SLYC sailors bring home hardware from Butterfly Nationals

Spring Lake Yacht Club sailors dominated the 2011 Butterfly National Championship Regatta. The regatta was hosted by Grand Rapids Yacht Club and took place on Reeds Lake from July 20-22. More that 60 sailors from around the country competed in Junior and Open Class fleets. The Junior Fleet includes all sailors 16-and-under while the Open Class is for all ages. SLYC's Frank Reeg was the second overall finisher in the Junior Class. Mara Strobel-Lanka took fifth, Angelo Riolo was sixth, Olivia Windemuller was ninth, and Mason Wolters placed 10th.
Tribune Staff
Jul 26, 2011


Other SLYC sailors participating in the Junior Class were Libby Reeg, Julie Lucas, Emily Betten, Noah Wolters, Elijah Locascio, Coco McKeough, Arno Riolo, Brant Bolling, Charlie Parker, Tommy McKeough, Marina McKeough, Reid Kwaitkowski and Elise Betten.

In the Open Class, SLYC’s Grant James placed sixth. Mason Wolters as eighth and Olivia Windemuller took 10th.

Frank Reeg, Libby Reeg, Mara Strobel-Lanka, Angelo Riolo, Elijah Locascio and Arno Riolo also competed in the Open Class.


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