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The calendar has been updated with upcoming race dates, however the race documents may not yet be available as they are typically finalized approximately one month before the start date. If the current documents are not available, the previous years documents are provided for reference. If just a year and month are listed in the left column then the specific date is not yet available, and the descriptions are for the previous years event.

January 2017

The GLSS Booth at The Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show in Chicago

Stop by the GLSS booth, where you'll find members ready to answer any questions you may have about solo sailing, as well as the Society. We hope to see you there!

January 14, 2017

Annual General Membership Meeting - Chicago

March 11, 2017

Muskegon Area Open House & Safety Seminar

Torresen's Marine

March 25, 2017

Chicago Area Open House & Safety Seminar

Crowley's Yacht Yard Yachtapalooza starting at 9 AM

March 29, 2017

Detroit Area Open House & Safety Seminar

Please join us for the Great Lakes Singlehanded Society Open House and Safety Seminar at Great Lakes Yacht Club in St Clair Shores, MI. The agenda includes a "20 Steps to the Starting Line" presentation by Jeff Golding and a presentation by Joey Baker about his experience sailing the 2014 Super Mac and Back on his Catalina 38. The presentation starts at 7:30pm. If you have ever considered sailing a solo long distance challenge, this is your chance to meet veteran solo sailors and find out what it takes. Light appetizers and socializing begins at 7:00pm. [View Flyer]

June 24, 2017

Chicago to Mackinac and Port Huron to Mackinac Solo Challenges

The 2017 Mac Solo Challenge Information are available for review.

Both the Port Huron and Chicago starts are on the same day.

Non-member skippers who successfully complete either of the Mackinac Solo Challenges, and have their finish approved by the Board of Directors will be granted membership in the GLSS.

July 15, 2017

Lake Ontario 300 Solo Challenges

The Lake Ontario 300 Solo Challenge 2017 Lake Ontario 300 information

This race involves completing a circular course of 300 NM around lake Ontario.

Non-member skippers who successfully complete the LO 300 Solo Challenge and have their finish approved by the Board of Directors will be granted membership in the GLSS.

August 5, 2017

The Trans-Superior Solo Challenge

2017 Trans-Superior Solo Challenge information are available here.

This event takes place every other year (odd years only).

Non-member skippers who successfully complete the Sault Ste. Marie to Duluth Solo Challenge, and have their finish approved by the Board of Directors will be granted membership in the GLSS.

August 18, 2017

The Lake Michigan Singlehanded Society Solo Challenge.

This fun race is 135 miles and starts and finishes in Racine Wisconsin. It is a good event for Lake Michigan sailors to enter to get your GLSS qualifier sail in, or enjoy a great overnight solo race.

August 26, 2017

Lake Erie Solo Challenge

The 2017 Lake Erie Solo Challenge information are available here.

This race extends from the western end of Lake Erie to the eastern end and back about 1/3 of the distance.

Non-member skippers who successfully complete the Lake Erie Solo Challenge, and have their finish approved by the Board of Directors will be granted membership in the GLSS.

September 8, 2017

Lake Michigan Solo Scramble

The 2017 Lake Michigan Solo Scramble information can be found here. This is a fantastic event, and is steeped in tradition - get your entry in today!

Concurrent starts Friday afternoon from Holland and Racine with the fleets proceeding to the mid-lake weather buoy 45007, and thence to a finish at Michigan City. A BBQ will follow Saturday evening at the Michigan City Yacht Club for racers and guests.

September 9, 2017

Lower Lake Huron Solo

The 2017 Lower Lake Huron Solo Information can be found here. You may use PayPal to submit the entry fee for the event (does not include dinner/beverages at the Sarnia Yacht Club). Make plans to enter and be a part of some great fall sailing!

This is a 42nm race with a Canadian flair, as the start/finish are just off of Sarnia, Ontario. Following the race, there will be a BBQ and Awards Ceremony.

September 30, 2017

St. Clair Solo and Big Al's Race Steak Roast

2017 St. Clair Solo details can be found here. It is a fun event, and we look forward to seeing you on the staring line!



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