If you haven't registered for the LO300 yet, this is your reminder that the Registration Deadline is this Wednesday, July 12th!
Looking for a party?
All racers, their guests, and PCYC members
are invited to the Party on the Patio at PCYC on Friday, July 14th to kick off the 2017 Lake Ontario 300 Challenge!
The evening will include an amazing BBQ, followed by the Skipper's Meeting and YES, the outstanding and always entertaining meteorologist Ron Bianchi, is back again. Live entertainment from the band
Powerhouse begins at 8:00 pm and of course there will be many great door prizes throughout the evening!
Racers, check in early on Friday and enjoy the entertaining sound of steel drums with Joy Lapps throughout the afternoon. Also take some time on
Friday afternoon and Saturday morning to pick up the last-minute gear you need at the
tent, and of course, see an exciting line up of new cars from the Humberview Group.
For those with a sweet tooth, The Chocolate House will be on the premises on Friday with an assortment of sweet treats for you to purchase, including such delicacies as; candy, fudge, taffy, turkish delight, nostalgic candy, kettle corn, caramel corn and lots more. Drop by their booth to ensure your boat is stocked up with sweets for the race!
Need help lugging your gear to your boat on Saturday morning?
, a LOOR sponsor, will have helping hands available to assist with all that stuff. Look for the Gearbank van on the lawn if you'd like a hand.
Mark your calendars for Friday, July 21, to ensure you don't miss the Post Race Celebration Party. Bring your crew, family and friends to celebrate your race and acknowledge your fellow racers! Flags for the LO300 Challenge and the Susan Hood Trophy Race will be awarded, and there will be prize draws and more live entertainment! The Sultans of Singh will be playing funk, blues, reggae and rock following dinner.
A note on lake levels: The high-water levels seem to be slowly improving but is still higher than normal. We are working on a visiting boat docking plan and will continue to update you regularly on this. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
WRI is the weather forecasting service for the LO300. To ensure you're up to date on weather during the Challenge, be sure to check out the WRI Weather Routing Inc. site at
See you on the 14th.
Chair, Lake Ontario Offshore Racing