Schedule for the Vineyard weekend

Trillium at the start of the 2009 race. (Rick Bannerot)

We just released the schedule for Labor Day weekend for the 76th running of the Vineyard Race. Be sure to check back for any updates.

Thursday (September 2, 2010)

  • 1800 – 2200: Transponder and sailing instruction pick up. Stamford YC Library
  • 1800 – 2100: Welcome cocktail party and dinner. Cocktails at 1800, dinner at 1830. Contact the club directly for reservations. (203) 323-3161
  • 2000 – 2130: Skipper’s meeting with Dawn Riley. Dawn is both an expert big-boat and match-racing sailor. She was the first woman ever to manage an entire America’s Cup syndicate, the first American, man or woman, to sail in three America’s Cups and two Whitbread Round the World races.
Friday,   (September 3, 2010)
  • 0900 – Noon: Transponder and sailing instruction pick up. Stamford YC Library
  • Noon: First gun. Bell 32 off Stamford Harbor.
Sunday (September 5, 2010)
  • 1800: Caribbean-themed arrival party and awards ceremony. Open to all competitors and their families. Admission $10 (includes 2 drinks) for anyone over the age of 12. Includes music, a wide assortment of food and beverages and trophies. Wear your best Island clothing.
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