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Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club

P.O. Box 154

Delafield WI 53018



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NLYC is Home of 2012 Regatta Champs!

X TRAP Junior



X Inland Junior

OPTI Inland


 Keep in touch with longtime NLYC 
members Katie and Jeff as they 
embark upon their sailing adventure 
around the world. Follow their blog 



Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club is proud to host the
2014 C Nationals June 13-15! Save the date 



Welcome to Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club! New Members welcome who share an interest in sailing or learning the skill of race management.

 Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club was established in 1895 exclusively for sailboats. We are based on the shore of Nagawicka Lake in Delafield, Wisconsin with a quaint lake-side club house. The club has an active membership that are involved in sailing for pleasure and competition, with a racing program that has over 80 races scheduled each season. Our club races OPTI, X Boat, MC Scow, C Scow and E Scow. A range of instructional programs are offered to both adults and children and for the experienced or novice sailor. The atmosphere is friendly and informal. Today, the fine facilities, excellent racing program, and frequent club social activities combine to offer a wholesome family experience.


Upcoming  Events
Discover Wisconsin worked with the Delafield Chamber in producing a segment for an episode of Discover Wisconsin. Part of that segment will be featuring Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club sailing (probably all of 1-2 minutes :) The episode will air the weekend of April 12/13 of 2014. Mark your calendar!
Kick Off Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 26th.  Place yet to be determined.

N-181 and N-47 3rd and 4th at C Blue Chip

Congratulations to Peter Keck and crew Ben Porter who took third place at the C Blue Chip on Okauchee Lake.  Ryan Grosch earned his first invite to the Blue Chip and placed fourth with crew Mark Schaubel.  
Great job Nagawicka!

MC Sailors compete at Fall Classic

Nagawicka MC's headed to North Lake for the Fall Classic Regatta.  Jeff Moylan placed 6th and was 2nd place in the Master category.  Todd Sternamann placed 9th and Michele Heinze placed 10th.  Michele was the winner of race number 4 and was the only female skipper to compete.  

Chapman competes in Japan

Congratulations to Henry Chapman who was the highest placing American (16th) at the Asian Optimist Championships!

C sailors compete in WYA on LaBelle

The Wisconsin Yachting Association (WYA) celebrated its 75 year anniversary, and Nagawicka was represented with 4 boats, N47, N181, N45, and N20 on Lac LaBelle. They sailed four races spread over three days, with a no-wind Sunday.  Competing in a tough 57 boat fleet, Ryan Grosch placed 6th overall, the Keck brothers placed 9th, Sean Nigel placed 19th and was awarded Top Junior Skipper and Mike Chartre placed 44th. Way to go Nagawicka!!!

Go to for full results.

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Alex Keck Opti Inland Champion 2013

Opti sailors competed in the Opti Inland Championship held on Lake Beulah.  Alex Keck won the Red, White and Blue fleet of 86 boats for the second year in a row becoming only the third sailor in history to accomplish a back-to-back championship.  Also sailing from Nagawicka  in RWB was Henry Chapman-4th, Carson Heinze-27th, Lindsey McLean-38th, Toby Lux-51st, Olivia Rose Chapman-52nd, JP Munich-53rd and Marissa Tegeder-81st.  

Representing the Green fleet was Mary Grace Hegberg who placed second, David Hegberg-19th and Maddie Crucius-26th.  Congratulations to all sailors!  Way to go Nag!

Behrend 6th and Anderson 7th at X Inland Championship

Nagawicka X boat sailors headed to the waters of Lake Winnebago to compete in the Inland Championship held at the Oshkosh Yacht Club.  Competing in the Junior Fleet were:  Alex Keck and Malloy Murphy-15th, Jack Tegeder with crew Paul McLean-19th,  Tessa Lux and Marissa Tegeder-30th.

Competing in the Senior Fleet were:  Jack Behrend and Toby Lux-6th, Nathan Anderson and Erin Schaubel-7th, Avery Stuckart and JP Munich-21st, Ali Nigel and Annie Schaubel-37th, and Myles Murphy and Alex Crucius-38th. 

N-525 Jack Behrend places 2nd at X WYA  

Jack Behrend and crew, Toby Lux place 2nd at the 2013 X WYA held on Delevan Lake.  Behrend finished in second by one point to former Nagawicka sailor, Carter Cooper.  Nagawicka had seven boats competing:  Jack Behrend-2, Nathan Anderson-10th, Alex Keck-23, Jack Tegeder-34, Ali Nigel-39, Myles Murphy-44 and Danny Hegberg-46.  Congratulation to all sailors!

2013 Regatta Results

Carson Heinze was the only sailor for Nagawicka to compete in the Opti GLSS on Lake Geneva.  He placed 5th overall and was 3rd for the Red Fleet!
X GLSS Results 
Alex Keck and Myles Murphy competed in the X GLSS regatta.  Alex placed 16th and Myles was 42nd. 
Alex Keck & Malloy Murphy Win Quad regatta hosted on Nagawicka!

N-181 Alex Keck with crew Malloy Murphy had an impressive start to the regatta winning the first three races.  Keck placed third, fifth and third for the following races.  D.J. Jaessing from Cedar was second and Korbin Kierstead from Oshkosh placed third.  


Nagawicka Sailors go 1-2 in Opti LOPN

Henry Chapman won the 2013 LOPN by winning the first three races and placing second in race 4.  Alex Keck took second placing second in races 1-3 and first in race 4.  Also competing for Nagawicka were Carson Heinze (6th), JP Munich (11th), Oliviarose Chapman (12th), Toby Lux (17th), Lindsey McLean (20th) and Marissa Tegeder (21st).  

Nagawicka Sailors Compete at USODA Team Trials

Congratulations to Henry Chapman!
Henry placed 23rd at the USODA Team Trials held on Pewaukee Lake, May 2-5.  He was the top local finisher with two outstanding races placing 2nd and 3rd.  Henry qualified for several national regattas this upcoming season.   194 sailors competed in the regatta representing 23 states.  Alex Keck started off with a 4th place finish and ended on a strong race placing 11th.  Alex was 118th overall.  Also competing for Nagawicka was Carson Heinze who placed 186th. 

NLYC Sailing School
2013 Summer Adult and Youth Sailing Classes are filling up fast…email ASAP for availability! 

Kick-off the Sailing Season…

On April 20th, NLYC kicked off the social season with a great dinner provided by our own Nagawicka Sailor David Perry at Nashotah Clubhouse. It was great to reconnect with NLYC friends both new and old!

Be prepared and review 2013 Sailing Rule Changes. For complete explanation of these changes click on your favorite link below:

2013 NLYC Clean-Up



The clubhouse got a great spring cleaning thanks to all those who were able to lend a hand. It’s true…many hands make light work! Check out the new canopy for the patio!


Winter Party

Yacht club members celebrated the 2013 Winter Party at Seven Seas Restaurant.  The party was hosted by Robyn Milaeger with appetizers provided by Jack Weissgerber. Thanks Jack!

College Sailing-February 2013

Hard to believe college sailing is already in week 5! A brief review of the five weeks' sailing shows Oshkosh's Michael Swanson (Tulane), Wayzata's Tim and Kaye Siemers (Eckerd) and Nagawicka's Erin Monahan, Beulah's George Kutschenreuter and Calhoun's Brendon Boylan (Wisconsin) are already on the water. As the northern waters warm, watch for more of our sailors to join the results page.

Henry Chapman Qualifies for Opti Trip to Spain

USODA has announced several traveling teams for the early 2013 season.
Henry Chapman of Nagawicka will travel with the team to Palamos, Spain to 
participate in February at the XXIV Trofeo Vilade Palamos Regatta

UPDATE: Henry finishes 3rd for Team USA and 131st overall (out of 457 boats). 
Great job Henry! For full results follow this link.

Trophy Banquet


This year's banquet was held on November 10 at the Chenequa Country Club.  Over 90 people enjoyed a great awards presentation. Commodore Milaeger took a vote for our newly elected Rear Commodore, Marie Schimenz. Fleet captains handed out awards. Chuck Hajinian had some entertaining jokes to share with us that night with special recognition of our 2012 NLYC regatta winners: Sean Nigel, Jack Behrend and Alex Keck.  Andy Zietlow delivered dancing music after the awards in NLYC style. 

Thanks to all the members who made the night memorable!