2017 Thistle National Championship – Mayville, N.Y.

posted Aug 7, 2015, 8:23 AM by Thistle Class   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 8:47 AM by Michael Lovett ]
2017 Thistle National Championship  Mayville, N.Y.

July 22 to 28, 2017

Mayville, N.Y.

Online Registration Page

See Who Has Registered


June 15 - Early-registration discount ends

July 7 - Registration deadline

There is no quota, but early registration is a must.  

Notice of Race

2017 Thistle National Championship NOR

2017 Thistle Women's and Youth National Championships NOR


Chautauqua Yacht Club

Thistle Class Association

Questions? Contact regatta co-chairman Tom Hubbell.


Supported by

Chautauqua Lake YC

Mayville-Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

Town of Chautauqua

Chautauqua Institution


Schedule of Events

  • Date


    Post-Race Event


    Registration & Measurement


    Saturday, July 22

    Women’s and Juniors

    Chautauqua Belle* Dinner Cruise Option 1

    Sunday, July 23

    Opening Ceremony Practice Race

    Fire Department BBQ on site

    Monday, July 24


    Chautauqua Belle Dinner Cruise Option 2

    Tuesday, July 25


    Southern Tier Brewery Draft Beer and Dinner

    Wednesday, July 26


    Cocktails at Tom and Pat Hubbell’s (HYC)  -accessible by Chautauqua Belle Dinner Cruise to HYC -Option 3

    Thursday, July 27


    BBQ Dinner on site and blues band

    Friday, July 28


    Awards Banquet

    *The Chautauqua Belle is an authentic paddle-wheel steamboat with a capacity of 117 passengers

Regatta Base

Mayville Lakeside Park

Launch ramps, crane, dock, bath/showers, camping


Mayville Lakeside Park

Camp Chautauqua

Camp Prendergast

Chautauqua Lake KOA



Chautauqua Suites (1/2 mile away), special rate of $141.99/night, listed as “Thistle National Championship” (offer details)

Webb’s Resort, $140/night.

More at TourChautauqua.com.  


Things to Do

For a full rundown of local attractions, read  Chautauqua Calling: 2017 Thistle National Championship Preview

Chautauqua Marine offering $25-off boat rentals for Thistlers

Chautauqua Institution is a resort community and cultural center offering lectures, concerts, theatrical productions, and much more. Daily gate fees range from $16 to $82, depending on when you arrive and how long you plan to stay. Free admission on Sunday. Check out the calendar of events.

Get Involved

We've registered as a “Clean Regatta” with Sailors for the Sea. Want to help Nationals go green? To volunteer, submit your info at SignUp.com, or contact  Danielle (Bower) Buehler.

Local Knowledge

C-Scow Racers Share Inside Tips for Chautauqua Lake


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Michael Lovett,
Apr 17, 2017, 5:20 PM