60th Lake Erie Interclub Cruise Event Schedule 2017

*** Docking instructions for Port Dover and Point Abino will be given during the Skippers Meeting

Friday, June 23rd Welcome to the Erie Yacht Club

1600-1930 hrs. Registration and merchandise sales
1700 hrs. Margarita Bar and Erie Beer keg sponsored by Erie Yacht Club -THANK YOU!
1700 hrs. EYC open for dinner
2000 hrs. Skippers Meeting on the deck at EYC

Saturday, June 24th Welcome to Canada and the Port Dover Yacht Club

Day One: Race and Event Schedule
0345 hrs. Breakfast buffet available at EYC
0430 hrs. Race #1 one-hour gun (Erie to Port Dover)

Enjoy dinner in beautiful downtown Port Dover. Many sailors make their way to the Erie Beach Hotel for Dover’s specialty…Perch! Shuttle provided between docks.

Sunday, June 25th

Day Two: Race & Event Schedule
0530 hrs. Light Breakfast available at PDYC or you and your crew can have breakfast at a local spoon in Port Dover.
0900 hrs. Race #2 one-hour gun (Long Point Bay)
Post-Race Traditional Rum Party provided by Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club-THANK YOU!
1800-1900 hrs. Annual Fantastic Fish Fry – enjoy a full spread of Perch and side salads from the Port Dover Yacht Club on the front lawn.
Enjoy live band and dancing after dinner!
2000 hrs. Award Presentation for Races 1 & 2 on the deck of the Port Dover Yacht Club

Monday, June 26th Welcome to the Port Colborne & Sugarloaf Sailing Club

Day Three: Race and Event Schedule
0630 hrs. Race #3 one-hour gun (Port Dover to Port Colborne)
1800 hrs. Sugarloaf Sailing Club brings you a Traditional BBQ in the Pavilion (pre-pay at registration). They will have an assortment of salads, chicken and pulled pork sandwiches for a nice welcome after a long ride. Enjoy a movie screening of WIND in the pavilion after dinner.

Tuesday, June 27th Welcome to Point Abino and the Buffalo Yacht Club & Buffalo Canoe Club

Day Four: Race and Event Schedule
0700 hrs. Continental Breakfast available in the Pavilion
0900 hrs. Race #4 one-hour gun (Port Colborne to BYC Point Abino Summer Station – docking is at the BYC basin). A shuttle bus will be running between the BYC Summer Station and the Buffalo Canoe Club from 15:00 hrs. Interclub dinner and band will be hosted at the Buffalo Canoe Club!
17:00 hrs. Buffalo Canoe Club Complimentary Keg of Molson Stock Ale on the front lawn – Thank You!
18:00 Buffalo Canoe Club presents their famous “Beef on Weck Sailors Buffet” with all the trimmings on the front lawn (pre-pay at registration). Enjoy a live band and dancing until 11 pm at the Buffalo Canoe Club “Pirates Den Bar”.
20:00 hrs. Awards Presentation for Races 3 & 4
23:30 Last call for Shuttle Bus to BYC that runs until midnight!

Wednesday, June 28th

Day Five: Race and Event Schedule
06:00 – 09:30 hrs. Shuttle Bus between Buffalo Yacht Club and Buffalo Canoe Club (showers, locker rooms, breakfast)
0700 – 9:00 hrs. Pre-Race Breakfast available at Buffalo Canoe Club “Snack Bar”. Get there early,
0900 hrs. Race #5 one-hour gun – Point Abino Course Race
Awards Ceremony at Buffalo Yacht Club Summer Station approx. 2 hrs. after the finish of Race 5 (no shuttle bus service). The BYC presents a Complimentary cook out before the awards ceremony – THANK YOU!
BYC overnight docking available; 17:30 hrs BCC Dining Room open for dinner.