Sept 26, 2009
The High Winds have returned! The Forecast for Sunday Sept 27 calls for winds of 26 mph, with gusts of 38. These are the best winds we have seen for quite a while.
You are invited to Worthington Minnesota for a day of GPS Speed Sailing.
The Midwest Speed Quest runs through October 15th, 2009. See out web site for complete information:
The Economic Stimulus Package is still in effect. $200 CASH will be awarded to the next racer that has a Best 10 Second Run of 30 knots or better. The first GPS turned in into the Time Keeper with 30 knots on the display wins the CASH! (Past $200 Winners are not eligible)
We will also pay $500 CASH for a Best 10 Second Run of 35 knots or better.
These CASH Prizes are in top of the year end prizes of $1000 First Place, $500 Second, $250 Third, $125 Fourth, and $75 Fifth.
We would like to announce that each of the Top 5 Racers for 2009 will also have their choice of a Gath Safety Helmet courtesy Murrays Wind and Water, a LOCOSYS GT31 GPS, or a Windtronic 2 Wind Meter, courtesy GUSTS.US !!!
Prizes for the Women's Category, and for the Youth Category will be announced.
The Midwest Speed Quest is free. There are no fees of any kind.
The KA Koncept and KA Koyote sails will be rigged up and ready to go, courtesy Windsurfdeal.com. These sails have recorded some of the fastest speeds in the World.
There will have a random drawing for great Dakine Gear, courtesy DAKINE USA.
We also have demo Chinook 100% Carbon Racing Booms and Chinook Racing Harness Lines, rigged up and ready to go.
The Vector Canefire and Vector Rockit FIns are here and ready to go.
Gath Safety Helmets will be provided to all racers.
The LOCOSYS GT31 GPS is the only GPS recognized by Worldwide Speed Sailing Events. These will be provided to all racers, courtesy LOCOSYS Technology, Taiwan. This is the most accurate handheld GPS available, and has been optimized for Speed Sailing Competition.
We will be giving away copies of THE REDBULL STORM CHASE DVD, courtesy BSP Media of Germany, and by Redbull North America.
We will also be giving away copies of the FASTER DVD, courtesy Peter Hart, Windsurfing Clinics Worldwide, and Acrobat TV, Great Britain.
Ice cold Redbull Energy Drink and Snapple Beverages will be served beach side to all racers, courtesy Holinka Distrbuting, Fulda, Minnesota.
Free copies of WINDSPORT Magazine will be given to all racers, courtesy Peter Dekay, and SBC Media Toronto Canada.
We have free samples of ONIT XTREME CREAM available. Let us apply this high tech product to your board, and you will go faster!
Free or discounted lodging is available to all racers at the Worthington AmericInn.
As always, free on-site Child Care is available, as well as Spousal Care (care of the Windsurfing Widow).
Please let us know if you are planning to attend.
The 2009 Season will be over on October 15.
We look forward to seeing you soon
The Midwest Speed Quest
133 Lake Avenue
Worthington, Minnesota 56187