Thistle Great Lakes Championship 2021

Join us for Great Lakes at North Cape!

Update 6-24-21


Supplemental Information

LaSalle, MI

July 17-18, 2021

To Register:


Pre-registration ends July 1st

Friday Clinic by Mike Ingham

If you are a crew without a boat, or don’t have your full team, show up and;

  1. We will do our best to mix and match to try and get you out there.
  2. Let us know your needs and we can see if a “race ready” junior is available.


Try and rig your boat beforehand, once we start, things will move along quickly.


If you need to arrive late, you are still welcome to join in any time for the on the water clinic and/or the debrief.


1:00 – 2:00 tuning talk (on shore)

2:00 launch

2:30 – 4:30 on the water clinic

5:00 – 5:30 debrief



Food Update

A cook your own steak dinner will be provided Saturday night for each skipper and crew.  Additional tickets will be on sale for $20.00 each.

The NCYC bar has limited supply of burgers and pizza.  Toledo Beach Marina has a restaurant

SANDBAR-TOLEDO BEACH MARINA – 10 Photos & 11 Reviews – American (Traditional) – 11840 Toledo Beach Rd, LaSalle, MI – Restaurant Reviews – Phone Number (

Covid Policy

Per CDC recommendations

If you’ve been fully vaccinated:

You can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic.

You can resume activities without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart


If you have not been fully vaccinated, please follow social distancing rules including wearing a mask.


Saturday Evening

Weather and energy levels permitting,  we will have an informal match racing event in Finns.


Sailors for the Sea


This Championship is an environmentally friendly regatta.  Please bring your own water bottles and there will be a re-fillable water station on the NCYC patio.  Please bring your water bottles and recycle.


For further Information. contact Peter Frissell at (419-376-8557)



We have a great weekend planned, starting with a Friday afternoon clinic with Mike Ingham. Racing will be Saturday and Sunday. Camping is allowed on yacht club property.

NOR and Sailing Instructions are posted on Yacht Scoring (link will open in a new tab).

Entry fee and registration information:

  • Registration deadline: July 10, 2021 at 1000 hrs.
  • Registration link: Yacht Scoring (link will open in a new tab)
  • Early registration: $100 on or by July 1 (Non-US Sailing Members add $10)
  • Under 25 early registration: $50.00 on or by July 1 (US Sailing membership required)
  • After July 1 but prior to close of registration: $125 (Non-US Sailing Members add $10)

Boat storage for 2021 Nationals

With prior notice, a limited number of boats can be stored at Cleveland Yachting Club between the Great Lakes Championship and the 75th Anniversary National Championship. Storage will be limited and in a specific area of the club and must be pre-arranged.

COVID-19 Restrictions

Covid-19 Restrictions on clothing and social distancing as determined by the Organizing Authority will be announced on Yacht Scoring no later than June 17, 2021 and may include six foot “social distancing,” mask wearing, and other precautions.

Hourly Schedule

Friday: Clinic, registration

1300 - 1700
Clinic by Mike Ingham
1700 - 2000
Skipper’s packets available
1800 - 2100
Regatta Party

Saturday: Competitors' meeting, racing

1030 -
Competitors' meeting
1200 -
1st Warning Signal

Sunday: Racing, awards

0955 -
1st Warning Signal
1400 -
No further Warning Signal shall be made


Jul 16 2021 - Jul 18 2021


$100 on or by July 1 (see details)

Regatta Levels

Blue Chevron Event


North Cape Yacht Club
11850 Toledo Beach Road, La Salle, La Salle Township, MI 48145, USA
Event Types / Locations


Peter Frissell

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