Schaub Sails a Perfect Springfield

This weekend IBYC hosted their 56th Spring Regatta April 30-May 1, 2016. With a forecast of rain and winds of 20-30mph, only the hardiest C Sailors of the Midwest came to weather the storms & compete on Lake Springfield. Sailors came from Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois to enjoy sailing from the IBYC grounds. Having two hoists and a fully staffed yacht club at our service the hospitality of IBYC is hard to beat.

Saturday started out with rain and winds gusting over 30mph blowing straight into the yacht club harbor making it near impossible to safely launch and sail out. By lunchtime, the weather moderated and with a 130pm warning gun the race committee was able to complete three W-2 races, with winds 8-12 out of the ESE. Weather Sunday was much more cooperative! Two races with wind out of the N ranging 5-10. IBYC Spring Regatta Results

PlBoat #SkipperCrewR1R2R3R4R5Total
1T-17Joe ScaubLiz Bernstein111115
2MO-808Brian TillemaEric Johnson3235316
3M-11Rich BudingerDan Budinger2326417
4LD-43Charlie ManisGeoff Manis4472219
5LS-6Bob GreenGary Sullivan5563726
6LF-11Bill Decoste 7644526
7LS-10Hayden Davis 6757631