Anchors Aweigh

Provincetown Invitational, September 14-16, 2018

Whether you drive a land yacht, a speed boat or a dinghy, join us in Provincetown for a whale of a good time. This is the 23rd annual Yankee Lambda Car Club’s Provincetown Invitational. For the awards banquet nautical costumes are strongly encouraged.

We are pleased to announce that we are returning to the Provincetown Inn in the West End of town again this year. Make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. For hotel reservations, please contact The Provincetown Inn at (508) 487-9500. Breakfast is included each morning. If the Provincetown Inn is full, we suggest checking with the Harbor Hotel or Sandcastle Resort.

Tentative Schedule:

  • Thursday 4pm - 6:30pm: early registration at Provincetown Inn in the lobby
  • Friday 11am: Driving event
  • Friday 4pm - 5:30pm: registration at Provincetown Inn in the lobby
  • Friday 5:30 - 7:30: cocktail party with appetizers at Provincetown Inn, continuing registration
  • Saturday 9am - 9:30am: arrive on Macmillan Pier
  • Saturday 10am - 1:15pm: car show on Macmillan Pier
  • Saturday 12noon: catered box lunch on the Pier
  • Saturday 1:30pm: our fabulous Parade through town
  • Saturday 2:30pm: ice cream social at Provincetown Inn
  • Saturday 6pm: pre-banquet cocktails
  • Saturday 7pm: banquet and awards ceremony at Provincetown Inn, with meal choice of Prime Rib, Crab-stuffed Sole, or Baked Stuffed Chicken.
  • Sunday Morning: farewell brunch at the Provincetown Inn

Please Note: this year’s event is two weekends after Labor Day.

Cost for the weekend is $135 per person until August 15th, after which the price will rise to $150 per person. One car per registration. Includes lunch and dinner Saturday, and entry to all events. Online registrations with PayPal payment may be made until August 31. If you choose to register by mail instead of our new convenient online registration, registrations and payment must be postmarked by August 31. There will be no late registrations at the event. Commemorative T-shirts are $12 each. No refunds are available after the registration deadline.

Registration is now closed.

For hotel reservations, please contact The Provincetown Inn at (508) 487-9500.

Here are this year’s award categories, so that you can start planning now!

  • America's Cup Award for Best Sporting Car
  • The SS Minnow Award for Best Compact Car
  • Land Yacht Award for Best family sedan, coupe or convertible
  • Titanic Award for Best Luxury Car
  • Tugboat Annie Award for best Station Wagon, SUV, or Truck
  • The Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria Award for Best Foreign Car
  • The Queen Mary Award for most Stylyish/Ostentatious Car
  • In a Barrel Over Niagara Falls Award for Best Interior
  • Showboat Award For Best Decorated
  • Catamaran Award for Most Unusual Car
  • Riverboat Queen Award for Best In Show
  • Anchor's Aweigh Award for People's Choice