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2018 Blue Chip Regatta

Spring Lake Yacht Club

September 21 – 23

17500 West Spring Lake Road, Spring Lake, MI 49456

Schedule:

Friday, September 21st

Launching: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm; ramp, crane and/or elevator available

Practice Race 3:00 pm, registration 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Food and drinks (beer) included for all participants/guests/crew 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Saturday, September 22nd

Registration 7:30 am to 9:00 am, breakfast is included 7:00 am to 9:00 am

Competitors briefing at 9:30, first race warning signal approximately 45 minutes after briefing

Four races are scheduled and left to the race committee’s discretion; weather permitting

Lunch included for all participants; $5.00 extra for guests and crew

Dinner at the Arboreal Restaurant; extra dinners are $45 per person. Button down shirts and blazers are encouraged; cocktails at 6:30, dinner at 7:30.

Sunday, September 23rd

Breakfast 7:30 am to 9:30 am

Unless otherwise noted on the bulletin board, 1strace warning signal at 10:25 am, no race warning signals after 12:30 pm

Lunch and trophies immediately following

The MC Blue Chip is by invitation only. Eligible boats will be notified by September 8. If you qualify in the next 3 weeks, please contact the regatta chair immediately.

This is an MCSA sanctioned event. Each skipper must be a current member of MCSA and meet trophy age requirements before the first scheduled race. Non-MCSA members will be scored DNC for all races. 

 

The entry fee is $110 and includes:

2018 MC Blue Chip Beanie Hat – New this year!

Dinner – Friday and Saturday night for registered sailors
(Saturday dinner: $45 for crew and guests)

Breakfast and Lunch – Saturday and Sunday ($5.00 extra for lunch crew/guests)

Trophies: Top 5 Overall; Master; GM; MM; Woman; Youth

Register On-line