October 2, 2009: WORTHINGTON, MN - - The high winds finally returned to Worthington Minnesota on Sept 27 and 28; blowing 25 to 35 knots each day.
We had a number of sailors participating.
Andrew Anderson flew in from Oakland California, logged a 32.19 knot run, and took the lead for the 2009 Midwest Speed Quest on Sunday. Andrew also claimed the $200 Economic Stimulus CASH, by recording the first 30 knot session of the day.
Chris Lock was also on the water, and recorded a new best speed for 2009 of 31.63 knots.
Both racers were sailing the KA Koncept Sail, and the Vector Maui Fins.
On Monday, Arden Anderson had a blazing session. He turned in a Best 10 Second Run of 33.55 knots, and a Max 2 Second Speed of 35.44 knots. These are the highest speeds ever recorded on Lake Okabena.
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