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Lake Champlain Founded 1936






2021 Calendar Provisional

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Annual Race Committee Meeting2/10/2021 - 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.

Grounds Pre-Opening work day4/24/2021 - 4/24/2021 1000 - SatMark Baglini
Grounds committee is getting any early start to the season come help give a hand clearing away debris.

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

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

Club Opening5/15/2021 - 5/15/2021 0900 - SatJohn Meeks
Spring opening, please join members in getting club ready for a GREAT SAILING SEASON! Please remember to follow State safety guidelines.

PBI15/16/2021 - 5/16/2021 1000 - Al Russell
Power Boat Instruction Level 1 (PBI 1).. This clinic is required for all operators of Club owned power boats. We focus on safety, procedures, maintenence, and the applicable State and Federal Laws Level one only covers the club whalers and the punt. Other boats have other requirements.

Laser Series 3 5/18/2021 - 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 45/25/2021 - 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 - ThursMark Gardner
Informal racing and provides the beginning racer or the owner of a non-class boat the opportunity to participate.

Coffee Pot5/29/2021 - 5/29/2021 1000 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Warning Signal: 1000
Description: The traditional season opener. Be prepared for possible cold conditions. The Coffee is a distance race starting in the Inner Malletts Bay, around Stave Island and finishing at the start.
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members boats with a Lake Champlain PHRF rating.
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: The Coffee Pot is awarded to the winner.
Venue: Start will be the Inner Malletts Bay, north of Coats Island.
Course: (See Sailing Instructions)
Sailing Instruction

Get Acquainted-Welcome Back Social5/30/2021 - 5/30/2021 1830 - Sat Wanda Keosian Sachs
Join us for a get acquainted, welcome back summer social.
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One Design 15/31/2021 - 5/30/2021 1030 - MonMark 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 56/1/2021 - 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 16/3/2021 - 6/3/2021 1815 - ThursMarc Turcotte


Spring Lightning Regatta (One Day)6/5/2021 - 6/5/2021 1000 - SatMark Gardner
One day regatta for 2021- Saturday only.


LCYC Double Hander6/5/2021 - 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.

Season Opener Women's Sailing6/7/2021 - 6/7/2021 1800 - Mon.Susan Sullivan
MBBC Women's Sailing Program will start the season with our weekly evening sail.
Topic this week will be an on board review of required safety equipment and our first weekly evening cruise.
No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 66/8/2021 - 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


Royal Savage6/12/2021 - 6/12/2021 1030 - SatAllen Baker
Warning Signal: 1030
Description: 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. Eligibility: Open to members and non-members boats with a Lake Champlain PHRF rating. First race of the Lake Champlain Championship.
Classes: A, B, C and JAM. A PHRF fleet must have two or more boats. -Spinnaker A (PHRF < 081)
-Spinnaker B (PHRF 081 - 126)
-Spinnaker C (PHRF > 126)
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: PHRF time-on-time. For 2022, the Ted Brooks Trophy will be awarded to the boat finishing first for the combined total overall in Class C. For 2022, the Royal Savage Trophy will be awarded to the boat finishing first for the combined total overall in Classes A and B.
Venue: Outer Malletts Bay
Course: Windward/Leeward course

Sailing Instructions

Sunday Brunch hosted by the Cruisers 6/13/2021 - 6/13/2021 1000 - SunShelley Mathias
Join us for the first cruise event of the season! This will be a great opportunity for MBBC members to meet cruisers and make plans for the sailing season.
Please plan on bringing food to share and a beverage of your choice. We'll provide coffee and OJ
If the weather cooperates we will be on the dock.

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Women's Sailing6/14/2021 - 6/14/2021 1800 - Mon.Janice Lange
The topic this week is points of sail and sail trim, including how to approach a MOB.
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 76/15/2021 - 6/15/2021 - TuesPatrick Zachary
A casual and friendly but competitive competition on Tuesday evenings throughout the sailing season. Contact abrussellvt@gmail.com

Midweek 36/17/2021 - 6/17/2021 1815 - ThursGerald J. Couture, II


Area A Sears Cup 6/19/2021 - 6/20/2021 - WedKatrina Ouellette
US Sailing Triple handed Championship, Area A, BYC Bristol RI

LCYC Odziozo6/19/2021 - 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.


Double-Handed Race6/19/2021 - 6/19/2021 1030 - SatJulie Trottier
Competitor’s Meeting: 0900
Warning Signal: 1025
Description: A double-handed race for boats in Malletts Bay open to all keel boats normally crewed by two or more people.
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members boats with a Lake Champlain PHRF rating.
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: PHRF time-on-time.
Venue: Start will be the Inner Malletts Bay
Course: (See Sailing Instructions)
Sailing Instructions

Junior Sailing Summer Program6/21/2021 - 8/13/2021 0900 - Mon-FriNick Farina
Junior Sailing Summer Program
Sailing classes teach boat handling skills and seamanship following the US SAILING Small Boat Sailing curriculum. Class offerings are designed to teach sailors with entry level skills up to experienced sailors participating in our racing program.

Womens Sailing6/21/2021 - 6/21/2021 1800 - MonKathy Manning
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 86/22/2021 - 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 46/24/2021 - 6/24/2021 1830 - ThursAlan Ouellette


Full Moon Evening Sail # 16/24/2021 - 6/24/2021 - ThursSteven Charlebois
Go out on a few boats to watch the sunset / moon rise, weather permitting.
If you want to join on someone else's boat, please contact me at Steve@seadogboatingsolutions.com.

NE Lightning Districts6/26/2021 - 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

LCYC Lady Skipper6/26/2021 - 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.


Cruise # 1 - Full Moon Weekend6/26/2021 - 6/27/2021 - Sat-SunNile Schneider
Hosts: Nile & Linda Schneider

We will determine the location on Friday, 6/27 based upon the weather forecast and it will be posted here

If the weather is bad, maybe on the good weather day (i.e. Saturday), we could head over to Niquette Bay in the Inner Bay and anchor and then head back to MBBC in the evening?

The destination will be determined by the host and the weather (i.e. wind direction, forecast, etc...)



Women's Sailing6/28/2021 - 6/28/2021 1800 - Mon.Lynne Meeks
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 96/29/2021 - 6/29/2021 1800 - TuesBill Rogers


Pizza Movie Night6/30/2021 - 6/30/2021 6-8PM - WedKathy Manning
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Pizza and margarita mixers provided BYOT (tequila)

Midweek 57/1/2021 - 7/1/2021 1815 - ThursChuck Padula


CANCELED Clinic for Martin 16 Regatta Volunteers7/2/2021 - 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 Regatta7/4/2021 - 7/4/2021 1200 - MonJulie Trottier
A Jib and Main only pursuit race.
Warning Signal: 1155
Description: A Jib and Main only pursuit race.
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members boats
Registration: 1000 to 1100 hours at MBBC. Pre-register - email ethanallen@mbbc-vt.org with “Ethan Allen Regatta” in the subject, include the helm and PHRF information if available.
Scoring: Individual start times based on PHRF time-on-distance rating assigned at the end of registration. (The slowest boat starts first)
Venue: Inner Malletts Bay
Sailing Instructions

July 4th Catered BBQ 7/4/2021 - 7/4/2021 1700 - Sun Wanda Keosian
Enjoy the 4th of July at MBBC. Race in the Ethan Allen regatta, join the Yeoman's Challenge, enjoy the festivities and fireworks from the best spot on the lake. This a fun day for the whole family and to pull it all off we need YOUR help! We are still working out the details
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Laser Series 107/6/2021 - 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

FJ Horse Regatta7/8/2021 - 7/9/2021 1000 - Thurs-FridayKatrina Ouellette
Jr. Sailing Regatta in Saratoga NY.

Midweek 6 7/8/2021 - 7/8/2021 1815 - ThursHarry Reindel


Mayor's Cup-Plattsburgh7/10/2021 - 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 - Plattsburgh7/11/2021 - 7/11/2021 1000 - SunSkip McClellan
This race will be VSC day race for the Cannon Series in the Lake Champlain Championship Series.

Ladies Lawn Party7/12/2021 - 7/12/2021 1730 - Mon.Marilynne Johnson
Join the women of MBBC at the event of the season!
Don your best summer dress, hat and gloves for an evening of croquet, tea sandwiches, chocolates, and other sweet treats.
Food and drink will be served by the men of MBBC, followed by a sunset sail. This annual event is a favorite, not to be missed.

Laser Series 117/13/2021 - 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

Champ Chase (Jr Regatta)7/14/2021 - 7/15/2021 0900 - Wed-ThursKatrina Ouellette
Champ Chase has been Canceled for 2020.

Midweek 77/15/2021 - 7/15/2021 1815 - ThursMarcy Milton Finch


Lake Champlain Race7/16/2021 - 7/17/2021 2000 - Fri-SatMike Quaid
Description: The Lake Champlain Race exposes the racer to the northern sections of Lake Champlain. Part of the Lake Champlain Championship.
Warning Signal: 2000
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members PHRF rated boat
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: PHRF time-on-time.
Venue: Start and Finish near Carlton’s Prize
Sailing Instructions

CANCELED Martin 16 Regatta7/17/2021 - 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 27/18/2021 - 7/18/2021 1030 - SunMark Gardner
Short windward leeward courses in the Inner Malletts Bay. All one design classes are invited.

Women's Sailing7/19/2021 - 7/19/2021 1800 - Mon.Marcy Milton Finch
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 127/20/2021 - 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

Cheeseburger Regatta (Jr Regatta)7/22/2021 - 7/23/2021 0900 - Thurs-FriKatrina Ouellette
Jr. Regatta hosted by Lake George Club

Midweek 87/22/2021 - 7/22/2021 1815 - ThursNate Owen


2-3 night Full Moon Fri - Sun/Mon Cruise # 27/23/2021 - 7/26/2021 1830 - Fri-Sun/MonAmy Bradford
Hosts:Amy Bradford please text:  802-373-4035
Hi, we will start our cruise on Friday at 6:30pm by joining with Steve for the full moon cruise. Moonrise 8:43PM (sunset 8:28pm). 
For those wanting to continue on the weekend cruise:
Friday night (wind NW changing to SW):anchor W of Robinson's Point (if wind is still from N)or anchor N of Providence (if wind is from S)distance 6-9 miles
Saturday day(wind S changing to SE):Start sailing around 9am and head towards W Schuyler Island for late lunch grill or swim.  distance 8-11 mi  
Sat. eve. (wind from S):anchor south end of Willsborough Bay  Dinghy to The Upper Deck 7:30pm for dinner reservation.distance from Schuyler to WB 6-8 miles
Sunday (wind from S):sail to Valcour Island (16 mi) or back to MBBC (20miles).   Anchorage to be determined.
Monday: sail back to MBBC distance 12 miles

Full Moon Evening Sail # 27/23/2021 - 7/23/2021 1800 - FriSteven Charlebois
Go out on a few boats to watch the sunset/moonrise. (Sunset: 8:28pm / Moonrise: 8:43PM).

Please contact Steve Charlebois if you plan on heading out for a sail to watch the sunset and moonrise.

Weather dependent.

If you are interested in anchoring overnight and doing a longer trip for the weekend, please see the "2-3 night Full Moon Fri - Sun/Mon Cruise # 2" Event being hosted by Amy Bradford for more details.


Women's Sailing Weekend Cruise7/23/2021 - 7/25/2021 - Fri, Sat, SunSusan Sullivan
Weather permitting, we'll sail to Stave (Location to be confirmed)and moor overnight. All are invited (with or without a boat). We'll match you up with a woman sailor. We gather Friday night at the Club at the moorings or, if possible, make an early start to Stave. Let Susan Sullivan know you are interested and we'll provide additional information.

LCYC Mid Lake Race7/24/2021 - 7/24/2021 1030 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Series: Lake Champlain Championship Series
Primary Race Officer: Dale Hyerstay
https://lcyc.info/events/mid-lake-race

Women's Sailing7/26/2021 - 7/26/2021 1800 - Mon.Karen Petit
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Rig it UP Sunapee (Jr. Sailing)7/26/2021 - 7/27/2021 0900 - Tues, WedKatrina Ouellette
Jr. Sailing Regatta on LSYC, Lake Sunapee, NH Optis and 420s

Laser Series 137/27/2021 - 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 97/29/2021 - 7/29/2021 1815 - ThursDavid Jillson


Finch Cup8/1/2021 - 8/1/2021 1300 - SunJeff Allen
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.
Warning Signal: 1155
Description: A Jib and Main only pursuit race.
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members PHRF rated boat, helmed by a woman or Jr. Sailor.
Registration: 1100 to 1200 hours at MBBC. Pre-register - email finchcup@mbbc-vt.org with “Finch Cup” in the subject, helm and PHRF information.
Scoring: Individual start times based on PHRF time-on-distance rating assigned at the end of registration. (The slowest boat starts first)
Venue: Inner Malletts Bay
Course: See Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions

Women's Sailing8/2/2021 - 8/2/2021 1800 - Mon.Kim Adair
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 148/3/2021 - 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 108/5/2021 - 8/5/2021 1815 - ThursSteve Crane


Ladies Cup8/7/2021 - 8/7/2021 - SatDavid Klebanoff
Shelburne, VT - LCYC

Cruise # 3 -8/7/2021 - 8/8/2021 - Sat, Sun.Steven Charlebois
Hosts: Steve Charlebois

Cruise # 3 will take place 8/7-8/8/2021.

Meg and I are unable to host the cruise this coming weekend. We tried to find someone to take over the cruise for us since we were unavailable.

Amy Bradford may be cruising this weekend if you are interested. Please contact her on her cell phone at 802-373-4035. Amy did email the folks on the Cruising Committee to let them know what her potential plans are this weekend.

The destination will be determined by the host and the weather (i.e. wind direction, forecast, etc...)



Chiott Cup8/8/2021 - 8/9/2021 1200 - Sat-SunChuck Padula
MBBC's major one-design regatta.
It is open to club and non-club sailors.
Competitors Meeting: Saturday 1000
Harbor Start: 1030
Description: MBBC's major one-design, two-day regatta. It is open to Club and non-Club boats with three of more starters.
Eligibility: Any one-design class with three or more entries.
Registration: At Club house, 0900-1000
Scoring: The Chiott Cup is awarded to the winner of the class that has been selected by the Afterguard. Series will be scored by class, excluding 1 race after completing 6 races.
Venue: Races will be on a course located on Inner Malletts Bay
Courses: Windward Leeward courses


Women's Sailing8/9/2021 - 8/9/2021 1800 - Mon.Kathy Manning
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional.

Laser Series 158/10/2021 - 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 118/12/2021 - 8/12/2021 1815 - Thurs Bretton Gardner


Junior Sailing Ends8/13/2021 - 8/13/2021 0900 - FriNick Farina
Last day of Junior Sailing

Diamond Island Regatta 8/14/2021 - 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!

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


One Design 38/15/2021 - 8/15/2021 1300 - SunMark Gardner
Short windward leeward courses in the Inner Malletts Bay. All one design classes are invited.

Women's Sailing8/16/2021 - 8/16/2021 1800 - Mon.Janice Lange
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional.

Laser Series 168/17/2021 - 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 128/19/2021 - 8/19/2021 1815 - ThursSamuel Pratt


Full Moon Evening Sail # 38/22/2021 - 8/22/2021 Sun - Steven Charlebois
Go out on a few boats to watch the sunset/moonrise.
Weather dependent.

Afterguard Brunch8/22/2021 - 8/22/2021 1000 - SunJohn Meeks
Join the Afterguard in our annual celebration of the membership of Malletts Bay Boat Club for a delicious brunch prepared and served by Afterguard members and their better halves and it's free!
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Women's Sailing8/23/2021 - 8/23/2021 18:00 - Mon.Lea Ann Smith
Weekly women's sailing. No sailing experience (or boat) is necessary. We will match you up with experienced women sailors. Bring a snack and beverage to share (optional).

Laser Series 178/24/2021 - 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 138/26/2021 - 8/26/2021 1815 - ThursPatrick Zachary


Progressive Dinner8/27/2021 - 8/27/2021 1700 - Fri.Karen Petit
Join us for another cruising event that is a season favorite! We'll be making our way around the mooring field experiencing various dinner courses on members' boats. We'll meet on the back lawn at 5:00 pm to get our list of boats to be visited and make our way to the dinghies. Sign up to participate and/or host a course on your boat; contact Karen Petit.

Schuyler Island Race - Shelburne8/28/2021 - 8/28/2021 - SatDavid Klebanoff


Women's Sailing8/30/2021 - 8/30/2021 1800 - Mon.Karen Petit
Last week of Womens Sailing. Even if you haven't been able to make it all summer, don't miss our farewell to long summer evenings this week.

Laser Series 188/31/2021 - 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 149/2/2021 - 9/2/2021 1800 - ThursAllen Baker


Goodbye Summer9/5/2021 - 9/5/2021 1030 - SunAlan Ouellette

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

Warning Signal: 1030
Description: Wave goodbye to summer with a day of racing on the water followed by an informal BBQ at the Club.
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members PHRF rated boat.
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: PHRF time-on-time.
Venue: Inner Malletts Bay
Course: Windward/Leeward course
Sailing Instructions

Laser Series 199/7/2021 - 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

Cruise # 4 -9/11/2021 - 9/12/2021 - Sat, Sun.Steven Charlebois

Cruise # 4 will take place 9/11-9/12/2021.

The destination will be determined by the host and the weather (i.e. wind direction, forecast, etc...)



Commodore Macdonough Race-Shelburne9/11/2021 - 9/12/2021 - Sat-SunCindy Turcotte
Long distance race starting at Shelburne, VT - LCYC. For details, please visit:

Laser Series 209/14/2021 - 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 19/16/2021 - 9/16/2021 1800 - ThursJohn Orourke
Casual Fall Racing

Womens Fall Sailing and Firepit Chat9/19/2021 - 9/19/2021 1400 - MonSusan Sullivan
Mondays 2:00-5:00 sailing. Firepit Chat on the beach to follow at 5:30
We are continuing Womens Sailing into September to capture the last breezes of the season.
Since the launch no longer runs on weekdays, we will dinghy or bring our boats around to the dock.

Full Moon Evening Sail # 49/20/2021 - 9/20/2021 - MonSteven Charlebois
Go out on a few boats to watch the sunset/moonrise.
Weather dependent.

Womens Fall Sailing and Firepit Chat9/20/2021 - 9/20/2021 1400 - MonSusan Sullivan
Mondays 2:00-5:00 sailing. Firepit Chat on the beach to follow at 5:30
We are continuing Womens Sailing into September to capture the last breezes of the season.
Since the launch no longer runs on weekdays, we will dinghy or bring our boats around to the dock.

Laser Series 219/21/2021 - 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 29/23/2021 - 9/23/2021 1800 - ThursWilliam Fastiggi
Casual Fall Racing

Womens Fall Sailing and Firepit Chat9/27/2021 - 9/27/2021 1400 - MonSusan Sullivan
Mondays 2:00-5:00 sailing. Firepit Chat on the beach to follow at 5:30
We are continuing Womens Sailing into September to capture the last breezes of the season.
Since the launch no longer runs on weekdays, we will dinghy or bring our boats around to the dock.

Laser Series 22 9/28/2021 - 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 39/30/2021 - 9/30/2021 1800 - ThursSamuel Pratt
Casual Fall Racing

Annual Meeting10/1/2021 - 10/1/2021 1900 - FriJohn Meeks
An important meeting for all members... Please show your support by coming to hear year-end reports from the Afterguard and the Yeoman on activities for 2017 and the all important election of the new Afterguard for 2018. Please bring a dessert to share, coffee and tea will be provided.

Benedict Arnold10/2/2021 - 10/2/2021 1100 - Sat David Klebanoff
Warning Signal: 1100
Eligibility: Open to members and non-members boats with Lake Champlain PHRF certificate.
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.
Registration: At the Signal Boat
Scoring: PHRF time-on-time.
Venue: Start and Finish near Carlton’s Prize
Course: Distance race

Sailing Instructions

Laser Series 23 10/5/2021 - 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 - ThursDavid Klebanoff


Leaf Peeper Regatta10/9/2021 - 10/10/2021 0900 - Sat-SunMark Gardner
Last Lightning Regatta of the year in New England. Weather always plays a part in the fun!

Laser Series 24 10/12/2021 - 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 210/14/2021 - 10/14/2021 1730 - ThursSamuel Pratt


Club Closing10/16/2021 - 10/16/2021 0900 - Sat Wanda Keosian
As always, we need volunteers to help with club closing! In order to limit the numbers of people congregating at the club, members are encouraged to communicate with their committee chairs prior to 10/17. Committee chairs will identify time frames for tasks to help stagger members' arrival and departure times. Not sure what committee you are on? Check the 2020 log, which is available for download in the communications section of the bank on our website

Late Fall J24 Series 110/17/2021 - 10/17/2021 1100 - SunCharly Dickerson
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 210/23/2021 - 10/23/2021 1100 - SatCharly Dickerson
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 310/30/2021 - 10/30/2021 1100 - SatCharly Dickerson
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 411/6/2021 - 11/6/2021 1100 - SatCharly Dickerson
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 511/13/2021 - 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.

Harbor Closes11/14/2021 - 11/14/2021 all day - SunJon Brooks
Harbor closes

Women of MBBC Holiday Party12/12/2021 - 12/12/2021 1700 - SUNSusan Sullivan
The annual holiday pot luck party is a time to reconnect during the off season. We will enjoy a pot luck and Yankee Swap, conversation and laughter. This is a pot luck and BYOB affair. Please bring an appetizer, dish, or dessert to share. We'll do a Yankee Swap for those who would like to participate. Please bring a wrapped gift which is either something you already have around your home or with a value less than $20. Absurd items are always welcome.
Please RSVP to Shelley Mathias and Susan Sullivan
COVID - We request fully vaccinated women, who are feeling well, with no known exposure attend.

December 2021 Afterguard Meeting12/13/2021 - 12/13/2021 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

January 2022 Afterguard Meeting1/10/2022 - 1/10/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

February 2022 Afterguard Meeting2/14/2022 - 2/14/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

March 2022 Afterguard Meeting3/14/2022 - 3/14/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

April 2022 Afterguard Meeting4/11/2022 - 4/11/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

May 2022 Afterguard Meeting5/9/2022 - 5/9/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held on ZOOM. Contact Master Jon Brooks for link.

Club Opening 5/14/2022 - 5/14/2022 0900 - SatJon Brooks
Annual Club opening... bring your work gloves

June 2022 AfterGuard Meeting6/13/2022 - 6/13/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held at the Clubhouse.

July 2022 Afterguard Meeting7/11/2022 - 7/11/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held at the Clubhouse.

August 2022 Afterguard Meeting8/8/2022 - 8/8/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held at the Clubhouse.

September 2022 Afterguard Meeting9/12/2022 - 9/12/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. This meeting will be held at the Clubhouse.

October 2022 Afterguard Meeting10/10/2022 - 10/10/2022 1800 - MonJon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. Location of meeting TBD.

November 2022 Afterguard Meeting11/14/2022 - 11/14/2022 Mon - 1800Jon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. Location of meeting is TBD.

December 2022 Afterguard Meeting12/12/2022 - 12/12/2022 Mon - 1800Jon Brooks
All members are welcome to join monthly Afterguard Meetings. Location of meeting TBD.

Annual Club Banquet1/1/2300 - 1/2/2300 TBD - TBD Wanda Keosian
TBD

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