The Sodus Bay Yacht Club has informed LYRA that due to the New York State Phase 4 reopening plan for events such as this we will not be able to manage the safety of competitors and guests of a week long event of this magnitude. LYRA will be working to determine the final disposition of a LYRA 2020 competition.
The LYRA 2020 Race Registration and Food Ordering for evening events and crew lunches is now live and ready to take registrations and payments.
Oswego Yacht Club will be hosting the feeder from the east on the Sunday following their Sail Oswego Regatta during the annual Harborfest Celebration. Boats from the east can follow Sail Oswego with LYRA 2020 Race Week.
Youngstown Yacht Club will be hosting the feeder from the far west to Rochester following their CanAm Regatta. These boats will have the opportunity to also race in the Founder's Cup West on Tuesday.
Genesee Yacht Club will be hosting the feeder from Rochester to Sodus Bay on Tuesday. Boats coming from The Greater Toronto area and YYC will have opportunity to compete to be in the running for Regatta Championship.
The Freeman Races long and short will be held in the late afternoon and competitors will race overnight. One Feeder Race. the Freeman Race, and Course Racing FS are required to be eligible for the Regatta Championship.
July 31 - Aug 2 is the three days of Course Racing for FS competitors. We have plans to provide three circles on Lake Ontario. Also, one circle in the protected waters of Sodus Bay for small boat One Design fleets.
August 1 and 2 is the two days of Course Racing for the NFS competitors. This provides a less rigorous venue for the white sail racers that wish to compete at the LYRA Annual Regatta.