Feb
    8
    Wed
    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
    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:
     
    Apr
    20
    Thu
    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
    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
    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
    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.

    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 one weeknight event.

    Jun
    3
    Sat
    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.

    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
    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.

    Jun
    10
    Sat
    Vessel Safety Check @ Point Bay Marina
    Jun 10 all-day

    The annual free safety check, performed by Coast Guard-trained volunteers, is for vessels docked or moored at Point Bay Marina. They will check out your safety equipment like flares, life jackets, lights, sound devices, fire extinguishers etc. and things like disposal placards and registration. NO TICKETS will be issued! If you pass, you will get a sticker to display on your boat and if you fall short, they’ll let you know what you need. Sign up at the Point Bay Marina store.

    DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Jun 10 @ 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.

    Jun
    24
    Sat
    DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Jun 24 @ 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.

    DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
    Jun 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.

    Vessel Christening @ Point Bay Marina
    Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm

    Have a new boat, or one taking on a new name? We’ll help you officially christen your boat during this event.

    Chicken Barbecue @ DIYC Tent
    Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm

    The annual Chicken Barbecue, one of the most popular events on the DIYC calendar, returns June 24.

    Jul
    1
    Sat
    Cruise Weekend @ Lake Champlain
    Jul 1 – Jul 4 all-day

    Join other DIYC members for a cruise weekend on the lake; route and anchorages TBA.

    Jul
    15
    Sat
    Destination Burlington Weekend @ Burlington Waterfront
    Jul 15 – Jul 16 all-day

    A Destination Burlington weekend is tentatively scheduled for July 15 & 16 on the Burlington Waterfront, with a dock party and more events. Stay tuned for details.

    Jul
    16
    Sun
    Burlington Pursuit Fast Sail @ Burlington Waterfront
    Jul 16 all-day

    The event is a pursuit Fast Sail from off Burllington to Town Farm Bay, following a weekend meet-up and dock party on the Burlington waterfront. More info to follow at the 2023 Fast Sail page.

    Jul
    22
    Sat
    DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Jul 22 @ 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.

    Jul
    28
    Fri
    DIYC Cruise Week 2023 @ Lake Champlain
    Jul 28 – Aug 6 all-day

    Cruise Week for 2023 is scheduled for July 28-August 6. Save the dates. Details to follow.

    Aug
    12
    Sat
    Diamond Island Regatta @ DIYC Tent & Town Farm Bay
    Aug 12 all-day

    The Diamond Island Regatta, DIYC’s major sailing event of each season, is scheduled for August 12. 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.

    Diamond Island Regatta Breakfast @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 12 @ 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 Post-Race Party @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 12 @ 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 will feature the awards ceremony and more. Stay tuned for more details.

    Lobster Fest Dinner @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm

    The annual Lobster Fest dinner, a celebration following the Diamond Island Regatta, takes place this year on August 12 at 5:30 p.m. Ticket sales will begin a few weeks before the event.

    Aug
    13
    Sun
    Split Rock Race @ DIYC Tent & Town Farm Bay
    Aug 13 all-day

    The Split Rock Race, added to the schedule in 2021, takes place on August 13, the day following the Diamond Island Regatta. Both of these sailboat races are part of the Lake Champlain Championship Series. 

    Aug
    19
    Sat
    Destination Westport Weekend @ Westport, N.Y., Waterfront
    Aug 19 – Aug 20 all-day

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

    Westport Fast Sail Pursuit @ Westport, N.Y., Waterfront
    Aug 19 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. Details to follow.

    DIYC Morning Coffee @ DIYC Tent
    Aug 19 @ 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.

    Aug
    26
    Sat
    DIYC Fast Sail @ Town Farm Bay
    Aug 26 @ 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.