- 15 April 2009 | Windsurfing
The 2009 Midwest Speed Quest runs from April 15th to October 15th.
This event is free and even the GPS is provided! Your Speeds will be listed with the fastest sailors in the world on gps-speedsurfng.com! See the “Rankings” Page for the complete list of racers 2005 to 2008.
Over $2500 in CASH will be awarded!!!
Each year we award $1000 CASH to the fastest windsurfer on Lake Okabena! Second Prize will be $500, $250 for Third, $125 for Fourth, and $75 for Fifth. Top 5 racers will receive a handsome trophy. Other Cash Prizes will be announced!
All racers will also receive a participation award.
This is a friendly competition designed for beginners to the most experienced Wind Surfer. This is a great opportunity for the newer sailors to learn from the Pros.
In this event, YOU decide when you race. Click on the Weather Forecast button. Pick the windy day that fits your schedule. Just let us know when you are arriving, and we will meet you on the beach with a GPS unit ready to go.
Please refer to the Notice of Race for more information.
We will also have a number of scheduled Race Days during the season. On these days we will serve a free Hot Lunch and Cold Refreshments on the Beach! This is a great opportunity to meet fellow windsurfers.
Speed Sailing is exciting for Spectators too. Guests are always welcome to mingle with the Windsurfers! Come on down and find out more about Windsurfing. Bring your camera and binoculars too.
We are willing to recognize the following categories if there is sufficient interest (at least 3 applications per category).
1) Youth Category
2) Women's Category
3) Formula Category (95+ cm wide)
4) Hybrid/RSX/Prodigy Category (under 360 cm in length, with a dagger board)
5) Long Board Category (over 360 cm in length)