ILYA Bay Week Sail Regatta on Put-in-Bay July 30th-August 2nd
The Bay Week Sail Regatta is the oldest and one of the most prestigious sailing competitions on the Great Lakes, celebrating over 100 years. The Regatta Week has long been a proving ground for the most able and skilled sailors and the fastest of boats from the cradle of America sailing history. The highlight of the season, the Sailing Regatta offers exciting racing for sailors of all classes, plus on-shore activities galore, including award events, parties and the entertainment and recreational attractions of Put-in-Bay and South Bass Island.
Classes include Handicap (LE-PHRF, JAM, MORC, Offshore Multihull); One Design (Interlake, Thistle, JY15), Offshore One Design (tartan 10, J Boats 22, 24, 105) One Design Centerboard & Catamaran; and Cruising Class with optional Casual Racing.
FOOD AND DRINK
Social Packages are just $35/pp. Due to social distancing requirements, quantities are limited and wristbands are available for advance purchase only. Your wrist band will include beer in the tent all three nights.
Thursday night, food will be available for purchase from the PIBYC Galley. Friday night includes Mt. Gay rum and pulled pork. Saturday night features Tito’s vodka and a cookout. A single weekend wristband eliminates the need for ticket collection. Food will be served by gloved staff members behind plexiglass barriers in the club. Beverages will be served in single use cups.
If you do not wish to sleep on your boat, Put-in-Bay has many different options to offer. From hotels to houses, B&Bs to Condos, just take your pick of the top 5:
- Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos
- Commodore Resort
- Island Club Home Rentals
- Victory Station Hotel
- Bird’s Nest Resort
Bay Week Sail Regatta REGISTRATION
Thursday beginning at 5:00 sailors may pick up race packets and wristbands in the tent.
DAILY AND DEEPWATER AWARDS
The Committee is working to conduct awards while maintaining social distancing. This will include fixed flags for photos and other items.
Reservations for the Saturday Ladies Tea are required and may be made Thursday July 31 during registration.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR Bay Week Sail Regatta
Tentative – Please check your regatta packets for official schedule details.
BAY WEEK ACTIVITIES AFLOAT
Deepwater Finishes July 31
Please see the NOR and SIs for details related to the Cleveland, Sandusky, and Toledo Deepwater Races
Racing July 31, August 1, & 2
Please see the NOR and SIs for details related to Daily Skippers’ Meetings and Course Starts
[ NOR Link – Downloadable Race PDF ]
BAY WEEK ACTIVITIES ASHORE
Thursday, July 30
5PM – Registration, Packet Pickup, and Welcome in the Tent
Friday, July 31
5:30PM – Deepwater Awards and Daily Awards
6PM – Mount Gay Rum Party and Dinner
Saturday, August 1
4PM – Ladies Tea & Men’s Smoker
5:30PM – Daily Awards
6PM – Tito’s Vodka Party & Dinner
Sunday, August 2
2PM – Bay Week Sail Regatta Awards and Closing
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