2018 Races and Special Events

Mirror Refurbishment Day and bBQ - Saturday, June 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!)

 

Canada Day Race - Sunday, July 1

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.

 

Roosevelt Cup - July 14-15

 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.

 

Roosevelt cup reception - Sunday,  July 15

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

 

Rum Runner's Race - Saturday, July 28

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.

 

SAYC: Algonquin cup - August 4-5

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

 

The Lighthouse Challenge - August 11-12

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

 

John gallagher Memorial Regatta - Saturday, August 18

A new race 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. Place and Time: TBA

 

2018 Annual General Meeting - Saturday, August 25

Place and time: TBA

 

sayc: Foulkes Memorial Regatta - September 1

Another great event in St. Andrews. 

 

SAYC: Paul Casey Memorial Race - September 8-9

A two-day race around Deer Island with a fun Saturday night in Head Harbor.

 

sayc: Around Deer Island - September 15

A one-day race around dear Deer Island. May the tides and wind be in your favor!