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Tuesday Speaker's Series - July 25th

After a well-attended June event, our next presentation takes us to the Mediterranean, with Doug Merrill sharing his experiences delivering a Boreal 47 from Almerimar, Spain to Athens Greece. Along with LCYC member Bill Kallock and the boat’s owner, Bill's business school classmate, they covered over 1400 miles, with ports of call in Cartegena, Ibiza, Palma, the Southern tip of Sardinia, Sicily, the Aeolean islands, the Straits of Messina and the eastern shore of Sicily. The presentation is at 7pm on Tuesday, July 25. Note that this is a different date than originally published.

LCYC Family Playgroup - July - Superhero Training

Come join the monthly LCYC Family Playgroup!

Bring your young families, grandchildren or potential members to enjoy a morning of outdoor fun and a special activity for the kiddos. Activity will be geared towards children 6 and under, but older children can participate as well.

Special Activity: Superhero Training! Come wearing your favorite super hero t-shirt, cape or outfit and enjoy a Superhero Training obstacle course!

Light snacks and refreshments will be served.


Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

Lake Champlain PHRF

July 2017, Lake Champlain PHRF approved updated bylaws: "The LCPHRF Committee shall provide ratings for monohull keelboats only."

Racing monohull keelboats must be registered on the LCYC website with a current Lake Champlain PHRF rating to be scored in LCYC racing events.

If other classes wish to organize on Lake Champlain, and pick a rating system or systems, they can ask the LCYC Regatta Committee for event support. Scoring will always be separate from monohull keelboat results.

Alternate rating systems include:

International Small Catamaran Handicap Rating System (Performance Catamarans)
New England Multihull Association (Cruising Multihulls)
UK RYA Portsmouth Yardstick (Dinghies and Multihulls)
US Sailing Portsmouth Yardstick (Dinghies and Multihulls)


The Lake Champlain Yacht Club is a member-run yacht club located in a sheltered cove on the southwest shore of Shelburne Bay in Shelburne, Vermont, USA. We offer moorings, activities, and community for our members, most of whom own a sailboat or powerboat. The object of the Club is to promote and encourage boating and sailing on Lake Champlain, while emphasizing racing, cruising, and education, without financial gain. Please let us know if you are interested in membership at LCYC!

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Lake Champlain offers some of the best freshwater cruising in North America. The beautiful scenery and charming lakeside destinations make it a great place to explore. LCYC organizes several rendezvous events during the sailing season. Spontaneous cruising events also materialize throughout the season. We have a number of scheduled events planned for the summer season. Cruisers are out and about just about every weekday and weekend throughout the summer.

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Lake Champlain Yacht Club has a robust junior sailing program, open to all children ages 8-17. We use Optimist prams and Flying Junior dinghies for instruction and racing. Full and half-day sessions are offered for all ability levels over an eight week period. All of our Instructors are US Sailing certified and have extensive experience. We have two race weeks during the summer, the Lake Champlain Champ Chase Regatta and traveling to Lake George for the Cheeseburger Regatta!

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Lake Champlain is a beautiful venue for sailboat racing, with excellent competition, friendly competitors, and great participation. LCYC features a summer-long Wednesday Night racing series, an Etchells/Sportboat series, and weekend races, several of which are part of the the Lake Champlain Championship Series. Our friends at Mallets Bay Boat Club, Royal Savage Yacht Club, and Valcour Sailing Club also offer great racing events around the lake. LCYC also hosts an annual Viper 640 Regatta.

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