2019 Races and Special Events

Mirror Refurbishment Day - Saturday + Sunday, June 22-23

Come help fix up the Club's Mirror sailboats used for the sailing program. We'll meet at the R.S. Colson Boat Shop in Lubec (Jimmy B.'s place!)

 

Boat shop Bash - Saturday, June 22

Party at Jimmy’s place on South Water St. in Lubec!

 

Canada Day Race - Sunday, June 30

Sail from Eastport to St. Andrews and stay overnight to enjoy the festivities around Canada Day. The race starts at 10 am EST off the dock at the Eastport Chowder House.

 

Rum Runner's Race - Saturday, July 13

This event begins on the Eastport Fish Pier at 1 pm EST and races across the border to Canada, to Lubec, and back again to Eastport. A special prize for the winner is awarded immediately after the race. Race will be July 14th if the weather is bad.

 

Roosevelt Cup - July 27-28

 This two-day race includes a Saturday race for the Eleanor Cup and a Sunday race for the Franklin Cup. Start and finish lines are in Friar's Bay offshore from the Roosevelt's home. Saturday Race starts at 1 pm EST and the Sunday race at 12 pm EST.

 

20th Annual Roosevelt cup reception - Sunday,  July 28

One of the best parties of the year!  Race awards, delicious food, good company!  Starts at 4 pm EST at Prince Cottage in Roosevelt Campobello International Park. 

Roosevelt Cup 2015, Video by Kyle Smith

 

St. Andrew’s Yacht Club: Algonquin cup - August 3-4

St. Andrew's Yacht Club hosts two-days of fabulous racing. 

 

The Lighthouse Challenge - August 10-11

The first day of this 2 day event (weather and wind permitting), begins near Eastport and takes racers past many of the area’s historic lighthouses, including Head Harbor (East Quoddy) Lighthouse, en route to Grand Manan’s Swallowtail Lighthouse, with the return the following day.

Lighthouse Challenge 2015, Video by Kyle Smith

 

The ‘Round Campobello Race - Saturday, August 17

A new event that takes the tides in mind as we circle clockwise around the belle isle of Campobello! Start time and place TBA.

 

2018 Annual General Meeting - Saturday, August 24

Place and time: TBA

 

John gallagher Memorial Regatta - Saturday, August 31

Come race in our sailing partner WCCC’s Flying Juniors against the students of the Advanced Sailing class on beautiful Boyden’s Lake!