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Cowan Scowin'

Saturday, October 05, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Cowan Lake Sailing Association - Fleet 45
7379 State Route 730
Wilmington, OH  45177
Brian R Crosby
5132189966 (c)
Pete Japikse
614-205-7203 (c)
MC Regional Regatta
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Cowan Scowin'
Extra Sat. Dinner
Extra Sat. Lunch
Extra Sun. Lunch

MC Fleet #45 and the Cowan Lake Sailing Association
invite you to the 24th Annual

Cowan Scowin' Regatta
October 5 - 6, 2019

Venue Cowan Lake Sailing Association (CLSA), Wilmington, OH
Rules The races will be governed by the rules defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). The Sailing Instructions will take precedence in case of conflict. This changes RRS 63.7.
Sailing Instructions

cowan flyer
Entries and
This event is open to MC scows whose skippers have completed registration and paid the required fees by close of registration. Trophy age requirements must be met before the first scheduled race. 
Date Time Event
Saturday, Oct 5
0800 - 1100 Registration and launching (Dry sailing or mooring)
  1100 Lunch
  Noon Skippers Meeting at RC vessels
  1300 Warning Signal for Race #1; others to follow as conditions permit. No Race to start after 4:30 pm
  1800 Dinner at CLSA Clubhouse
Date Time Event
Sunday, Oct 6
0800 Continental Breakfast
  0930 Warning Signal for first race of the day. No start after 11:30 am.
    Awards and lunch after racing
Scoring The USSA Appendix A Low-Point scoring system. This changes RRS A2. While five races are scheduled, one race will constitute a regatta. There will be a throw out if six or more races are completed.
  • Top five (5) overall
  • Top Woman
  • Top Master
  • Top Grand Master
  • Top Mega Master
Boat registration is $65   
Pay by cash or check at registration desk inside CLSA clubhouse.

Fee includes lunch, dinner, and beer on Saturday, and breakfast, lunch on Sunday for Skipper.
Order additional meals for guests during online registration.
  Extra Lunch is $6.00 each
  Extra Dinner is $16.00 each


Brian Crosby, Fleet Captain, 513.218.9966

  • CLSA offers an on-site campground for tents and electric hookup for RVs. Hot showers available in clubhouse. Please, no dogs.
  • Cowan Lake State Park offers a campground with swim beach, also cabins with heat and air. Advanced reservations required for cabins.
  • Nearby lodging in Wilmington, Ohio:
    • General Denver Hotel, 81 W. Main St , Wilmington , OH . 937-383-4141
    • Hampton Inn & Suites, 201 Holiday Dr, Wilmington OH . 937-382-4400
    • Wilmington Inn, 909 Fife Ave , Wilmington , OH . 937-382-6000
    • Holiday Inn express, 155 Holiday Dr, Wilmington OH . 937-382-5858
Directions Cowan Lake State Park - Cowan Lake near Wilmington, Ohio. Enjoy 700 acres of beautiful, pristine, undeveloped Cowan Lake. A sailing and fishing lake with a 10 hp motor limit (no wake). The fall colors typically peak around regatta time with air and water temperatures in 70s. Directions can be found at

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