Fall Foliage Cruise


Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 08:30 to Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:00




Check Cruising board and email for destination

Plan your haul out for the week after, or get a berth aboard one of the boats still floating to enjoy the last rendezvous of the year. We will meet in the morning from 8:30 to 9 AM at the clubhouse for a captain's meeting where we will finalize our plans for the weekend depending on the weather. We will record our destination on the cruiser board, and fire off an email to the cruisers list and then will weigh anchor. You can always catch up by checking the cruising white board or calling on Channel 72. This cruise is highly dependent on weather not whether, meaning that it will happen only if the weather is cooperative and may happen whether or not the Cruise Chair still has his boat in! Even if Purdy Suite is not around, boaters who are in the water still can get together to enjoy what will hopefully be an Indian Summer weekend on the lake.


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!

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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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The 2020 LCYC Junior Sailing program has been canceled to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lake Champlain Yacht Club has an active 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 each summer. All of our Instructors are US Sailing certified and have extensive experience. We also have two race weeks during the summer, the Lake Champlain Champ Chase Regatta and we travel 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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