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2019 MC Nationals Regatta August 22 - 25th

  • 8/20/2019 12:46:00 PM

MC Racing

The Minnetonka Yacht Club is proud to host the 2019 MCSA Nationals Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25th. A practice race will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 2PM with regatta races starting Friday, August 23 and ending Sunday, August 25th. A full line up of events, SIs, NORs, launching instructions can be found here: https://mcsa.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=612443&item_id=937596

MC Volunteering

 

Currently we are in need of spectator/safety boats and mooring shuttles. What does that mean? You get to go out and watch the races and we provide you with a copy of a safety plan in the rare case of an emergency. Sign up to be a safety boat or other various options for volunteers available here. We have a variety of volunteer spots for any interest level!

MC Party

The MC Nationals vineyard vines Low Country Boil Regatta Party is open to all MYC members and MC Nationals regatta participants. It's going to be a fabulous party and great chance to mingle with some of the best sailors in the US (did we mention our local celebrities Natalie Sinn and Paige Packard just won MC Inlands), dance the night away with live music, and feast on awesome food!

LIVE MUSIC - Big Island Band

FOOD - Mixed Appetizers, Low Country Boil - Shrimp, Sausage, Potatoes, and Corn*, Garden Salad with Blueberries, Feta, and House Dressing, Breads and Butter, Island Rum Cake with Rum Whipped Cream

*Poultry sausage and chicken available without shrimp or pork. Additionally, vegetarian options available upon request.

DRINKS - Open Cocktail Bar, Fulton Lonely Blonde Beer, Summit Keller Pils Beer, Michelob Golden Beer, Miller Lite Beer, White, Red, and Rose Wines

COST - Adults $40, 25 and Under $25, Kids Meals Available Upon Request - Hotdog, chips, dessert $6

Please RSVP here by Thursday, August 22 so we can ensure we have an accurate head count for food! You can either pay onsite with a credit card or be invoiced through MYC.

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Champ of Champs NOR & SIs

  • 8/20/2019 12:43:00 PM

Wednesday, August 28th is the annual Champion of Champions race at MYC. This event crowns the race winner of Lake Minnetonka between each fleet champion at Wayzata Yacht Club and Minnetonka Yacht Club as they battle it out in Ynglings on the main lake. Racing begins at 6PM and join us afterwards for dinner at 7PM on Lighthouse Island. 

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Wednesday, August 14 Grill & Chill

  • 8/12/2019 9:42:00 AM

Join the X Boat Fleet as they host the Wednesday Night post-race Grill & Chill. Members $16, Guests of Members $18.

Menu:
Grilled Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Chicken Brest with a Ginger Miso Marinade

Rice and Grain Salad with Grilled Vegetables

Garden Salad with Peaches, Feta, and Blanchard House Dressing

Dinner Rolls/Bread

Caramelized Bananas with hint of Rum over Ice Cream

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2019 ILYA X Inland Championship July 24 - July 27

2019 ILYA X Inland Championship July 24 - July 27

  • 7/22/2019 6:50:00 AM

We have over 200 youth sailors registered fro this week's X Inland Championship regatta and we look forward to putting on a memorable event! We are in desperate need of spectator boats to take our out of town guests on the lake to watch the races on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. If you are able to help in any way please sign up via our SignUp Genius (link below) and indicate if you will be watching the Junior and/or Senior fleet. Thank you in advance!

The CBF parking lot will be closed from Wednesday morning through Saturday afternoon for designated regatta parking. LHI will also be closed for member use Wednesday through Saturday due to the regatta.

We are still looking for some volunteers in various areas. Please visithttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E4DAEA92CA46-2019 if you are able to help!

Thank you!

Sarah Jewett & Jenny Zinn

2019 ILYA X Inland Championship Co-Chairs

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Ice Cream Social & Carnival - Wednesday, July 3rd

  • 6/27/2019 10:41:00 AM

We are SO excited for our second annual MYC 4th of July Ice Cream Social & Carnival on Wednesday, July 3 @ 6PM. Join us out on LHI to celebrate an early 4th of July. $30 for adults, $10 for children. RSVP here.

6 - 8PM

Carnival Games & Prizes

Hula Hoop Contest

Water Balloon Toss

Face Painting

6:30 - 9:30PM

Pizza & Salad

Ice Cream & Root Beer Floats

Open Bar

Dancing

Live Band - Grayhawk (www.grayhawkmusic.com)

To volunteer at our second annual 4th of July Ice Cream Social on July 3rd, sign up here. Lots of fun volunteer spots!

Day-Of Reminders

  • Life jackets are required for all children 10 and under at all times
  • Bring your own towel and change of clothes if you intend to swim
  • We do not have a lifeguard on duty so "swim at your own risk" and parents should always keep a close eye on their children.

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2019 MYC Snow Kite Open

  • 3/1/2019 6:01:00 PM

Join us at Lighthouse Island, March 9th & 10th for the MYC Snow Kite Open! You do not need to snow kite to join in the festivities. We will have snow kiting races in front of LHI, but also bags and jenga, s'mores to make at the fire pits, drinks, and $5 cash lunches on the grill. If you are new to snowkiting, we will have small practices kites to learn what it is all about and even exhibition races and games to highlight what the sport is all about! Registration to race in the event is $40, spectator attendance is free.

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 8th

7AM - 9PM: Registration and Welcome Cocktails - Burgum Residence

Saturday, March 9th

  • Suggested Parking: Deephaven Beach (permit not required)
  • 8AM - 9AM: Onsite Registration - Lighthouse Island
  • 10AM: Competitor's Briefing
  • 11AM: LHI Buoy Racing Begins
  • 11:30AM - 1PM: $5 Burger & Hotdog Lunches on LHI
  • 1PM - 4PM: Snow Kiting Activities & Exhibitions for Everyone
  • 6PM: Snow Kiting Regatta Party - Excelsior Brewery (band starts at 8PM)
All Day Activities: s'mores, fire pits, jenga and bag, ice skating rink, kiting spectating, learning about kiting & trainer kites

Sunday, March 10th

  • Suggested Parking: Deephaven Beach (permit not required)
  • 10AM: LHI Racing Begins
  • Awards to follow last race of the day: Excelsior Brewery
All Day Activities: s'mores, fire pits, jenga and bags, ice skating rink, kiting spectating, learning about kiting & trainer kites
For more information on registering for the kiting event, questions about spectating or sponsorship opportunities, please email director@minnetonkayachtclub.org. Registration to race in the event, swag bag, lunch and drinks for both days is $40. Notice of Race (NOR) & Sailing Instructions (SIs) attached.
Register to Race in the Snow Kite Open.
 
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