27th Annual Wahine Sailing Regatta Nov. 16-17, 2019


Join the fun, learning and sailing of this year’s Kona Sailing Club Wahine Weekend!

Registration and sign in will begin at 9 am both Saturday & Sunday, November 16th and November 17th 2019

Saturday Coffee & Clinic begins at 9:30 am.  Leading the clinic will be Jennifer Gillette, a Big Island resident and school teacher.  She has focused on sailing Me;ges 24s on Kaneohe Bay and competed in the Melges world champion completion on the San Francisco bay a couple of years ago.   Jennifer sailed competitively through college earning the status of 3-time all-American crew, 1-time honorable mention all-American skipper and much more.   The chalk talk covering teamwork, sail trim (getting the most out of your sails), race starts & strategy, basic racing rules.  An ON the WATER clinic will follow, ending at 3 pm.  Cost $10 KSC members, $15 non-members.

Sunday Skipper / Crew meeting begins at 9:30am.  The race start sequence will begin at 11:55 or sooner.  Wahine will sail two races and end the afternoon with heavy pupus and awards celebration at KSC clubhouse.  Cost $15 for sailors (race & celebration), $10 sailors under 21 yrs OR meal only.

Have a boat you want to race, or just want meet up other water women?   This is your weekend.  Wahine skippers with boats, as well as crew looking for a boat to sail on, are WELCOME.   Borrowed boats may be provided.   Space limited – PLEASE RESERVE a spot by 11/10/19.

Sign up online using this link – https://konasailingclub.org/event/wahine-regatta-weekend-2019/

or for further information please contact:  Alicia Starsong,  808-640-0662 or email konabreeze@yahoo.com