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waltzingmatilda 11-20-2004 02:43 PM

Singlehanded Sailing Organizations
Does anyone know of any organizations that promote and encourage singlehanded sailing, especially on the Great Lakes? I do know about the Great Lakes Singlehanded Sailing Society, but their requirements for membership are for people who already ARE expert singlehanded sailors -- like ya gotta finish the Chicago - Mackinac Singlehanded Race and I''m not ready for that. I''d like to find an organization that puts out a newsletter, that perhaps has a website, and that generally is geared to those of us who are not yet experts in singlehanded sailing. Any suggestions will be welcome. Thanks and enjoy the winter planning.

max-on 12-05-2004 04:01 PM

Singlehanded Sailing Organizations
Anyone know of any sinle-hand sailing assoc. is the southern new england area?

Irwin32 01-08-2005 01:51 PM

Singlehanded Sailing Organizations
Lake Michigan Single Handed Society runs a couple of events each year to encourage short handed sailing. The LM double Hander leaves out of Racine, WI late June. They also run a solo race, but this year is across the lake and back and requires a qualifier that runs every other year. They really do not offer any newsletters, but the events do put you in the company of like minded people. the double hander is a lot of fun and runs from Racine to Kenosha and then to Port Washington - 65 miles. you can single hand it if you want.

max-on 01-18-2005 06:17 PM

Singlehanded Sailing Organizations
There is a discussion of single-handed sailing associations on the vendee discussion of sailing anarchy, if interested.

Irwin32 01-23-2005 08:29 PM

Singlehanded Sailing Organizations
This month''s Sail has an article about a race on Lk St Claire - near Detroit.

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