The Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) is an association of yacht clubs on Lake Ontario and eastern Lake Erie. It was founded in 1884 to promote yacht racing among member clubs.
2014 Annual General Meeting
The 2014 Annual General Meeting was held at Sodus Bay Yacht Club on Saturday November 15. Officers for 2015 were elected and fees were approved for 2015 (no change from last year). Delegates heard reports on planning for LYRA 2015, regatta sites for 2016 to 2018, match racing, and the junior regatta. Watch this space for more information as we catch up on updating our website.
The 2014 Annual Regatta was held at Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club in Toronto. Reports on the event including results are at www.LYRA2014.com.
In 2015, the annual regatta will be hosted by Sodus Bay Yacht Club. The organizing committee is hard at work planning for a great event. We will have a link to the LYRA 2015 website here soon.
We are working with host clubs for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 regattas. More news here soon. If your club is interested in hosting a regatta in 2019 or beyond (or if you think it might be), please contact LYRA President Dave Steenbergen.
2013 LYRA Annual General Meeting
The 2013 LYRA AGM was held at Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club on Sunday November 17. The 2013 LYRA Boat of the Year trophy was presented, reports were presented on LYRA 2014 and LYRA 2015,and the executive committee for 2014 was elected .
LYRA is looking for people to help out with trophies, this website, and the newsletter. Much of the work can be done from home. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dave Steenbergen.