2018 Lake Erie Rally

Cindy - February 20, 2018

Attention: Gondoliers and Mates!!!

     Steer your luxurious gondolas toward our Northern Neighbors in beautiful Leamington, Ontario, Canada (E-34)! Come join us for a taste of Italian “ambiance” at the beautiful Leamington Marina June 15–17, 2018! Enjoy food, fun, and festive frolic that is always a great tradition at the Lake Erie Rally!
     Friday is the official arrival day, with marina crews standing by to handle your lines and help with docking. Friday late afternoon, we will be transported “back to Tuscany” at Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards for a delicious Wine Tasting event and delectable dinner. Saturday will include a scrumptious breakfast provided and served by the local Lions Club. Our afternoon fun, cocktail hour, and special “taste of Italy” experience will tingle all your senses! At dinner we will be entertained by live music performed by the famous Bob Gabrielle and Dan Woods duo while enjoying delicious Italian fare from the renowned Armando’s Restaurant. Plan to spend the evening and dance the night away with your GLCC friends. Join in the fun, be creative and dress “Italian-style”! This will be an event you won’t want to miss! On Sunday morning, be certain to stop by the pavilion for coffee and sweet rolls and warm hugs from fellow GLCC boaters before venturing back to your home ports!

Click HERE to register online / Click HERE for a printable registration form  (No refunds after 6/1/18)
Thursday, June 14 (Early Arrivals)
Pizza/salad - pay on your own (BYOB & appetizers)
Friday, June 15
Late Afternoon - Bus to and from winery for tastings and dinner
Saturday, June 16
Morning - Cannon, raise flags, announcements, Blessing of the Fleet
0830-1000 Lions Club preps & serves breakfast (Donation)
1030-Noon Port Captain’s Meeting
Afternoon on own and/or games
1600 Volunteers decorate the pavilion
1800 Social Hour
1900 Catered dinner (Italian style) Dancing till 2300 (music provided by “Bob & Dan”)
Sunday, June 17
Morning - Continental breakfast and farewells
Click HERE to register online / Click HERE for a printable registration form  (No refunds after 6/1/18)
      Hotel accommodations at a special GLCC rate for our land-lubbing sailors are with Quality Inn in Leamington. We have reserved a block of 10 rooms for our group, for June 14–17, 2018. The Quality Inn has recently been updated and offers a wonderful breakfast in addition to many other amenities! Contact the hotel at 519-566-6050 and tell them you are with GLCC Lake Erie Rally.
     The committee for this exciting event includes Ken and Lynda Leque, and Dave and Lori Guertal. Come join us for this tantalizing Tuscany weekend!
For more information, please contact chair Lynda Leque at
lyndaleque@sssnet.com or 330-832-9625 (Home) or 330-844-0726 (Cell)
Event date: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 12:00