Tag Archives: Speed Challenge

Fasten your hiking straps, racers. It’s going to be a wild ride.

On the second weekend in August, an estimated 500 sailors will gather in Lake Mendota for the biggest Midwest regatta of the summer – the  2012 ILYA Championships. We’re excited to announce that we will be providing some extra motivation … Continue reading

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Sailing Video of the Week: SpEEd Scow

Our good friend Chris Fretz demonstrates the E Scow’s acceleration in 25 knots of breeze: Boy, that escalated quickly! We hope to see similar speed runs this weekend.  Tonight, Alec and I are traveling to the Lake Geneva Yacht Club in Fontana, … Continue reading

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Raising the Stakes – $1000 Speed Challenge

28 feet long and packing 81 m² of sail downwind, the E-Scow has been frequently called the rocket ship of the inland lakes.   When the weather conditions are best described as “Nukin!,”  these keel-less sleds can hit speeds upward of … Continue reading

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