Calhoun Yacht club and Lake Calhoun Sailing School X fleet sailors receiving awards at the annual Interlake Regatta on Lake Minnetonka,. Left to Right unknown woman, Ronnie Wexler, Scott Wexler, Chris Krogh, Mike woldum,. Ms George, Laura Coppage.
Left to right, MikeWoldum, Joanna Smith, Robert Sharp, Max Salzman, Jenny Myers, John Dyer, Sarah Mason, Katie McLaughlin, Elinor Mason, David Lang. These X sailors are preparing to race in the X Inland on Lake Geneva. X skippers and crew are all 6 years old or under.
Calhoun Yacht Club member, John Huseth winning the first place trophy for the Interlakes Regatta on White Bear Lake. John is receiving his award from Tom Weigel, Interlakes Chairman and a member of the Calhoun Yacht Club. Standing by is head judge, Tom Hodgson.
This wooden A scow, built in 1966, is being raced on Lake Minnetonka. Note the wearing of life jackets for the heavy wind. Sailors are Gary Reiter, Nick Reiter Bill Horak, Jim Johnson, Andy Stanton and John Eide.
Left to right- Dick Sachett, Dick Garwood, Frank Bauman, Don Pott, Stuart Lemon, Marshall Ervin, Eric Peterson, Bill Chandler, R. F. Peterson, Bobby Smith, Barry Ervin Sr., Berry Ervin Jr., Paul Whiting Lewis Miner Sr., Lewis Miner Jr., Carlton DeRum, E.C. Garwood, ? Bauman.
Calhoun Yacht Club members waiting on the submerged dock for a decision to sail or not in the storm. Left to right- Will Tajibnapis, Dale Borgeson, Eric Protzman, Jake Waddington, Mike Biele, Greg Stauffer skippers waiting on submerged dock on a decision to sail or not in the storm.
Calhoun C Scow Fleet on Lake Calhoun. The sailboats are skippered and crewed by John Wiggins, George and Charles Reiter, Lewis and "Pop" Miner, and Dick and Bob Garwood. Note: all sailboat are gaffrigs, but some boats have pointed bows and some have smooth, blunt, rounded bows.
John Dyer, Lars Hanson and Joe Dickenson were the top three laser sailors. Laser sailboats are car top carried. There are two lasers in the picture. On this particular Thanksgiving, there had been 12 inches of snow the night before.
Calhoun Yacht Club X Fleet members receive awards at the annual X Inland Regatta on Lake Pewaukee. Left to Right, is John Coppage, Mike Woldum, Joanna Smith, Andy Graff, Kevin Jewett, Bessie Alyeshmerni, Robert Sharp, Ronnie Wexler, Scott Wexler and Jenny Myers.
These cannons are used by the judges at the starting and finishing lines for sailboat races. They were purchased by Calhoun Yacht Club August 27, 1936. these are 10 gage cannons, black powder, smmoth bore and manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The cost was $19.80. These cannons give off a puff of smoke that can be seen anywhere on the lake.
The 38 foot scow "Tomahawk" departing from a private dock in what is now the lagoon area between Lake of the Isles and Lake Calhoun. In the cockpit are are Halie W. Reiter, Joseph Reiter, Ed Pommer in the derby hat.
Crew of the "Tomahawk" posed with arms crossed. This image was taken at the old Minnetonka Yacht Club on Lighthouse Island on Lake Minnetonka. From left to right: Telford Doerr, Charles F. Reiter (mainsheet), Anson "Babe" Purchase, Halie W. Reiter and George Purchase. All crew members are wearing shirts marked with a "T" for Tomahawk.