Ephraim Regatta August 5-6-7!

Mark your calendar now for the 106th Ephraim Regatta August 5-6-7!  The Regatta includes two parties plus two days of racing.  You can race, serve on the race committee, attend the parties, or just come down to the EYC to watch the races from the pier and visit with fellow EYC members.

Friday night’s Regatta Welcome Party will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Jay Lott, 9910 Mueller Lane, Bailey’s Harbor, about 5 minutes from the EYC.  There will be a game and fish grill, featuring appetizers, smoked salmon, fresh fish and game on the grill, fresh grilled garden veggies and salads.  Activities will include croquet, bocce ball, horseshoes, volleyball and music.  Families and children welcome.  Beer and soft drinks will be served.  Directions from the EYC:  drive 1/4 mile south on Highway 42 to Highway Q.  Turn left on Q and follow Q east 3 1/2 miles to the intersection with Mueller Lane (a gravel road).  Turn right on Mueller Lane.  The house is the only one on Mueller Lane.  There is plenty of street parking available on Mueller Lane, including for vehicles with trailers.

The Regatta Welcome Party is an EYC fundraiser; cost is $12, children 12 and under $6, children 5 and under free.  A few volunteers are still wanted to work one-hour shifts at the Regatta Welcome Party.  Volunteers get free admission.  To volunteer contact [email protected].

Saturday’s first race begins at 11:00 AM.  There will be up to three races on Saturday.  If you plan to compete in the Regatta, the Notice of Race, Welcome and Information sheet, and Registration form are located at www.eyc.org/racing.  You can preregister, or register on Saturday morning.  Sandwiches, cookies and soft drinks can be purchased at the EYC.

Saturday evening’s famous Bratfest will serve all-you-can-eat roasted corn, grilled bratwurst, beer and soft drinks in an outdoor setting.  Families and children are welcome.  Besides eating and drinking, there is also volleyball.  From the EYC, take Hwy. 42 south past the golf course to Maple Grove Road.  Turn left on Maple Grove.  Take Maple Grove east to Gibraltar Road.  Turn right on Gibraltar and go about 1/2 mile.  The driveway will be marked with flags on your right.  The address is “Camelot”, 3282 Gibraltar Road.  Your hosts are the Klein family.

The Bratfest is an EYC fundraiser; cost is $11, children 12 and under $6, children 5 and under free.

Sunday’s races begin at 10:00 AM.  Up to two races will be held, with the awards ceremony following as soon as possible.

To volunteer to help with the Race Committee, contact [email protected].

There will always be an Ephraim Regatta!

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