Welcome to the home of the Cluster Cup!
What the!!?? Read on, read on…..
Q. WHAT IS THE CLUSTER CUP?
A. Just an idea to let more sailors participate in yacht racing in Penobscot Bay and have FUN!
Q. HOW DO I ENTER?
A. Fill out the online form (see it at the right) and JOIN IN!
Q. HOW DO I WIN?
A. Enter and participate in as many of the events listed here as you can (min. of 3), and get as many BONUS POINTS as you can!
- Solstice Race (Rockland Yacht Club) 6/21
- Paper Cup (RYC-RBC-CYC-LBC) (CAN-U-C-ME?) (I-CAN-C-U!) 7/19
- Penobscot Pursuit (ex Rockland-Belfast-RYC) 7/19&20
- Camden Race Weekend (CYC) 7/26&27
- Penobscot Bay Rendezvous (Wayfarer and Lyman Morse)
- Round Islesboro Race (NYC) 9/6
- Maine Rocks Race (RYC) 9/13-14
- Retired Skippers Race (not sure, Castine Yacht Club?, anyone?)
- Chowder Cup (maybe) what do you mean maybe? (we hope some year, there are on going negotiations to learn more about this interesting event) stay tuned!
Q. WHAT ARE BONUS POINTS?
- A. Like us on FACEBOOK.
- Sail with just your significant other as crew.
- Sail single-handed.
- Sail with a family crew.
- Sail with the widest difference between ages of crewmembers.
- Sail with the most teenagers.
- Post a photograph of the transom (yacht name) of the most boats in a given event.
- Travel the farthest to participate in an event.
- Sail a “classic” yacht (plastic and traditional wood).
- Late finishers with a good story get bonus points.
- Post a dramatic mid-event photo/story. (On Facebook, or leave comment on this website)
- Complete “special” event-specific tasks to be announced at skipper’s meetings.
That’s it!!! Super easy, now fill out the form on the right hand side of this page. Logos, trophies, and awards party details to follow.