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Ram Island hosts three regattas each year:

Austin LaFrance Regatta

Austin LaFrance Regatta

Cancelled due to COVID-19
Optis – July 21, 2020

The Austin LaFrance Opti Regatta is open to all age eligible sailors with class legal Optis. We have a separate Green Fleet and start the Red, Blue & White Fleets together. Scoring is done overall and trophies are awarded to fleet leaders. We usually have over 70 sailors so we encourage carpooling and towing.  We use three minute dinghy starts and try to get in as many races as conditions permit. 

Salle Evelyn Regatta

On hold due to COVID-19
420s - July 2, 2020*

* Event may be subject to cancellation due to Coronavirus and distancing guidance.
The Salle Evelyn Regatta is open to all sailors with class legal Blue Jays or Club 420s.  We use three minute dinghy starts and try to get in as many races as conditions permit.

Ram Island Regatta

👍Scheduled to happen!
August 29, 2020 at RIYC

The 75th Ram Island Invitational Regatta is open to all boats with a minimum length of 18 ft, with handicap and one-design classes based on competitor interest.
The Notice of Race (NoR), notice board, registered boats, and registration is available on Yachtscoring  

Final classes will be determined by the Race Committee.  Courses are planned around Fishers Island and in Fishers Island Sound. 

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Registration via Yachtscoring is highly preferred, and entries must be received prior to 27 August.
Multihulls and classes interested in a one-design start should contact Moise Solomonor Bob Austin-LaFrance, Race Secretary (contacts on the Notice ofRace) ASAP.  

Race documents (sailing instructions and scratch sheets) will be available on line after 1800 August 22.

A pre-race Skippers meeting and party is planned for Friday, August 28th between 5 and 7 pm at Ram Island Yacht Club in Noank, CT (See COVID note at end).

Awards will be presented at the post-race party commencing after the race at RIYC (See COVID note at end)

The regatta plans to adhere to Green race principles; paper copies and single-use materials will be minimized.

Scratch sheets and sailing instructions will not be available on the water.

RIYC will try to accommodate dockage or moorings for any transient racers in need of overnight dockage.  

Contact Moise Solomon (email onNOR) for more information.

NOTE * - COVID-19 Contingencies. 

RIYC is planning a full slate of race activities on August 28th and 29th.  

However, due to the uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is possible that the race will be cancelled or conducted without gatherings or parties. 

In either of these cases, registration fees for registered participants will be adjusted accordingly.


Ram Island Yacht Club • 60 Front Street • Noank, CT 06340 • 860.536.9014