Thursday Night Races

The Portland Yacht Club welcomes you to the Thursday Night Race Series! Our mission is to provide an opportunity for all sailors to participate in fun racing with friendly competition.

Starts Thursday, May 26 and ends Thursday, September 15

Start at 18:00 (sharp) — 5:30 after Labor Day

Click here for the registration form.

Thursday Night Races have been improved and here are the changes

• All participants are welcome to join us on the dock and in the clubhouse after racing
• Launch service until 10 pm with transport to and from Handy Boat
• Delicious BBQ food that is applied to member dining room minimum
• Non-members can purchase BBQ food after racing
• Committee boat staffed by experienced RC/boat handler and stocked with snacks, ice and non-alcoholic beverages–making it easy and fun to run races
• If you run a race, you’re scored first place for the night, along with the class winners
• Weekly and series prizes awarded right after the races

Music Schedule

June 23- Pedro’s Big Adventure
June 30- TBA
July 7- Lena Rich
July 21- Fight at the Family Picnic
July 28- Sea Grass
August 4- Pedro’s Big Adventure
August 11 Cam Cain
August 25- Pedro’s Big Adventure
These musicians are generously donating their time and talents to entertain our members and guests, so please bring a bit of cash for the tip jar.


The list below shows the current sign-up status.



We encourage you to stay late, soak up the fun and hope you can join us!.