GTIYC Fun Regatta

The GTIYC Fun Regatta is on for March 13&14. The regatta site is at the Whitewater Township park on Elk Lake. From the Village of Williamsburg, turn North on Elk Lake Road (605)and go North 3 miles to Park Road; turn East on Park road and go 9/10 of a mile to the launch on Elk Lake (coordinates N44.8166 and W-85.3854).

Friday night registration will be at the Grand Traverse Yacht Club on M2 along Grand Traverse West Bay, 4/10 mile North of the intersection of M72 and M22 on Traverse City's west side, from 7:30pm to 9:0pm. Registration will continue Sasturday morning, at the regatta site on Elk Lake, between 8:30am and 9:30am. Skippers meeting will be at 10:0am, and with skippers help, races will start at 11:0am.

BEFORE YOU HEAD FOR TRAVERSE CITY, be certain to check the GTIYC hotline (231-92-3836) for any last regatta updates on Friday morning. A last minute check of tonights snow and high winds will be made in the morning. If there is a revision to the current hot line message, it will be made by 8:30am, otherwise, the current message stands as a go. Drive carefull on the road, sail safe, and have fun. Don't forget your proof of liability insurance! Regatta entry fee is $20.00. Although run under the protocol of IDNIYRA rules, the regatta is designed and operated as a FUN two days of racing. There will be two fleets for DNs (gold and silver) and an open class for all other boats.

Traverse City Lodging
Motel 6 1-800-466-8356 (in Acme)
Super 8 Motel 231-938-1887 (in Acme)
Knights Inn 231-308-1900
Baymont Inns & Suites – 1-800-968-4454
Days Inn 231-941-0208
Heritage Inn 231-947-9520

Elk Rapids Lodging
The White Birch Lodge 231-264-8271 (very ice boat friendly – sail to regatta if held on Elk Lake as tentatively planned)

See you here,