The Midwest Speed Quest returns to Worthington

August 23, 2009 | Windsurfing

Midwest Speed Quest

You are invited to another Official Race Day at the Midwest Speed Quest in Worthington, Minnesota.

The high winds are returning to Worthington on Monday August 24. The Weather Forecast calls for 22mph Southerly Winds, with gusts of 29mph. These are the best winds we have seen in a long time.

Remember, the fastest windsurfer on Lake Okabena by October 15th wins $1000 CASH. Second Place is $500, $250 for Third, $125 for Fourth, and $75 for Fifth Place. This is the highest prize money in North American Speed Sailing!

We will have lots of demo gear available for the visiting racers. We will have a selection of KA Speed Sails courtesy Windsurf Deal set up and ready to go.

We will have the Carbon Art SP 50 83 liter Speed Board for your use, courtesy Carbon Art, New Zealand.

Some of the fastest speed sailing session in the world have been recorded with the combination of the KA Koncept Sail, and the Carbon Art Speed Boards.

We will have Chinook Carbon Racing Booms, and Chinook Racing Harness Lines set up and ready to go.

We will have demo Canefire and Rockit Speed Fins courtesy Vector Fins of Maui, and also Select SL7 Fins, courtesy Windsurf Deal.

The LOCOSYS GT31 GPS will be provided free to all racers. This is the most precise handheld GPS  available, and is the only handheld GPS recommended by most International Speed Sailing  Organizations.

Gath Helmets are available for use by all racers, courtesy

While you are here, grab a free copy of the latest issue of Windsport Magazine, courtesy of Peter Dekay and SBC Media, Canada.

Wind Speeds will be measured by the Windtronic 2 Wind Meter, courtesy

Free Red Bull Energy Drink and Snapple Beverages will be provided Beach Side to all racers, courtesy Holinka Distributing, Fulda, MN.

We have ONIT PRO XTREME Cream available for free trial by all racers. Let us apply this new high tech coating to your board, and you will go faster!!!

There will be free 1 hour massages available for racers wives at Worthington's Finest Massage Therapy Salon "Deb's Healing Massage and Day Spa".

We will provide free "Child Care" and "Spousal Care"  (care of the Windsurfing Widow) on-site to all racers!

We have free or discounted motel rooms available at The Worthington AmericInn.

We will also have free or discounted meals available to all racers at the best Mexican Resaurant in South West Minnesota: The Azteca Mexican Restaurant

We have extended the Economic Stimulus Package PHASE ONE through August 24th. Any racer having a "Best Ten Second Run" of 30 knots of faster will receive a IMMEDIATE PAYMENT of $200 CASH!  IF more than  1 racer exceeds 30 knots, this Prize Money will be shared. Previous Stimulus PAckage winners are not eligible.

Economic Stimulus Package PHASE TWO:   The First Racer that has a "Best Ten Second Run" of 35 knots will receive and IMMEDIATE PAYMENT of $500 CASH! If more than one racer exceeds 35 knots, this Prize Money will be shared.

EXTRA: Any Youth Category Racer (18 and younger) who has a Best Ten Second Run of 20 knots will receive an IMMEDIATE PAYMENT of $100 CASH!  IF more than one Youth Racer exceeds 20 knots, EACH RACER WILL RECEIVE $100!!!

Other Economic Stimulus Packages will be created, based on requests, and having at least 3 Racers per Category.

NOTE: There will be drawings for great Windsurfing Products courtesy Dakine, and from our fine Sponsors.