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It is time again for the once every 4 year update of the RRS. The link below summarizes the major changes for this quadrennial.
The change of most significance to LCYC sailors involves the new definitions for "Finish" and "Start".
Changes to RRS 16, 18.1 and 20.4 and 41 are also worth reviewing.

Click Here: 2021 RRS Changes

The club has an LCYC logo store set up on line at Team One Newport.
A wide range of apparel is available and LCYC gets a % back on all sales.

Check it out at: LCYC @ Team One Newport

A tribute to long time LCYC member Bill Aldrich by John Dupee.
Click below to read

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 00:00 to Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 23:55

LCYC hosted the inaugural RS Aero VT State Championship on August 21 & 22. Results are now posted.

The following appeared in the Monday, January 4, 2021 edition of the online sailing publication, "Scuttlebutt". Click on the LCYC title of this post for full story.

Recognizing Bob Dill and the Iron Duck
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Bob Dill is the kind of guy the National Sailing of Fame needs more than Dill needs to be inducted (but he does need to be inducted), and while he sits in the vast pool of nominees, Ben Dolenc produced a film I wish all the great adventures in our sport could claim.



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. 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. 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. We also typically 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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