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NYC Open Regatta

August 11 & 12, 2018

The Lake Ontario Racing Council and National Yacht Club are pleased to announce that the third annual NYC Open will take place on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 2018 at National Yacht Club in Toronto.

The format of this event is unique, offering course racing on day one and the Argosy Rose Bowl distance race on day two, which will run in conjunction with the AHMEN series.

All classes are welcome including IRC, PHRF and One Design fleets and we are pleased to welcome back for a second year, the IRC, J105, J80 and Laser 28 fleets!

We are also pleased to announce that the NYC Open is for a third year, part of the Volvo Sailing Series. Volvo cars be on display at the club all weekend and there will be give aways and Volvo/Helly Hansen branded prizes for the overall winner of the IRC division.

Tim Horton’s will once again provide entry bags, lots of swag and dockside coffee and Timbits on Saturday.

After racing on Saturday, everyone is invited to return to the club for a spirited onshore gathering, dinner, silent auction in support of the Dorothy Ley Hospice and awards presentation. The dinner menu is set….BBQ chicken or vegetable skewers, loaded baked potato with bacon bits, mixed cheese, green onions and sour cream and garden salad and dessert, all for $20. We’re excited that Beau’s will be the beer on tap!

This will be the best value regatta on the lake, with a $60 entry fee for Saturday and complimentary racing on Sunday. More details to follow and we look forward to seeing you there!


To register, for Saturday's racing go to and for the Argosy Rose Bowl on Sunday, go to

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