2017 Races and Special Events

 

Canada Day Race - Saturday, July 1

This annual favorite begins off the Eastport Breakwater and ends at St. Andrews, NB with the famous St. Andrews Yacht Club BBQ.

 

Mirror Work Party - Saturday, July 8

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!)

 

The Lighthouse Challenge - July 22-23

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

 

SAYC: Algonquin cup - July 29-20

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

 

BoatHouse Ball - Saturday, August 12

Potluck on the beach at R.S. Colson Boat Shop in Lubec (Jimmy's place)!

 

Rum Runner's Race - Sunday, August 13

This event begins in Friar’s Roads and races across the border to Eastport and Lubec and back again. A special prize for the winner is awarded immediately after the race.

 

Roosevelt Cup - August 19-20

 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 Roads offshore from the Roosevelt's home. Saturday Race starts at 1 pm and the Sunday race at 11 am.

 

Roosevelt cup reception - Sunday, August 20

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

 

2016 Annual General Meeting - Saturday, August 26

At the Eastport Chowder House at 5 p.m. Contact Tammy at 853-4700 or email ladytess@live.com

 

John gallagher Memorial Regatta - Saturday, August 27

A new race in Johnson's Cove that gives the non-keelboats a chance to shine. Get your centerboard special out on the water for a short course with as many laps as the wind will allow. We may have to do heats if the competition is plentiful. 

 

sayc: Foulkes Memorial Regatta - September 2-3

Another great event in St. Andrews. 

 

SAYC: Paul Casey Memorial Race - September 9-10

Spend Saturday night in Head Harbor between days of racing.

 

sayc: Around Deer Island - September 16

May the tides and wind be in your favor!