White Lake Jr. Race Team
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Being a member of the White Lake Jr. Race Team comes with many benefits of added US Sailing Certified on-the-water coaching and regatta prep skills. Membership fee includes:
Opti RWB/Butterfly: Season Fee $100
- Four Friday WMYSA Regattas
- On-the-water coaching from two of our Certified WLSS instructors for Regattas and Sunday Sailing Series
- Coaching help with boat tear down and set up
- Jr. Race Team shirt
Opti Green: Season Fee $100
- Opti Green WMYSA Regatta
- On-the-water coaching from one of our Certified WLSS instructors for Opti Green Regatta and Sunday Sailing Series
- Jr. Race Team shirt
Race Coaches will attend the Friday Regattas, and provide real-time feedback during and after races. Boat set-up for the regattas will take place after the Thursday afternoons for the Friday Regattas. Each racer must participate in and have adult representation to assist in boat loading and unloading for regattas he/she is participating in.
NOTE: Opti Boat lease and Butterfly Nationals Registration fees are not included in this fee.
Be sure to note the following White Jr. Race Team event dates. The race team is open to all youth sailors who wish to put their racing skills into action and enjoy fun competition on the water!
2017 Racing Events:
Important Dates for 2017:
- June 19 – WLSS Sailing Season Begins
- June 24 – WLYC Butterfly Saturday Open Series Starts
- June 25 – WLYC Junior Sunday Series Starts
- June 30 – WMYSA* Regatta at Macatawa Bay YC
- July 4 – Whitehall Parade – Instructors & Sailors Participate
- July 14 – WMYSA Regatta at Spring Lake YC
- July 18-20 – Butterfly Nationals at Torch Lake YC
- July 21 – WMYSA Regatta (Green Only) at Saugatuck YC
- Date/Time TBD – 2nd Annual Opti Regatta WLSS Fundraiser
- July 28 – WMYSA Regatta at White Lake YC
- Aug 2-5 – WMYA Regatta “Westerns” at Crystal Lake YC
- Aug 11 – WMYSA Regatta at Muskegon YC
- Aug 19 – Harbor Hospice Regatta at Muskegon YC
- Aug 27 – WLYC/WLSS Season Sailing Awards Ceremony on the Deck at WLYC
*West Michigan Youth Sailing Association (WMYSA)
West Michigan Youth Sailing Association
White Lake Sailing School is a member of the Western Michigan Youth Sailing Association (WMYSA). The White Lake Jr. Race Team participates in the WMYSA events and we host one of the events each season. These regattas are youth-friendly and offer great opportunities to learn about racing and develop sailing skills.
WMYSA 2017 Regatta Dates:
- WMYSA – June 30 at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club
- WMYSA – July 14 at Spring Lake Yacht Club
- WMYSA – July 21 at Saugatuck Yacht Club (Green Only)
- WMYSA – July 28 at White Lake Yacht Club
- WMYSA – Aug 11 at Muskegon Yacht Club
Payment is due at time of registration.
You may pay with your PayPal account or major credit card after completing the online registration form.