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2021 Race Calendar and Results Provisional

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Annual Race Committee MeetingEvent2/10/2021 - 2/10/2021 1800 - WedDavid Klebanoff
Look for a zoom meeting link as well as a proposed agenda in an upcoming email. Please reach out to Dave Klebanoff if you have anything you would like to discuss at the upcoming meeting.

Laser Series 1 (Canceled)Board Boat5/4/2021 - 5/4/2021 1800 - TuesAl Russell
We have decided to wait to hold race until after Club Opening.

Laser Series 2 (Canceled)Board Boat5/11/2021 - 5/11/2021 1800 - TuesAl Russell
We are holding off on starting the Laser series to after Club Opening.

Laser Series 3 Board Boat5/18/2021 - 5/18/2021 1800 - TuesBill Rogers
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact Ken Grillo

Laser Series 4Board Boat5/25/2021 - 5/25/2021 1800 - TuesAl Russell
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact abrussellvt@gmail.com

Midweek Practice Race5/27/2021 - 5/27/2021 1815 - ThursDavid Klebanoff
Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Coffee PotPHRF5/29/2021 - 5/29/2021 1000 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Coffee Pot
General Description: This is the traditional season opener for keel boats. Be prepared for possible cold conditions. The Coffee Pot will be scored as a multiple race regatta.
Eligibility: Open to all PHRF boats

One Design 1One Design5/31/2021 - 5/30/2021 1030 - MondayMark Gardner
Our first one design race of the season. Short windward leeward courses in the Inner Malletts Bay. All one design classes are invited.

Laser Series 5Board Boat6/1/2021 - 6/1/2021 1800 - TuesJohn Orourke
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact abrussellvt@gmail.com

Midweek 1PHRF6/3/2021 - 6/3/2021 1815 - ThursMarc Turcotte
Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Spring Lightning Regatta (One Day)6/5/2021 - 6/5/2021 1000 - SatMark Gardner
One day regatta for 2021- Saturday only.
Notice of Race
Bill Rogers is PRO.
Sailing Instructions

LCYC Double HanderPHRF6/5/2021 - 6/5/2021 1030 - SatDavid Klebanoff
***LCYC EVENT *** The Double Handed is a standalone race and not part of any series. For the LCYC Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, Courses, and on-line Race Registration see http://lcyc.info/racing. To be scored you must register and have a current PHRF rating.

Laser Series 6Board Boat6/8/2021 - 6/8/2021 1800 - TuesBretton Gardner
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact Ken Grillo

Midweek 26/10/2021 - 6/10/2021 1815 - ThursBill Rogers
Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate. For the BBQ, serving and food re-stocking end at 8:45 and clean up begins immediately thereafter.

Royal SavageMBBC Regatta6/12/2021 - 6/12/2021 1030 - SatAllen Baker
PRO email, allen.h.baker@gmail.com
First held in 1960 it quickly became a part of the Lake Champlain Racing Conference. Boats from Valcour Sailing Club, Lake Champlain Yacht Club and the Royal Savage Yacht Club attend this annual event. Today it is part of the Lake Champlain Championship Cannon Series.
This is a two-race event held on Outer Malletts Bay. The Royal Savage Trophy is one of the most historically significant trophies awarded to sailors on Lake Champlain. The trophy consists of a glass encased relic from the Sloop Royal Savage, the first American Vessel to engage the enemy at the Battle of Valcour on October 11, 1776.
Click here for the Royal Savage SI's revised 5/25/2021

Laser Series 7Board Boat6/15/2021 - 6/15/2021 - TuesPatrick Zachary
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact abrussellvt@gmail.com

Midweek 3PHRF6/17/2021 - 6/17/2021 1815 - ThursGerald J. Couture, II
Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Double-Handed Race6/19/2021 - 6/19/2021 1030 - SatJulie Trottier
A double-handed race for boats in Malletts Bay open to all keel boats normally crewed by two or more people. Eligibility: Any class/fleet with two or more boats may race. Classes: To be determined at Skipper's meeting. Skippers' Meeting: 0900 hours Notes: There will be separate starts for non-spinnaker keel boats and/or Portsmouth handicapped centerboard boats if there are 3 or more boats in each class. There may be multiple races at the discretion of the Race Committee.

LCYC OdziozoPHRF6/19/2021 - 6/19/2021 1030 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Primary Race Officer: John Harris
Race Committee: Ted Marcy
The Oziozo Race is one of the optional races for the LCCS Champlain Series.
For the LCCS Notice of Series, see http://lcchampionshipseries.org.


Laser Series 8Board Boat6/22/2021 - 6/22/2021 1800 - TuesPaul Hansen
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact abrussellvt@gmail.com

Midweek 4PHRF6/24/2021 - 6/24/2021 1830 - TursdayAlan Ouellette
Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate. For the BBQ, serving and food re-stocking ends at 8:45 with clean up immediately thereafter. BBQ Coordinator Wendy & Stu Boyd

LCYC Lady SkipperPHRF6/26/2021 - 6/26/2021 1030 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Primary Race Officer: Dave Powlison
Race Committee: Les Velte
The Lady Skipper is part of the Cannon/Billado Series.
For the LCYC Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, Courses, and on-line Race Registration see http://lcyc.info/racing. To be scored you must register and have a current PHRF rating.


NE Lightning DistrictsAway Regatta6/26/2021 - 6/27/2021 09:00 - Sat-SunMark Gardner
New England District Championship is confirmed for Squam Lake for 26-27 June, 2021. Be there! Edited by Mark G 2/11/21

Laser Series 9Board Boat6/29/2021 - 6/29/2021 1800 - TuesBill Rogers


Midweek 5PHRF7/1/2021 - 7/1/2021 1815 - ThursChuck Padula
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

CANCELED Clinic for Martin 16 Regatta VolunteersClinic7/2/2021 - 7/2/2021 1800 - FriPaul Hansen

Want to volunteer at the Martin 16 regatta but unsure how to help out? This clinic is for you!

We'll cover:

  • Overview of the Martin 16
  • Rigging and de-rigging
  • Using the transfer lift to get sailors into and out of the boats
  • Things to check before a boat leaves the dock
  • Helping a boat arrive back at the dock

To sign up for the clinic, please fill out the regatta volunteer sign-up form.



Ethan Allen RegattaPHRF7/4/2021 - 7/4/2021 1200 - SunJulie Trottier
A pursuit race sailed using no spinnakers or bloopers. Registration: 1000 to 1100 hours at MBBC. Please try to pre-register via email to Julie Trottier (communications@mbbc-vt.org) anytime after June 1 and before 0900 hours July 4. (Just type “Ethan Allen Regatta” in the subject and tell me your name, boat name and boat type in the email.) Starting Time: First warning at 1155. Individual start times based on your PHRF rating will be assigned at registration and the first boat to finish wins!

Laser Series 10Board Boat7/6/2021 - 7/6/2021 1800 - TuesGerald J. Couture, II
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 6 PHRF7/8/2021 - 7/8/2021 1815 - ThursHarry Reindel
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate. For the BBQ, serving and food re-stocking ends at 8:45 with clean up immediately thereafter. BBQ Coordinator: Wanda Keosian

Mayor's Cup-PlattsburghAway Regatta7/10/2021 - 7/10/2021 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Plattsburgh, NY

Known as “the” sailing tradition of Lake Champlain, the Mayor’s Cup Regatta returns July 13th as the signature event of the popular 4-day summer festival in Plattsburgh, NY. Attracting sailboats from throughout the northeast and Quebec, racers face a “no guts, no glory” competition known, since 1978, for its spirited fun and, sometimes, high-seas adventure. When skippers, who compete around the world, claim Lake Champlain as “sailing at its best,” we know our waterfront treasure is no fools gold!


Valcour Race - PlattsburghAway Regatta7/11/2021 - 7/11/2021 1000 - SunSkip McClellan
This race will be VSC day race for the Cannon Series in the Lake Champlain Championship Series.

Laser Series 11Board Boat7/13/2021 - 7/13/2021 1800 - TuesSamuel Pratt
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 7PHRF7/15/2021 - 7/15/2021 1815 - ThursMarcy Milton Finch
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Lake Champlain RacePHRF7/16/2021 - 7/17/2021 2000 - Fri-SatMike Quaid
The General Instructions and Notice of Race below contain the SI's for the Lake Champlain Race.

CANCELED Martin 16 RegattaOne Design7/17/2021 - 7/18/2021 - Sat-SunPaul Hansen

Sadly, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 regatta has been canceled. We hope to see you in 2021!

Launched in 2003, this accessible sailing event has become Lake Champlain's premier race for sailors with disabilities. It continues to grow, drawing competitors from throughout the northeastern US and eastern Canada.



One Design 2One Design7/18/2021 - 7/18/2021 1030 - SunMark Gardner
Short windward leeward courses in the Inner Malletts Bay. All one design classes are invited.

Laser Series 12Board Boat7/20/2021 - 7/20/2021 1800 - TuesMark Gardner
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 8PHRF7/22/2021 - 7/22/2021 1815 - ThursNate Owen
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

LCYC Mid Lake RaceAway Regatta7/24/2021 - 7/24/2021 1030 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Series: Lake Champlain Championship Series
Primary Race Officer: Dale Hyerstay
https://lcyc.info/events/mid-lake-race

Laser Series 13Board Boat7/27/2021 - 7/27/2021 1800 - TuesAllen Baker
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 9PHRF7/29/2021 - 7/29/2021 1815 - ThursDavid Jillson
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Finch CupPHRF8/1/2021 - 8/1/2021 1300 - SunDavid Klebanoff
“Skippers are encouraged to race with the minimal number of crew that they can safely race with.”

This is a low pressure Pursuit Race.
An open regatta, raced using no spinnakers or bloopers. Any PHRF boat is eligible. Non-club sailors are welcome to participate. The boat must be helmed by a Woman or Junior sailor. In honor of the memory of Jim Finch.

Laser Series 14Board Boat8/3/2021 - 8/3/2021 1800 - TuesCandy Padula
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 10PHRF8/5/2021 - 8/5/2021 1815 - ThursSteve Crane
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.For the BBQ, serving and food re-stocking ends at 8:45 with clean up immediately thereafter. BBQ Coordinator: Kim Pratt

Ladies CupAway Regatta8/7/2021 - 8/7/2021 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Shelburne, VT - LCYC

Chiott CupOne Design8/8/2021 - 8/8/2021 1200 - SunChuck Padula
MBBC's major one-design regatta. It is open to club and non-club sailors.
The Chiott Cup is awarded to the winner of the class that has been selected by the Afterguard. Selection is made after classes have petitioned the Afterguard for the privilege to race for the Cup. The Lasers are racing for the cup this year. Individual prizes will be awarded after the racing to the first 3 boats in each class.

Laser Series 15Board Boat8/10/2021 - 8/10/2021 1800 - TuesSteve Widdis
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 11PHRF8/12/2021 - 8/12/2021 1815 - Thurs Bretton Gardner
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Diamond Island Regatta Away Regatta8/14/2021 - 8/14/2021 TBD - SatDavid Klebanoff
Hosted by the Diamond Island Yacht Club Charlotte VT. Part of the Lake wide Cannon Series Here’s What You Need to Know: The DIR page on the DIYC website is open! You can register for the race, order your customized t-shirts with your boat name, and get your space reserved for the always sold out dinner. ACT NOW! Why now? 1. Early registration helps us organize. 2. Because of the customized boat names on the t-shirts your order must be placed by Sunday night, July 28. Do it now while you’re thinking about it. 3. The dinner always sells out. You don’t want to miss it! This year it’s a professionally catered “Taste of the Caribbean” with mahi mahi, beautifully seasoned island pork and more. Plus, we’ll be playing your favorite Island/boating music, there’ll be a cool presentation by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, race awards, a limbo competition (what were we thinking?) and more! To make it easy here is a link for the DIR page. From there you’ll find information and links for t-shirts, dinner tickets and race registration: http://diyc.org/diamond-island-regatta/ Questions? Contact Wendy Friant at wjfriant@earthlink.net See you there!

One Design 3One Design8/15/2021 - 8/15/2021 1300 - SunMark Gardner
Short windward leeward courses in the Inner Malletts Bay. All one design classes are invited.

Split Rock RegattaAway Regatta8/15/2021 - 8/15/2021 - SunDavid Klebanoff


Laser Series 16Board Boat8/17/2021 - 8/17/2021 1800 - TuesJulie Trottier
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 12PHRF8/19/2021 - 8/19/2021 1815 - ThursSamuel Pratt
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Laser Series 17Board Boat8/24/2021 - 8/24/2021 1800 - TuesAl Russell
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 13PHRF8/26/2021 - 8/26/2021 1815 - ThursPatrick Zachary
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Schuyler Island Race - ShelburneAway Regatta8/28/2021 - 8/28/2021 - SatDavid Klebanoff


Laser Series 18Board Boat8/31/2021 - 8/31/2021 1800 - TuesJohn Orourke
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Midweek 14PHRF9/2/2021 - 9/2/2021 1800 - ThursAllen Baker
Open to all pre-registered boats. Traditionally, this series provides informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Goodbye SummerPHRF9/5/2021 - 9/5/2021 1030 - SunAlan Ouellette

Wave goodbye to summer with a day of racing on the water.

Registration: 0900 at clubhouse, or email Alan Ouellette
Race instructions: Available during registration.
Course: Same as One Design Series
Harbor Start: 0930
Start Time: First warning gun at 1030

(Please keep this event on the Sunday before Labor Day; a lot of people have to work/go to class on Labor Day.)



Laser Series 19Board Boat9/7/2021 - 9/7/2021 1800 - TuesMark Gardner
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

2020 J/24 US National Championship9/9/2021 - 9/12/2021 All Day - Thurs-SunMark Gardner
Please visit the official regatta website for details.

Commodore Macdonough Race-ShelburneAway Regatta9/11/2021 - 9/12/2021 - Sat-SunCindy Turcotte
Long distance race starting at Shelburne, VT - LCYC. For details, please visit:

Laser Series 20Board Boat9/14/2021 - 9/14/2021 1800 - TuesPatrick Zachary
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Fall Midweek 1PHRF9/16/2021 - 9/16/2021 1800 - ThursJohn Orourke
Casual Fall Racing

Laser Series 21Board Boat9/21/2021 - 9/21/2021 17:30 - TuesPaul Hansen
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Fall Midweek 2PHRF9/23/2021 - 9/23/2021 1800 - ThursWilliam Fastiggi
Casual Fall Racing

Laser Series 22 Board Boat9/28/2021 - 9/28/2021 5:30 - TuesChuck Padula
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact ken.grillo@gmail.com

Fall Midweek 3PHRF9/30/2021 - 9/30/2021 1800 - ThursSamuel Pratt
Casual Fall Racing

Benedict Arnold10/2/2021 - 10/2/2021 1100 - Sat David Klebanoff
General Description: This race commemorates the Revolutionary War naval Battle of Valcour which occurred on Friday, October 11, 1776, between an American fleet commanded by Benedict Arnold and a British fleet under the authority of Sir Guy Carleton, though he was not the operational commander. The weather that day was clear with a northerly wind. Snow could be seen on the mountains. The American fleet was anchored across the Valcour Channel from near Bluff Point to the New York shore. There were 500 non-sailors in this fleet. The British fleet, 700 sailors, had passed the eastern shore of Valcour Island the previous day, sailing south. In order to attack the American fleet, the British fleet had proceeded to windward up the Valcour Channel by tacking and rowing. The first British ship was sighted by the Americans at 8 AM. The battle commenced three hours later at 11 AM with the main forces joining battle at 12:30 PM. The battle ended at 5 PM. During the battle Arnold's flag ship "Royal Savage" was badly damaged and driven ashore on Bluff Point where it was abandoned. After the battle the British fleet retired south and anchored in a blocking line with the eastern end of the line near Garden Island. However, during the night Arnold was able to slip away by sailing down the western shore of the Channel. On the following days in their search for the American fleet, it was reported that some British ships fired upon a rock south of Providence Island, thinking it was an American ship. That rock is now named Carleton Prize.

Laser Series 23 Board Boat10/5/2021 - 10/5/2021 5:30 - TuesGerald Couture
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact Ken Grillo

Midweek Late Fall Series 1 10/7/2021 - 10/7/2021 1730 - ThursCindy Turcotte
This is a separate series to extend the sailing season. Understanding that a 5:30pm start will make it difficult for some to attend, there are no awards and it does not count toward a series, although it will be scored.

Leaf Peeper RegattaOne Design, MBBC Regatta10/9/2021 - 10/10/2021 0900 - Sat-SunMark Gardner
Last Lightning Regatta in New England. Weather always plays a part in the fun! NOR

Laser Series 24 Board Boat10/12/2021 - 10/12/2021 5:30 - TuesSamuel Pratt
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact Ken Grillo

Midweek Late Fall Series 2PHRF10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021 1730 - ThursSamuel Pratt


Late Fall J24 Series 1One Design10/17/2021 - 10/17/2021 1100 - SunDavid Klebanoff
A late fall series for J24's after club closing. Short courses in the inner bay. Five races are scheduled each day, wind and weather permitting. Temperatures are often in the 40's.

Late Fall J24 Series 2One Design10/23/2021 - 10/23/2021 1100 - SatDavid Klebanoff
A late fall series for J24's after club closing. Short courses in the inner bay. Five races are scheduled each day, wind and weather permitting. Temperatures are often in the 40's.

Late Fall J24 Series 3One Design10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021 1100 - SatDavid Klebanoff
A late fall series for J24's after club closing. Short courses in the inner bay. Five races are scheduled each day, wind and weather permitting. Temperatures are often in the 40's.

Late Fall J24 Series 4One Design11/6/2021 - 11/6/2021 1100 - SatDavid Klebanoff
A late fall series for J24's after club closing. Short courses in the inner bay. Five races are scheduled each day, wind and weather permitting. Temperatures are often in the 40's.

Late Fall J24 Series 5One Design11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021 1100 - SatDavid Klebanoff
A late fall series for J24's after club closing. Short courses in the inner bay. Five races are scheduled each day, wind and weather permitting. Temperatures are often in the 40's.

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