Diamond Island Regatta sets sail

The 11th annual Diamond Island Regatta, sponsored by the Diamond Island Yacht Club (DIYC) and Point Bay Marina to benefit the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum attracted 30 boats to Town Farm Bay on Aug. 12 for a race in a light but consistent breeze.

Weather fills most sails at the annual regatta

As they have been, more often than not, over the past decade, the winds on Lake Champlain were kind to the Diamond Island Regatta on Aug. 13.

Annual regatta boosts Maritime Museum

CHARLOTTE/FERRISBURGH — Two days of blue skies and (mostly) fair breezes welcomed sailors from up and down Lake Champlain to Town Farm Bay for this year’s Diamond Island Regatta and its new partner, the Split Rock Race.Hosting the two-day event, with the … (read more)

Diamond Island Regatta changes tack

FERRISBURGH/CHARLOTTE — Sailors have a saying: “You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails.” This year, the Royal Savage Yacht Club’s signature sailboat racing event, the Diamond Island Regatta, looked a bit different due to … (read more)

Diamond Island Regatta to sail this Saturday in Lake Champlain

Now in its seventh season, the Diamond Island Regatta, hosted by the Royal Savage Yacht Club (RSYC) and Point Bay Marina, will once again attract many of the fastest boats and best sailors from around Lake Champlain this Saturday, Aug. 17. As in past year … (read more)

Local man sails to physical freedom

MIDDLEBURY — There are times when Colin Smith feels like a prisoner in his own body. Myotonic muscular dystrophy has made him feel constantly fatigued and has weakened his muscles to the point where he must limp along with a cane. But in his own mind, the … (read more)