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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NFYC SEEKING SAILOR TO FILL DUAL ROLES OF RACE STEWARD AND YOUTH INSTRUCTOR.  —  SUMMER 2017

Contact Vice Commodore George Michels:  Email George Michels

download the job description:  NFYC hiring 2017 Race Steward (1)

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Thursday Morning Racing Series

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

June 22 through August 31 (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

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P.O.E.T.S Racing Series

POETS (Friday Nights) begins in June of 2017 and ends in August of 2017.  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 George Michels (see officers page) for details.

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Dels Race Series

Dels Race Series (Tuesday Nights) begins in June of 2017 and ends in August of 2017.  Dels Racing is sponsored by Dels Bar in Somers, Montana.  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 at Dels Bar in Somers for results and camaraderie. Contact Vice Commodore George Michels (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

Wes Hulla is the winner of the 2016 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

Eric Hurst is the winner of the 2016 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 2016 Montana Cup !!!!!!!!!

2017 Montana Cup to be held on Flathead Lake in Somers, Montana -

Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6

download the 2017 NOR:  2017 Montana Cup NOR

 

 

 

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