Jun
    29
    Sat
    New date: DIYC Chicken Barbecue @ DIYC Tent
    Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm

    POSTPONED: Due to weather concerns, the annual Chicken Barbecue, one of the most popular events on the DIYC calendar, is now scheduled for June 29 at 6 p.m. Use this link to purchase tickets.

    Jul
    4
    Thu
    Cruise Weekend @ Lake Champlain
    Jul 4 – Jul 7 all-day

    Join other DIYC members for a cruise weekend on the lake; route and anchorages TBA. Three cruise weekends are on the schedule for this season.

    Jul
    13
    Sat
    Destination Burlington Weekend @ Burlington Waterfront
    Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day

    A Destination Burlington weekend is tentatively scheduled for July 13 & 14 on the Burlington Waterfront, with a dock party and more events. Stay tuned for details.

    Jul
    14
    Sun
    BTV Fast Sail Pursuit @ Burlington Waterfront to Town Farm Bay
    Jul 14 all-day

    The event is a pursuit Fast Sail from off Burlington to Town Farm Bay, following a weekend meet-up and dock party on the Burlington waterfront. More info to come closer to the event.

    Jul
    20
    Sat
    Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Jul 20 @ 8:30 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.

    DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
    Jul 20 @ 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 one weeknight event.

    Jul
    26
    Fri
    Cruise Week 2024 @ Lake Champlain
    Jul 26 – Aug 4 all-day

    Cruise Week for 2024 is scheduled for July 26-August 4. Save the dates. Details to follow.

    Aug
    10
    Sat
    Diamond Island Regatta Breakfast @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 10 @ 8:00 am

    Diamond Island Regatta race day starts with our traditional breakfast at the DIYC tent at Point Bay Marina at 8 a.m. You’ll find coffee, tea, juice, and a selection of hot and cold entrees. A suggested $5 donation goes to support the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

    Diamond Island Regatta @ Town Farm Bay
    Aug 10 @ 11:00 am

    The Diamond Island Regatta, DIYC’s major sailing event of each season, is scheduled for August 10. The day begins under the DIYC tent with a breakfast (8 a.m.) and a skippers’ meeting (9 a.m.). The starting sequence for the race begins at 11 a.m. on Town Farm Bay. Back under the tent, a post-race party and awards ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m., and the annual Lobster Fest dinner gets under way at 5:30 p.m. More information to come!

    DIR Post-Race Party @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Following the Diamond Island Regatta and ahead of the Lobster Fest dinner, there will be 4:30 p.m. post-race party under the DIYC tent, and all are welcome. Note that you do NOT need a ticket to the Lobster Fest dinner to attend the post-race party. The event begins with a “happy hour,” featuring beer on tap for sale, with proceeds benefitting the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Raffle ticket sales will continue, and the DIR awards ceremony will take place. The Lobster Fest dinner follows at 5:30 p.m.

    Lobster Fest Dinner @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm

    The annual Lobster Fest dinner, a celebration following the Diamond Island Regatta, takes place this year on August 10 at 5:30 p.m. More information and a form to purchase tickets will be available closer to the event.

    Aug
    11
    Sun
    Split Rock Race @ Town Farm Bay
    Aug 11 all-day

    The Split Rock Race, added to the schedule in 2021, takes place on August 11, the day following the Diamond Island Regatta. Both of these sailboat races are part of the Lake Champlain Championship Series.

    Aug
    17
    Sat
    Destination Westport Weekend @ Westport, N.Y., Waterfront
    Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day

    A weekend rendezvous for club members at the dock in Westport, N.Y., is on the schedule for August 17 & 18. Stay tuned for details.

    Westport Fast Sail Pursuit
    Aug 17 all-day

    A pursuit sailboat race, starting on Town Farm Bay and ending off Westport, N.Y., will take place on Saturday morning of the Destination Westport Weekend, August 17. Stay tuned for details, including start times for all DIYC Fast Sailors.

    Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 17 @ 8:30 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.

    Aug
    24
    Sat
    DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
    Aug 24 @ 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 one weeknight event.

    Aug
    30
    Fri
    Cruise Weekend @ Lake Champlain
    Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

    Join other DIYC members for a cruise weekend on the lake; route and anchorages TBA. Three cruise weekends are on the schedule for this season.

    Sep
    14
    Sat
    Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Sep 14 @ 8:30 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.

    DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
    Sep 14 @ 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 one weeknight event.

    Sep
    21
    Sat
    Cidertini Challenge Race @ Town Farm Bay / DIYC Tent
    Sep 21 all-day

    The Cidertini Challenge is not to be missed. It’s DIYC’s last race of the season and features a classic start and finish (committee boat, horns, and flags) and classes for both Jib & Main and Spinnaker racing.

    Starting sequence begins at 11 a.m. Monitor VHF Channel 8 on the water for up-to-date race information. The race will be followed by the annual Cidertini Celebration.

    Cidertini Celebration @ DIYC Tent
    Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    The Cidertini Celebration will follow the Cidertini Challenge sailboat race. Taking place at the DIYC tent, beginning at 3:30 p.m., the Challenge has become an end-of-the-season tradition. You don’t have to race to attend: All club members are welcome. Enjoy hot mulled cider, plain or spiked with your choice of spirits. For the purists, we’ll also have cold cider, along with cider donuts, Vermont cheese and apples straight from the orchard.

    Oct
    12
    Sat
    Fall Work Day & Tent Take-Down
    Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    An annual end-of-the-boating season event: DIYC members gather to take down the tent at Point Bay Marina and clean up the tent site.

    Nov
    2
    Sat
    Change-of-Watch Dinner & Annual Meeting
    Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm

    The Diamond Island Yacht Club’s Change-of-Watch Dinner & Annual Meeting is scheduled for November 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hinesburgh Public House.