Winning the Commodore's Trophy will be the best performer in four contests of seamanship, boat handling and overall knowledge. The contests are 1) predicted log races, 2) docking, 3) chicane (maneuvering a sequence of tight serpentine curves) and 4) weather prediction. The action continues with a Flying Mile Contest (timed by radar gun in a 500’ area), Junior Navigation Contest, Canoe and Inflatable Raft Races, Miniature Golf Outing, Kids Fishing Derby, Softball Game and Golf Scrambles.
More to Come at Bay Week
The Bay Week Powerboat Regatta is followed by the 115-year-old Bay Week Sailing Regatta (August 4-6), which has been held annually for 115 years. Feeder races from Sandusky, Port Clinton and Toledo offer sailors an exciting and fun way to get to Put-in-Bay for this final Bay Week event.
The I-LYA is not only the oldest yacht racing associations in the country but also one of the largest, with 146 member yacht clubs located in the states that surround Lake Erie: Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and the Canadian province of Ontario. In addition to Progressive and GMC, supporting sponsors for the 2008 Bay Week Regattas are West Marine, La-Z-Boy and Lakeland Boating. more