DIR Wrap-up for 2022

This year’s DIR, a fundraiser for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, drew a record 32 boats.

2022 Fast Sail Results

Ready for another summer of racing? Until then, you can check out the results from last year’s Fast Sail series.

Join Us for 2023

Please consider joining the Diamond Island Yacht Club, a welcoming group of sailors and power boaters who love spending time on Lake Champlain.

Learn About DIYC

About DIYC

Diamond Island Yacht Club members are united by a love of boating and Lake Champlain. All boaters can find a home here. We have members with little boats and big boats, powerboats and sailboats; members who live year round in Vermont or just come for the summer; members who grew up boating or who just bought their first boat; members who embrace the Do It Yourself mentality or those who prefer to hire out....

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DIYC Calendar

Feb
8
Wed
5:30 pm DIYC Pub Night @ Backyard Bistro
DIYC Pub Night @ Backyard Bistro
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm
  Get together with other DIYC members to share stories of seasons’ past and plans for the season to come, this week at the Backyard Bistro:                            
Mar
15
Wed
5:30 pm DIYC Pub Night @ Hinesburgh Public House
DIYC Pub Night @ Hinesburgh Public House
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm
Get together with other DIYC members to share stories of seasons’ past and plans for the season to come, this week at the Hinesburgh Public House:   https://www.hinesburghpublichouse.com
Apr
20
Thu
5:30 pm DIYC Pub Night @ Center Street Bar
DIYC Pub Night @ Center Street Bar
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm
Date and time tentative: Get together with other DIYC members to share stories of seasons’ past and plans for the season to come, this week at the Center Street Bar.
May
13
Sat
10:00 am Spring Work Day & Tent Raising @ DIYC Tent
Spring Work Day & Tent Raising @ DIYC Tent
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help fellow members raise the DIYC tent for another year, and do other chores to ensure the 2023 boating season gets off to a flying start.
May
19
Fri
all-day Cruise Weekend @ Lake Champlain
Cruise Weekend @ Lake Champlain
May 19 – May 21 all-day
Join other DIYC members for a cruise weekend on the lake; route and anchorages TBA.
May
27
Sat
8:00 am DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
May 27 @ 8:00 am
On several Saturday mornings during the boating season, DIYC hosts Morning Coffee events, including a light breakfast, for DIYC members, under the tent at Point Bay Marina.
10:30 am DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
May 27 @ 10:30 am
The club hosts a series of Fast Sail events, casual sailboat races, during the season. Most of the races start at 10:30 a.m. in Town Farm Bay. There are also two pursuit races, to Westport, N.Y., and from Burlington, and
Jun
3
Sat
8:00 am Commodore’s Reception @ DIYC Tent
Commodore’s Reception @ DIYC Tent
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The annual Commodore’s Reception is a great way to kick-start the boating season. All are welcome for coffee and breakfast.
10:00 am Open Boats @ Point Bay Marina
Open Boats @ Point Bay Marina
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stroll the docks at Point Bay Marina and stop in for a tour and a chat with members who are sharing access to their boats for the morning.
Jun
7
Wed
6:00 pm DIYC Evening Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
DIYC Evening Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm
Each season, the Fast Sail series includes one evening event. This year that event takes place on June 7, at 6 p.m., at the usual Fast Sail starting line off Dean Island in Town Farm Bay.