THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Despite the Rain, the Girl Scouts had a Great Time
I love the annual Windsurfing Regatta. I love the atmosphere, the surfers sails like mayflies that skim across Lake Okabena, and the music blasting away on shore, so loud that we could hear it when w... Posted on 6/8/13 at 3:59 PM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Regatta reflections
That’s really about all I have to say today.
After a weekend of Regatta-ing, I’m pretty much done in with aching muscles and joints. I just can’t spend three days straight on m... Posted on 6/14/10 at 5:38 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING The Regatta in Pictures
These are some images from the opening ceremony (and after that) I didn't manage to post before. Above, the drum corps I mentioned in a previous post.
Bill Keitel during the opening ceremonies.... Posted on 6/11/10 at 2:03 PM
REPRINT 2004: Low Winds Don’t Stop Regatta
Low winds don’t stop Regatta
Many attend beachside festivities despite weather
BY KATY DEVLIN DAILY GLOBE
June 14, 2009
WORTHINGTON — A light breeze rolled across Lake Okabena early Satu... Posted on 6/12/09 at 7:00 AM
The final cleanup has been completed, sailors, musicians and spectators have returned to their daily routines. Worthington Okabena Windsurfers can now take pause and reflect on the events of this past week.
WORTHINGTON — Windsurfers will face a different challenge in the U.S. National Windsurfing Championship this year, as they seek to navigate Lake Okabena’s tight race course and treacherous, shifting winds, requiring absolute precision and total awareness of weather conditions.
WORTHINGTON — When members of the U.S. Windsurfing Association’s (USWA) board of directors met last fall in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., one of their topics of discussion was developing a site for Olympic windsurfing hopefuls to train. The biggest impediment to such a dream was finding the funds to make it possible.
We’re just a few short weeks away from the annual Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, where Lake Okabena’s Sailboard Beach will serve as stomping grounds for throngs of Worthington residents and visitors.
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