Posts for October 2009

Added Feature for the Annual Awards Banquet

Strother Scott on

Social Events
Mike Calkins has revised the Flyer for the Annual Awards Party at the CCV - James River clubhouse, to reflect a late addition to the agenda.

Added is entertainment from 9:00pm-10:00pm - Music provided by “Glory Daze” featuring our own Mike Dale and Ed O’Connor. Can't Wait!

Please see the revised Flyer at

Please remember to register by November 3 - at that the event is NOT at CCV - Westhampton Clubhouse (where we have frequently had our dinners) but instead at
The Country Club of Virginia,
James River Club House
709 South Gaskins Road
Google Map Location

2009 Lights on the Creek Christmas Boat Parade in Irvington

Noel Clinard on

Cruising News

Dear FBYC Adult Members:

I have been asked by the Tides Inn and RRYC Commodore to forward this opportunity to you, which is self explanatory if you review the message and entry form, and looks like fun for one or more Fishing Bay Boats, either sail or power.

We are trying to arrange to display this Trophy at our Closing Dinner on November 7 a a means of promoting competition on Carters Creek on December 4 and 5. As an intra-club gesture, it would be nice if a boat represented FBYC in the parade.

Noel Clinard Commodore 2009

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Irvington’s Lights on the Creek Christmas boat parade, hosted by the Tides Inn, the …

Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Results

Jon Deutsch on

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Twenty Five Lasers battled some windy conditions at the 2009 Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship. 4 races were sailed Saturday in 13-18. Saturday night all of the sailor's were treated to Alain Vincey's world famous Laser Masters dinner. Sunday, the sailors got in 2 races in 17 knots with gusts to 25.

John Bertrand (Annapolis Yacht Club) won all 6 races to finish 1st overall and 1st Master. Peter Seidenberg (Sail Newport) was 2 points behind and first Great Grand Master. James Jacob (FBYC) was 3rd overall and 2nd Master. Gary Orkney (WYC) was first Grand Master, and Don Hahl (BBYC) was 2nd Grand Master. 1st Apprentice was Ted Morgan (SSA), 2nd Apprentice was Mike Heffernan. First woman …

FBYC in the News - on the Cover to be exact!

Strother Scott on

Offshore Racing
SW1209cover.jpg Can anybody guess why the cover for the upcoming December 2009 Cover of Sailing World might be of interest to FBYC members. If you don't know, click Read More for the answer.
Because the good looking bowman - the foremost person on the stardboard rail is the one and only Blake Kimbrough, son of Lud and Frances, and formerly one of our outstanding Junior Coaches.


USODA approves FBYC as host of the 2010 Optimist Nationals

John Buhl on

Junior Activities

FBYC in conjunction with Deltaville Boatyard, Deltaville Marina, Deltaville Maritime Museum, The Harbor House and Jackson Creek Condo association will host USODA Nationals July 17-25th. USODA notified FBYC Friday October 16th that their application and proposal has been accepted. With help from key members from the Deltaville Community FBYC submitted a detailed proposal that has been enthusiastically accepted by the community, the FBYC Board, USODA, and over 60 volunteers!

Deltaville Maritime Museum will host all land based activities for the event to include: main event tent, food offerings, retail opportunities and parking. The adjacent Deltaville Boatyard and Marina is where 330 plus Optimist sailors will rig and launch. The Jackson Creek Condo Association allows participants to cross from the Museum …

FBYC Welcomes Laser Masters Sailors

Jon Deutsch on

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For everyone who will be joining us for the Chesapeake Bay Laser Master's Championship this weekend I would like to welcome you to Fishing Bay Yacht Club. We have a great regatta planned and a great group of competitors coming so it should be a lot of fun.

A few notes for those who are new to FBYC or reminders for those who have been here before:

Here is the NOR: And the SI's have now been posted to the club website:

The entry list is mostly complete, but there are a few sailors who are not listed …

Oct. 24th Oyster Roast

Alex Alvis on

Social Events
This is notification of the Oct. 24th Oyster Roast and Share Dish Social. FBYC will provide beer, soft drinks and oysters.

Please bring a share dish for +/- 8 people such as soup, stew, brats and dogs with kraut, etc. and a means to serve it. If you have oyster knives and work gloves, bring them too.

Please sign up on line for the race. If you're not racing use the word "simply" as your boat name. This will give us a head count for the social.

Hope to see you on the 24th


Lin Mccarthy on

SBR News You Can Use

CCV AWARDS AND YEAR END BASH - Friday, November 6, Crowne Plaza on the downtown Hampton waterfront.   Save $5 - be an Early Bird by making your reservations before October 14.       This is the season wrap-up and celebration where the 2009 CCV High Point Award winners  are recognized.  It is a  racers'  P-A-R-T-Y!  In addition to the awards presentations,  there will be heavy hors d'oeuvres, free wine and keg beer, cash bar, and live entertainment by  THE PHUN DOCTORS.   Get out your party duds and dancin' shoes.  Crew, skippers, friends, and families - everyone is welcome. Early Bird ressies are $35 per person; cost jumps to $40 after the 14th.  Contact …

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