Mead Madness Sail, Lake Mead NV

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Mead Madness Sail, Lake Mead NV

Time: April 15, 2011 to April 22, 2011
Location: Callville Bay Marina, Boulder Basin, Lake Mead NV
City/Town: Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Website or Map: http://las-vegas-bay-macgrego…
Event Type: annual, unsponsored, group, sail, to, 5, basins, of, lake, mead, nv
Organized By: Captain Kimo
Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2011

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Event Description

Sailors of Lake Mead here is the schedule for LVBMA 2011 events:

• Mead Madness Sail '11 : April 15-22, 2011
• 13th  Annual LVBMA Founders' Day Cup Race : April 16, 2011
• Fall Flotilla Sail '11 : October 7-14, 2011 (Including 3nd Annual "Lake Mead Sailing Rally" while transiting the various Lake Mead Basins)

WHAT: The two schedule Sails are non-sponsored week long group sail to the five basins of Lake Mead NV/AZ.  Overnighting in either sheltered coves or one of Lake Mead marina's courtesy docks.  Newbie skippers are welcome.  We have a group of regular Lake Mead sailors that have sailed together for many years and have a wealth of advise and assistance.

LVBMA Founders' Day Cup Race (Saturday of Mead Madness Sail): 
The LVBMA Founders' Day Cup Race is open to all trailerable sailboats and skipper experience.  Minimum racing rules apply.  A small donations from participating skippers will be appreciated for off setting the cost of the awards.  Request registration at with:
• Name of the boat
• Boat's Manufacture and model
• Name of the skipper and crew
• ETA at Callville Bay

8:00 AM Captains' Meeting at the courtesy dock to provide time 'hack', minimum rules, preparation and race start signals, the designated race course with a map.  Those overnighting in the sheltered Callville Bay cove on Friday will already have the information..

9:30 AM Start of the Race at Navigation Buoy CB-A (Callville Bay entry buoy) and closest point of land.  This will also be the finish line.

~3:00 PM No Host BBQ and Awards ceremony and group picture at the overnight cove.

 Winner’s award is a engraved SS Coleman coffee cup and the "Bitter End" award for last boat to finish.  DNF boats are disqualified.

"The Goal is the Voyage, Not the Destination"

Captain Kimo
96' Mac26X "FOREVER"
Second Commodore & Events Coordinator
Las Vegas Bay Macgregor Association
Callville Bay, Boulder Basin, Lake Mead, Nevada

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