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Summer Sailstace


On your way down Lakeshore drive turn Left before getting to the ramp on the dirt road Find the Hobies and Sailboats and find a spot

2017 Summer Sailstice Sailing Invitation:

Members of Nevada Yacht Club are invited to join the

17th annual Summer Sailstice celebration of sailing on June 24, 2017

Let’s put our club on the map!  Saturday, June 24th  is the 17th annual Summer Sailstice global celebration of sailing.  In 2016, sailors participated by racing, cruising or daysailing from all 50 US states and over 40 countries sailing ‘together’, wherever they were in the world.

The Nevada Yacht Club is inviting all our members to sign up, hoist sails and ‘get out the boat’ for our club Summer Sailstice event(s)  (race, open house, raft-up, daysail or ??).  We want our club and sailors to be ‘on the map’ of 2017 Summer Sailstice celebrations.

To participate, sign up at (post your own club event and send your link – see below**) and then go sailing with us on the weekend of June 24th.  The Summer Sailstice website allows you RSVP to our club event and help us be eligible to win the yacht club challenge.  It’s the perfect time for us all to start our summer of sailing and an ideal weekend to unite with sailors around the world.

By signing up for Summer Sailstice we all become eligible to win prizes contributed by West Marine, Hobie, Offshore Sailing, Harken, WoodenBoat and many other marine favorites. Check out the full prize list here:

Sailors will also have the opportunity to join sailors committed to preserving the world’s oceans by contributing to Sailors for the Sea.

So please join us, with other members of Nevada Yacht Club, out on the water on June 24th while we “Sail Locally, Celebrate Globally” connecting with the whole world sailing the 17th annual Summer Sailstice!

About Summer Sailstice

Founded in 2001, Summer Sailstice is the global sailing holiday celebrated on the weekend closest to the summer solstice connecting the global sailing community in a multifaceted and multi-location sailing holiday. Every year, Summer Sailstice unites over 20,000 sailors all over the world—cruisers, racers and recreational—to celebrate and showcase life under sail. The event has expanded to include participants from Asia, across the Americas and Europe. In 2016, the celebration grew to almost 5,000 sailboats racing, cruising and day sailing in 50 US states and 40 countries. For more information about Summer Sailstice, please visit or contact

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