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  • Photo of Talisman
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More workday photos can be found at LCYC's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lcyc.info/

Find our spring Binnacle here: https://lcyc.info/files/May2024.pdf

Club Opening Work Day is just around the corner, May 11th, starting at 8:00am, and to get everyone excited about the upcoming season, here are a few pictures of the new picnic tables. Thank you to the work party that put these together in advance of Work Day.

It’s that time of year again!! RC Signups are now live. You will need to login. Then go to the sidebar on the home page and click on the event for which you would like to volunteer. At the bottom of the page for the event just click on the “Sign up” button to sign up.

Key Points:
* All active racers are required to do RC a minimum of once every 2 years.
* On May 1 any racers with an obligation for 2024 who have not signed up will be assigned an event.
* RC is open to any and all club members. No Racing or RC experience is required. Doing RC is a great, fun way to help fulfill your annual volunteer commitment.
* For Wednesday night events your commitment is to bring a minimum of 3 people*, including yourself.
* For Weekend and E Series events your commitment is to bring a minimum of 2 people*, including yourself.
* If you are interested in doing RC for one of our singlehanded events, please contact John Harris for more details. For these races you will be in charge (there is no PRO) and will need some limited training in how to operate the MarkSetBots and run the races. We’ve had numerous newbies do this successfully and have a great time in the process so don’t be afraid to give it a try.

* Note: at least one person must be physically capable of going on to the foredeck and handling anchor duty on the Dinse



LCYC 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. Click here if you are interested in joining 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. 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 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.

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