2017 TCYS Regatta Schedule

2017 TCYS Regatta Schedule June 16 – BR Victory @ Lake Minnetonka Sailing School June 23 – Manitou Days @ White Bear Sailing School June 30 – River Run @ St. Croix Sailing School July 14 – City of Lakes @ Lake Calhoun Sailing School July 21 – Opti Only @ Lake Harriet Sailing School July 28 –Dan Shinozaki Memorial (420 Only) @ Wayzata Community Sailing School August 4 – Mike Plant Memorial @ Wayzata Community Sailing School

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WBSS Gift Cards / 2015 Registration Opens January 15th

WBSS would like to thank you all for your participation and support throughout 2014.  Although the lake is now frozen solid, it’s never to early to start thinking about next summer. Put some wind into the sails of White Bear Lake sailing enthusiasts by giving the gift of sailing classes or race team fees through the White Bear Sailing School. We teach and hone sailing skills across all ages and levels. Say goodbye to tired gift ideas and say hello to a breath of fresh giving air. Purchase a WBSS gift card […]

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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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WBSS sailors in Opti RWB Chip. A Third Place Finish.

On August 18th and 19th, 4 WBSS sailors sailed in the 14th annual Red, White, and Blue Chip Opti Regatta hosted by Lac Labelle Yacht Club.  The event featured lots of games and parties for both adults and kids, as well as a good variety of wind conditions.  On day 1, the wind was light, shiftty and spotty but grew stronger and more steady throughout the day.  4 races were completed.  On day2 the winds were 10 knots allowing the race committee to sail the remaining 2 races as W5’s. […]

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White Bear Sailors win TCYS Season Medals

The TCYS season wrapped up Friday August 1st at LMSS.  While there was no wind for races that day, TCYS awarded the season medals.  These are awarded to the sailor withe the best scores in all the regattas raced this season.  420 sailors Josh Sullivan and Clara Brown won first place in the 420 fleet for the 2014 season.   Opti sailor Toby Sullivan won second place over all and second place in the Opti Red fleet for the 2014 season.  Opti sailor Alexander Bonsager won first place in the […]

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