Offshore Closing Day and Oyster Roast


Sat, Nov 7 2015


Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Bob Fleck
  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: Paul Wash

November 7, 2015


Join us for the FBYC Oyster Roast and potluck. This event is open to EVERYONE! Bring a dish to share (side dish or dessert) - please contact with your dish of choice. We will provide the Oysters and Beer. Enjoy the oysters raw, steamed, and prepared a variety of ways. Enjoy delicious beer while recounting the year's tales. The Offshore Closing Day race starts at 11. The Oyster roast starts immediately following (~3-4 pm). Come race or just come enjoy the food and beverage as we close out the year. Registration will open soon so up online so we can get a headcount. For the non-oyster eaters and kids we will have other edible items. Cost is $5 head. You must sign up online and purchase tickets in advance. Come enjoy one of the best events of the year!

Contact Paul Wash ( if you have any questions and/or want to volunteer.

NOTE: We will be awarding various FBYC perpetual awards at this event for both the One Design and Offshore divisions. Come support your fellow sailors!


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 7, 2015 for PHRF SPINNAKER, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake certificates, CRUISING Class sailboats having a handicap rating assigned by FBYC and J/70 one design. This race will be a staggered-start race around government marks. J/70 class will use the current PHRF of the Chesapeake J/70 one design rating.

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 (see above). Awards will be presented for this race following the day's races. In the event of inclement weather preventing racing, the event will be held earlier.

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 804-889-2327

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