Social Events

Event Schedule

Social event schedule for 2019 has been updated below.

Wristbands for Drinks and Meals

In Marblehead competitors are able to purchase “wrist bands” for ashore programs in Boston and Halifax.  Following the start of the race Boston Yacht Club is to e-mail RNSYS a list of all individuals who have purchased a wrist band.  Upon arrival in Halifax the competitor exchanges their wrist band, at yacht services, for an envelope containing the following:

  • 1 breakfast ticket for Wed. July 10, 2019
  • 1 breakfast ticket for Thurs. July 11, 2019
  • 1 dinner ticket Wed. July 10, 2019 at the Spar Loft


  • BYC Pre-Race Schedule of Events
    • All times/events may be subject to change.

      Thursday July 4th, 2019

      TBD:  Registration open in Yardarm & Hospitality desk open in Clubhouse Main Lounge

      Friday, July 5th

      10:00am-6:00pm: Registration open in Yardarm & Hospitality desk open in Clubhouse Main Lounge

      6:30 pm to 11:30 pm: Buffet dinner and dancing in the BYC tent, featuring Better than Nothing band. All race participants are welcome (wristband). Additional guest tickets available for purchase at registration/hospitality desk.

      5:00 pm to 11:30 pm: Outdoor gazebo grille and bar open. Grille to close at 9 pm; bar to close at 11:30 pm.

      Saturday, July 6

      7:30 am to 9:30 am: Continental breakfast, clubhouse, 1st floor (wristband).

      8:30am to 10:30am: Registration open in Yardarm & Hospitality desk open in Clubhouse Main Lounge

      11:30 am: Skippers meeting in BYC Tent

      12:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Regular lunch service available, clubhouse, reservations are highly encouraged.

      12:00 pm to 11:30 pm: Outdoor gazebo grille and bar open.

      5pm to 8 pm: Outdoor gazebo grille and bar open

      Sunday, July 7

      7:30 am to 9:30 am: Continental breakfast, clubhouse, 1st floor (wristband).

      12:55 pm: Warning signal for the first start off Marblehead Neck.

      12:00 pm to dusk: Outdoor gazebo grille and bar open

  • Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron Schedule of Events
    • Monday July 8, 2019

      Food and Beverage service – Club House  **** depending on vessel arrival times and in accordance with Provincial Alcohol Service Laws

      Tuesday July 9, 2019

      7am-10am at Club House - Breakfast Buffet (see below for breakfast items)  - $TBD inclusive

      11am-4pm at Club House - Lunch Buffet –  $TBD inclusive

      5pm-6:30pm – at Club House - Dinner Buffet –   $TBD inclusive

      Wednesday July 10, 2019

      7am-10am at Club House - Breakfast Buffet (see below for breakfast items)  - $TBD inclusive (included in wrist band/ticket package)

      11am-4pm at Club House - Lunch Buffet–  $TBD  inclusive

      5:30pm-8pm – Spar Loft – $TBD inclusive – (included in wrist band/ticket package)

      7pm-10pm – Live Music – Spar Loft Stage

      7pm-10pm TBD

      Thursday July 11, 2019

      7am-10am at Club House - Breakfast Buffet (see below for breakfast items) - $TBD inclusive (included in wrist band/ticket package)

      11am-4pm at Club House - Lunch Buffet – $TBD inclusive

      3:30pm V.I.P. reception at Club House (Saraguay House if poor weather)

      5pm Awards Ceremony & V.I.P reception at the Spar Loft (Saraguay House if poor weather)

      5pm-6:30pm – at Club House – Dinner Buffet   (Spar Loft if poor weather)

      Friday July 12, 2019

      7am - 10am - Breakfast service available at Club House


      BREAKFAST BUFFET

      Tuesday - Thursday

      Eggs,  Hash  Browns, Sausage  Bacon, & Juice