Sailing Competition Set For Lake Shawnee

Whether you are a beginner just learning the ropes or and experienced sailor you can set sail at this summer's Sunflower State Games Sailing competition. Sailors from around the area and neighboring states set sail to compete for Gold each summer at Lake Shawnee.

Events: One-design class sailboats, 20 feet or less, except cruisers, may be entered. Common classes include: C-Scow, Dolphin Sr, Flying Junior, Flying Scott, Laser, Sunfish, MC Scow, Windmill, 420, 470, and many others. Four or more boats of the same design will sail as a class. All other boats will sail under Portsmouth handicap as an open class. Adult and Youth (17 & under) will sail as separate divisions if there are sufficient numbers (4 or more of each division). Medals will be awarded to the top three Kansans in each class/division, skipper and crew. (Loaner boats may be available if you are not able to bring yours, please contact Mike Gorman for more information)

Registration: Limited to the first 50 registrations received-early pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Skipper must register. If you know your crew please put their name on the bottom of the entry form. Otherwise, crew maybe signed up at time of check-in. Registration fee includes T-shirts for skipper & crew. All participants must sign waiver form!

Format: Races will be conducted in accordance with the U.S. Sailing 2005-2008 Racing Rules of Sailing. Any protests will be resolved following the last race. Boats must have all legally required safety equipment on board. All rules for specific boat class must be observed. Race committee reserves the right to adjust the schedule as necessary. Rain out date for the event is July 21, 2007.


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