Fact Sheet

Updated August 8, 2018

 

WHERE

Little Traverse Yacht Club, in Harbor Springs, Michigan, is the host club and organizing authority.

Irish Boat Shop (next door to LTYC) will provide most logistical services.

Racing will take place in the clean fresh water of Little Traverse Bay.

WHEN

August 8-11, 2019

August 8 (Thursday) — boat arrival and setup, measurement, registration, practice race, welcome reception

August 9 (Friday) — race day, evening social event

August 10 (Saturday) — race day, evening social event

August 11 (Sunday) — race day; no race after 2pm; boat haul-out and de-rig, post-racing awards

WHY COME TO HARBOR SPRINGS

Three days of fresh water racing in one of the most beautiful natural sailing venues in the world.

A regatta program designed to maximize benefits to corinthian teams—including provided on-the water coaching, seminars from top J/70 professionals, and daily post-racing debriefs.

Stress-free logistics: a small waterfront sailing community with great restaurants, bars, and other services within a short walk from the docks.

HOW TO GET HERE

Harbor Springs is located in northern lower Michigan, about 4.5 hours north of Detroit and about 5.5 hours north of Chicago.  Boats can be easily trailered on major highways to within 10 miles of Harbor Springs.  Harbor Springs is served by two airports: Pellston (about 20 minutes drive) and Traverse City (about two hours drive).

WHERE TO STAY

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BOAT LOGISTICS

Irish Boat Shop (located next door to the LTYC) is a full-service marina, J/Boats dealer, and service facility, including a marine store.

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