Posts for June 2008

Carina wins 2008 Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta

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Offshore Racing

Note: FBYC Members Marie Crump, and Strother and Evie Scott and twins Strother, Jr. and Lina sailed with FBYC Members Rives, Walker and Allen Potts in the Anniversary Regatta. Rives is holding the trophy, Allen is kneeling and Walker is furthest to the right. Marie, Lina and Strother are the three backs on the starboard side in the picture under Read More. Strother, Jr. and Marie also sailed with the three Potts on Carina in the 2008 Newport - Bermuda Race where there finished 3rd in Class.

Carina, a McCurdy & Rhodes 48 with a winning history going  back to 1969, was the overall winner of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta sailed Friday in Bermuda.  As the top …

FBYC to host Laser Masters Atlantic Coast Championship

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Fishing Bay Yacht Club has been selected to host the 2008 Laser Masters Atlantic Coast Championship on September 6-7 in Deltaville, Virgina. The ACC's will be held in place of FBYC's Annual Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship and will follow the same format and setup.

FBYC has hosted an annual Laser Masters event since 1981 which was first won by Brent Halsey. This will be the 4th major Laser Masters event held at Fishing Bay Yacht Club in the last dozen years. FBYC has previously hosted the ACC's (1997, 1999, 2003) and the U.S. Master's Championship (2000).

The event website will be updated in mid-July with the NOR.

Change of time for July 4 social!

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Change in time for July 4 social!

In order to allow hard-working racers to participate in the fun-filled (and food-filled) social on July 4, the time has shifted from a late lunch of 2-4 to a later lunch (or early dinner) of 3-6. Mark your calendars and sign up to join us! (

Drinks, burgers, and hotdogs provided. Each participant is asked to bring along a side dish to share.

Parent Laser and 420 Race

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The Parent's Race is coming up on Tuesday, June 17. This is a fun opportunity for parents of junior week sailors and other sailors to get out on the water for some fun mid-week sailing. We'll sail right off the dock in Fishing Bay.

We welcome anyone interested in sailing a laser or 420 to come out and join us. For anyone who does not have a boat, we will do our best to find one for the evening. Jon will help find boats, so send an email to if you are in need of a boat for the evening.

In order to get as many people on the water as possible we will be …

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