The Henderson Harbor Yacht Club and the Crescent Yacht Club host the Summerville Memorial on alternate years. Skip Summerville was an avid racer on the eastern shore, competing with his J35 "Summerwind". Skip was instrumental in bringing US Sailing to Association Island and worked tirelessly to advise and oversee its reality for Eastern Lake Ontario leading up to the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. At the Olympics, Skip and his wife Jan worked at the Olympic venue in the sail measurement assignment, and their daughter Jessie was named Chairman of the Tornado Class Trials.
In 2019 the regatta will be hosted at HHYC on September 7th. We are hoping you will go and race with members of the HHYC and CYC.
The race will consist of three course-races with an awards dinner to follow. Remember that the Summerville Regatta is the third race in the three race series that will determine the Eastern Shore Boat of the Year. In order to be eligible to win this great honor, you must race your boat in all three Eastern Lake races, which include:
Registration fee: $20 U.S.
Skippers Meeting: 9:00 am
First start: 10:00 am
The U.S. Sailing Rules of Racing applies to all competitors.
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