P/C Chuck Wadley, Chairman






As we adjust to changing water levels, the situation will be evaluated and any updates will be posted here and on Facebook and Twitter.  Thank you for your patience and understanding




2014 Trophy Winners


 Bud Sayre Memorial Trophy

Tim Ryan - Squaw Man

1936 Chris Craft Runabout Race Boat


Commodore's Choice

Brian Keen

1949 Chris Craft Special Runabout


Governors' Choice

Gene & Cindy Abbott - Miss Abby

1947 Chris Craft Deluxe


Captains' Choice - Best Wood

Harry H. Shaw, III - Yippie Ki Yay

1961 Chris Craft Ski Boat


Captains' Choice - Best non-Wood

Bryan Conroy

1961 Boston Whaler Eastport


People's Choice

Kenneth Reber - Barn Find

1959 Chris Craft Cavalier


Best Contemporary Race Boat

Steve Phillips

1959 Miller






Buckeye Lake Yacht Club

2014 Annual

Classic Boat Regatta

August 15-17


The Buckeye Lake Yacht Club invites you and your family to join us at the anniversary of our Classic Boat Regatta.  All boats are welcome: power or sail; runabout, utility, cruiser, or racer; wood or fiberglas; classic or contemporary.  Boats will be displayed at our protected Club docks or on trailers in our reserved parking area.

This year's regatta continues our "Celebration of Boating!"

The first 35 registrants will receive a beautiful mahogany Participant's Award compliments of Matt Zimmerman of Zimmerman Boat Works and Todd Damon of the Wood Werks.  

Special awards will include; The Bud Sayre Memorial Award; People's Choice; Participant's Choice; Commodore's Choice; and, Contemporary Race Boat Choice. 

Our outdoor grills and clubhouse are available for your enjoyment during the regatta.



Regatta Program


Friday, August 15
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration at the Yacht Club
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Launching at Boat Boys, Buckeye Lake Marina or the State Park North Shore Ramp
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Participants' Reception

Saturday, August 16

The Yacht Club will be open to the public for viewing
Saturday ONLY

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

8:00 am - 10:00 am Launching at Boat Boys or the State Park North Shore Ramp
  Registration at the Yacht Club
8:00 am - 10:00 am Continental breakfast for participants & Club members
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Boats on display - Open to the Public
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Awards Presentation, Dinner & Entertainment
Sunday, August 17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Breakfast available at the Club for participants & Club members
  Participants' Wrap-Up Cruise on Buckeye Lake


Launch Facilities & Assistance

Boat Boys Sayres Brothers Marina and the Buckeye Lake Marina will be offering complimentary launching and hoisting.  Use Boat Boys for boats up to 26' in length and Buckeye Lake Marina for 26' and over.  Call Boat boys at (740) 928-3691 and Buckeye Lake Marina at (740) 467-2697 to make arrangments.

The new State Park Launch Ramp is located a short distance east on State Route 79.  Volunteers will be available to help you launch your boat, give you directions for boat docking, trailer display, and parking and provide assistance in mooring your boat.




for area lodging information



for the registration form
updated 4/17/14



For More Information, Contact 2012 Boat Show Chairman, Chuck Wadley

or call the Club at (740) 929-9941