Posts for August 2002

Congratulations to the traveling contingency of Fishing Bay!

catesby jones on


Case Whittemore, Bob Wardwell and Ron Buchanan traveled to North American Championships in August…

From Rochester, the J/29 Fleet… Fishing Bay’s Case Whittemore placed 2nd in the J/29 North Americans, Bob Wardwell finished 4th.

Top 5 finishers were… 5th Bruce Lockwood’s Tomahawk, 4th Bob Wardwell’s Killshot, 3rd John Lavin’s Dirty Harry, 2nd Case Whittemore’s Patriot and 1st John Esposito’s Hustler.

In the Lighting Fleet… Ron Buchanan and Bob Wardwell traveled to North Cape, Michigan to sail the Lightning North American’s. 116 boats registered for the fierce competition. Bob Wardwell sneaked in to the top flight (North American’s) and Ron Buchanan qualified for the 2nd flight (President’s Cup …

Register Now for the 8th Annual Stingray Point Regatta

catesby jones on

Offshore Racing
Come join us as the Club hosts its premiere offshore regatta of the year at the new clubhouse. This year's event is shaping up to be one of the finest yet. We should have eight classes racing on two courses on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1. The racing will be exciting but you can bet things will be hopping on shore as well. FBYC is hosting dinner and entertainment on Saturday evening for all regatta participants and Fishing Bay Yacht Club members. If you don't plan on racing, we still welcome you to join us Saturday night. Racers should get those completed entry forms in as soon as possible. Non-racers can use the same form to …

FBYC Members travel to Mobjack Nat'ls in Lewes

Tom Roberts on

Two Fishing Bay Mobjacks competed in the 43rd Mobjack Nationals in Lewes, Delaware August 16-18. Meg and Tom Roberts placed 6th and Jerry and Cheryl Desvernine placed ninth in the three-day five-race series. Perry and Bev Jones attended as Class Measurer. Meg was earned the Stephanie Anne Ives Memorial Trophy as top Junior skipper and the Top Woman Skipper award. Jerry and Cheryl earned the top husband-wife team award. Results are posted at the Mobjack Web Site ( and the Lewes Yacht Club site ( Check out the photo there of the Mobjacks sailing with Delaware's Tall Ship!
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

Contact Webmasters