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Make plans to attend the 2016 NACR to be held August 4-7 out of Put-In-Bay Yacht Club
on the waters of Lake Erie. Details to come.

REGISTER for the 2016 North American Championship Regatta August 4-7
to be sailed out of Put-In-Bay Yacht Club on Lake Erie.

Prepping for the North Americans at Put-In-Bay are DS98 Fleet Members Mark James, Kevin Flanagan, JP Clowes and Tami Chapman. Weighing and Measuring in advance of the North American Championship Regatta, the fleet took this am to get their boats and sails ready for the August Event. If you haven't formally registered, please do so on the I-LYA website.

Prepping for the North Americans 
DS Fleet 98 Members (from left) Mark James, Kevin Flanagan, JP Clowes and Tami Chapman used today to weigh and measure their boats and sails in advance of the North American Championship Regatta to be held this August 4-7. If you haven't formally registered, please do so on the I-LYA website. This year's regatta will be held on Lake Erie at Put-In-Bay Yacht Club. The event is part of a larger annual Bay Week regatta, considered one of the biggest fresh water sailing events in the Midwest. Come join the fun!

Interested in learning more about the Day Sailer Association? Contact a Board Member.

Looking for your Fleet? Wondering what fleet is closest to you? Check out the attached list provided by DS Secretary Mary Niederberger.

Read Art Paine's article on the Cape Cod Daysailer in the May issue of Maine Boats & Harbors Magazine.

Membership Matters. Active DSA members now receive a discounted rate when joining or renewing their membership with US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport of sailing. Just visit the US Sailing Day Sailer Link and begin saving! To learn how the Day Sailer Association benefits from your participation, while saving you money, visit Member Value Partner!

Regattas & Events

Since 1995, Cape Cod Shipbuilding has been the official builder for the DSA one-design Day Sailer. Learn more at the Massachusetts's boat builders site.

2016 NACR Planning

This year's North American Championship Regatta will be sailed on the western shores of South Bass Island, on Ohio's historic Put-In-Bay. Housing options are plentiful, but reservations should be made early as the NACR will be part of Senior Bay Week. DS Fleet 98 hosting the event, which will be part of the Inter-Lake Yachting Association (I-LYA) Sail Week. The website offers everything from tent and RV camping, to Victorian bed and breakfasts, to whole houses and cottages for rent. The Notice of Race and registration information will be available soon.

Check out the Sailing World article about the Day Sailer Class...IN THE INTEREST OF SELF-PRESERVATION, STALWARTS OF THE O’DAY DAY SAILER ARE  SHIFTING ATTENTION TO THEIR YOUNGER SAILORS Family Day - Sailing a Daysailer by Lisa Gabrielson.pdf

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