Calendar of Events

Please note; all upcoming calendar events are pending CDC regulations & the Iowa DNR – we will update the LMSA calendar as information becomes available

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  • Sailing 1: Session D

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 1, 2020

    Sailing 1: Introduction to Sailing

    Sailing 1 is a group class for beginning sailors taught on 14-ft. single-sail Sunfish dinghies and 14-ft two-sail Holder dinghies.  Each class has 4 sessions that are 3 hours in duration.  This class covers the basic concepts of sailing including safety, rigging, knots, points of sail and boat handling.  Each session will have a brief lecture followed by on-the-water sailing practice. (Limited to 10 students per session)

    • Prerequisites: No prior experience required.  Open to all adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  Adults $150, Juniors $75 (Cost includes US Sailing instruction manual.)

    To register, visit the Sailing School page

  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Sat)

    1:30 pm-5:00 pm
    August 1, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Saturday races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 1:30pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

     

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  • Racing 1: Session A

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    August 2, 2020

    Racing 1: Beginning Sailboat Racing – Session A

    This class is taught by the members of the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA) which promotes sailboat racing at LMSA. This class is intended for those who have completed Racing 1 and are interested in getting additional experience racing. Lectures will include starting tactics, upwind tactics and downwind tactics. You may race using club boats or you are welcome to use your own boat.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any club member who has completed the Sailing 1 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  $50 (club members only)
  • Bryan Stigall Party

    4:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 2, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 3, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 4, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Wed)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 5, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Wednesday evening races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 6:00pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

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  • Private Event 2pm to 8pm (1/2 of shelter)

    2:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 6, 2020

    Birthday Party

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  • Shipley Wedding Gathering

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 7, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Sailing 3: Session A

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 8, 2020

    Sailing 3: Advanced Dinghy Sailing

    We also offer an advanced class to sail a 2-sail sloop (Snipes mainly). This class teaches more advanced sailing techniques, including jib and main sail trimming for better performance. Each student is often paired with an instructor for one-on-one on the water practice.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any student who has completed Sailing 2 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  Adults $150, Juniors $75

    To register visit the Sailing School page

  • Keelboat Fleet Races

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    August 8, 2020

    Keelboats are welcome to race in all the weekly races, but Keelboat Fleet Race days are when there is a special emphasis on getting out and racing those keelboats!  

  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Sat)

    1:30 pm-5:00 pm
    August 8, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Saturday races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 1:30pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

     

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  • Racing 2: Session A

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    August 9, 2020

    Racing 2: Intermediate Sailboat Racing – Session A

    This class is taught by the members of the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA) which promotes sailboat racing at LMSA. This class is intended for those who have completed Racing 1 and are interested in getting additional experience racing. Lectures will include starting tactics, upwind tactics and downwind tactics. You may race using club boats or you are welcome to use your own boat.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any club member who has completed the Sailing 1 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  $50 (club members only)

     

  • Women’s Sailing Group-Training

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 9, 2020

    This lesson will be dedicated to “little boats”;  Sunfish, lasers, butterfly, Holders, waves, etc. all will be available for sailing. Coaches will be sailing either with you on Holder/Wave if you like, or on the water in sunfish etc.

    Lecture Topics – this will be accompanied by a training booklet, since there is just too much to cover on each topic in just one hour.

    August 9: “Let’s talk about boats, bay-bee!”

    1) Boat types and performance

    2) LMSA Boats

    3) Rig Types

    4) Rigging

    5) Keel Types

    6) Fittings

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 10, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 11, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Wed)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 12, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Wednesday evening races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 6:00pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

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  • Branched Oak Event – Fire on the Water Regatta

    All day
    August 15, 2020-August 16, 2020

    Snipe Regatta and District II Championships

  • Sailing 3: Session A

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 15, 2020

    Sailing 3: Advanced Dinghy Sailing

    We also offer an advanced class to sail a 2-sail sloop (Snipes mainly). This class teaches more advanced sailing techniques, including jib and main sail trimming for better performance. Each student is often paired with an instructor for one-on-one on the water practice.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any student who has completed Sailing 2 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  Adults $150, Juniors $75

    To register visit the Sailing School page

  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Sat)

    1:30 pm-5:00 pm
    August 15, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Saturday races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 1:30pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

     

  • LMSS – Student Appreciation Social (Membership Event)

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 15, 2020

    All LMSA members are welcome to join us at the Student Appreciation Social.

    This is an opportunity to meet some of our new students and for us to thank those who donate their time to the sailing school.

    Social starts at 5:00pm, food served at 5:30 or 6pm

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  • Racing 2: Session A

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    August 16, 2020

    Racing 2: Intermediate Sailboat Racing – Session A

    This class is taught by the members of the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA) which promotes sailboat racing at LMSA. This class is intended for those who have completed Racing 1 and are interested in getting additional experience racing. Lectures will include starting tactics, upwind tactics and downwind tactics. You may race using club boats or you are welcome to use your own boat.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any club member who has completed the Sailing 1 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  $50 (club members only)

     

  • Women’s Sailing Group – Training

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 16, 2020

    2nd session:

    More on “little boats”;  Sunfish, lasers, butterfly, Holders, waves… all will be available for sailing. Coaches will be sailing either with you on Holder/Wave if you like, or on the water in sunfish etc.

    August 16: “let’s get technical, technical”

    1) How hulls work – center of gravity/lateral resistance/buoyancy

    2) How sails work – air foil, main vs main-jib, trimming

    3) Putting it together – points of sail

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 17, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 18, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Wed)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 19, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Wednesday evening races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 6:00pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

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  • Sailing 3: Session A

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 22, 2020

    Sailing 3: Advanced Dinghy Sailing

    We also offer an advanced class to sail a 2-sail sloop (Snipes mainly). This class teaches more advanced sailing techniques, including jib and main sail trimming for better performance. Each student is often paired with an instructor for one-on-one on the water practice.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any student who has completed Sailing 2 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  Adults $150, Juniors $75

    To register visit the Sailing School page

  • Keelboat Fleet Races

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    August 22, 2020

    Keelboats are welcome to race in all the weekly races, but Keelboat Fleet Race days are when there is a special emphasis on getting out and racing those keelboats!  

  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Sat)

    1:30 pm-5:00 pm
    August 22, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Saturday races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 1:30pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

     

  • Pavilion Reserved: Keel boat Racing Social (Membership Event)

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 22, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Racing 2: Session A

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    August 23, 2020

    Racing 2: Intermediate Sailboat Racing – Session A

    This class is taught by the members of the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA) which promotes sailboat racing at LMSA. This class is intended for those who have completed Racing 1 and are interested in getting additional experience racing. Lectures will include starting tactics, upwind tactics and downwind tactics. You may race using club boats or you are welcome to use your own boat.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any club member who has completed the Sailing 1 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  $50 (club members only)

     

  • Women’s Sailing Group – Training

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 23, 2020

    Bring out the “big boats” – Capri 22, San Juan 23, and the 2 Santana’s. The “big boats” will each have a designated and experienced coach on board. We’ll figure out who/what in conjunction with COVID requirements and safe practices.

    Topic: Light Wind Sailing (sail selection, trim, etc)

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 24, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 25, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races

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  • Blue Ribbon Race Day

    All day
    August 26, 2020

    Club races scheduled for today will be a Blue Ribbon Event

    • There will be a single start for all boat types
    • 3 to 4 races
    • RC will present ribbons to the overall winners of the day’s races
    • Social following races
  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Wed)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 26, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Wednesday evening races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 6:00pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

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  • Blue Ribbon Race Day

    All day
    August 29, 2020

    Club races scheduled for today will be a Blue Ribbon Event

    • There will be a single start for all boat types
    • 3 to 4 races
    • RC will present ribbons to the overall winners of the day’s races
    • Social following races
  • Sailing 3: Session A

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 29, 2020

    Sailing 3: Advanced Dinghy Sailing

    We also offer an advanced class to sail a 2-sail sloop (Snipes mainly). This class teaches more advanced sailing techniques, including jib and main sail trimming for better performance. Each student is often paired with an instructor for one-on-one on the water practice.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any student who has completed Sailing 2 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  Adults $150, Juniors $75

    To register visit the Sailing School page

  • Sailboat Races – Open Class (Sat)

    1:30 pm-5:00 pm
    August 29, 2020

    Welcome to LMSA’s weekly Saturday races!

    • Wednesday evening races start promptly at 1:30pm. 
    • All communication concerning race schedule and race cancellation are via the GroupMe app.  Instructions for joining the Racing group on GroupMe can be found here (members only page).
    • All LMSA members are welcome to race.  If you are not a member of ENSA (open class) or INSA (Snipe class), please check with the RC before the start of the first race.

    To find out more about weekly club races including racing rules, visit the Racing page.

     

  • Pavilion Reserved: Blue Ribbon Racing Social (Membership Event)

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 29, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Racing 2: Session A

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    August 30, 2020

    Racing 2: Intermediate Sailboat Racing – Session A

    This class is taught by the members of the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA) which promotes sailboat racing at LMSA. This class is intended for those who have completed Racing 1 and are interested in getting additional experience racing. Lectures will include starting tactics, upwind tactics and downwind tactics. You may race using club boats or you are welcome to use your own boat.

    • Prerequisites: This class is open to any club member who has completed the Sailing 1 or has equivalent sailing experience. Open to Adults (18 and older) and Juniors (ages 12 to 17).
    • Cost:  $50 (club members only)

     

  • Women’s Sailing Group – Training

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 30, 2020

    Session 2: Bring out the “big boats” – Capri 22, San Juan 24, and the Santanas. The “big boats” will each have a designated and experienced coach on board. we’ll figure out who/what in conjunction with COVID requirements and safe practices.

    Topic: Heavy Wind Sailing (reefing, sail selection, trim, etc)

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  • Match Racing (MMRL)

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 31, 2020

    May 26th – Orientation

    Weeks of June 2nd and  June 9th – Practice

    June 16th – September 15th – Races