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Neenah-Nodaway Racing Fleet (NNRF)

NNYC holds racing on Tuesday nights for mixed keelboat fleets. Racing begins the week following Memorial Day, and ends the week following Labor Day. Racing is scored using a local handicapping system (NNRF) using time-on-time scoring. The warning (5 minute) signal is made at 6:00 PM for the first of 2 starts.

Are you looking to try racing on keelboats? The fleet gathers for rigging Tuesday afternoons at the Riverside Park Boardwalk along Wisconsin Avenue in Neenah. Stop by between 4:00 and 5:00 and somebody will take you sailing. A smaller group of boats sails from the North side of the river near Theda Clark Hospital. You may also try the Menasha Marina, located on Main Street in Menasha.

For Quesitons Please contact the fleet Captains for the Keelboat Fleets:

Spinnaker: Jim Stolla

Non-Spinnaker: Doug Hatch

Flying Scot

Wednesday Night, the club holds organized races for the Flying Scot class of boats. The Fleet Assembles at the Riverside Park Boardwalk along Wisconsin Avenue in Neenah. Racing begins at 6:00 PM and 2-3 races are typically run. If you are interested in joining this fleet or would like to try sailing in this fleet, please contact the Flying Scot fleet Captain, Jack Couillard at 920-734-0894.

Laser

On Thursday Nights, the club holds racing for Small dinghies. There is a fleet of Lasers that sail from Recreation Park Boat Launch in Neenah. Launching begins around 5:00-5:30 and the races begin at 6:00 PM. Racing is held within 1/4 mile of shore. Typically 5-7 races are completed per night. If you have questions about this fleet please contact the Laser Fleet Captain, Ben Brzozowski.

Dragon Force 65 Radio Controlled (R/C) Sailing Fleet

Both Full and Associate NNYC Members are welcome to participate in Dragon Force 65 (aka R/C) Fleet races held at least twice a month, all year long. Warm weather races are every other Monday at 6 PM at the Pond West of the Ice Skating Center in Appleton Memorial Park. Cold weather races are the second and fourth Sunday at 3 PM in the Neenah Riverwalk Hotel Pool. (Note: race venues, dates and times change, so please check the club calendar (http://www.nnyc.org/calendar/) to get the most current information). 

The Dragon Force 65 radio controlled sailboat is available online and through local hobby shops. Some assembly is required. R/C Fleet racers can offer advice on boat set-up, race techniques, and mylar sail upgrades.
 
For more information, contact Fleet Captain, Mark Johnson.

                                                                                                   Inland Scows

The NNYC is a long time member club of the Inland Lakes Yachting Association. Athough there are currently no organized fleets racing within the club, there are members who own scows and race at other venues.  Please contact Geoff Catlin for more information.

 

 

 

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