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Chicago native wins Baikal Cup – Video | WFLD

Hey Folks- Check out Chris Berger on Chicago TV!

http://www.fox32chicago.com/mornings/244964553-video

CIBC Spring Meeting Coming Up Fast

Put this one on the calendar folks- Always a good time! Stay tuned to CIBC site for details at https://iceboat.me/

Spring Meeting

Posted on March 23, 2017 by billbuchholz
The CIBC will hold it’s annual spring meeting on Sunday, April 9 at the Damariscotta Lake Farm Inn. Meeting to begin at 11:00, followed by a fine pot luck lunch. Last year’s food was among the best ever; let’s maintain the tradition!
Anita asks that we park on the north side of the building to keep the restaurant parking on the other side clear for business.

CANADIAN CHAMPS REPORT

Click here for the story and some great photos-
http://na.idniyra.org/2017/03/26/canadian-championship-regatta-report-from-march-25-2017/

Canadian Championship Regatta Report from March 25, 2017

Hey Folks- Looks like the Canadian Champs went off out west! Well done to Lovejoy and Van Rossem for making the trip and representing the Eastern side of things- And of course well done to The Doctor for winning the regatta!

LRIBYC Annual Dinner This Weekend!

LRIBYC Annual Dinner This Weekend!

Thank you, to those that have already responded.

We need to know how many so that

“The Oar Steak & Seafood Grill” will be prepared.

The LRIBYC Annual Dinner will be Sunday April 2, 2017.

Location: The Oar Steak & Seafood Grill
264 West Ave., Patchogue, NY
631-654-8266
Longitude: W.073 01.060
Latitude: N40 45.3666
Time: 3-6pm
The Oar Seafood Grille – Directions

The Oar Seafood Grille – Directions

Dinner served at the main building in the “CAPTAIN’S ROOM”!

Price: $35/pp which includes choice of chicken,
sea food, and steak, with dessert, coffee.
Tip included. Cash bar.

Please let me know how many sailors are in your crew that

are coming. It’s important that we show a “manning of

the rail” before we come into dock.
“The Oar” needs to know how many are coming.

We have great videos, excellent conversation, fabulous pictures,
all your friends in one place, and wonderful food.
Don’t miss out on our season’s last get together.
Please bring exact change for the dinner or a check made out to LRIBYC.

DON’T MISS OUT!
We still have plenty of room and would love
to see you there. Don’t be afraid to come
even though today, you are not sure you can
make it. NO NEED TO LET US KNOW.
Surprise us, just show up!
NO MONEY DOWN! PAY LATER! NO INTEREST FOR EVER!
0% DOWN, 0% INTEREST, 0% FEES. WHAT A BARGAIN!

Thank You.

John Ziermann DN5426/Gambit/Treasurer

Chicago Channel 2: Chris Berger US5166 Wins Baikal Cup – YouTube

Cool news from Baikal!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=6F-rgxdHI2o&ebc=ANyPxKrScmaBI0pyP31REtpocLps2rhqkN-Ma4alUuT58ABIzLr2E0UF907YYeNqHgluea_GhfNd

James “T” Thieler
12 Channing St.
Newport, RI. 02840

401-258-6230
t_thieler@yahoo.com

Sherbrooke Lake Report, Sunday 19 March

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Before talking about today I should review the weekend. We had about a dozen different DNs out, including some sailors not seen for a while. On Friday, three of us sailed in strong winds – MS1s were the sail of choice. Saturday we sailed in light air, and only managed one race, which was generally regarded as a bit fluky. Fluky or not, Terry sailed smart and went from fourth to a win on the last leg. Alex Watters also posted a helmet cam sequence of sailing Terry’s boat to Facebook, copied here:

https://youtu.be/0fejJ1DeoF4

Today we had nine boats out, and some of us raced for various lengths of time. We retired to Howard’s cottage for a lasagna lunch, courtesy of Terry. The keenest returned to the race course and sailed until the first snow flurries, just after 4 PM. It was a day of in between winds – most of us sailed with ABSSs, although the heavier guys used FO1s. Bob had an almost perfect record, but both Bob and I had to retire from races when we got too close and personal to the leeward mark! I was stupid fast downwind, but just plain stupid upwind. Bob was just fast all around. A couple of photos, with thanks, by Dave Collins.

All in all, I had three days of good sailing: sorry if you missed it!

If we get enough rain after this snowfall, and a few cold nights, we might just be doing this again next weekend. There is still lots of ice on Sherbrooke.

(I also note a Facebook post that the PEI guys sailed this weekend, absent Doug of course.)

Warren

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