Adult Sail Training


Sat, Aug 17 2024


Event Managers

Event TypeThis event is for all skill levels with custom in boat instruction available and is an opportunity to try your hand at small boat sailing or sailboat racing. This is a great opportunity to get out on the water with fellow sailors, sharpen your sailing skills or get a low-pressure introduction to sailboat racing. The event will be structured based on the participant’s interest.

Who can participate: FBYC members and non-members.

What to Bring: Must wear properly fitting PFD & closed toe shoes, bring hat, sunglasses, water, sunscreen . Bring a handheld VHF radio if you have one. Bring your own sandwich/snack/water for lunch on the water.

Boats type: Flying Scots are available through the Club boat program. Sail your own boat under 19 ft.  M15, Flying Scot, ILCA, Hobie or other small boat. Members – no charge, non -members $50/boat)

Training and Club Boat Options:  

  • Day sailing with custom in boat lessons @ $25/person (the $25 fee includes a boat and coach)
  • Intro to racing with on water coaching (3 boat boat minimum required)
  • Club boat subscribers can reserve a boat for the day sail or intro to racing
  • Skippers and crews sailing their own or a club boat but will not have an on board coach
  • Limited coaching may be available from Safety Boat Operators at no charge to those who bring their own boat.

Registration/Fees: All participants are asked to register.  Event registration, information and notices can be found at the event website on Regatta network.  

Social:  Relax after a day on the water to recount your adventures with fellow sailors. Food/beer/wine/water/soft drinks will be provided.


  • 10:00 Clubhouse porch - Welcome, program for the day and boat assignments
  • 11:00 On water activities begin
  • 15:30 Social kicks off

Training Notes: Custom in boat instruction in either your boat or a Club boat limited to 8 students/4 coached boats: ($25/Student). We emphasize quality over quantity (2, maximum 3 students+ Coach)/boat. Introduction to Racing requires a minimum of three boats registered and coaching will be available on the water.

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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