Saturday, May 27, 2017
by Odell Tuttle
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You’re Invited!

Dear Sailor,

You’re invited to the 2014 Catalina/Capri 25 Nationals in Wayzata Minnesota.  The Wayzata Yacht Club has a renowned reputation for hosting great regattas that are not only incredibly competitive but incredibly fun.

Lake Minnetonka, the summer recreational mecca of the Twin Cities.  As one of Minnesota’s prestigious lakes, it is a 14,528-acre lake in the west-southwest part of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota.  The lake has numerous bays and islands which make up about 125 miles of beautiful shoreline.  With its serene shores, various majestic islands and breath taking views, Lake Minnetonka has attracted thousands of visitors every year and is consider one of Minnesota’s most sought out tourist havens.

While hosting several One Design district regattas each year, WYC has also been fortunate to host numerous national regattas attracting sailors from all over the world.  These include the 2009 Richardson Cup, 2011 Catalina 25, 250 & Capri 25 National regatta, 2011 Sonar Nationals and the 2013 J/24 Nationals.  This year WYC with presenting event sponsor Sika Corporation - a leading supplier of elastic adhesive and sealing systems specifically designed for applications in caulking, leveling, bedding, sealing and bonding in the Marine marketplace worldwide, will once again host the Catalina 25, 250 and & Capri 25 National regatta (September 12-14, 2014).  Winds at that time of year on Lake Minnetonka historically are in the 8-15 knot range, perfect for a 9 race regatta (include link to NOR).  Dust off that trailer and hit the road!

We offer crew housing for out of town teams, and it just doesn't get more beautiful than Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka in September.  Our race committee is known world-wide and will not disappoint.  We consistently have the largest Capri fleet in the world, and on Thursday nights we routinely have 22-27 boats on the line for our club races.  Also, we do have the #1 yacht club in the world when it comes to women's participation.

 

Our club members are welcoming and our parties are superb.  We’ve spent just as much energy ensuring you a fun and action packed after regatta party as we have making sure you will have intense, quality sailing.

Come to Lake Minnetonka September 12-14 for Catalina and Capri Nationals.  For out of town boats we will waive the entry fee entirely.  We have plenty of boats available for charter and will find you housing with one of our members if you wish.  

Thanks,

Odell

Odell Tuttle
Regatta Chairman
2014 Catalina/Capri 25 Nationals

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