2016 Ed Hinds Lightning Regatta

Thanks for a great day!  Results posted here.


Please join us on Saturday September 10th for the Ed Hinds Memorial One-day Lightning Flash regatta at the Bow Lake Yacht Club in Strafford, New Hampshire. This regatta will also serve as the New England District Womens, Juniors and Masters championship.

Notice of Race is below. Registration is between 9 and 11am, Skippers meeting on the ramp at 11 and we start at Noon. We’ll run as many races as possible until 4 pm. No races will start after 4pm.

Our annual award banquet and awards party will be held at the Bow Lake Yacht Club afterwards featuring a taco bar and refreshments for quick eats.

We hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you.  Results will be posted here shortly following racing.


2016 Bow Lake, NH

Ed Hinds Memorial, Lightning Flash One Day Regatta

Saturday September 10

 

sponsored by The Bow Lake Yacht Club.
Announcing the 2016 Bow Lake, NH,   Ed Hinds Memorial Lightning Flash One Day Regatta on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Please join us in Strafford, NH for a day of great wind, great weather, great racing, great friends and great food and drink!  This is a fun regatta that includes everything you get in a two day regatta – except you don’t have to sail with a hangover on Sunday!

Schedule: Registration starts at the Grange Hall at 9:00 AM and the skipper’s meeting is at 11:00 AM.  First start will be Noon in the middle of the lake and we won’t begin a starting sequence after 4:00 PM.  We will hold as many races as we can – the last five years we have sailed 4-7 races.

Cost: $45 for 4-7 races is the best deal out there because it includes:
Trophies for first three places skipper and crew

Refreshments in the morning
Appetizers, refreshments, Dinner (Taco Bar and Salad) for skipper, crew, friends and family

More fun than you ought to be able to have in one day!

 

Discount: First-time-at-Bow-Lake skippers pay only $30!

 

Juniors sail for free.
You can purchase sandwiches for lunch at the Isenglass Store up the street from the Grange Hall.
Satellite view of Bow Lake, with arrow pointing to where the Grange is located:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=570+province+road,+strafford,+nh&ie=UTF8&z=14&ll=43.248079,-71.173725&spn=0.032135,0.085831&t=k&om=1&iwloc=A

 

Directions From Massachusetts via Route 93 North:
(Total time from Route 93 at Massachusetts border to Bow Lake: about 60 minutes)
Take Route 93 North past the NH border about 25 minutes
Take Route 101 East towards Portsmouth
Take 101 for 10 minutes to Exit 3, (Exit 1 is Lake Massabesic) Route 43 North to Candia
Take Route 43 for 20 minutes to Route 4 (Past the Deerfield Fairgrounds)
At Route 4 traffic light, go straight across onto Route 202
Bear left (after a 1/2 mile or so) to get onto Route 202A towards Bow Lake Village
Take 202A for 5 minutes and bear left to go towards Bow Lake Village
Pass the Bow Lake Inn on your left
Pass the Sheilah’s Deli General Store on your right and Grange Hall on your left
Pull in to the Grange parking lot to register – but do not rig your mast there!
Directions From New Hampshire/Vermont/Canada via Route 93 South:
Route 93 South
Take Exit 15E onto Route 293/4 (just North of where 89 intersects 93)
Take Route 4 for 25 minutes, then turn left at light at 202
Bear left (after a 1/2 mile or so) to get onto Route 202A towards Bow Lake Village
Take 202A for 5 minutes (3 ½ miles) and bear left to go towards Bow Lake Village
Pass the Bow Lake Inn on your left
Pass the Sheilah’s Deli on your right and Grange Hall on your left
Pull in to the Grange parking lot to register – but do not rig your mast there!

For a map, go to www.bowlakeinn.com and click on directions. The Grange Hall is 50 yards past the Bow Lake Inn. For MapQuest, specify 570 Province Road, Strafford, NH to get a map or directions.
If you want to stay over;
Portsmouth, NH (30 minutes)

http://www.portsmouthnh.com/lodging/index.cfm?LodgingCity=Portsmouth&LodgingState=NH

Durham, NH (20 minutes) – Three Chimneys Inn (very nice)
http://www.portsmouthnh.com/lodging/index.cfm?LodgingCity=Durham&LodgingState=NH

Dover, NH (20 minutes)
http://www.dover-durham-daysinn.com/

Contact Information:
Ned Hinds at Cell: 508-259-6627, Home: 603-664-9505 email: Ned@clubNedUSA.com

 

Race Day Phone: Ned at 603-664-9505

Please call or email to let us know if you are coming so we can plan for the food and drink.

 

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