The Glimmerglass Regatta, East Coast Fall Series

55th Annual

Glimmerglass Invitational Regatta and the

2023 Flying Scot New York Lakes District Championship

September 16 & 17, 2023

Notice of Race


Organizing Authority: The Otsego Sailing Club


Rules: The Glimmerglass Regatta will be governed by the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of

Sailing, except as altered by the sailing instructions. The regatta is designated category A in accordance with Appendix 1, Regulation 20. The OSC/Glimmerglass Regatta adheres to NYS Aquatic Invasive Species regulations.


Eligibility: The 2023 Glimmerglass Invitational Regatta is open to boats in the Thistle and Flying Scot classes. This regatta serves as the 2023 Flying Scot New York Lakes District Championship.


Measurement: Winning competitors must be registered and measured by their class



Entries: Eligible boats and skippers may register in advance or at the regatta per the

schedule below. The fee for the Glimmerglass Invitational Regatta is $75.00 per boat. A

$5.00 discount is given to members of U.S. Sailing.


Meals: Registration fees include continental breakfast & lunch Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday lunch will be “make your own” and will be provided before launching prior to

the first race. There is a Saturday dinner. Registration includes one meal for Saturday dinner with additional meals available for $15 per competitor. If you haven’t pre-registered, please RSVP to Amy McDermott by September 10th regarding the number of people attending the dinner.


OSC Green:  The Otsego Sailing Club has gone green. No plastics. Please bring refillable water bottles.


Sailing Instructions: The Sailing Instructions will be available at registration and the

skippers’ meeting.


Scoring: The Low Point system of Appendix A will apply. No throw-outs. 1 race

constitutes a regatta.


Trophies: Trophies will be awarded to the top five boats.


Decisions of the Protest Committee: Decisions of the protest committee will be final.


Accommodations: Camping is free on the club grounds. We do not allow pets. Our

Clubhouse has limited amenities (no shower facilities). Lodging in host houses might be available (contact regatta chairperson if you need to make arrangements)

Check for local overnight accommodations.


Club Website:


Glimmerglass 55 Schedule of events:


Saturday, September 16, 2023


0730 – 0930 Registration

0730 – 0930 Breakfast

0945 Skippers’ meeting

1045 – 1600 Races as conditions permit

1800 Dinner

1930- 2300 Fun


Sunday, September 17, 2023


0700 – 0900 Breakfast

0800 – 0830 Skippers meeting

0900-1300 Races as conditions permit

No Races will be started after 1300 on Sunday.



For general information & RSVP meals:

Amy McDermott: (607) 369-5820



55th Annual

Glimmerglass Invitational Regatta and 

Flying Scot New York Lakes District Championship

September 16 & 17, 2023




Name: _____________________ ______________________________ ________



Address: _____________ _____________________________________ ________



Email: ____________________________ Phone: _____________________



Class/Sail #________ ____________________________________________



Hull Color: ____ ______________ Spinnaker Color: ___________________



Crew: ___________________________________________________ ___





$75.00 per boat (Thistle, Flying Scot)

-$5.00 discount for USSA members (member #____________) $_______





SATURDAY DINNER: Pulled Pork & sides. Vegetarian option available.

Number of dinners _______ @ $15 / dinner $_______

Indicate # of vegetarian dinners  _______

Dinners include drinks.


(Please RSVP before 9/10 if not pre-registering by mail please call 

  607-369-5820 or email


TOTAL $________

(make checks payable to Otsego Sailing Club)


Mail Registration to:

Amy McDermott

PO Box 396

Unadilla, NY 13849

Hourly Schedule

Saturday Registration

From 7:30 - To 9:30
10:45am to 4:00pm


Sep 16 2023 - Sep 17 2023


730 – 0930 Registration0730 – 0930 Breakfast0945 Skippers’ meeting1045 – 1600 Races as conditions permit1800 Dinner1930- 2300 FunSunday, September 17, 20230700 – 0900 Breakfast0800 – 0830 Skippers meeting0900-1300 Races as conditions permitNo Races will be started after 1300 on Sunday.PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT PLAN TO COME OFF THE WATER FOR LUNCH
All Day


$75 registration, one meal included, $15 for each additional meal.

Regatta Levels

Red Chevron Event
Otsego Sailing Club


Otsego Sailing Club
5992 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
Event Types / Locations


Amy McDermott
(607) 369-5820

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