109th annual Ephraim Regatta!

The 109th annual Ephraim Regatta will take place on August 1-2-3.  The Ephraim Regatta is always an EYC season highlight for racers and non-racers alike.  This year’s Ephraim Regatta will be one of the largest Flying Scot regattas in the United States, and will feature TWO parties!

Racers, be sure to register and pay by July 27 in order to receive your $10 early registration discount. Discounts are also available for skippers 18 and under ($15) and for US SAILING members ($5).  REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW.  To view the Notice of Race and to register, go to www.eyc.org/racing

The DEADLINE FOR QUALIFIED EYC MEMBERS TO ENTER THE DRAWING to use an EYC-owned Flying Scot in the Ephraim Regatta is 5:00 PM on Friday, July 25.  You must have an EYC Skipper’s License to enter this drawing. To see the list of persons holding a Skipper’s License, go to www.eyc.org/member-info.  To enter the drawing, send an e-mail to [email protected] by 5:00 PM on July 25 stating your name and that you wish to enter the drawing to skipper an EYC-owned Flying Scot in the Ephraim Regatta.  Drawing winners will be notified of the boat and sails they drew, by e-mail not later than July 26.

The REGATTA WELCOME PARTY will take place on Friday August 1 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Olga Dana Green (the park across the street from the EYC).  All EYC members and friends, and regatta competitors and their families, are invited to this casual party. The menu is pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad and cookies. Soft drinks are included in admission price / BYO adult beverage. $10 ages 11 and up, $5 age 10 and under — pay at the head of the food line.

RACING BEGINS at 11:00 AM on Saturday and 10:00 AM on Sunday.  Spectators are encouraged to watch from the EYC’s pier and on the water.  Waterborne spectators, please observe good race spectator etiquette — for details click here.

The LEGENDARY BRATFEST starts at 6:00 PM on Saturday, August 2.  $13 adults, $6 children 11 and under (children 5 and under are free). Famous grilled brats, grill-roasted sweet corn on the cob, beer and soft drinks, volleyball, music, and great company.   Hosted by the Klein family.  Location: 3282 Gibraltar Road, Fish Creek, WI.  Directions from the EYC:  South on Hwy. 42 to intersection with Maple Grove Road.  Left (east) on Maple Grove to intersection with Gibraltar Road.  Right on Gibraltar Road to 3282.  Look for the flags on the side of the road.

WE STILL NEED A FEW VOLUNTEERS to drive safety boats and tow boats, and to serve on mark boats and other race committee boats.  If you would like to volunteer please contact [email protected]

We are trying to get as many BOATS ON THE LINE as possible.  If you know a person with a Flying Scot who will not be racing it in the Ephraim Regatta and may be willing to loan it to a responsible, out-of-town Flying Scot skipper, please contact Ephraim Regatta Co-Chair Nancy Claypool [email protected] or (504) 593-0875.