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2021 Western Region Championship Update #13: Called ON for March 6-7

Photo: Rick Myslinski

Via Western Region Commodore Chris Berger:

We are optimistic about holding the 2021 Western Region Championship, scheduled for March 6-7, 2021. The warmer temperatures have cleaned the snow off from lakes in Wisconsin and the UP of Michigan and several sites are being scouted.
Sites under consideration are Escanaba, MI, Green Lake, WI, Madison, WI, Menominee, MI, and Oconto, WI.
Next update is on Thursday PM, March 4, 2021.

2021 Polish Championships

The Polish fleet in bed on the eve of the National Championship in Krynica Morska, Poland. Photo: Henryk Kuczma

The Polish Championships start tomorrow, Saturday, 20 February, in Krynica Morska near Gdansk. This two-day event will be very competitive and have a Gold Cup-like atmosphere. The Poles take up about one-third of the list of 30 sailors with an international IDNIYRA ranking of 10 or less. If you’d like to follow along, check out these sites: 

PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Gmina Miasta Krynica Morska Facebook Page

Polish DN Class Facebook Page 

Polish DN Class Website
Now is an excellent time to review Robert Gracyk’s P31 short video on runner sharpening techniques from Lake Pepin in Minnesota in 2013.

2021 Western Region Championship Update #10: Postponed


Via Western Region Commodore Chris Berger:

The 2021 DN Western Region Championship has been postponed another week until February 27-28, 2021.  We are still looking for a suitable site. Next update is on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
The Western Region Championship is a two-day regatta in either Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, or the UP of Michigan.

2021 Central Region Championship Update #4: Postponed


Via Central Region Commodore Rob Holman:

The 2021 Central Region Championship has been postponed until February 27-28, 2021.
Next update is on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
The Central Region Championship is a two-day regatta in either Michigan or Ohio.

2021 Western Region Championship Update #9


Via DN Western Region Commodore Chris Berger:

A lot of snow has fallen on the Western Region over the last week and there is not much hope of finding regatta quality ice. But we haven’t given up hope just yet. Perhaps there are some lakes that have been spared. But don’t hold your breath.
Final call Thursday PM, February 18, 2021.

Ride Along & Listen With Karol Jablonski

Mike Madge has been busy reaching out to DN class members and asking questions. Here’s his interview with Poland’s Karol Jablonski, the 12-time DN World Champion. Below is the original video Karol and Mike are discussing.

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