Northwest Regatta


Northwest Ice Yacht Association Regatta
postponed until: January 23, 24, 25, 2004

All races will be sailed under rules of the National Ice Boat Authority and those of the Northwest Ice Yachting Association. Regatta is re-scheduled to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 23,24, & 25, 2004.

The Regatta site order will be: Toledo, Ohio, Gull Lake, Michigan, Sturgeon Bay-Green Bay, Oshkosh, Menominee, Green Lake, Lake Geneva, Madison, Fond Du Lac, Pewaukee, Detroit & Burlington Bay, Hamilton.

N.I.Y.A. races will be held for Class A, B, C, D, E, Renegade and DN (NOTE: Class A races will be held separately at Wisconsin or Upper Michigan, if not held in that area).

The first race will be held at l0:00 A.M. on Friday, January 23, 2004. The entry fee us $l5.00 per yacht. Registration will be held at Regatta Headquarters on January 23 from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Starting positions for the first race will be by committee draw.
Trophies will be awarded according to Article XI of the N.I.Y.A. Rule Book. Five races are scheduled for each class with three being necessary in each class for the completion of the Regatta.

The Regatta Information Phone Answering Service Number is: 608-837-5121 X248 after l:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 17, 2004.

Final confirmation will be made at l2:00 Noon on Wednesday,
January 21, 2004


Tue Jan 13th Update -- Postponed

from the phone hotline:

Postponed till Jan 23,24,25th

lost Oshkosh ice because of snow,
Madison lakes - good but not thick enough (~ 5")

next update jan 18th after 6:00pm