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Cowan Scow'n

Saturday, October 1, 2022 to Sunday, October 2, 2022
Cowan Lake Sailing Association - Fleet 45
7379 State Route 730
Wilmington, OH  45177
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Andrew T Gardner
5133783714 (c)
Pete Japikse
614-205-7203 (c)
MC Regional Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full At Event Only
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Cowan Scowin'
Extra Sat. Lunch
Extra Sat. Dinner
Extra Sun. Lunch

MC Fleet #45 and the Cowan Lake Sailing Association invite you to the 27th Annual

Cowan Scow'n Regatta

Two Day Regatta 
October 1 & 2, 2022

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

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 1
0800 - 1100 Registration and launching (Dry sailing or mooring)
  1100 Lunch 
  Noon Skippers Meeting waterfront at RC vessels
  1300 Warning Signal for Race #1; others to follow as conditions permit. No Races will start after 4:30 pm on Saturday
  1800 Dinner at CLSA Clubhouse (soft drinks and beer/wine provided)
Date Time Event
Oct 2

 Continental Breakfast


Warning Signal for 1st Race at 9:30 AM:  Other races will follow at the discretion of the Committee.

No races will start after 11:00 on Sunday. 

  12:00 Awards and lunch 
Scoring The Low Point scoring system, rule A2, will apply. As many races as possible will be held in the allotted time. One race shall be completed to constitute a series. There will be a throw out if 6 or more races are completed. This changes rule A2.  

Trophies will be awarded as follows:
a) First through fifth places. b) Additional awards: Competitors outside of the top 5 are eligible for: Master, Grand Master, Mega Master, Woman 


Registration is $70 on or before Saturday, September 24 ($5 discount for MCSA Members).

Registration is $80 after September 24.    
Pay by cash or check at registration desk onsite only.

Fee includes Skipper’s lunch, dinner on Saturday, lunch on Sunday.
Additional dinners for guests can be ordered when registering. 

Extra Lunch  is $  6.00 each
Extra Dinner is $16.00 each.

Questions  Information and directions available at the CLSA website.

For information contact: Andy Gardner (fleet captain)
email:   Phone: 513-378-3714


Camping is available onsite at the club facilities. We have grounds for tent camping, a shower house, and several RV spots with 30A electric hookup for RV's or travel trailers under 30 feet.


Hotels available in Wilmington area include:
--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 Sailing Association (CLSA) was established in 1954 by a group of
people with a common interest in promoting the sport of sailing.

Cowan Lake State Park - Cowan Lake near Wilmington, Ohio. Enjoy 700 acres
of beautiful, pristine, undeveloped Cowan Lake. A sailing and fishing lake with limited HP (no wake). Winds are up and the fall colors typically peak around regatta time with air and water temperatures in the 70s.

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