September 1, 2017


Why should you enter?

  • You can race on one of three separate courses: the traditional Vineyard course or one of two courses (Cornfield and Seaflower) within Long Island Sound.
  • You can race IRC, PHRF or HPR.
  • You can race in our growing double handed 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 Trophy, New England Lighthouse Series, and Double Handed 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.