Tawas Bay YC, East Tawas, Michigan
September 8-9, 2018
Wayfarer Easterns nostalgia
2018 Easterns NoR
2018 Sailing Instructions
please read Sat 8 Sept and Sun 9 Sept instead of 14-15 July in the NoR and the SIs.
2018 Course diagram
|Subject: lots of fine Easterns accommodations
right next to the Tawas Bay YC
From: Nick Seraphinoff
To: Al Schonborn
Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:07 PM
Subject: Tawas accommodations
The cabins at Jerry's Marina are. timberlaneresorts.com/
Please send this out to any and all. I stayed there last year and found the newly decorated cabins to be comfortable and clean. They are wide open except for my booking.
|Location: Tawas Bay Yacht Club,
East Tawas, Michigan. East Tawas is on the NW
side of Lake Huronís Saginaw Bay, about 3 hours from
Sarnia/Port Huron. From Port Huron, take 21 west to
Flint, the I-75 north to the Hwy 23 cut-off about 30
mins. north of Bay City. 23 to East Tawas where the
YC is past the downtown area and just before the
entrance to the State Park.
Facilities: The Tawas Bay YC is a very friendly club with all the necessary amenities. Lovely swimming beaches all around this large bay. The TBYC hosted the 1980 Wayfarer Worlds and several U.S. Nationals and North Americans since then!
Accommodations: Early reservations are advisable since a major women's softball tournament is also held in Tawas on this weekend. Camping available at the lovely State Park plus at many private campgrounds. Lots of motels. Word is that everything should be nice and empty after Labour Day!
Fee & Registration:
t.b.a. Likely to include dinner on Saturday
Programme: Skippers meet at 1000 hrs on Sat. 3-4 races on Sat. plus 2 on Sunday with no starts after 12 or 1 p.m.