USODA Midwest Championship

Lake Minnetonka Sailing School, with support from Minnetonka Yacht Club is proud to host the USODA Midwest Championship, Labor Day Weekend, September 5 – 6, 2015 on Lake Minnetonka. We invite all Optimist sailors and families to enjoy great inland lake sailing as well as:

  • Friday clinic available for all sailors (NOW FULL)
  • Races Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6
  • Red, White, Blue and Green fleets
  • Saturday night Family Dinner and Party at Light House Island
  • Team Trials Qualifier Regatta
  • Full event logistics found here: 2015_USODA Midwest Champ Regatta Fact Sheet


Registration is now available!

> REGATTA REGISTRATION: – select Event Registration. Registration deadline is August 26th.
> NOR AVAILABLE! Click HERE –   2015 USODA Midwest Championship NOR

> CLINIC IS NOW FULL – Clinic Fact Sheet


Volunteers needed! Visit SignUp Genius to review volunteer opportunities:

Questions? Contact our regattas chairs Jennifer Ness and Rosalind Zils:


Accommodation Options

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Sheraton Minneapolis West. Reservations should be made by utilizing the reservation link or call 800-325-3535 and request the “USODA Midwest Championships” by August 4, 2015 to guarantee group rates. Rooms subject to availability.

Reservation link:

Sheraton Minneapolis West
12201 Ridgedale Drive
Wayzata, MN 55305
Two-double beds or single king room: $109/night + charges and tax
Approximately 9 miles from LMSS; near a mall, grocery, Target and West Marine
Check-in 3pm/check-out 12 pm
Country Inn and Suites
591 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Chanhassen, MN
Approximately 7 miles from LMSS; pool, hot breakfast included; near shopping, grocery, Target