Ephraim Regatta! August 3-4-5

Mark your calendar now for the 2012 Ephraim Regatta (August 3-4-5), which also will be the Flying Scot Midwest District Championship.  Between forty and fifty boats are expected to compete! All EYC members are encouraged to participate, as racers, volunteers, spectators, or partygoers, in the 107th consecutive Ephraim Regatta.

For more information, to view the Notice of Race, and to pre-register online, go to www.eyc.org/racing

If you would like to help run the Ephraim Regatta, please contact Regatta chairman Bjorn Hooper regatta@eyc.org.

New in 2012:

* The Regatta Welcome Party on the evening of Friday, August 3, will be a grill-out in the park across the street from the EYC, starting at 6:00 PM.  Admission (payable at the head of the food line) will be $5/person.  The EYC will grill burgers and sausages; everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert. Soft drinks will be provided but alcoholic beverages are BYO. All EYC members, their guests, and non-member regatta participants are invited. Please attend and welcome our regatta competitors!

* The EYC will host the Midwest District Flying Scot Singlehanded Championship Regatta on the afternoon of Friday, August 3.  The Singlehanded Championships will consist of three relatively short races.  Spinnakers will be allowed, and spectators are encouraged!  You must be registered to compete in the Ephraim Regatta in order to compete in the Singlehanded Championships.

* Pre-registration for the Ephraim Regatta will be online.  In-person registration will be available at the EYC on the evening of Friday August 3 and the morning of Saturday August 4.  August 1 is the deadline to receive a pre-registration discount of $10.

As always, the social highlight of the Ephraim Regatta will be the Bratfest hosted by the Klein and Claypool families on the evening of Saturday, August 4.  All EYC members and guests are invited, no reservations necessary!