MISSA Cressy Qualifier – Lake Forest

Lasers sailing off Lake Forest, September 18, 20021.

On September 18th and 19th, 2021, Will Broseman ‘22, Caroline McClain ‘24, and Abby O’Keefe ‘23 competed in the Missa Cressy Qualifier in Lake Forest, Illinois. We all competed in the laser radial fleet. The regatta was a qualifier for the Cressy singlehanded high school national championship. Sailors from all over the Midwest came to sail, including other Chicago Yacht Club schools. The CYC teams were coached by Flor Cerutti, CYC’s singlehanded coach. 

On Saturday we had a wavy easterly starting at 12 knots and dying down to 8 knots. Eight races were completed on Saturday.  On Sunday we had a 7-10 knot Southerly shifting left throughout the day. Four races were completed on Sunday bringing the total number of races to twelve. Both days were sunny with temperatures in the high seventies.