Why should you enter the Vineyard Race?

If you’re thinking about joining us this year and are not sure whether you should or not, here’s a few reasons you should consider being part of this spectacular Labor Day weekend event.

  • You can race on one of three separate courses: the traditional Vineyard course and two courses (Cornfield and Seaflower) within Long Island Sound.
  • You can race IRC, PHRF or HPR.
  • You can race in our growing doublehanded and multihull classes.
  • If you race doublehanded you can race either the Seaflower or Vineyard course.
  • You can race PHRF non spinnaker on the Seaflower or Cornfield Point course.
  • The Vineyard Race is the final qualifier for the Northern Ocean Racing TrophyNew England Lighthouse Series, and Doublehanded Ocean Racing Trophy.
  • If you’ve raced in 10 or more Vineyards you are eligible to be a member of the Buzzards Society.
  • You get to be part of one of the best post-race parties on Long Island Sound.
  • With our earlier starting times you get back earlier to spend more time with your family and loved ones.
  • If you’re a college sailor you’re invited to participate in our Corinthian Challenge.

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