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Long-time landsailor Kent Hatch passed away recently at 90 from complications related to Covid 19.

NALSA president, Mary Robinson is asking you to please ask these friends to send her any stories or memories of Kent that they would like to share. She will compile these stories into a memory book and give it to Larry Hatch for the Hatch family. Kent was a longtime supporter and President of NALSA, did a lot of race committee work, hosted many events at Smith Creek, Ivanpah Dry Lake, and other playas. He was the person behind bringing the Fed 5 to America. We would appreciate reading the stories of those who can fill in more information of those times. Kent was always welcoming to landsailors at Smith Creek, encouraging us to join in the racing and potluck dinners. Kent refused any money to help pay for the permit, though he would accept a donation for a fireworks fund. You might be surprised at how comforting such a book is for a family to read, reminding them of things their loved one said and did. And hearing some of the tales for the first time. Please have people send their memories to Mary at this email.


Message fron NALSA President and Board:

With the backing of the NALSA Board of Directors, I regret to make the following announcements. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic:

The Landsailing America’s Cup will not be held in 2020.

There will be no NALSA sanctioned events held in 2020.

Various clubs may be having events or gatherings this year. Please look at the Events page for more details.

I am happy to announce that the America’s Landsailing Cup will be held at Ivanpah Dry Lake from March 21-27, 2021.

See you in the dirt.

Best regards,

Mary Robertson, NALSA President


Holy Gale results (2019)

America's Landsailing Cup (ALC) results 2019

America's Land Sailing Cup is a week-long, annual event occuring in the last full week of March. For many years, and currently, it is held on Ivanpah Dry Lake California, just east of Interstate 15. Near the resort casinos at Primm, Nevada. Typically, it is the largest landsailing event in the U.S.

America's Landsailing Cup

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NALSA 2 Alan Wirtanen Dennis Bassano Nord Embroden
NALSA 3 Alan Wirtanen Nord Embroden Ben Gouch
FISLY 3 Kieth Ligler Dennis Bassano Niles Muench
STANDART Nord Embroden Renee Fields Anke Muench
MANTA TWIN Renée Fields Greg Cornelius Carl Eberly
MANTA SINGLE Carl Maasse Sheila Eberly Jim Goss
U.S. Mini 6.7 Terry Fulbright Mark Harris Howard Haupt
SORTSMAN John Eisenlohr Blake Learmonth Burton Grover
MINI SKEETER Dave Gluek John Eisenlohr Phil Agustin
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