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Small Boat Regatta


On June 9 2018, CYC will organize a sailing regatta that’s fun for every sailor (experienced or not) using any type of (dinghy) sailboat. Using the Portsmouth Yardstick system, each boat is assigned a handicap number and can race against one other using time measurements.

What can you expect:

  • A day filled with fun sailing regatta’s for young and old for experienced and inexperienced sailors.

  • If you do not own a boat or don’t know how to sail, please call and we will try to match you up with one of our Club members.

  • For the inexperienced sailors, there will be a short introduction to regatta sailing to go over the basic rules.

  • Good food, drinks.

  • Everyone is welcome to watch the races from our club grounds. For the youngsters there’s a sandbox, swings and a beach area. Please note that life vests are required for youngsters under 13 years old, a limited number of life vests are available for loan at Club.

  • Camping is available at our facility from Friday to Sunday morning; please call to make arrangements.

Schedule of Events: • 8-10:00 AM: Arrival, breakfast, sign-up • 11:00 AM: Regatta briefing • 12:00 PM: First race starts; expect up to 3 to 4 races back to back • ~5:00 PM: Dinner and prizes Quick Info: • Sailors $25 per person (includes breakfast, dinner, and prizes) • Breakfast only guests: $5 per person • Dinner only guests: $10 per person • Portsmouth Yardstick handicap timing system • Camping available on club grounds Friday evening to Sunday morning • Families welcome! Watch the races from our club grounds. • Sandbox, swings, and beach area available for kids. For more information, or to RSVP by June 6 contact Doug Hurst at 330-321-3254.

Help us spread the word about the Regatta by sharing our event listing on the CYC Facebook page.

Chippewa Yacht Club
5878 Longacre Lane

Chippewa Lake, OH 44215

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