In a “spirited and fun competition”, the Squam Lakes Association (SLA) will hold its annual “Around the Lake Sailing Race” on Sunday, July 28th. Starting at 1:00 PM and ending at 4:00 PM with awards presented at 5:00pm. The Around the Lake Sailing Race is open to all types of sailboats.
Prizes will be awarded on the Portsmouth Number handicap system. Any size boat can win, with separate divisions for racing and recreational sailors. Division A will include racing sailboats and Division B will be for recreational sailboats, with no spinnakers permitted.
To download and print an entry form click here or you can pick one up at the SLA Resource Center on Route 3 in Holderness. Racers must be capable of sailing safely on Squam Lake and are asked to exercise proper racing decorum. The race course is subject to wind and weather condition changes. Maps of the course and racing instructions will be available at the SLA office or on race day from the official’s boat.
The tax-deductible entry fee is $40, and will benefit the SLA’s Community Youth Sailing Program. Entry forms should be submitted no later than Noon on July 28th at the SLA Resource Center.