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The Oldest Yachting Club in the Americas
Established in 1839
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Rum Challenge (Safety Permitting)

Prize:  A Case of Rum shall be awarded to the Club whose team wins.  By accepting the Case of Rum, the winning Club agrees to share the Case of Rum with all of the competitors who participated in the Rum Challenge, at a free party hosted by the Club on a date in the fall, to be agreed upon between Detroit Boat Club and the Club.  If the winning Club will not host the party, then the Case of Rum will be awarded to the highest finishing Club which agrees to host the party. 


Eligibility:  Any sailboat may race in the Rum Challenge Race.


J & M Race:  The Rum Challenge is a jib and main race.  No spinnakers are allowed.


Location:  Start and Finish off the docks of the Grosse Pointe Club.


Entry Fee: FREE


Entry and Info:    Entry forms and information are available at:

                    Application 2020 Rum Challenge
                    NOR-2020   (Notice of Race)                 


Saturday, June 20, 2020, 11:05 AM
On Lake St. Clair,in front of
The Grosse Pointe Club

Larry Breskin
313-510-0678 (c)
Registration is required