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2016 Summer Sailstice Sailing Invitation

Members of Eastport Yacht Club are invited to join the 16th annual Summer Sailstice celebration of sailing on June 18, 2016

Summer SailsticeLet’s put EYC on the map! Saturday, June 18, is the 16th annual Summer Sailstice global celebration of sailing. In 2015, sailors participated by racing, cruising or daysailing from all 50 US states and over 40 countries sailing ‘together’, wherever they were in the world.

EYC’s Cruising Committee is inviting all our members to sign up, hoist sails and ‘get out the boat’ for our club Summer Sailstice event, even if you don’t have a boat! We want our club and sailors to be ‘on the map’ of 2016 Summer Sailstice celebrations. Bring your favorite sailing beverage and an appetizer to share and plan on rafting up in Whitehall Bay (weather permitting) from 5 – 6 p.m. for cocktails and fellowship.

Be sure to register for our event on the Summer Sailstice site to help put EYC on the Sailstice map. To participate, sign up at http://www.summersailstice.com/event/eyc-raft-cocktails-whitehall-bay.


Now to help us organize at EYC: if you are willing to host a non-boat owning EYC member please also let us know here:


Don’t have a boat but still want to get out on the water; sign up here and we will try and match you up with a host skipper:


The Summer Sailstice website allows you RSVP to our club event and help us be eligible to win the yacht club challenge. It’s the perfect time for us all to start our summer of sailing and an ideal weekend to unite with sailors around the world.

By signing up for Summer Sailstice we all become eligible to win prizes contributed by West Marine, Hobie, Offshore Sailing, Harken, WoodenBoat and many other marine favorites. Check out the full prize list here: http://www.summersailstice.com/win

Sailors will also have the opportunity to join sailors committed to preserving the world’s oceans by contributing to Sailors for the Sea.

So please join us, with other members of Eastport Yacht Club out on the water on June 18th while we “Sail Locally, Celebrate Globally” connecting with the whole world sailing the 16th annual Summer Sailstice!

About Summer SailsticeSummer Sailstice

Founded in 2001, Summer Sailstice is the global sailing holiday celebrated on the weekend closest to the summer solstice connecting the global sailing community in a multifaceted and multi-location sailing holiday. Every year, Summer Sailstice unites over 19,000 sailors all over the world—cruisers, racers and recreational—to celebrate and showcase life under sail. The event has expanded to include participants from Asia, across the Americas and Europe. In 2015, the celebration grew to almost 5,000 sailboats racing, cruising and day sailing in 50 US states and 40 countries. For more information about Summer Sailstice, please visit http://www.SummerSailstice.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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