Boating is not only an american past time but a human past time. Sailing boats around the world, for a holiday trip, or to wage war, to find new territory.

Boats are up for charter most of the time, whether you want a boat for racing, a charter boat for fishing, or just charting boating.

Sailing yachts either around the world or within your own shores is an excitement that can not be explained in words, living by the winds and the current is daring to say the least.

Charting a luxury yacht is a gavorite of the weathy, and if given the opportunity something that should be done




Race Organizers

Sailing Education


Crew Call

Racing Rules


Racing happens all over Lake Champlain. Don't let inexperience stop you! If you want to learn how to race, contact one of the race organizers below, they will be glad to give you a hand.

There are midweek evening races, weekend races, marathons, one design races, dinghy races, handicap races, junior races and collegiant racing. During the winter there is ice boat racing... something for everybody at every level.

Keep in mind that you don't need to own a boat to enjoy racing. Crew is always in demand.

Past Year's Results


Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center Challenge

Valcour Race (VSC)

Lake Champlain Racing Conference

Mayor's Cup Results

Mayor's Cup Photos



DN North Americans

Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup

Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup

Royal Savage

Omnium '98

Lake Champlain Racing Conference

Lake Champlain Racing Conference


Organizations That Run Races:

Organizing Authority




Charlott Sailing Center

McNeil Cove

Wednesday evenings

J-24 & Level PHRF

International Sailing School

Inner Malletts Bay

Wed evenings


Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Burlington Harbor

Tuesday evenings

JY-15, Laser, 420's  (JY - 420 Rentals Available)

Lake Champlain Ice Sailing

Lake Champlain and nearby ponds

Every weekend (Winter). Call the ice line: (802) 985-1469 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (802) 985-1469      end_of_the_skype_highlighting


Lake Champlain Racing Conference

Lake Champlain Circuit



Lake Champlain Yacht Club

Shelburne Bay / broad lake

Wed evenings PHRF; Thur evenings & Sunday Afternoon JY/15; Weekend PHRF

PHRF, JAM, JY-15, Mini-12

Northern Vermont Highschool Sailing Team

Burlington Harbor



Valcour Sailing Club

Cumberland Bay & vicinity

Wed evenings + Sundays Sunday Small Boat Series

PHRF, JAM, Portsmouth

Crew Call

Want to be Crew or Looking for Crew - try the Harborwatch Crew Call Please help me to update this information e-mail me

Organizations That Teach Sailing

International Sailing School

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Lake Champlain Yacht Club

Performance Handicap Racing Factor (PHRF)

PHRF is the handicap system widely used on Lake Champlain. To race in a PHRF race, your boat needs a PHRF rating. For more information on PHRF Lake Champlain click here.

Here are PHRF Databases from around the world (but remember PHRF Lake Champlain is LAW here):

New England

Narragansett Bay

Lake Erie

Long Island Sound


Chesapeake Bay

Lake Ontario


Lake Michigan

Northern California

Lake Lanier(Georgia)

Southern California

San Francisco

South East Florida

Lake Norman

Okanagan, BC Canada


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