2024 Event Dates

Registration, Skippers Meeting and Event Kickoff Party is Friday June 21strd
1Erie Course RaceJune 22, Sat
2Erie to Port DoverJune 23, Sun
3Long Point Bay CourseJune 24, Mon
4Port Dover to Port ColborneJune 25, Tue
5Port Colburne to Point Abino (BYC Summer Station)June 26, Wed

Every sailor should have on their bucket list

If you’re looking for a unique and thrilling experience on the water, the Lake Erie Interclub Cruise is not to be missed. This annual event brings together sailors of all levels and backgrounds for a 5 days of competitive racing, cruising, and camaraderie. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a newcomer to the sport, there’s something for everyone at this exciting event.

Participating in the Lake Erie Interclub Cruise is not just about the racing itself, but also about the community that comes together to make it happen. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with other sailing enthusiasts from all over the region, and build lasting friendships and connections. And with the stunning scenery of Lake Erie as your backdrop, there’s no better way to spend a summer weekend than out on the water, doing what you love. So come join us for the Lake Erie Interclub Cruise and experience the thrill of sailing at its finest!

2024 Event Links

For event communications, please add your name to our Email List

The Sailing Instructions and Event Program will be posted once available.

The Crew / Boat / Charter Board is a great way to connect with fellow sailors. Find Your Crew or Boat for the 2024 Lake Erie Interclub Cruise!

  1. I have a Boat and I’m looking for Crew.
  2. I’m a Crew looking for a Boat to race.
  3. I have a boat available for Charter.
  4. I am looking for a boat to Charter.

Crew / Boat / Charter Board

Here’s how it works:

Captains looking for Crew: Post your boat details and desired crew qualifications to find the perfect team for the race.

Crew seeking a Boat: List your skills and experience to get noticed by captains seeking qualified crew.

Looking to Charter: Interested in chartering a boat but don’t see what you’re looking for? Post your request and connect with potential captains!

Chartering a Boat: Explore boats available for charter and set sail on your own unforgettable Lake Erie adventure.

Event To Do List

  • Read Notice of Race (NOR)
  • Register for Event @ Yacht Scoring
  • Submit Files Registration Documents Required (Boat Insurance & PHRF Rating)
  • The reporting for entering into Canada has been greatly simplified.    Reporting Process
    Just make a phone call to ‘Telephone Reporting Centre’  Toll free: 1-888-226-7277
  • Read Sailing Instructions when posted
  • Read Event schedule when posted
  • Provision your boat and prep your crews.


The 2023 Registration is opened.

Future Cruise Race Course Dates (Subject to Change)

2025 (67 th Year)
June 28, 2025 Erie to Port Dover
June 29, 2025 Long Point Bay Course
June 30, 2025 Port Dover to Dunkirk
July 1,2025 Dunkirk to Buffalo (BYC)
July 2 ,2025 Buffalo Course Race

2026 (68 th Year)
June 27, 2026 Erie to Port Dover
June 28 , 2026 Long Point Bay Course
June 29, 2026 Port Dover to Port Colborne
June 30, 2026 Port Colborne to Point Abino (BCC)
July 1, 2025 Point Abino Course (BCC)