47th Annual Missouri Governors Cup Regatta

September 17th – 19th, 2021

The Lake Stockton Yacht Club (LSYC) is pleased to invite you to the 47th Annual Governor’s Cup Regatta.

This event offers sailors a fantastic opportunity to experience one of the premier inland sailing venues in the Midwest. The regatta includes great meals, cold refreshments, entertainment, and exciting racing.


Friday, September 17th – Onsite Registration/Merchandise Pick-Up State Park Race HQ

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Soda, Beer, and Burgers provided

Saturday, September 18th – Late Registration, Racing, and Dinner at Regatta Tent

7:30-8:30 AM- Late Registration (8:30 AM registration cutoff) @ Race HQ

8:30-9:00 AM- Skipper’s Meeting @ State Park Race HQ

11:00 AM- Approximate time of class flag for first start 

            6:00 PM- Post-Race happy hour followed by dinner

Sunday, September 19th – RACING, AWARDS CEREMONY at Regatta Tent

            8:30 AM- Skipper’s Meeting – @ State Park Race HQ

10:00 AM- Approximate time of class flag for first start; No races

to start after 2:00 PM

4:00 PM Awards Ceremony – Could start later depending on last race finish time


RULES: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021, the prescriptions of the U.S. Sailing Association, the rules of each class concerned, and any posted amendments. The low point scoring system will be used.


  • PHRF Fleets – Spinnaker and JAM
  • Class Racing – Any Fleet of 4 or more will constitute a class.  J-22 and Dinghy Fleets may have a separate Race Circle based on number of entries.

 All participants are encouraged to register online.


  •  $125 Per Boat includes 3 meal tickets
  • Meals – $40 per person Includes all Breakfasts and Dinners – Friday / Saturday/ Sunday
  • Individual Meals
  • $10 for members for BBQ and Beer

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: Sailing Instructions will be available online and at the registration and check-in on September 17th and 18thRegistration cutoff is 8:30 AM on SATURDAY, September 18.

AWARDS: Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each fleet of 4 or more.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. The organizing authority (LSYC) will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with, or prior to, during, or after the regatta. All boats entering the regatta and all crew members will be required to sign a Waiver and Release of Liability as indicated on the registration form.


Governor’s Cup Chair: Bryan Nichols – Any Questions?  Phone or text at 417-872-7051

Governor’s Cup Co-Chair:  Brad Bledsoe phone or text 417-459-0670

 coordinate Docking at State Park Marina  – Call Mary or Michele 417-276-5329


STOCKTON STATE PARK – Near Regatta HQ – 417-276-5329   CALL ASAP as Capacity is limited – Mention you are with the Governor’s Cup.



Please contact Michele Ray if you are interested in helping out.  We will need help with setup, serving and cleanup.  501-253-0140

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