News & Happenings

All vessels are required to comply with current Montana State Regulations pertaining to Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Vessels transported from outside the Flathead River Basin shall document AIS inspection clearance prior to use of NFYC ramp and dock facilities and/or participating in NFYC sponsored races and events. Notice of this shall be clearly sated on the club website, bulletin board, and race documents.

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2020 Hot Tub Regatta Winners:
1st Place – Brad Lane
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tim, kathy, dickMike and Carrie Frey win the 2019 Captain Crunch Award

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Thursday Morning Racing Series

Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon or so.

June  through August  (11 mornings)

^ open to all boats…not just dinghys

^ one start for all boats

^ normally three short 1-1/2 lap windward/leeward races of about 30 minutes each

^ portsmouth handicaps per US Sailing

Dick Graf wins the “most improved” award for 2020

Norm Art wins the “bucket” award for 2020

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P.O.E.T.S Racing Series
 

POETS (Friday Nights) begins in June of 2021 and ends in August of 2021. Races in June and July start at 7:30 pm and in August start at 7 pm.  See NFYC calendar for exact dates. The Notice of Race will be available on the web site racing page before the beginning of the series.  After racing, competitors gather around the fire for results and camaraderie. Contact Vice Commodore  (see officers page) for details.

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Tuesday Race Series

Tuesday Race Series (Tuesday Nights) begins in June of 2021 and ends in August of 2021.  Races in June and July start at 7:30 pm and in August start at 7 pm.  See NFYC calendar for exact dates.  The Notice of Race will be available on the web site racing page before the beginning of the series.  After racing, competitors gather around the fire pit for results and camaraderie. Contact Vice Commodore  (see officers page) for details.

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Board of Directors Meetings

Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday (see calendar) of each month at 7 pm in the clubhouse.  All members are welcome to attend.

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Jellison Cup

George Michaels is the winner of the 2020 Jellison Cup.  See Jellison Cup page for past winners.  The Jellison Cup recipient is voted on by the board of directors and given to a member who goes the “extra mile” for the club.

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Sportsmanship Award

Shelby and Laurie Switzer are the winners of the 2020 Sportsmanship Award.  See Sportsmanship page for past winners.  The award is given to a member(s) who races and goes beyond the “call of duty” to enhance/promote the sport of sailboat racing.

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Montana Cup

North Flathead Yacht Club wins the 2020 Montana Cup !!!!!!!!!

2021 Montana Cup to be held on Flathead Lake in Somers, Montana –

regatta dates are:  to be announced on the web site

download the 2021 NOR  when it becomes available in the spring of 2021 (see racing page)