 16 boats were PLSS skippers and crews! 
LOST AND FOUND IS OVERFLOWING!!!! Come take a look through 2 weeks of lost and found... 
Towels, waterbottles, shoes, jackets, swimsuits, sunglasses, and more!!! 
(The bin is located outside on the patio)
What's Up for Next Week:
Monday, July 1: Session II Begins for Optimist Beginner morning and afternoon & Step 2 Optimist Class. All AM/PM Classes.
Tuesday, July 2: All AM/PM Classes.
Wednesday, July 3: All AM/PM Classes.
Thursday, July 4: HOLIDAY: NO SAILING SCHOOL CLASS! Have a great and safe 4th of July.  
Friday, July 5: Kinderpram & Open Bic Classes 9a-12p; No Lake Country Optimist. 
Upcoming Optimist & X-Boat Regattas: Don't forget to Register early!
OPTIMIST REGATTAS: 

GLSS Opti Regatta (Geneva)– Wednesday & Thursday, July 10th – 11th Annual regatta put on by the Geneva Lake Sailing School, great for all levels of sailors. Typically geared for a more advanced sailor.
Opti TRAC Regatta (Cedar) – Friday, July 12th Training Regatta at Cedar, great for all levels, including Green Fleet. 
Opti No Tears (Cedar) – Monday, July 22nd The No Tears Regatta is for those sailors who are early in their sailing careers. You may not participate if you placed in the top five of last year's event or if you are sailing in RWB regattas or on your home lake this year.
Opti Inland (White Bear)– Sunday-Tuesday, July 28th- 30th The Champs!!  This is the two day event where Opti sailors from the Midwest compete for the title! Typically, our advanced racers will go.


X-BOAT REGATTAS: 

GLSS X Regatta (Geneva)– Monday & Tuesday, July 8th- 9th Great practice for the X-Inland with big fleet on big waters. 
Oshkosh Xtreme (Oshkosh)– Monday and Tuesday, July 15th – 16th X boaters are encouraged to compete at the annual Oshkosh X-treme, geared for the more advanced X-boat sailors. 
X WYA (Nagawicka) – Saturday & Sunday, July 20th- 21st The Regatta is open to skippers and crews who are members of a member WYA yacht club in good standing as of 2019.
X Inland (Minnetonka)– Thursday-Saturday, July 24th - 27th The entry fee is $110.00 Entries received after July 10, 2018 will be subject to an additional fee of $20.00 if membership is made online. On-site registration day total fee is $140.00.


*** For PLSS planning purposes, please use the below spreadsheets to tell me which regattas you plan to attend: 
OPTIMIST REGATTA SIGN-UP HERE *Please indicate if you need a trailer spot. Priority will be given to parents who can tow and then on a first sign-up basis. 

X-BOAT REGATTA SIGN-UP HERE 

REGATTA LOGISTICS WILL ONLY BE EMAILED TO THOSE ON THE GOOGLE SPREADSHEET LIST
You might be missing out on the Summer Communication:  JOIN STATWACK NOW!
If you are NOT on Statwack yet, you are missing out! We will be using this app for day to day information (ie. X-boats bringing boats, weather info., special event reminders, regatta planning, etc). Please download the app and find your class: either PLSS X-Boat, PLSS Opti, or PLSS 420 Class. Let me know if you have any questions. 
For more information check out www.plss.org

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions!

Smooth Sailing, 
Emlie 
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Emlie Barkow Veinot 
Sailing Director 
Pewaukee Lake Sailing School 
sailplss@gmail.com
262-563-3727
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