2010 Leland Laser Regatta


This past weekend was another great event by Leland Yacht Club. Hats off to Alan and his group for top rate hospitality. We only got one day of racing but it is always fun to hang out with that group in Fish Town! First place was Jeff Ragains, second was Jim Meyers, and third was Ken Swetka.  For full results and other info on the regatta click the link below.



Race #
Place Name Yacht Club Division Sail Nr 1 2 3 TOTAL
1 Ragains, Jeff Leland Yacht Club 408 2 2 2 6
2 Meyer, Jim Baseline Lake 743 3 1 4 8
3 Swetka, Ken Crescent Sail YC 628 1 3 5 9
4 Moody, Mike Lansing Sailing Club 586 9 4 1 14
5 Randall, Bruce Leland Yacht Club 571 4 7 10 21
6 Porter, Ed Leland Yacht Club 371 10 6 7 23
7 Workum, Lee Leland Yacht Club 830 8 10 9 27
8 Hansen, Bruce Spring Lake 907 7 5 18 30
9 Jameson, Joe Leland Yacht Club 589 16 8 8 32
10 Harbottle, John Leland Yacht Club 733 17 12 3 32
11 Petersen, Grant Leland Yacht Club Junior 778 11 11 12 34
12 Northcutt, Alan Leland Yacht Club 411 14 9 11 34
13 Nichols, Tim Junior 41 5 15 15 35
14 Draper, Mike Leland Yacht Club 1075 13 DNF 6 38
15 Watkins, William Leland Yacht Club Junior 825 6 16 16 38
16 Petersen, Drew Leland Yacht Club Junior 132 15 14 13 42
17 Paine, Laura Leland Yacht Club 178 12 13 17 42
18 Schmid, Walter 499 18 17 14 49


The Leland Yacht Club invites all Laser sailors to join us for a fun weekend of racing and camaraderie on beautiful Lake Leelanau in
Northwestern Michigan. The regatta features two days of racing and a Saturday night social event on the shores of Lake Michigan in
Historic Fishtown.


New this year----Out of town sailors may request lodging with a Leland Yacht Club family-- space available.  Email Allen Northcutt if you want to stay with a Yacht club family.

All sailors, please email Allen Northcutt at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you plan on racing so we can get an approximate head count for meals.

Notice of Race ( NOR ) is attached, which contains all pertinent details.


We hope you will come join us for a memorable weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Notice of Regatta


2010 Leland Laser Regatta  Saturday July 31 and Sunday August 1

Rules: RRS, USSA Prescriptions, Laser Class rules, SI’s
Advertising: RRS category B Regatta
Scoring: RRS A2 low point system.  Seven races planned, but more may be sailed, time permitting. There will be a throwout if more than
five races are sailed.

Awards:  First three A and B Fleets, and first Master (45-54), () Grand Master (55-64),  Great Grand Master (65+), Junior and Female.  Individual award categories may be dropped or modified based on the number of preregistered entrants in each category.



   Saturday – 11:00-12:00 Registration
                     - 12:30 Skippers’ meeting
                     - 1:30 warning signal for first race
   Sunday    - 10:30 warning signal for first race


Registration entry fee is $50 and includes Saturday Hors d’Oeuvres ( cash bar and dinner on your own) at location to be determined, Sunday continental breakfast and lunch for one person.

ACTION—Please email Allen Northcutt or call and leave message 231-256-9666 if you plan on coming to race so we can get an approximate head count for meals.

NEW FOR THIS YEAR –Sailors from out of town can stay in the home of a Leland Yacht Club family –subject to availability. Please contact Allen Northcutt as above if interested. click here to email or 231-256-9666

Additional information contact Allen Northcutt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 231-256-9666

Directions:  Take M-22 from the south into Leland.  Turn right at the Post Office onto Pearl St.  Go less than one mile where road turns abruptly to the right at the launching ramp and becomes Juniper Trail.  The Leland Yacht Club is about 100 yards down Juniper Trail on the right (small building on the right).

Accommodations: This is a popular vacation area, so look into accommodations early if not staying with a LYC family. Some possible accommodations include the places listed below. Additional listings may be found at www.leelanau.com.


Leland Area
Falling Waters Inn-1-231-256-9832
Leland Lodge – 1-231-256-9848
Riverside Inn –1-888-257-0102
Whaleback Inn (2mi)- 1-800-256-9090
Suttons Bay (10 miles)
The Pines – 616-386-7783 and 616-386-7960
Northport (10 miles)
Sunrise Landing – 1-800-488-5762