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Come join us for an exciting week of racing in the 2017 Kentucky Lake Race Week! We are combining many events this year to quench your thirst for sailing and hope to see you there!

2017 Event Schedule

Please make sure to check this page periodically before the event, as the schedule of events may change. Land based events are located at Green Turtle Bay Resort unless otherwise noted. Please make sure individuals planning to attend the festivities for the Commonwealth Cup events have a Shoreside Event Pass (issued during Commonwealth Cup registration on Oct 1st). We look forward to seeing you in Grand Rivers, KY.

September 22, 2017 - KLSC 57th Watkins Cup Regatta Pre Race Registration

5:00pm - Welcome Aboard Registration for Watkins Cup Regatta-Lighthouse Landing

September 23, 2017 - KLSC 57th Watkins Cup Regatta

9:00am - Late Race Registration & Skippers meeting at Lighthouse Landing Deck

10:30am - Watkins Cup Regatta-Start of Race 1

5:00pm - Dinner at the CYC Seafood Boil under the tent at the GTB Docker's parking lot. Cost $25.00 per person.

September 24, 2017 - KLSC Watkins Cup Regatta continues

9:00am - Watkins Cup Regatta-Resumes on the water

Awards Presentation at Lighthouse Landing immediately after race.

September 29, 2017 - Commonwealth Cup Regatta Registration

5:00-7:00pm - Pre-Race registration for Commonwealth Cup and Colonel's Revenge at Green Turtle Bay Conference Center.  Appetizer's will be served.

7:00pm - Captain's Meeting at Green Turtle Bay Conference Center.

8:00-11:00pm - Posting of scratch sheets at the Commonwealth Yacht Club.

8:00pm - Dinner for those who choose to make reservations at the Commonwealth Yacht Club.

September 30, 2017 - 12th Annual Commonwealth Cup Regatta

9:00am-4:00pm - Commonwealth Cup Regatta - Meet on Kentucky Lake for the Distance Race.

6:00pm - Post Race Party - Dinner and Awards for all events to date at the Tent at Dockers Parking Lot

October 1, 2017 - Commonwealth Cup Regatta for J22 Racers continues and Colonels Revenge Race

9:00am-1:00pm - J22 Races continues on Kentucky Lake.  Lunch and Awards ceremony at Green Turtle Bay under Pavilion by the Conference Center.  

9:00am - Colonel's Revenge Race - Staggered start buoy race on Kentucky Lake - Awards will be presented on the water at the finish of the race.

Important Documents


KLRW Notice Of Race 2017

KLSC Watkins Cup Notice Of Race 2017

Watkins Cup 2017 Registration Form

Commonwealth Cup 2017 Registration Form



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