Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1, 2023
Updated October 16, 2023
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The 2023 Pumpkin Regatta is open to FYC members and all FYC sailing school graduates since January of 2021, as well as racers from outside of FYC who are members in good standing with their class associations in Canada, or the US, or their sailing clubs are in good standing with Sail Canada.
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Contact & Gate Access
If you need access to the Club on Friday evening to park your boat and trailer, we will arrange to have someone meet you at the Club gate. Submit your name and mobile phone number to Chris Fogelman Rear Commodore phone and texts: 226-700-1947 or E-mail: [email protected], by Thursday, September 28.
Turkey Dinner on Saturday Night
The 2023 Pumpkin Regatta welcomes racers from outside of our club for one of the last racing events of the year. In addition, FYC is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of its founding! We would like to celebrate this with a Turkey Dinner on Saturday night after the racing around 6:00pm! Cost will be $15 per person.
Turkey Dinner Menu: Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, peas, coleslaw, cranberries, buttered rolls, pies, whipped cream, coffee, tea and pop
ALL Competitors PLEASE PRE-REGISTER for the Turkey Dinner to minimize food wastage by contacting our Social Convener, Bonita Magill by phone or text: 519-453-3577 or by Email: [email protected]
You can pay for both regatta and dinner at Registration on September 30th.
*please note any dietary concerns we should be aware of!
Saturday: Lunch will be available in Doug MacKenzie hall during a break in racing
Sunday: Leftovers from the turkey dinner will be available after the racing while the scores are being tallied
*Our water in Doug MacKenzie Hall is potable and is tested regularly so you are encouraged to bring your own refillable water bottles.
Registration & Entry Fees for 2023
Registration will be across from the Sailing School on Saturday, September 30 @ 8:30 – 10:00am
Skippers Meeting (same place) = 10:00am
Single-Handed = $30
Double-Handed = $50
Junior Single = $20
Junior Double = $30
Learn to Race = Free (have not sailed in a formal regatta before 2021)
Our race committee always gives preference to water-based starts. If that is not possible, for instance due to inclement weather or a shortage of volunteers, land-based starts will be used. See the sailing instructions below for more information.
- First Race: scheduled for Saturday at 11 AM.
- Last Race: no start sequence will begin after 1:30 PM on Sunday.
Registration Form = Please Print and Fill in to bring to Registration
Sailing Instructions = Water-based Regatta
Sailing Instructions = Land-based Regatta
Where We Are
Driving Directions to Fanshawe Yacht Club are in the link below.
Photos below are from past Pumpkin Regattas.