Opening Day


Sat, Apr 20 2024


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Todd Blekicki
  • Social Chair: Jennifer Bendura

Opening Day Regatta and Blessing of the Fleet 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

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.

Volunteers Signup Here

Register Here to Race and/or Buy Meal Tickets from the Storefront

*If just registering for Dinner and/or Drink Tickets click on above link and then 'View Online Storefront"

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)

1800 - 1930: Dinner catered by Morrisey's including:

Chili (meat and some vegetarian), Tossed Salad, Corn Bread, Dessert, Water and Soft Drinks

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

Drink Tickets: $5 (wine and beer will be available for purchase with a$5 ticket)

Dinner registrations will not be accepted after Tuesday, April 16th midnight.

The band Second Wind will be performing once again to entertain us for the evening after the Blessing of the Fleet.


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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