WBSS hosts the 3rd HS Conference Event of Fall 2014

Beautiful sunny weather and puffy wind greeted the 16 teams for the 3rd fall conference event for Minnesota High School Sailing.   6 races were complete in each division.  Teams that train at WBSS finished 2nd ( Mounds Park Academy /North Branch), 4th (White Bear/Mahtomedi), 11th (Mahtomedi), and 16th (ConcordiaVisitation).  Full results here.

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WBSS Sailors Place Well in MN State Single Handed’s

On Saturday Sept 13, WBSS high school sailor Kate Cox (White Bear Lake HS), Connor Lee (North Branch HS), and Annika Ekholm (Blake)  sailed in the MN state single handed championships.  Saturday opened frosty and foggy with light southerly breezes. Sailors registered and rigged on time, and were out early for the 10am start. Three races were completed in 4-8mph breezes with oscillating shifts and pressure making for challenging racing. Through lunch the breeze built to 10-15 but still kept its characteristic shifts making for exciting racing. Four additional races […]

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Mounds Park Academy -Mahtomedi Mixed Team Competes in Pewaukee at the HS Fall Scramble.

Mounds Park Academy sailor Josh Sullivan teamed up with Mahtomedi sailors Clara Brown, Genna Veggiano, and Courtney Clark t0 compete in the Fall Scramble HS race held at PYC.  Winds were decent to light on the first day and heavy on the second day, but the weather was cold and sunny.   Josh and Clara, who sail together in the summer,  sailed A division and finished 3rd, while Genna and Courtney finished 17 th in the B division.  As a team they finished 11th.  Full Results Here.

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WBSS Sailor Qualifies for Opti Team Trials in Chicago

Sailors Alexander Bonsager  and Toby Sullivan competed in the USODA Midwest Champs in Chicago on Sept 6,7.  Toby finished 5th in a 40 boat, competitive fleet .   This finish qualified him to compete for a spot on the US Opti National Team at team Trials in April at the Coral Reef Yacht Club.  Alexander finished 19th.

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WBSS Laser Sailors Compete in the Fall Kick off at Sheridan Shores

Sailors Kate Cox, White Bear Lake HS (finished 8th), Conner Lee sailing for Mahtomedi (finished 17th)  competed in the Sheridan Shores  fall kick-off in the laser fleet.  

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MPA Mahtomedi Mixed Team Places 7th at First Fall 2014 Conference Event.

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