35th Annual Blue Chip Regatta

Spring Lake Yacht Club
September 25th and 26th, 2021

17500 West Spring Lake Road, Spring Lake, MI 49456


Friday, September 30

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, October 1

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

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

Lunch included for all participants; $8.00 extra for guests and crew

Dinner at Arboreal Inn; extra dinners are $60 per person. Cocktails at 6:30, dinner at 7:30.

Sunday, October 2

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 9, 2022. 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. 

Entry fee is $125 and includes:

Dinner – Friday and Saturday night for registered sailors
(Saturday dinner: $65 for crew and guests)

Breakfast and Lunch – Saturday and Sunday ($10 extra for lunch crew/guests)

Trophies: Top 5 Overall; Master; Grand Master; Mega Master; Woman; Youth

One Commemorative Blue Chip gift.

Local Hotels

Best Western – Grand Haven (616) 842-4720
Days Inn – Grand Haven (616) 842-1990
Holiday Inn – Spring Lake (616) 846-1000
Harbor House Inn – Grand Haven (616) 846-0610


Please download and compete the form below and email to [email protected]

You can pay by check or cash at the event, or Venmo @Scott-Harestad