Wed Night Racing

All Sailboats Welcome!

The first race in 2024 will be on May 8 and we’ll continue every Wednesday evening for 17 weeks, with the final race on August 28.

Important things you need to know for Wed Night Racing

Start time: Warning signal at 6:25 pm for a 6:30 pm start

VHF Channel: 72

Results: Races are scored using PHRF (time on time), results are posted on

Our season will be 17 races, of which 70% will count or 12 races. We will be doing mid-season awards in the form of free beers and random drawings for gift cards, as well as end-of-season awards.

Festivities: Our home base bar/debriefing spot will be TR’s at the Holiday Inn in Lake George. Nicole (bartender) will be doing the same program as last year. 1-3 free pitchers of beer (depending on attendance) and a free appetizer. This is our home base, if you have an idea to attend another bar, please let Alfie or Dave know.

Bring your crew, your potential crew, anyone interested in learning more about sailboat racing on Lake George! And stay in touch via our Google Groups email list. See the form at right on this page to subscribe.

Registration: $75 to: Alfie Merchant, 48 Main St., South Glens Falls, NY 12803

Sportsmanship and Fair Sailing

All skippers are expected to race considering the spirit of Wednesday Night Racing. Know the rules. If you are unsure of the current rules, please read them: 2021–2024 Racing Rules of Sailing.

2020 Wednesday Night Racing photos on Flickr

2019 Wednesday Night Racing photos on Flickr

2018 Wednesday Night Racing photos on Flickr

2008 – 2014 Wednesday Night Racing photos on Flickr