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2023 MYC 74th Annual Small Boat Regatta 9/8-9/10/2023

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MYC hosted our 74th Annual Regatta for Small Boats on 9/8-9/10/2023. The Sunfish, Lasers and RS Aeros registered 56 boats, with a total of 52 - 36 Sunfish, 10 Lasers and 6 RS Aeros on the line at the starts. After Breakfast on Saturday we had pretty light winds and the Race Committee got the boats out for 1 race for all and 2 races for the Aeros before lunch.  After lunch, the wind just did not cooperate, which may have been a blessing - everyone was in before the thuderstorm deluge on Saturday afternoon that brought about 3" or rain per hour! Before dinner, we put on a spectacular cocktail party and I still wonder how anyone had any room for dinner. But the dinner was served, and was it ever good - lobster, steak tips, barbecue chicken, roast chicken, pasta primavera, green beans, potato rice pilaf, salad and garden salad, with an ice cream sundae bar to top it all off. No one went home hungry!

Sunday after breakfast was a little better and everyone ended up with 5 races overall before the weather threatened to hit again. It was a good call by the RC to get everyone in - most people were packed up and ready to go before the storm hit. After lunch were the awards and eveyone was on their way. A special award was given to Jack Cody, our youngest skipper, sailing a Laser. Sunfish awards went to (1) Stuart Draheim, (2) John Eckart, (3) Ken Charles (4) Alan Beckwith and (5) Scott Greenbaum. Laser awards went to (1) Sterling Worrell, (2) Judith Krimski, (3) Aaron Mac Queen, (4) Aleksei Semeniuk and (5) Richard Kelly. RS Aeros awards went to (1) Philip Myerson, (2) Trevor DiMarco, (3) Eric Aker, (4) Sally Sharo and (5) Patrick Chokron.

Thanks to PRO Greg Kampf and the Race Committee, Registrars/Scorers Annie Pennington and Connie Eckart, Cocktail Party Chair Donna Rousseau, meal helpers Kate Sharp, Shelly Landry, Jeff Sprung, Martha Hoffman, Dave and Donna Rousseau, and for all around help to Harvey and Margy Davidson. Next year is our 75th and we hope it is just as much fun!

Full results are here and photos are  here.

Fun Moonlight Sail 0n 9/2/2023

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Photo credit to Emily Szczypek.

There were 9 boats attending the Moonlight Sail on 9/2/2023.  One boat went out with lights on! Dan Abram & Diane McElligott took out a rescue boat, which happily was not needed. After sailing, some landlubbers joined in the festivities onshore. It was a perfect night!


2023 MYC 74th Annual Big Boat Regatta 8/25-8/27/2023

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Another MYC regatta in the books! Saturday the wind was light but Tim Hill and the Race Committe got in 5 races before we went in for the day. Sunday we had great wind and got in another 3 races - 8 races!! Margy Davidson and the on shore crew did a fabulous job getting us fed and keeping the place cleaned up.  First - Roger and Kate Sharp, second - John and Connie Eckart, third - Greg and Diane Kampf. Thanks to all the volunteers! Full results here https://www.regattanetwork.com/event/26752#_newsroom and lots of pictures here https://www.flickr.com/.../41106.../albums/72177720310790528

2023 Women Skippers and Big Boat Single-handed Regattas

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Women Skippers winner Judith Krimski

Big Boat Single Handed winner Roger Sharp

Judith Krimski designed the artwork fir the awards!

More photos at https://www.flickr.com/gp/41106915@N04/8W4T2xLTdm

2023 Women skippers Regatta (1) Judith Krimski, (2) Roberta Engel and Diane McElligott, (3) Diane, Dory and Greg Kampf, (4) Shelley Landry and Michelle. Big thanks to the Race Committee David Rousseau, John Houstle, Jeffrey Sprung and Rod Kampf. Three great races and a Nice day on the water.

2023 Big Boat Single handed Regatta - Results in this order (1) Roger Sharp, (2) Dave Rousseau , (3) Gary Werden, (4) Evan Locke, (5) Don Bennett, (6) Bob Gaffney. The wind was sporty and we had a capsize and a few “almost” so we finished after 2 races. Thanks to the Race Committee PRO Greg Kampf, Diane Kampf, Daniel Lee, Rod Kampf.


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Massapoag Yacht Club58 Lakeview Street P.O.Box 18
Sharon, MA 02067

Lat: 42° 5' 52" N     Lon: 71° 10' 50" W

Email:  [email protected]