Club Championship - Each year, those Club Members who have distinguished themselves during the prior year in their individual regattas such as Ladies sailing, Frostbite, Etchells, PHRF, Focus on Sailing, Twilight, Club Cruise, Vipers, and so on, are invited by the Fleet Captain to compete for the G. Gordon Fisher Trophy. This is a one-day event which uses the Club's Ideal-18 fleet.
Higgins Trophy - An annual one-day match racing event using the Club's Ideal-18 fleet decides the winner of the Higgins Trophy. Any Club member who signs up with the Fleet Captain is eligible. The racing can, but may not be umpired. The Club will be hosting this on October 22nd following the Club Championships.
Indian Harbor Yacht Club Match Racing Ladder - It is a new concept to help encourage match racing here at Indian Harbor Yacht Club. Competitors will sail in club owned Ideal 18s without spinnakers . The races will be short and scored 2 out of 3 races. This ladder will culminate with the Higgins trophy.