Archive for July, 2007

Events This Week – July 30 to Aug 3, 2007

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

TUES – Adult Fun, Sail to Fred & Fuzzys, $25, Dinner not included, Meet at the Club at 5:00.

WED – Junior Activity Barn Party, 6:30 to 9:00, Snacks and Drinks, Drop-off and Pick-up at the club, Games Music and Dancing, 9 years old and up. Don’t miss this one! Volunteer Drivers still needed, check the sign up at the club.

THURS – Explorers are Back, Kids younger than 9, Sand Castle Building Contest, Meet at the Ephraim Public Beach, 10:00 to 11:45, Bring a snack and your best Sand Tools!

EYC Regatta This Weekend – Aug 4-5, 2007

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Racing is scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM on Saturday August 4. Racing will continue on Sunday beginning at 10:00 A.M.

Even if you do not plan to sail in the regatta, plan to watch the racing from the EYC’s new pier extension, and to attend the two regatta parties:

Friday 5:30 P.M. Meadow Party at Jay Lott’s house

Saturday 6:00 P.M. Brat Fest at Klein’s house

A few more volunteers are still needed for the Meadow Party, for limited-time stints doing door duty, as beer monitor and as grill chef. Please contact Jay Lott at if you want to volunteer. Volunteers get in free.

Posted by Regatta Committee

Ephraim Regatta – Reporter Needed – 2007

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

The Green Bay Press-Gazette would like a participant in the Ephraim Regatta to write a first-person participation column for publication in the paper.  Anyone who will be participating in the Regatta and would like to write a column about it should contact this person as soon as possible:
Tom Pelissero
Assistant sports editor
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Work  (920) 431-8374
Mobile  (952) 250-2444

Posted by Ephraim Regatta Committee

Event Reminders & Announcements – 2007

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Racing Clinics-
EYC Racing Clinics have been very successful this year. We have covered: starting, upwind sailing, laylines, and roll tacking. All adult and youth EYC sailors interested in racing or learning to race are invited to attend the remaining clinics.

The next racing clinic is on Thursday, July 26th at 4:00pm. This clinic will focus on mark roundings. The clinic will include a chalk-talk and discussion about mark rounding strategies and rules, as well as on the water drills. The clinic will conclude with the FJ Series and FS Fun Series races at 6:00pm.

Women’s Sailing-
All women are invited to come down to the club for EYC’s next Women’s Sailing event. The next sail is on Wednesday, July 25th during the Junior Activity from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. The sails are fun, causal, and no experience is needed. Cost is $10.

Also, women sailors are encouraged to sign up for the EYC Ladies Regatta on Wednesday, August 1st at 1:30pm. Both skippers and crews are needed for this fun event.

Additional Activities:

Tuesday, July 24th: Fred and Fuzzy’s Sail- Sail to Fred and Fuzzy’s for dinner and back; $25, does not include dinner.

Sunday, July 29th: Flying Scot Junior Regatta

Posted by Allison Chase, Race Leader and David Valentine, Adult & Private Lesson Coordinator

1st Annual FJ Regatta a Great Success – 2007

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

EYC’s 1st Annual Flying Junior Regatta was a success. Thanks to the beautiful weather, all six scheduled races were held.

Thank you to Joani Lewis for providing trophies.

Regatta Results:
1. Woody Heidler and Weston Thomas
2. Peter Moegenburg and Edward Gheorghita
3. Matt Smith and William Gheorghita
4. William Gregg and Grant Berg
5. Olivia Demarinis and Mary Sturgis

Place Name……………. SCORE Number RC_1 RC_2 RC_3 RC_4 RC_5 RC_6
1 Woody Heidler 7
1 2 1 1 1 1
2 Peter Moegenburg 11
2 1 2 2 2 2
3 Matt Smith 23
3 5 5 4 3 3
4 William Gregg 24
4 3 4 3 5 5
5 Olivia Demarinis 25
5 4 3 5 4 4

Volunteers needed – Friday August 3 Regatta welcome party – 2007

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Additional volunteers are needed to help with the latest addition to the Regatta festivities, the Friday night welcome party. This year’s party is will begin at 5:30 P.M. on Friday, August 3 at Jay Lott’s house, 9910 Mueller Lane, Baileys Harbor, WI (Map Link ), about 5 minutes east of Ephraim.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

If you can volunteer, even if for only an hour or so, please contact Jay Lott at (414) 322-7880 or

EYC Discussion Forums now Online – 2007

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

The EYC website continues to see changes and upgrades. You can now join the discussion with a free account and participate in a number of Discussion Forums at http://www/

Forums include: Junior Lessons, Adult Lessons, Racing, Regattas, History, and just General Discussion. Check them out and share your thoughts.

When signing up follow the directions closely, you will have to sign up then an email is sent to verify you are who you say, click on the link in the email then you are in.

Posted by David Sauter, The Vice

102nd Ephraim Regatta – 2007

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

The 102nd annual Ephraim Regatta will be Friday through Sunday, August 3-4-5, 2007. We hope you will be able to take part as a racer or spectator.

This year, for the first time, the regatta features not only the famous Saturday night Brat Fest but also a new party on Friday night, a meadow barbeque party at Jay Lott’s house. All EYC members are invite to attend both parties. Watch the EYC website and the bulletin board at the EYC clubhouse for more information.

Regatta Events Schedule:  (Map Link)

Friday August 3:

11:00 A.M. Rules seminar at EYC by regatta judge Mike Posey

1:30 P.M. Warm up race

5:30 P.M. Meadow barbeque party at Jay Lott’s house (Map Link)

Saturday August 4:

10:30 A.M. Racing begins

6:00 P.M. Brat Fest at Klein’s house (Map Link)

Sunday August 5:

10:00 A.M. Racing begins, awards follow racing

We expect a big turnout of out-of-town visitors this year, because the EYC has recently been selected to be the host of the 2009 Flying Scot North American Championships.

Optimist Regatta Results – 2007

Sunday, July 15th, 2007

Optimist Regatta
Place Name……………. SCORE Number RC_1 RC_2 RC_3 RC_4 RC_5 RC_6
1 Stefan Peterson 9
2 1 2 1 2 1
2 Isak Peterson 9
1 2 1 2 1 2
3 William Gregg 22
3 DNF DNS 3 3 3
4 JR O’Rourke 29

Adult Group Lessons now Available in One Week Sessions – 2007

Friday, July 13th, 2007

There is a great deal of interest in the new Adult Group lesson program.  However, one consistent comment is that two weeks is hard for adults to commit to. 

Well, we listen and are now offering the Adult Group lessons in 1 week sessions starting next Monday July 16 at 1:30.  They are offered in the afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday for the next 4 weeks.  The weekly rate is $180.  Call the club now and talk to Hugh or David to sign up! 
Posted by David Sauter and David Valentine

The Ephraim Yacht Club is a family oriented non-profit organization focused on forwarding sailing education and racing to students of all ages located in the town of Ephraim, in Door County, Wisconsin on beautiful Eagle Harbor.