Schedule Of Events
Thursday, August 30th
1800 for 1900: Past Winners Dinner at The Waring House in Picton.
Friday, August 31st
1700 -1900: Registration and pick up and pay for Race Bags
1900 – 2100: Welcoming Party at BQYC hosted by Kim Lander and Muren Pickering. This year features a Pizza Night with dancing to live music by John Coull and the Long Reach Band.
Saturday, September 1st
0800 – 0900: Full hot breakfast at BQYC featuring fresh croissants from L’Auberge de France.
0900: Skippers Meeting on the front deck at BQYC
0925: Blessing of the Fleet by Jack Lander
0930: Piping of the Fleet out of the harbour by James Wessel
1000: Begin starting sequence of the 50th Anniversary of the Katie Gray Long Distance Race from Belleville to Picton.
1600 – 1800: Arrival of the Fleet at Prince Edward Yacht Club to the music of Terry Denyes and the Bay City Trio.
1900: Prime Rib (or chicken) dinner with all the trimmings at PEYC.
2000: Prize-giving and raffle draw
2030 – 2330: Dancing to the live music of Terry Denyes and the Bay City Band at PEYC.
Sunday, September 2nd
0800 – 1000: Coffee and sweets at PEYC.
1100: Start of 14th Annual Binnacle Trophy Race from Picton to Belleville.