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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Weekly News Features Wayzata Yacht Club

The Lakeshore Weekly News' David Schueller has a recent article about the Wayzata Yacht Club being featured as one of the Five Great Sailing Towns You May Not Know About: Wayzata is featured as the number 1 place.

"On a sunny day at Wayzata Yacht Club, with Lake Minnetonka sparkling through the sailboat masts, it's easy to see why sailing draws so many locals out onto the water. But how does Wayzata stack up against other sailing towns around the country? Pretty well, thank you. Wayzata recently received some big time national attention among sailors."

Both the Lakeshore Weekly News article and the Sailing World article point to a community sailing program, reliable sailing conditions, a fleet ready for newcomers and at least one good watering hole in town. The Wayzata Yacht Club gets top marks in all categories.

Here is an article that Wayzata.com posted 2 weeks earlier on the very same subject:

Wayzata ranked top sailing town by Sailing World, published Wednesday, September 24, 2008. For the full article from Sailing World originally, visit this link. "The Good Life: Five Great Sailing Towns You May Not Know About." For the Lakeshore Weekly News Article, follow this link: Wayzata sails into national spotlight.
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