Opening Day Regatta and Blessing of the Fleet


Sat, Apr 23 - 23, 2022


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Mike Karn
  • Social Chair: Jennifer Bendura

Opening Day Regatta and

Blessing of the Fleet 

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Blessing of the Fleet

We welcome all racers, cruisers, their families, and guests to this family-friendly event to kick-start a great year of sailing.  A great tradition at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Opening Day begins with an Offshore Regatta.

DESCRIPTION This regatta will consist of one race for PHRF (A, B, C, NON-SPIN, CC) sailboats holding a valid PHRF of the Chesapeake certificate, one-design classes, and cruising class sailboats having a provisional handicap rating assigned by FBYC.

The format for all boats will be one short-distance race around government and drop marks. PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.

Regatta Schedule: 
0900: Flag Raising & Skippers Meeting
1100: Warning for the first start

Opening Day Social Events

1630: Ric's Place Bar open.
1730: Blessing of the Fleet (Bar will be closed during the Blessing of the Fleet)

Appproximately 1800: Dinner catered by Morrisey's including:

  • Pulled pork and chicken BBQ
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Cole Slaw and Salads
  • Dessert

Dinner Tickets;  $15/Adult inc.1 drink ticket.  $5/Age 10 and under

Dinner registration by Monday, April 18th is mandatory.  


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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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