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Please join us Saturday May 11 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House located in the Lake & College complex for a Safety at Sea Seminar with sailor- writer John Rousmaniere.

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LCYC Members,

Attached is the updated notice for the 2012 Annual Meeting of the members of the Lake Champlain Yacht Club which will be held upon completion of Fall Workday chores (approximately 11:00am) on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at the Clubhouse, 2790 Harbor Road, Shelburne, Vermont.

p>The original version of the notice incorrectly stated the data of the Fall Worday as October 15th. The correct date is Saturday, October 20, 2012.

Around 5 pm today (Friday), LCYC Commodore Chris Leopold and I were on the phone with WCAX meteorologist Dan Dowling about weather conditions for Saturday’s Macdonough Race. He advised us that conditions on the lake Saturday will become severe by late afternoon/early Saturday evening, thanks to a very strong cold front that extends from north of Montreal all the way south to NYC. Dan said that the front is solid from end to end and will contain winds that could gust to around 60 mph. The winds will be accompanied by frequent lightning.

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 08:00 to 10:00

Saturday, August 7, from 8AM-9:30AM

Come to the clubhouse before sailing in the Ladies' Cup for breakfast. There is no charge for this event but donations are appreciated for our club's junior sailing program.

— The 2011 racing awards for adults and youth have been entered in Racing / Trophies & Awards.
— See Club / Yachtsman of the Year to see the hugely appropriate 2011 awardees..
— See Cruising / Commodore's Cup for the 2011 winner of the Cruiser of the Year trophy;
— Then, in Active Forum Topics at bottom left check out Chris Hathaway's Web Site to see his narrative, logs, and photos of his 612 mile cruise from LCYC south to Long Island Sound, then northeast to the Gaspe' Peninsula, then his 612 mile road-ride by semi-tractor hauling Tromso back to Shelburne Shipyard.



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. 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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