The 2016 and 2017 races both had 52 boats on the starting line of all shapes and sizes, ranging from a Dumas 50 and J 122 to a Cape Dory 25 and Dolphin 24.
Racers can participate in the following Classes:
* Racing 1 (<120)
* Racing 2 (120 +)
* Cruise (non-Spinnaker)
* multi hull
* single hand
* additionally, have your boat sponsored to compete for a selection of sponsor prizes.
The basic entry fee is $50 and the sponsored entry fee is $100.
The race is held as a fundraiser to support the Northport Yacht Club Sailing School. We teach sailing and racing skills to over over 100 kids each summer. All monies raised help keep our lesson fees low.
The starter's cannon fires at 10 AM on Saturday September 9. Skipper's meeting is at 8:30 at the NYC clubhouse just off the dock. Register online at Regatta management: www.regattaman.com
(see regatta management instructions below), or at the NYC clubhouse on Friday 9/8 from 5 to 8 PM, or Saturday 9/9 before 8 AM. Complimentary pizza provided Friday evening and coffee, juice & donuts Saturday morning. Awards ceremonies are held after the race with a post race cookout and potluck lasting well into the evening. The Around Islesboro post race social is one of the great parties of the summer.
Regatta management website instructions: click on the calendar tab, then scroll to September 9 to find the Around Islesboro Race, and click the info button next to it, from there you can register.
Questions? Send an email to email@example.com.
AIR Documents: AIR Notice of Race AIR Sailing Instructions Past results
Past Around Islesboro Race Winners
Overall Race Winner NYC Club Winner
1997 Gordon Fuller Gordon Fuller
1998 Rob Frank Rob Frank
1999 Art Hall Art Hall
2000 Gordon Fuller Gordon Fuller
2001 Jeff Dinse Rob Frank/Tom Reid
2002 Jeff Dinse Drexell White/John Lightner
2003 Sandra Squire Sandra Squire
2004 Neil Woodside Gordon Fuller
2005 Patti Dinse Drexell White/John Ligtner
2006 Rob Frank/Tom Reid Rob Frank/Tom Reid
2007 Butch Minson Bruce Smith
2008 Butch Minson Dick Wiken
2009 Maine Maritime Tom Reid
2010 Scott Miller Jim Kelly
2011 Ken Priest Jim Kelly
2012 George Hazelton Bruce Smith
2013 Bruce Smith Bruce Smith
2014 Greg Polyblank Gordon Fuller
2015 Tom Maycock Jim Facey
2016 Butch Minson Rob Frank
2017 B. Garner/G. Haselton Rob Frank
2018 Gretchen Sullivan & Graham Fitch