Fleet CaptainCharlie Luke
TreasurerWarren Weck
SecretaryJohn Sligh
Web PersonHans Dickel


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Length Overall (LOA)23'
Displacement2,100 lbs.
Waterline Length19' 11"
Ballast900 lbs.
Maximum Beam7' 10"
Sail Area (Main & Jib)250 sq. ft.
Sail Area (Spinnaker)245 sq. ft.
Draft3' 11"


2023 Sonar North Americas

Register today and mark your calendars! Sonar Fleet 5, Wayzata Yacht Club, and the Sonar Class Association are excited to invite you to sail with us at the 2023 Sonar North American Championship (NOR), held September 14-17 in Minnesota on Lake Minnetonka!  Register your boat today at and receive regatta updates or post photos and videos of your season by following the regatta page at

Want more racing?  The Sonar Midwest Championship (with an entry fee of $100 for Sonars racing in the NAs) will be held at WYC the prior weekend on September 8-10.  This gives you the potential to get 20 races over 10 days for an all-in entry fee of $550, as well as the chance to relax and explore Minnesota for 4 days between the regattas.

2022 Sonar Worlds

The 2022 Sonar Worlds were at Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire on June 14-19.  Additional Information


Sail #Boat NameOwners
4forteDan Hollinger, Collen Hart - FOR SALE
25Imperial ThrillsJoel Henley - FOR SALE
159Pirates BootyAndrew Murphy, Kasia Rzepecki
233Bucking BurroJudson Koehn, Bill Hanson
239Hey NowLew Sacks
311ShipweckWarren & Paula Weck
370Helm's DeepBernt Helgaas
371ZatawayJ.R. Rainaldi
391Surly AngelMarty & Kathy Fossen
420High FidelityEric Stitch, Eric Simso
424BrouhahaAlison Hubel
464GustoJohn & Liz Sligh
486RedlineTroy Neuauter - FOR SALE
508Allegedly...Ben Burgum
548Tally HoTom Brown, Misk
810Batmobile RisesDuane & Sarah Olmsted, Hans Dickel & Chandra Wobschall
822All for KnotJohn Graves, Chris Fittipaldi
875GaijinCharlie Luke, Gary Applebaum, Rob Goedken

Boat of the Year

These are the WYC Sonar Fleet #5 Boat of the YEar winners since 2012.  There have been plenty of other Sonar winners that have been honored the wheel trophy over the years.  They just haven't yet been documented here.
YearBoat NameSail #Points
2019Batmobile Rises81049.9
2017Batmobile Rises81067.7
2014Surly Angel39164.7


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