C Scows make up the largest and most competitive fleet at Calhoun Yacht Club. These powerful 20-footers carry a skipper and crew, and sometimes a third (known in the trade as Rail Meat) in heavy air.
For more information, please contact Fleet Captain Bill Coppage, or visit these websites:
The Laser Class is the largest one-design class in the world. The Laser is a quick, responsive single-hander. The boat is lightweight, easy to rig and to trailer. Used Lasers can be had for under $2000.
On Wednesday evenings, CYC Lasers are joined by sailors from Minnetonka, Wayzata, White Bear and Bald Eagle Yacht Clubs.
For more information, please contact Fleet Captain Mike Elson, or visit these websites:
Calhoun Yacht Club and the Lake Calhoun Sailing School began racing Club 420s in 2001. The Club 420 is used in high school and college racing at schools throughout the US. Lake Calhoun Sailing School sponsors high school teams in the spring and fall.
For more information, please contact Lake Calhoun Sailing School, or visit these websites:
The Optimist Dinghy, or just Opti to insiders, provides a safe but challenging place for kids to learn to sail and race.
For more information, please contact LCSS Director Larry Salzman, or visit these websites:
CYC has established a keelboat fleet for the first time in 2009. All keelboaters on the lake are invited to join CYC as Social/Cruising members, and to compete in Saturday races.
For more information, please contact Fleet Captain Rick Kane, or click here to read the CYC Keelboat Blog.