A huge congratulations to Bob Carey and his committee for organizing a very successful LYRA Regatta.

52 boats registered with approximately 260 or more racers. Add race committee, support people, volunteers, non-racing members enjoying the club and the activities, we saw about 350-400 people at the Club!

Thank you to all of the SBYC members and staff who really worked together to host this regatta and make this event a great success


We'd also like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors for this year's regatta.

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LYRA 2022 Results

The results and trophies awarded for the 2022 LYRA Regatta can be found on the LYRA 2022 website at https://www.sodusbayyc.org/about


A Glance at the LYRA Events of 2022

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Course racing began on Thursday with the 8 Metre North American Championship. As the severe storms rolled in, the fleet postponed onshore. Around 2pm off they went to the course on Lake Ontario. An afternoon thunderstorm came rolling in and enveloped the fleet. Norseman took a bad blow and snapped its mast 12 feet off the deck. In true Corinthian fashion, three other 8 Metre competitors abandoned the race and came to aid Norseman. All crew were safe, and the mast was cut away and both boat and crew returned to shore. Day two saw three races to complete the North American Championship.


Friday was a moderate wind day and all fleets and divisions saw three races completed. It was hot and breezy and the lake was relatively flat given the evening before being southerly winds.


Saturday the wind was blowing the dog off the leash. The 8 Metre and R Class, the NFS Fleets, as well as the Melges 15 on their own course all raced in the bay. Sunday in true LYRA fashion brought very light winds. The Norseman competitors were loaned Jackeen and raced on Sunday to again demonstrate the Corinthian nobility of the 8 Metre fleet. Race committee was able to get 2 races off. We were able to complete all six planned races for the 8 Metre fleet, seven races for the R Class fleet, eight races for the FS fleet, seven races for the Melges 15 fleet, and four races for the NFS fleet.

Centennial Races

Feeder Races

Tuesday July 26, 2022 Kingston Yacht Club to Sodus Point, NY

ABYC all GTA competitors have decided to race the Founders West

Founder's Races

Feeder Races

Tuesday July 26, 2022 Genesee Yacht Club to Sodus Point, NY

Tuesday July 26, 2022 Oswego Yacht Club to Sodus Point, NY

Freeman Races

Overnight Races

Wednesday July 27, 2022 Sodus Bay Yacht Club

Overnight races both the Long and Short Course

Course Racing

July 29, 30, 31, 2022

Flying Sail: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Non-flying Sail Saturday and Sunday