High School Sailing: Team White Bear/Mahtomedi Wins May Madness Regatta @ Pweaukee May 14th-15th

23 high school sailing teams from around the Midwest traveled to the Pewaukee Yacht Club on May 14th  to compete in the May Madness regatta hosted by the Milwaukee Youth Sailing  Team (MYST). Saturday morning the sailors were greeted with a shifty, 5-10 knot breeze from the West.  Team White Bear/Mahtomedi, with Eddie Cox and Natasha Skaalrud in A division and Willy Crary and Andrew Hed in B division started strong and proved they are a force to be reckon with.  Thanks to some patience, good starts and excellent boat handling, the team consistantly posted low scores with multiple first place finishes throughout the day.  When racing concluded at 4:00pm, […]

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WBSS Alumnus Honored by Hobart College

David Thompson, an alumnus of the White Bear Sailing School, is a senior at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Captain of the sailing team.  Recently, David was elected Most Valuable Sailor 2010-2011.  Hobart and William Smith is the 9th ranked sailing team in the country out of about 300 teams.  The Sailing team qualified for College Sailing Nationals, which will be held at the Gorge in Oregon May 2011.  David will be a skipper at Nationals in both the co-ed and team racing events.  David attended the White Bear […]

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