Opening Day


Sat, Apr 22 2023


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: David Lee
  • Social Chair: Jennifer Bendura

Opening Day Regatta and Blessing of the Fleet 

Saturday, April 22, 2023

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.

Regatta Schedule: 

Flag Raising & Skippers Meeting
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)

Approximately 1800: Dinner catered by Morrisey's including:

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

Dinner Tickets:  $16/Adult inc.1 drink ticket.  $5/Age 10 and under

Drink Tickets: $5

Dinner registrations will not be accepted after Tuesday, April 18th.



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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