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Lee Omey, left, fleet captain, and commodore Greg Snyir light the Bay View Yacht Club lease on fire as Joe Glorioso looks on. Earlier this year the club purchased the land it had been leasing from the city for 100 years.

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From left, Bay View Yacht Club Fleet Captain Lee Omey, Commodore Greg Snyir, Vice Commodore Don Rogers, and Rear Commodore Mike Walsh.

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From left, Greg and Lisa Runion, Keith Kennedy, all of Toledo, and Thomas Carey, III, of Cleveland at Bay View Yacht Club's burn-the-lease party.

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From left, Commodore Greg Snyir, Fleet Captain Lee Omey, and Brandon Smith, PVC, at Bay View Yacht Club.

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Past Commodore John Wierzchowski and wife Cindy lead the way into the members' Grand Opening party at Catawba Island Club's annual commodore's ball.

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Commodore Jane Doddridge and husband John were honored at the Catawba Island Club's annual ball, First Class Voyage.

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Put-in-Bay Yacht Club Commodore Rob Ault, left, presents a gift to Middle Bass Island Yacht Club Commodore Dora Dirrman at the dedication ceremony for the new club facilities.

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Skipper Jeff Mackay, of Point Place, and the Wizard crew maneuver for starting position in the Mills Trophy Race from Toledo Yacht Club to Put-in-Bay.

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The Arcadia and the Absolute jockey for position at the start of the Mills Race.

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First Track of Edgewater Yacht Club and Solution from Detroit Bayview Yacht Club at the start of the PHRF A class.

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North Cape Yacht Club's Linda Grime logs starting yachts from the committee boat.

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The race committee signals class starts using precisely timed flags and sounds.

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The Toledo Yacht Club race committee watches for any boats crossing the starting line before the gun.

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The Toledo Yacht Club was the site of much festivities June 8-12 for the 2011 Mills Trophy Race.

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At Toledo Yacht Club, front from left, Jason Geisz, Cory Lawson, Cameron O' Neill and Derek Shakala, back from left, Al Verde and Nick Geisz.

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From left, Bill Hartman, Bob Broge, Doug Hura, and Bob Coleman at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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Ann and Charles Scott at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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The Mills Race Pipes and Drums perform at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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John Greiner and Justin Roebuck at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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From left, Nick Ward, Michelle Drabant, Greg Kinney, and Sean Wirtz at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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David Ryan and Sybil Turin at the Toledo Yacht Club.

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