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South Shore Yacht Club 2019 Queen's Cup Race - 6 weeks to go

by South Shore Yacht Club 20 May 08:47 PDT 26-28 June 2019
Yachts compete at the South Shore Yacht Club's Queen's Cup © Image courtesy of Queen's Cup

If you have not done so already, it is time to enter the 81st challenge of one of the most storied yacht races on the Great Lakes. This year's night race across Lake Michigan departs from Milwaukee, WI for St Joseph, MI on June 28, 2019.

Race week will be packed with events. It all kicks off on Wednesday June 26 with Caribbean Night featuring food from the islands, drink specials, and a steel drum Band. Thursday morning starts early with a breakfast buffet in SSYC's Commodore's Cove. The day continues with registration, a beer tasting sponsored by Wisconsin Brewing, a Mount Gay Rum tasting, a dinner buffet, and even a pig roast, followed by the annual Queen's Cup party featuring live music by Caught in the Act.

Race day begins with our breakfast buffet, registration and race preparation. Harken's Tech Team will be performing deck gear inspections and any repairs, upgrades and general maintenance that is indicated starting Wednesday and right up to race time. Dr. Edit Olasz Harken from Harken Derm will have MDs at SSYC to screen your team for potential skin cancer, North Sails will conduct the weather briefing. And finally, the race to St Joseph begins in the afternoon.

Don't miss an action-packed week. Sign up for the 81st SSYC Queen's Cup.

Register now at ssyc.org

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