Posts for May 2001

Cruise to "Art on the Half Shell" June 2 Urbanna

Tom Roberts on

Social Events
Port Towne Urbanna Fine Art & Craft Festival You are invited to "Art on the Half Shell" June 2, 2001 Jurored by James Warwick Jones Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA Located on the waterfront in the historic town of Urbanna For information and application call Ginny Sawkins@(804) 758-1606Dear Fishing Bay Yacht Club; The Town of Urbanna is hosting it's first fine art and fine craft festival, "Art of the Half Shell" June 2, 2001. We're inviting area yacht clubs to make the trip to Urbanna June 1st for a weekend in this lovely place to take advantage of spring weather, fine arts and crafts, entertainment and historic exhibits including craftsmen from the Mariner's Museum of Newport News as well as from the Reedville Fisherman's Museum. Featured artists include your own Kathleen Noffsinger as well as John MacLeod, Bob Holland and William Redd Taylor to name a few. Restaurants and merchants are gearing up to welcome visitors as the town prepares for the …

Schooner Virginia Project coming to Rosegill

Strother Scott on

Social Events
schoonerva The Hampton Roads Maritime Heritage Foundation plans to build a schooner on the Norfolk waterfront which will similar to Maryland's Pride of Baltimore II . I have invited Mort Clark, ex-navigator on Frank Batten's Shadow, and Rick Boesch, Executive Director of the Schooner Virginia Project to set up a booth and a display the model of the vessel from 4PM to 8PM at Rosegill this Saturday. They are trying to raise money for the project and I invite you to pay a call on their booth.
The Schooner VIRGINIA Project is a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit organization with the mission to build a preplica of the historic 118-foot Pilot Schooner VIRGINIA.
This 1917-era tall ship was the last sailing …

RRYC Spring Regatta June 16 at Irvington

Strother Scott on

Offshore Racing
Attached is the Notice of Regatta for the Rappahannock River Yacht Club Spring Regatta (2 races) on June 16 at Irvington. The Entry Form available at and your valid PHRF Certificate should be faxed to RRYC at 804-438-6650

2001 Leukemia Cup Registration

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Leukemia Cup
Registration forms for the 2001 Southern Chesapeake Volvo Leukemia Cup (June 23rd) are now available online at:

Deadline for getting your boat's name on this years' tee-shirt is 5pm, June 2nd!! So don't delay.

Two Laser and Byte events in Annapolis in May 19-20

Strother Scott on

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If you can't participate in FBYC's final offshore spring series and and one-design races on May 19-20, you may be interested in two events in the Annapolis Area. THE SPINSHEET MAGAZINE RITES OF SPRING for Lasers and Bytes will be held May 19. Parker Garrett and Blake Kimbrough are former winners. On Sunday, May 20 Tred Avon Yacht Club will host it's LASER SPRING INVITE REGATTA.The following comes to FBYC from Ted Morgan




There are number of very exciting events coming up the weekend of May 19-20 in the Annapolis area. First and foremost is the 5th Annual Spinsheet Rites of Spring regatta. "This …

FBYC FrontRunner Sailors Capture Top Three Places

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The 2001 FrontRunner midwinters were held March 16th through the 18th at Tampa's Davis Island Yacht Club. Six FrontRunners representing FBYC made the trek to DIYC and were greeted with warm conditions. Throughout the morning, the breeze built as the fleet prepared for the afternoon's opening races. The scheduled starting time came and went as crews waited on shore for a break in the gusty 20 to 25 knot winds. Severe thunderstorms were also predicted, but never fully materialized, however the steep chop and strong winds were enough to postpone the regatta's start until Saturday morning.The much anticipated 1st race on Hillsborough Bay began in a 5 knot breeze that faded away to a dead calm …
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