Trans Superior Solo Challenge
2017 Trans Superior Solo Challenge
The documents and application instructions for the Trans Superior Solo Challenges are posted below. You may view them on-line, print them out directly from your web browser, or download and save them to your computer. Each form is a PDF file - if you don't have Adobe Reader™ installed on your computer, it is available as a free download by clicking the button below.
The race coordinator, Mike Spence, can answer any questions you may have. He can be contacted at: 612-600-8969 or e-mail: Mike.Spence@krausanderson.com. His mailing address is P.O. Box 1302, Bayfield, WI 54814
Any changes to the posted documents will be noted below.
The Trans Superior Solo Challenge is run with the the Trans Superior International Yacht Race. The 326 nm Challenge begins from a starting line in the vicinity of The Gros Cap Reefs Light located at the entrance to St. Mary's River from the eastern most part of Lake Superior. The course proceeds westward keeping the Keweenaw Peninsula to port to the Duluth Entry at the western most part of Lake Superior. The President's Cup Trophy is awarded to the first time finisher on each lake who has the fastest corrected time. All non-member skippers who successfully complete this Challenge will be awarded lifetime membership in the Society.
SPOT Tracking (Note: YellowBrick is the official race tracking service)
2017 GLSS Trans Superior Race Yacht Scoring Page
2017 GLSS Solo Challenge Invitation
2017 Sailing Instructions - GLSS Amendment
2017 GLSS Solo Challenge Required Equipment List
2017 GLSS Solo Challenge Waiver
2017 Physical Condition of Skippers
2017 Solo Anti-Exposure Suit for Multihulls & Optional for Monohulls
Non-GLSS members who wish to enter the Trans Superior Solo Cahllenge must submit a Sailing Resumé and also a Solo Passage Documentation form to be considered for entry. Early submission of these documents will allow the GLSS Board of Directors ample time for review, and provide you with time to correct any deficiencies. These documents must be submitted before June 29, 2017 to Mike Spence. His contact information is listed above.