Stratos, a J/105 sailed by LCYC’s Tom Moody and Tris Coffin, heads downwind en route to a win in the Spinnaker A Class during the 2022 Diamond Island Regatta. – Ramsey Hazbun Photo

12th Annual Diamond Island Regatta, a benefit for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, takes place August 10, with Split Rock Race on August 11

Diamond Island Regatta & Split Rock Race Registration Form

Buy tickets for the Lobster Fest dinner

CHARLOTTE, Vt. — Come join us the weekend of August 10-11 for the Diamond Island Regatta on Saturday and the Split Rock Race on Sunday. Both races are part of the Lake Champlain Championship Series and draw boats from all over the lake for a fun weekend of competition and camaraderie. 

Once again, the Diamond Island Regatta festivities will benefit the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Events start on Saturday morning with breakfast at 8, followed by the skippers’ meeting at 9 and the Diamond Island Regatta. After the race, please join us for a celebration with live music, a short presentation from Maritime Museum Director Chris Sabick on Lake Champlain’s famous Champ. and of course, the race results and awards. We cap off the evening with our Lobster Fest Dinner and the drawing of raffle prizes, which will again include Helly Hansen jackets, half off winter storage at local marinas, restaurant dinners, and more!

Buy tickets for the Lobster Fest dinner

The Split Rock Race will follow on Sunday morning, providing everyone a chance to rack up some more series points before sailing home.

Diamond Island T-shirts and DIR hats are now available to order by visiting the product pages below. Order yours in advance; only a very limited number of extras will be available the day of the event. So that we can have shirts and hats available for race weekend, the window for ordering closes at 10 a.m. on July 29.

Shop DIR T-shirts | Shop DIR hats

Click the links below for the DIR/SRR Registration Form; PDF versions of the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for the Diamond Island Regatta and Split Rock Race; a list of DIYC marks and courses; and a chart showing the approximate location of DIYC race marks:

Point Bay Marina is again offering free moorings and half-price slips for visiting racers. Availability is very limited, so call soon to get on the list. You can reach Point Bay Marina at 802-425-2431. There is also anchoring available outside the mooring field.

Wrapup from the 2023 Diamond Island Regatta & Split Rock Race


Special thanks to our Diamond Island Regatta sponsors (as of 07/09/24)

Point Bay Marina || Safe Harbor Shelburne Shipyard || The Moorings Mallets Bay || Helly Hansen Burlington || Burlington Harbor Marina || Bibens Ace Hardware Mallets Bay || Basin Harbor || FastSigns || Amalgamated Culture Works || Sebago || The Old Dock, Essex, N.Y. || Nautical Circuits || Dunkin’ Donuts

If you or your company would like to join this generous group, we’d love to talk with you about how you can help.
Please email Race Director Wendy Friant.