Club Boat & Adult Sailing Festival


Sat, May 14 - 14, 2022



Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Ron Jenkins
  • Social Chair: Mike Toms

                                                             AT A GLANCE:

Event Type:  Fun Sail/Social (non-racing), coaching available, Skippers w/boats welcome

                       (On water challenge to enter drawing for special gift/award)

When:  May 14, 10 AM -430 Ish PM

Who Can Participate:   Members & Non Members (Bring a Friend)

What to Bring: Must wear properly fitting PFD & closed toe shoes, bring hat, sunglasses, water, sunscreen           

Boats:    Training in Flying Scots, Other boats under 19 feet welcome to sail with us

Training Options:  Club/Private Flying Scots :Check sail for Club Boat use, Day sailing Skills, Next Level skills Up to Intermediate.   Limited coaching may be available from Safety Boat Operators at no charge.    Lasers:  Mike Toms will offer intro lessons, Indicate Laser when you register, best to BYO boat


Cost: $15/person for in boat (Flying Scot) instruction,  Other participants are no charge.

Social:  Food/beer/wine/water/soft drinks (target start 4:30 PM)  

              Awards for on water game participants at social

                Bring your own sandwich/snack/water for lunch

Training Notes ( On board FS coaching limited to 8 students/4 coached boats: ($15/Student?)

-- We emphasize quality over quantity (2 students+ Coach)/boat, content customized for student request/skill level

-- Basic on water lessons for beginners/intermediates & Check Sails for boat subscribers

--We will try to pair less experienced sailors on private boats with more experienced skippers if possible


Enjoy a relaxed day on the water and ashore at the most beautiful club on the Chesapeake. Learn about our Adult Sailing School, Club Boats, sailing clinics, informal Friday evening fun sails and other club opportunities. This is an opportunity sail & meet other sailors/mentors.

Enjoy an on-water challenge to qualify for a special drawing.

Close out the day with new and old friends over superb food and beverage and the grand challenge prize drawing and awards ceremony

Sailors may also bring their own one design (under 20 feet LOA) boat and participate. Sailors who are getting a “lesson” or check sail may still participate in the “challenge” and drawing.

Schedule of Events: ( May be adjusted )

1000-1030   Check in & Meet/Greet on Screened Port (Skippers/crews can start boat preparation)

1030-1100:   Briefing on Screened Porch   (Explain On Water Challenge, overview of Venue)

1100-1200    Lunch/snack/Rig/Launch Boats  (BYO Lunch), Individual Chalk Talk Time if desired

1200-1430   Day Sail with on water Challenge (optional)

1430-1530 Stow Boats, Navigate to Social, 

1530-1630 ish Social/Awards

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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