Casella 2022 Sonar World Championships

June 14 – 19, 2022
Tuesday – Sunday

The Casella 2022 Sonar World Championships is sponsored by the Lake Sunapee Cruising Fleet (LSCF) and hosted at the Lake Sunapee Yacht Club (LSYC)   A Sonar is a 23-foot one-design international class sailboat designed by naval architect Bruce Kirby, which races with a crew of four.  The event will take place on Lake Sunapee June 14-19, 2022.  There will be a maximum of twelve races over the four days with no more than four races per day.

A Spectator Boat, the MV MT Sunapee II, will be provided Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 16-19 by Sunapee Cruises located in Sunapee Harbor.  The MV MT Sunapee II has a capacity of 100 people and will leave the dock in Sunapee Harbor one-half hour before the first race begins and head back to the harbor two hours after the start of the first race.  Tickets are $15 per person.  Food and beverage will be available to purchase on the boat.

A daily 15-minute highlights video will be produced in cooperation with YCN TV, the local TV station for the Kearsarge/Mount Sunapee Region.  It will be broadcast to over 10,000 households on the TDS cable network plus stream on the YCN website.

Schedule of Events

You are encouraged to check in with the accounting department and establish a charging privilege during the regatta.

 

Tuesday, June 14

1300-1700Registration & Check-In
1300-1700Measurement & Inspection

Wednesday, June 15

0900-1500Late Check-In, Registration, Measurement & Inspection
The Club is Open for Lunch
1500Practice Race Warning Signal
1800All boats in the water
1800Competitor’s Meeting
1800Welcome / Opening Ceremony
Chowder

Thursday, June 16

1000First Warning Signal
The Club is Open for Lunch
After racingBentwood Brewery Welcome (3-6)
Cook Out (starts at 5-8)

Friday, June 17

1000First Warning Signal
The Club is Open for Lunch
After racing Henniker Brewery Welcome (3-6)
Italian Theme Buffet at LSYC (6-8) - $27. +Tax & Club fees
Reservations Recommended

Saturday, June 18

1000First Warning Signal
The Club is Open for Lunch
1500-1830Heneker Brewery Welcome (3-6)
Social Hour (5:30-6:30)
1830-1915 Sonar Fleet Annual General Meeting
1930Dinner & Entertainment (6:45-7:45)
Awards to Date

Sunday, June 19

0930First Warning Signal
The Club is Open for Lunch
1400No warning signals after 1400 (unless required to Constitute a series)
After racing AWARDS

Travel Info

Directions

How to get to the Lake Sunapee Yacht Club, which is about 2 hours north of Boston, Ma:

BY CAR:

The Lake Sunapee Yacht Club is located on Stone End Road in Sunapee NH.
(If you put that into your GPS, it will find us!)

From I-89 (Boston or Northern Vermont)
Take I-89 to exit 12. Head WEST on Rt-11 for about 4 miles. Turn LEFT on Jobs Creek Road and follow Jobs Creek for approximately half a mile. Turn RIGHT on Garnet Hill Road. Follow Garnet Hill Road approximately 1 quarter mile. Look for the LSYC sign on the RIGHT.

From I-91 (Western MA, CT or NY)
Take I-91 to exit 8 (Ascutney/Windsor). Head EAST (Right Turn)onto 103/12 and follow into NH. 103/12 turns to Rt-11. Follow Rt-11 EAST through Claremont and Newport and Sunapee. Turn RIGHT on Jobs Creek Road and follow Jobs Creek for approximately half a mile. Turn RIGHT on Garnet Hill Road. Follow Garnet Hill Road approximately 1 quarter mile. Look for the LSYC sign on the RIGHT.

 

Airports

Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHT) – Manchester, NH

Boston – Logan Airport (BOS)

  • There is a great shuttle right to New London/Sunapee every hour from the airport.    Dartmouthcoach.com

Lodging

For Home Stays:  Contact   Betsy Cetron   Betsycetron@gmail.com   802-345-9900

Lodging Sponsors:

Sunapee Area Home Rentals, Joan Wallen: 603-454-4544

Mountain Edge Resort & Spa, condominiums, 603-763-4600

 

The Links below will offer three sites offering a variety of choices from traditional hotels to Bed and Breakfast and country inn

Sunapee area Hotels  from Mt Sunapee Ski Area

Lake Sunapee Area Chamber of Commerce  “Stay”

For Homestays look on VRBO and Home Away for options.

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