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C, MC, X and Optimist Sailing on the waters of Lake Beulah, East Troy, Wisconsin Since 1897


PO Box 833
N9220 East Shore Road
East Troy, Wisconsin 53120

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  New members 2017
  Dave & Gail Abbott
  Elliott Alger
  Mark Berman

  Steve & Janet Deraleau

  Benjamin & Cynthia Kaska
  Edison Kubicek
  Porter McNeil
  Paul & Katie Osterholm
  Molly Pluess
  Amelia Porter
  Ron and Peg San Felippo  
  David & Amy Schultz
  Kandace Theisen/Thomas          Scherwenka
  Matthew & Megan VanOpstall

  Bill Kercher
  Jack Komas
  Bruce Otto



Breaking News!! Mary Claire Kiernan Named Honorable Mention All American!!! Second from left. 
Mary Claire All American
Mary Claire Kiernan advances to Women's Finals

Mary Claire is the lone Beulah woman to make it through the semifinals and onto the Women College National Finals. Annie Sullivan had a great set with a 1-2 in B division, but it was not enough for the Badgers to qualify. The Badgers ended up 13th and Tulane (with Mary Berg) finished 16th in the Western Semifinal. Results for those races HERE. MaryClaire sailed in the Eastern semifinal and her team finished 6th with full results HERE. MaryClaire and the Tufts Jumbos finished 14th in the finals. Results HERE.

Steph Roble and Maggie Shea in Holland Proudly Displaying their Homelake Burgees

Steph Roble begins her Olympic quest at the Delta Lloyd Regatta alongside Chicago crew Maggie Shea. They began 5/23 and currently are in 11th, one place out of the medal race with two days of sailing remaining.
Thursday 5/25 - Steph has moved up to 7th!
FRiday 5/26 - Medal Race - Here she comes!  
Follow Steph HERE

Race Committee Manual Posted

New rules this year from World Sailing, new equipment at the yacht club, new personnel - all resulted in significant changes to our operations on the water. Learn it here.
RC Manual

Tennis News

2017 Summer Tennis Schedule

We're growing our tennis program! We've arranged with the Four Lakes Athletic Club (FLAC) to offer tennis lessons for youth and adults on our courts. We know there are kids interested, as well as adults that might want to improve their game or even try out tennis. So..., we think the time is right to give this a try. 


FLAC will handle all the registration and collect fees.  LBYC will receive a portion of the revenue.  See the schedule and registration form.  There is a discount if you register by June 1. 


The lessons will be open to LBYC members and people from the community.  Questions?  Contact FLAC with questions about the classes. Contact Al Haeger or Mary Hudec (our new tennis chairperson) with other questions about tennis.

2017 Summer Tennis Schedule
2017 Summer Tennis Lessons Registration

Mary Claire Kiernan Qualifies for Women's College Nationals
Add another Beulah sailor to the list who will travel to Charleston to participate in Nationals. Good luck to all and to the parents who will gather to watch all our Beulah fine youth. Below is a picture Charlie Kutschenreuter who qualifier for Team Race nationals.

Charlie Kutschenreuter, Kate Klement, and Annie Sullivan Qualify for Nationals.
Help them with a sponsorship by May 9th to make it onto the shirt.

For a pretty small contribution ($50) you can get your company or family name on the back of the shirt. For $100 you get a company or family Logo on the back and a social media shout out. And for $250 or greater, you can get a full shoulder logo spread on the back.

The LBYC Board has already contributed $100 (as individuals representing the LBYC Board), if you would like to join the LBYC sponsorship, note that in your donations. Consider joining forces for a larger donation - like LBYC MC fleet.  

Please email form and Family/Company name or logo to: with the selected donation amount

Payment will be accepted by check. Please contact Erik Elliott ( for more details about payment.

Kate Klement Named Sailor of Month

Congratulations to the April Sailor of the Month, Kate Klement! Kate is a senior studying Interior Architecture, and she has been on the team since day 1 freshman year. This year, she's played the role of Practice Captain, and has implemented several new measures that have contributed to the team's growth, including a system for recording race day scores, a log to keep track of repairs, and creating several helpful guides for winter workouts. Kate has also been an instrumental member of our qualifying teams this Spring, sailing in A-Divison at both the Women's and Coed Conference Championships, and tomorrow she'll be on the water as part of the Team Race team. Kate is one of the biggest leaders on the team, never fails to have a smile on her face, and is always motivating everyone to work hard on and off the water. Good work Kate!
 — with Kate Klement.

Stephanie Roble named as Pro-Am Professional

Sperry Charleston Race Week is staging its first-ever Pro-Am this year. Join the fun on Saturday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m on the beach at our regatta village. The racing will take place right off the Wedding Pier at the south end of the beach.

The competition will consist of a series of very short races in the College of Charleston Sailing Program’s fleet of J/22s. Nine esteemed “professionals,” renowned among racing sailors, will steer and lead each crew of four. They’ll all be competing to raise funds for the College of Charleston’s Sailing Program.

Full list of professionals here

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Opening Party
Saturday, May 27th  
6:15 Cocktails - 7:00 Dinner

Buffet Dinner
Crisp Garden Salad
assorted greens, grape tomatoes, shredded rainbow carrots, sliced cucumber,
Toothpicks house dressing or ranch
Assorted Dinner Rolls
Toothpicks Bourbon bbq Ribs
slow roasted, smothered in sauce
Summer Grilled Chicken
mango salsa served on the side
Roasted Baby Red Potatoes
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables
tossed in herb butter

Desserts and service by your Board of Directors

Dinner served at 7PM sharp
Dinner $25 adult, $10 for children
Please send checks to LBYC, PO Box 833, East Troy, WI 53120
or pay by credit card here
Registration is required and due by Sunday, May 21st.
Contact person is Chrissy Kubicek.

Frank Davenport and Marty Barr sail the European Circuit

Andrew Bohl and David Sullivan Represent Beulah at the Black Tie

Andrew and David went down to Texas for the return of the Black Tie regatta. 6 races were sailed and Andrew finished 4th while David finished 6th out of 12. Full results Here
Kate Klement, Annie Sullivan and Mary Berg Qualify for Women's Nationals

Wisconsin won A and B division in their qualifiers April 8-9. Kate sailed the entire A division rotation, and Annie sailed 6 of the 9 races. The Honey Badgers ran away with the regatta with Annie winning every race she sailed, and Kate having many firsts and a worst finish of second place. They beat the second place team by 25 points with the Badgers final combined score of 23.

Mary's qualifier was on April 1-2. Tulane tied for first place and won the tie breaker qualifying their team for Nationals. Mary won B division solidifying this position for her team. Mary's scores (like Kate's) were all first or second place finishes. The girls will compete in the Women's ICSA championships in Charleston this Spring.

Lenten Fish Fry - April 7


Cullen Barr advances to the Elite Eight

So this may not be sailing news, but how often do you know someone who is playing basketball in the NCAA March Madness tournament. Beyond that how many of those people make it to the Elite Eight. The Xavier Musketeers have won their way into the Elite Eight. Cullen even played in the FSU game. Congrats to Cullen and his team on making it this far in the tournament. You have a proud yacht club behind you cheering you on, even when it busts our brackets.

Piers going in 3/16

The LeRoy's have their piers in and one happy dog. Photo credit: Marie LeRoy

6 MCs from Beulah compete in Midwinters

  6 MC's from Beulah traveled down to Lake Eustis Florida for the MC Midwinters this past weekend. 60 boats competed in 5 races. John Porter was Beulah's top finisher getting 11th overall and winning the most important race of all, the last race (race to the dock). Al Haeger was not far behind in 16th place and was the 3rd Grand Master. Andrea Jarecki was the top female getting 22nd overall. Chris Kubicek placed 29th, Steve Rotier finished 41st. Dennis Smalley was 57th and 3rd mega master.

David Porter named Commodore of Inland Lake Yachting Association

David Porter was named the commodore of the Inlands last weekend at the ILYA board meeting up in White Bear, Minnesota. He will be the head and face of the organization for a two-year term. Other Beulah members on the board include Marty Barr, John Porter and former Beulah member Peter Keck. Dave Berg serves as the Executive director of the ILYA and will work hand in hand with David Porter throughout his term. David and Candace Porter are the first husband wife pair to have served as commodores of the ILYA. Candace still serves the ILYA in many facets, the most prominent being the editor of the organization's web newsletter Scowlines.

4 Beulah MCs Migrate for Winter- Augie Jarecki Top Junior

Chris Kubicek (10th), Al Haeger (12th), Augie Jarecki (20th and top junior), and Steve Rotier (30th) competed February 3-5 in Lake Eustis Florida for the Train Wreck Regatta. Congrats Augie on top junior pictured above in the 2448. Full results here

Lenten Fish Fry at Club - March 10, 2017
Register Here by Time
6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00
Limited to 24 per seating - Invite your neighbors and friends
Checks will be prepared separately
Tax and Tip will be collected with your bill

Greeson Sailor of Day - Dunsworth Facebook
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Steph Roble Sailing Melges 20s in Miami
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Andrea Sullivan Named Jan Sailor of Month

andrea Sullivan collegeFrom Wisconsin Sailing Team

It's still January! This month, the Sailor of the Month award goes to junior Annie Sullivan. At the Sugar Bowl regatta in New Orleans, she sailed very well in tough conditions, placed second in A-Division, and was awarded the Rachelle Anne Rees Memorial Trophy for being the top female skipper. Over the past three years, Annie has been a great example on the Wisconsin Sailing Team and always pushes hard to improve and be her best. Congrats Annie!
Roble Competes in Sailing World Cup - Miami

steph in miamiOn her quest to the 2020 Olympic Games, Steph Roble and Maggie Shea begin their voyage. Roble competes Jan 24-28 in the 49er Fx class. 
 Beulah Boasts
Two Nominees for
 2016 Rolex Yachtswoman of Year

   Annie Haeger and Stephanie Roble are the past two years' recipients of the prestigious US Sailing Rolex Yachts- woman of the Year. This year both women are short-listed for their 2016 accomplishments.
   Annie, along with her Olympic partner, Briana Provancha, represented the US courageously in Rio. They were also the South American Silver Medalists.
           Stephanie is a part of a winning Melges 20 team and was 2nd in the world in the Women's International Matchracing Series. The ceremony is held annually at the NYYC in Manhattan.March 2, 2017 the winner will be announced.
   While Haeger has not announced her 2020 intentions, Roble has teamed with Chicago sailor Maggie Shea and is preliminarily committing to a 2020 campaign in the 49er FX boat. She will attend her first regatta with an alternate crew in late January in Miami

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 Andrea Sullivan Named
Sugar Bowl Top Female Sailor

   The University of Wisconsin Sailing Team traveled to New Orleans over winter break to compete in the annual Sugar Bowl regatta. Both Andrea and Scotty Sullivan competed in the A division; Andrea finished 2nd and Scotty in 4th. Andrea walked away with the Top Female Award. She is the third Beulah sailor to take this award -- Anne Muller and Christine McNeil also won the award WAY BACK WHEN!!

2016-17 Officers of LBYC

Commdore Al Haeger
Sailing Commodore Steve Barth
Asst. Sailing Commodore Joe Skotarzak
Secretary Bridgette Bonifield
Treasurer Jeff Mueller
Social Chrissy Kubicek
House and Grounds John Porter
Yachtman at Large Steve Rotier
Past Commodore Vicki Bohl
Thanks to Chris Kubicek, Hardy Will and Molly Barr for their service.

2016 LBYC Champions

Opti Champ - Jonah Boykin
X Champs - Brigit Barr and Caroline LeRoy
MC Champ - Al Haeger
C Champ - Kent Haeger and Mike Greeson
Bill Berman Service Award - Beth Kreinbrink
US Sailing Sportsmanship and Katcha Award - Annie Kate Haeger
Klement X Regatta Champ - Brigit Barr and Caroline LeRoy
LBSS Student of the Year - Maggie Probst

Mainsheet May 26, 2017

Thursdays - Men's Tennis

May 23 - Sidestays Board Meeting -               6:30 Clayton home
May 26 - Fleet Meetings 6:30 - 
May 27 -Opening Party Registration
              MC/X 10:30   C  1:30
May 28 - MC/X 10:30 C B/B  1:30
May 29 - MC/X 10:30 C B/B 1:30
May 31 - First Wednesday Cookout
          MC short 5:00 MC 6:05 C 6:15
          Rules Seminar  8:00
June 2 - Signal Boat/PRO Meeting
Friday Fish Fry - 6:00
Friday Fish Fry - 6:30
Friday Fish Fry - 7:00
Friday Fish Fry - 7:30
June 10 - Private Rental
June 17 - Private Rental

2017 Calendar and
2017 PRO Assignments
2017 calendar
2017 Signal Boat Teams
2017 Social Assignments
2017 Regattas

July 14-16 ILYA MC Invitational

Social Package Registration
Boat Registration

Sept 9-10 George Dorn MC Regatta

Social Package and Boat Registration

Sept 23-24 Nan Norris Beulah Challenge C Regatta

Social Package and Boat Registration

C/MC/X/Opti calendars