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Bash to the Colonies Sailboat Regatta is a "friendly competition" between sailing enthusiasts. Trophies are awarded but the event is not a hardcore race. It has developed into a weekend of sailing, fun, food, music, and entertainment. All proceeds go to Special Olympics South Dakota to help those with handicaps.
All types of boats get on the Lewis and Clark Lake to watch the race, tag along with the race, and to simply enjoy the water for the weekend.
There are many fun and exciting things to do throughout the weekend.
Click here for more information About the Regatta.
Click here for a printable event poster.
Event Schedule Entire schedule of events
Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
- 8:00pm Captain's Meeting - Deck of Marina Grill
Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
- 9:30 AM Race Fleet Starts
- 10:00 AM Mono Hull Race Starts
10:30 AM Hobie Race Starts
11:00-3:00 Powerboat Poker Bash
6:30 PM BBQ, Awards, Music and Social
Sunday, Aug 30th, 2015
- 11:00 AM: Bocce Ball Tournament
- 3:00 - 9:00 PM: Guilty Pleasures Orchestra & Pirate Day at Cottonwood
All events located at the Lewis & Clark Marina and Resort entrance
The Bash to the Colonies regatta is an philanthropic sailing event that raises money for the Special Olympics. The mission is to promote and encourage fellowship, friendship and camaraderie and promote an appreciation of sailing in a fun, safe, and friendly atmosphere. This goal is accomplished by utilizing the power of volunteerism and fostering a community spirit that instills fun for the benefit of the Special Olympics.
The boat that raises the most donations also wins one of the unique glass trophies! Click Here to utilize the easy Online Fundraising option.