2018 Sponsors

The 140 members of the Cow Hill Yacht Club were are delighted to bring this event to the Saugatuck/Douglas communities! Our goal is to attract visitors, have fun and, most of all, raise money to support our charitable work.

Proceeds from the event will support the downtown Saugatuck holiday lighting and to help individuals and families who are in need with nowhere to turn. For more information please visit www.cowhill.org to learn more about this unique 501c organization.


Admiral Sponsors

Commodore Sponsors

Captain Sponsors

Crew Sponsors

  • Chef Simon Dickinson
  • Chemical Bank
  • Cindy and Barry Shoulders
  • Discovery Art Center
  • Douglas Antique Market
  • Fenn Valley Winery
  • Hercules Bar & Grill
  • James Edel
  • Jeff Slayer
  • Jerry Donovan Comedy
  • Landsharks
  • Marro’s
  • Park House Inn
  • Paul Cares and Kim Brewer
  • R.J. Peterson
  • River Market
  • Saugatuck Dune Rides
  • Saugatuck Harbor Insurance
  • Sheldon Cleaners
  • Susan Reck
  • The Commercial Record
  • The Local Observer
  • The Olive Mill
  • The Owl House
  • Wicks Park Bar & Grill

Special thanks to the Saugatuck Venetian Festival Committee Captains.

  • 5/3 Bank: ID Checks
  • Adam Mendes: Concert Venue
  • Adam Mendes: Security
  • Barb Casey: Marketing & Social Media
  • Bonnie Broadwater: Purchasing & Permits
  • Cathy and Ric Gillette: Music In The Park Event
  • Clare Ray: Concert Venue
  • Jeff Slayer: Boat Parade
  • Jim Selman: Boat Parade & Judging
  • John O’Malley: Beer & Signage
  • Katy Voorhorst: Social Media
  • Lance Winchester: Retail Sponsors, Wine & Signature Drink Coordinator
  • Macatawa Bank: Front Door
  • Mary Battaglia: Ticket Sales
  • Nancy McDonnall: Marketing/Social Media, Dinghy Poker Run
  • Paula Cairo: Raffle
  • Sandra Lauer: Finance
  • Sharon Minster: Sponsor Packages
  • Sherry Tedaldi: Administration, Sponsorships, Food, Site Operations
  • Stephanie Tolsen-Daniels: Childrens Games