Lake Yacht Racing Association 


The Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) is an association of yacht clubs on Lake Ontario and eastern Lake Erie. It was founded in 1884 to promote yacht racing among member clubs.

2013 LYRA Boat of the Year

Crime Scene

The LYRA Boat of the Year for 2013 was Crime Scene, a J/35 skippered by Stephen Trevitt from Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club. HERE is a report.

LYRA 2014

The 2014 Annual Regatta will be held at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club in Toronto. Look for more news soon at In 2015, the regatta will be hosted by Sodus Bay Yacht Club. LYRA is looking for host clubs for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 regattas. If your club is interested (or if you think it might be), please contact LYRA President Dave Steenbergen.

LYRA 2013

Boats from 26 yacht clubs competed at LYRA 2013 at National Yacht Club. A report on the regatta is here and the results are here.

2013 LYRA Annual General Meeting

The 2013 LYRA AGM was held at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club on Sunday November 17. The 2013 LYRA Boat of the Year trophy was presented, reports were presented on LYRA 2014 and LYRA 2015,and the executive committee for 2014 was elected .

Volunteers needed

LYRA is looking for people to help out with trophies, this website, and the newsletter. Much of the work can be done from home. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dave Steenbergen.

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