All Race and Development Teams


Sat, Jun 13 - 14, 2015



Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Mark Hayes
  • Race Chair: Michelle Hayes
  • Junior Chair: A.L. Braun

June 26 - August 15, 2015

Opti Development Team:  June 26th through August 15th.  Originally conceived as a stepping stone to the Opti Race Team, "ODT" has grown into a force of its own!  The sailors meet for practices or regattas Thursdays through Sundays; and in consideration of working parents and tired sailors, no session or regatta is mandatory.  For most of the summer the team attends regattas close to home in the southern bay, where overnight stays are not required. The team is coached by college level sailors who are often graduates of our Junior Division who work closely with the sailors to develop their individual skills and confidence on the water, as well as racing techniques.  We have the option to sub-divide the team based on age and experience, so that all can learn in a safe and friendly environment. Ages 7 to 15. More info at

Laser Development Team:   June 26th through August 15th.  New this year is the Laser Development Team! It is intended as an introduction to the Laser, and as a bridge between the Opti and Laser Race Teams. It is appropriate for any junior who is new to the Laser Radial, no matter their racing experience.  Approx. ages 12 to 18. More info at

Opti and Laser Race Teams:  June 13th through August 15th.  Fishing Bay Yacht Club's Junior Race Teams have grown into regional and nationally renowned organizations, attracting the best international coaches.  Every year since 2007 a Fishing Bay Yacht Club team member has won either the Opti or Laser Radial division of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association High Points.  In addition to racing across the Chesapeake Bay, the teams will travel to national regattas.  The sailors are very dedicated and serious racers.  The teams will practice, travel, or race for extended periods, normally taking one day off per week.  The coaches concentrate on individualized instruction centered on advanced racing techniques and preparation for top level competition.  Ages 10 to 18. More info at 

Pricing and Registration information: at

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 804-889-2327

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