Offshore Closing Day and Oyster Roast


Sat, Nov 8 2014


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Allan Heyward
  • Social Chair: Paul Wash


Register now to race or just attend the Roast! 

This event is free to members and their crews.  We ask you to bring a side dish or dessert to share.
 We also ask that you register so that we can order enough oysters! The Roast commences at the close of the race. Estimated start time of oysters is between 3-4pm.  
In the event of inclement weather preventing racing, the event will be held earlier.


This annual tradition is a fall favorite!  

There is a staggered start medium distance race at 11am open to all PHRF classes, J70 one-design class, and cruising class sailboats.   The Notice of Race is below.

This year we will be presenting various awards to both the offshore and one-design fleets.



November 8, 2014

NOTICE The event information below, used in conjunction with the General Offshore Notice of Race, comprises the complete NOTICE OF RACE for the event.

DESCRIPTION This event will consist of one race held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 for PHRF SPINNAKER, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake US Nearshore certificates, and CRUISING Class sailboats having a handicap rating assigned by FBYC. This race will be a staggered-start race around government marks.

PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.

PROGRAM There will be an Oyster Roast held at the Clubhouse following the race. Awards will be presented for this race following the day's races. Additional awards will be presented for the Fall Series and selected perpetual trophies.

Skippers’ Meeting There will be a Skippers’ Meeting at 0930 hours at the flagpole adjacent to the Jackson Creek parking lot.

Warning Signal The warning signal for the first boat will be at 1100 hours. The Race Committee will provide each boat with its starting time at the skippers’ meeting.

COURSES The Race Committee will describe the course at the Skippers’ Meeting.

TIME LIMITS The Race Committee will establish the time limit for this race at the Skippers’ Meeting.

SCORING The winner in each class shall be the boat that finishes first in that class. The score for this race day will not be combined with any other race days.

CBYRA SANCTION This race is sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards but will not be used in scoring for FBYC annual perpetual trophies.

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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