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Vol. V No. 1

It looks like a good season in the making In Ephraim. The repairs on 'the clubhouse look great and. the water is up. Fritz Hanselman and Lee Wilson will be giving sailing lessons d.uring the week again this year. The lessons are for any member, so come down to the club and. sign up. Fun is being planned on, off, and in the water. Besid.es the regula;r races, "just for funlt races will be held.. Team races, balloon collection races, relay races and moonlight races are on the agenda. Since food is almost as important as racing., sailing picnics are also ahead. For those who don't like to t r-us the winds, there will t be .water skiing activities. On land you can look forward to game nights and. scavenger hunts. Fritz and Lee will do the planning, but it is up to the EYC members, particularly the younger ones, to make the activities worthwhile. Come down early and enjoy yourselves I
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FOR SAIL Flying Scot 643. ready to race,. is available for Spring delivery in Door County. Complete equipment, Murphy and Nye sails, and. trailer included. $2,500. Contact: William Clay, 44 Dorest Lane, Farmington, Conn. (203-677-0738)

Because of the increased activities around. the Club House last summer, the Board of Directors felt it advisa.ble to increaee the usable space of the Club House. The porch is being enclosed so that the inside area is almost doubled, and it is expected. that many more Junior Fleet activities will be going on at the Yacht Club this summer. The Ephraim Regatta is scheduled for the weekend of August 3-4. Plans for the most successful regatta yet are being made by Bob Davis, Regatta Chairman. . The 5th District (Midwest) Flying Scot Regatta is scheduled for Clear Lake at Ray, Indiana on July 13-14. John Zimdars won third in this rega.tta last year when it was held in Ephraim. We hope that Fleet 44 will have a good representation at the regatta. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers indicate that the lake level will be higher this summer than it .has been for some years. While this may increase the problem of surge in the harbor, it should make for better.sailing. The Ephraim Marina has been sold by Anchor Sam to Vince Rohlf and Karl Kuehn. We understand. that they are making certain improvements. (can't. on next page)

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MORE FROM THE CO~MODORE Yacht club members who desire mooring space !'llong the Club dock should communicate with Commodore Ben Hanselman. Dues statements have recently been mailed by Bill Clay, Treasurer, and we hope that payment will be made promptly by all members

THE SPORT OF SAILING

It is a somewhat tattered truism that in a hotly contested racing class almost any of the skippers could win. Yet why is it that only one or two dominate the trophy list? _ Look back on the races you have won, or possibly there is more fertile ground in looking at the races you have un-won. Disregard all the stupid. and. obvious reasons for loosing. * * * * -IIIn fact, examine carefully only your . A supply of Ephraim Yacht mental attitude. Remember the day you walked down Club burgees, 10" x 15" in nylon, has been purchased. These will be to the dock feeling about eight feet on sale at the Yacht Club from tall? Everything that day just had July 4 on @$6.oo each. If you be good. Chances are, if you can rewant one beforehand, contact Ben call such a day, you simply put the Hanselman, Commodore. boat together, sailed out and away. EYC sweatshirts are going Nobody could catch you because they strong already. They are columknew that you felt hot, and so in bia blue with navy lettering, effect, they beat themselves. and navy, columbia and. white Tenseness in a skipper, crew or trim. They are shortsleeved and even in the boat itself will bea t you every time. Consider your attitude come in ten different sizes, after having' passed someone, and the. enabling smaller child.ren to change if s omebody passes you. Conwear them. To order sweatshirts, sider also your mental preparedness contact: Larry Glabe, 520 N. Pine, if the weather is not exactly to your Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056 or liking. You fancy yourself as a light at the Yacht Club after June 14. weather sailor and this day is howler. In all these cases you start to ******* press, the fun goes out of the sport FLEET 41~. NEWS and the boat slows d.own. To be a champion demands a cerAt the annual meeting '~f the tain elan. In some cases this is Flying Scot skippers, John Zimdars, manifested in an excess of exuberance. Jr. was elected. Fleet captain, in some a strong~ silent sense of ~rs. J.P. (Joan) Neavalls is Fleet destiny, but almost universally, with Secretary, and P.O. Peterson is a certain flair. A feeling of ceremony or a lighthearted tipping-ofFleet r<leasurer.The Mid.~'lestistrict D the-hat-to-the-crowd feeling is noticed. Championships will be he Ld at Clear All this is tempered with an under-Lake, Ray, Indiana this year, and. current of quiet competence, imperV.C. \{ilson of EYC is District turbability, and concentration. Governor. Races are not won consistently by do or die sailors. The atmosphere -1.****** on their boats is so tense that crew HELP' , and. skipper are thinking more about each other and each other's mistakes How' about being race official of the than they are about sailing the boat. day? It's a lot of fun and you will But races are won by skippers who still get to see your nei~hbors while you feel the game is a sport, make misrun the races. No experience necessary, takes, grin, and go on to recover Sign up on the EYC bulletin board for and win. one or more days of service to the Club, Fritz Hanselman

1968 Eye Officers Commodore V1ce-Commodore Secretary Treasurer Commodore Emer1tus Rear Commodore Ben B. Hanselman James Jacobs V. C. W1lson William Clay Malcolm Va1l Ivan Thorp

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Comm1ttee Chairaen House and Dock Lad1es ~uxlliary Membersh1p Nom1nating Publicity Race ,Regatta Safety James P. Jacobs Mrs. R. F. Mooney, Mrs. Day Watts Harold Bemm, William Clay William Caley Mrs. Fritz G. Mueller John C. Zimdars Robert C. Davis P. O. Peterson

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Dr. Henry Anderson

P. O. Peterson John Pfe1fer Dey Watts Jack Z1mdars, Cha1rman


REMEMBER THE MIZPAH ? Once a familiar sight around Ephraim and Little Sister Bay, the luxury yacht Mizpah was sunk April 9th in 85' of water off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida. The owner of the 185t 550 ton vessel is Eugene M. Kinney, a summer resident of Fish Creek. The sunken yacht should -' ,. encourage habitation of fish and thus contribute to the reef sport fishing program. Kinney purchased the yacht in 1967 when he received word that it had a broken crankshaft and could no longet continue to operate. It 1s est1mated that the vessel traveled over e1ght million miles during her career, which included serv1ce as an anti-submarine ship with the Atlantic fleet during WW II. EYC YOUTH ROUNDUP

It looks ·as though most of regular summer members of younger Eye set will be back in Ephra1m or S1ster Bay for the season • . ' ( Lee arr1ved first, f1nish1ng exams May 18 and going stra1ght to Door County from school. He w11l be teaching sailing with Fr1tz, who will arr1 ve about\\ June 24. , The E·JC Chr1stmas crew, cons1sting of John and Nan Zimdar~" Rob and Martha Dav1s, Lonn1e Anderson, and Cindy and Bill Frank can hardly wa1t to get back after the1r reunion during the winter holidays. The Zimdars are chartering a '35' ketoh .... ~arrl·y· June in to sail the Great La~e<s, and Lonni-e will be travelimg in/the Westurttil July, but by the fo'J.'irth, gang the should be nearly ba!l1t together. Watch .oub for Rob Davis oh ihis new'-3ailfishl Larry and Carolyn Glabe will also make the soene fn:them~ddle of June. Larry has been work1ngat a . MoDonalds drive-in. Maybe he can ****** start one for us in Ephraim. FL'e:ET 68: MADISON The weekend orew will inolude Nora Mooney and Dick Packard, who will That avid sk1pper and salesbe working in Milwaukee and Racine, man, John Z1mdars, Jr., was largely respectively. responsible for starting a new New members this year include the Footes of Milwaukee, who are Flying Scot fleet in Madison, W1s. Four Scot owners are presently the building a oottage on Peterson Point. only members, but their enthous1Bill, 17, and Pete, 15, are looklng asm makes up for what they lack 1n forward to a great summer with the numbers. Most likely they w1ll all EYC crowd. They have a new Aqua Cat be up to Ephraim to sail this summer (oatamaran) sailboat. on weekends or for a couple of Mark Hoffmann will be baok to sail weeks. in his off hours, although he'll be through eaoh day at the lumber yard a~ 4:30, and has Sundays free. He is * * * * * * * '*' looking forward to that. These are 'the only people this editor has oontacted; but certainly IF there are more who will be down at you know someone who wants to jo1n the olubhouse this summer. Nothing is or who wants to get the Eagle's more abundant than friendship, and evCry ery one is welaomet or wants to write an article or make an announcement ••• contact mark hoffmq,nn, sister bay! t

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