Lake Pelican C event

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6 August 2010

By Jeff Peltier

Saturday and Sunday saw sailing in the 46th Wallwork Regatta on Lake Pelican  near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.   There were 9 C scows competing in that division with several sailors from Lake Minnetonka which made for very competitive sailing.

Saturday races started slow with the breeze finally filling and one race was completed before lunch.  Ben Burgum and crew James Burgum won the first race.  Afternoon races had to be cancelled as the wind diminished.  Saturday evening the Pelican Lake Yacht club hosted a wonderful dinner on the shores of the lake complete with live music and even some tired sailors dancing.

Sunday the breeze built and two races were completed while dodging a thunderstorm. Tim Krech, Lake Minnetonka, and crew Katie Burgum and Abby Burgum won the first race and Jason Ostbye, Lake Minnetonka, and crew Hans Dickel won the second race.  Tim Krech was the over all winner of the regatta in the C Scow Division. Race results for the C Scow Division are below or link to for all the results.

Final Position Sailor Sail Number Lake
1 Tim Krech M 20 Lake Minnetonka
2 Jason Ostbye M 17 Lake Minnetonka
3 Ben Burgum LP 1 Lake Pelican
4 Jeff Solum L P 10 Lake Minnetonka
5 Hans Zinn M5 Lake Minnetonka
6 Tom Stadum L P 3 Lake Pelican
7 Brady Solum L P 2 Lake Minnetonka
8 Gary Ostbye L P 7 Lake Pelican
9 Bob Green L S 6 Island Bay (Springfield IL)