Posts for December 2013

All families with Junior Sailors

Doug Bendura on

Junior Activities

All Families with Junior Sailors:

Fishing Bay Yacht Club welcomes you to 2014!  

We are looking forward to another wonderful year of junior sailing, racing and family fun on the water!  

 Please save the following dates on your 2014 calendars:

 Spring Race Team                  March, April & May (specific dates TBD)

 Summer Race Teams             June 7 through August 10 (dates approximate)

 Opti Kids                             Saturday & Sunday, June 7-8

                                          Saturday & Sunday, June 14-15

 Junior Week                          Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20

 Commonwealth of Virginia        Saturday, June 21 through Sunday, June 22 

 Private Lessons                     May through August (Includes adults & juniors)

 Junior Fun Sail                       Saturday, July 26

 Annual One …

Changes coming to Offshore Racing and PHRF

Mayo Tabb on

Offshore Racing

Last summer as a result of fatalities during a race in San Francisco, the USCG banned all sailboat racing on the West Coast. After intervention by US Sailing represented by Gary Jobson and the local Yacht Clubs, racing was allowed to resume pending US sailing adapting new safety regulations based upon this and other events around the country. The first of these regulations goes into effect Jan. 1 2014 and will be enforced through the Racing Rules of Sailing, US Sailing Yacht Club insurance, Protest Committees, and USCG boating safety regulations and Regatta Permits.

Offshore Racing will now fall into three categories of requirements for Nearshore, Coastal and Offshore races. In general terms, “Coastal” refers to races in the ocean …

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