Posts for February 2012


Lin Mccarthy on

SBR News You Can Use

St Petersburg NOODSix southern Bay boats went to St Petersburg to race in the National Offshore One Design Regatta this past weekend.  Two finished in the money.  Noel Clinard (Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Deltaville) was 3rd in the 10 boat Sonar class. Prophet had a two day string of 5-6-3-3.   The was no racing in St Pete on Saturday - no wind.  Mike Evans (Blackbeard Sailing Club, New Bern) placed 2nd in the 12 boat San Juan 21 fleet.  Mike's Second Joyride had a 3rd and a 2nd in the two races his class completed.  Also racing in the San Juan 21 class were: Bill McClure (FBYC) Thistledowne 4th (4-7);   Mike Chesser (FBYC), Scuba Kat, 6th (10-4 …

2012 Cruising Division Welcome Party

Mike Camp on

Cruising News

Join us to launch the cruising season, renew friendships and share sailing stories!  (including a special presentation by Glenn and Paula Richardson about their circumnavigation experiences)

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Hosted by Mike Camp / Sydney Fleischer
6 pm  Saturday, March 24, 2012
200 Overlook Road - (driveway is on Ridge Road; additional parking available on Overlook Road

RSVP on FBYC’s website at WWW.FBYC.NET  by 3/18/2012
(For additional information contact Sydney at 804-514-4163)

Bermuda High Party/Note Burning

Mary Spencer on

Club News

9 days until the Best Party of the Winter!
Winter is almost over.
Come join us and celebrate!

Don your Bermuda shorts and sundresses
and bring your socks to burn along with the club Note.


Come party and Burn the Note
February 25, 2012
7:00 pm

Home of Virginia Barnes
13630 Robious Road
Cost: $15 Members $20 Non-Members

Don’t miss the party! Register Today!

Register at


Lin Mccarthy on

SBR News You Can Use

REMEMBER -  Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - Ullman Sails:  Unlocking the Racecourse - OPEN TO ALL - hosted by FISHING BAY YACHT CLUB at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel at the Richmond Airport  (Richmond)   Cocktails at 5:30pm, program at 6:30pm.  Cost includes light hors d'ouvres, coffee, tea, soft drinks (there will be a cash bar) - $30 adults,  $20 juniors.  Panelist are Dave Ullman, Greg Koski, Erik Shampain, and Chuck Skewes - wonderful racers all.  The Ullman team will cover every stage of a typical race day, key strategies, racing positions, etc. all applicable to "big" boats, dinghies, PHRF and one-design.  Register on-line at

Fishing Bay Yacht Club has been invited again …

Ben Buhl to Coach Opti Development Team

David Lennarz on

Junior Activities

picture.jpg FBYC is pleased to announce that it has hired Ben Buhl to coach the FBYC Opti Development Team in 2012. He will be one of two coaches to instruct this growing team (more about the second coach soon!)

Ben first participated in junior sailing at FBYC in 1997, and was a member of the Opti and Laser Race Teams from 2005 to 2011.

In addition to numerous top finishes in the Chesapeake Bay and  elsewhere in the U.S. and Canada, Ben has also received a number of awards from FBYC.

In 2007 he was was awarded the Hutcheson Jr. Memorial Trophy, an  annual award given to the junior sailor with the highest standing determined by giving equal weight to …

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