August 12, 2023 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Following the Diamond Island Regatta and ahead of the Lobster Fest dinner, there will be 4 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 at 4:45, there will be a fun presentation from Chris Sabick, the director of research and archeology at the LCMM. Chris will talk about the history of transportation on the lake, from the canoes of indigenous people, to canal boats and gunships, to steam ferries and horse ferries, to recreational vessels. The talk will be followed by the DIR awards ceremony and, at 5:45 p.m., the Lobster Fest dinner.