Yacht club holds annual sailing school

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City Yacht Club’s Sunfish sailboats were out on Lake Pepin Saturday during the club’s two-day sailing school on June 18-19. According to its website, the club has offered sailing lessons for over 12 years. The basic sailing course includes both classroom and on-the-water instruction. The...

Poem: A Sailboat’s Dream

May 25, 2022
Sailboats dock waiting To sail out of the harbor Away to meet the body of water Far as the sky endlessly Continues the shoreline The trees to layer higher Surround back to destination Begin Editor’s Note: Robin Engel wrote this poem after being inspired by a visit to Lake City. Her book ‘Creative...

Yacht club’s annual sailing school attracts 23 students

Jun 30, 2021
Twenty-three people learned sailing basics during the Lake City Yacht Club’s two-day sailing school on June 19-20. “We have been running our Sunfish sailing school for at least the past 10 years at Ohuta beach,” said Ashley Tao of the Lake City Yacht Club. “Our goal is to introduce people to...

Whereabouts of sailor unknown

May 9, 2018
The operator of a sailboat that was found on the bank of Lake Pepin is still missing. David John Sheridan, 61, of Pepin County, Wis., was reported missing from his sailboat on April 29, according to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. Sheridan was last heard from at 9:40 p.m. that day. On April...

Go Sailing for Leukemia sets sail July 29, 30

Jul 13, 2017
On Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30, the Lake City Yacht Club will be sponsoring its 21th annual “Go Sailing for Leukemia” fund-raiser. Last year’s event raised over $15,000, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, to support its on-going...

Winning essay: A great day in Lake City

May 4, 2016
We begin the perfect day in Lake City standing on the shores of Lake Pepin in anxious anticipation of the coming dawn. The sky and the water on the lower end of the lake are all aglow with a kaleidoscope of color! Gulls and eagles stretch their wings to greet the coming day. A fish breaks the...

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