Primary GC & NA Site Confirmed :: Lake Winnebago

cut and pasted from idniyra bbs

Posted by: John Davenport on January 15, 2005 at 20:17:26:

The Primary site for the GC & NA’s is Lake Winnebago out of Oshkosh,WI.

Hwy 41 North past Fond Du Lac.
Exit 116 to all hotels.

HQ is at the Hawthorne 920-303-1133 left ofer bridge and left again, on right.
Hilton Garden 920-966-1300, right and right again on 20th.
Americinn 920-232-0300, accross from Hilton.

Registration is 5pm-9pm Sunday at the Hilton Garden in the lounge.

ON THE ROAD call-in: call hilton (920-966-1300), ask for registration in bar.

Directions to the launch:
From hotels, 41 south to hwy N. East on N to lake.
Right(south) 1/2 mile to Wayside on left.
Drive on the ice.

Please call the Hotline for official updates and information.

More directions to launch

From hotels, 41 south for about 10-15minutes and then east on Hwy N for about 4 or 5 miles to lake, then south to the wayside on left.

Yahoo Map To Launch Spot

On the way to the EventAfter 5 1/2 hr drive from Minneapolis we got to the launch site at around dusk.

Launch Site :: Lake WinnebagoThere seem to be about 100 boats setup. Ice is reported to be good, good and bumpy.. or something like that.. Current weather calls for cold on monday and blowing snot on tuesday.

pre-regatta sharpingHere's a shot of Will stoning his new runners.. for the first time, ever

Thinking ice in Oshkosh,

Will's report

Good luck Willie. Good luck to all the Minnesota DNers. Sail fast and safe.


Good luck

All of your buddies in Mn will be watching this site for daily updates. Wish I could be there too. Stay warm and safe!
Mike DN Miller