Posts for October 2013

Saturday Laser Frostbiting at FBYC

Jon Deutsch on

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This Saturday the Laser Fleet will hold their final and the club's final organized race of 2014 at Fishing Bay Yacht Club. This is also the 4th and final day of the Laser Series and will help decide the winner of the Blanton Bowl

Expect air and water temperatures to be in the 60's so dress accordingly. Wetsuit/Drysuit not required, but if you start swimming, plan to sail in immediately and park yourself in front of a fireplace.

Coming? Please sign up and let us know you'll be there! Questions? Let me know.


0900 registration
1000 Skipper's Meeting
1100 First Warning


Closing Day SSIs

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing

The Closing Day SSIs have been posted. Additionally, please find start times for Course A, Course B, and Course D. These are preliminary and for information purposes only. Please attend the 930 AM skippers meeting to receive the official sailing instructions and start times.

2013 Laser Race team

Mark Hayes on

Junior Activities

The FBYC 2013 Laser Race Team had a fantastic summer!   They raced across the Bay and took a week trip to the Laser North Americans in Kingston, Ontario. The team was coached by Gabriel “Tank” Moran, of Ecuador.  In addition to being a world class sailor and coach, Gabriel is a professional photographer and videographer.  Check out the video he made of the team at:

FBYC Fall Clean-Up - Saturday, November 23rd

Keith B Hennessey on

Clubhouse News

FBYC Fall Clean-Up Is Scheduled For
Saturday, November 23rd

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, November 23rd, at 9:00 am, we will have our annual FALL CLEAN-UP of the Club Grounds. We will gather in the Main Clubhouse around 8:30 am for coffee and task assignments. Usual tasks include leaf raking, mulching and pruning. Bring your favorite yard tool or use ours. All ages welcome! Complimentary lunch will be served around Noon. To sign up, email me direct at or call my cell 804-241-6080. Registrations can also be made by clicking here.

See you on the 23rd!

Ken Odell, Grounds Chairman

Closing Day this Saturday!

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing

Another racing season is coming to a close. So…what better way to adjust to the winter doldrums than to come out and join the fun this Saturday for the FBYC annual oyster shuck and roast? Sign up online and join the fleet for a pursuit race around government marks in the vicinity of the Piankatank River and Fishing Bay. The pursuit race is OPEN to ALL boats! This means even if you don’t race or don’t have a PHRF certificate, a rating will be assigned to you and you can come join in the fun. The only stipulation is that you must register online in order to participate. There is a Skippers’ Meeting at 0930 by the flagpole adjacent to …

Offshore Fall Series Final Standings

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing

Offshore Fall Series final standings are posted here. Congratulations to the fleet winners. There was close competition this Fall and first place ties in two out of the four divisions (PHRF A and PHRF C)! Remember the standings are done using high points with a 51% participation requirement.

THE COMMODORE'S BALL - November 16 2013

Keith B Hennessey on

Social Events


We’re steppin’ up the fun.

The Annual Awards Party is now the Commodore’s Ball.

 Saturday, November 16, 2013*

Celebrating another great year of sailing and camaraderie

Cocktails • Dinner • Short awards presentation • Dancing to a Motown band

The Country Club of Virginia
Westhampton Club House
6031 St. Andrews Lane • Richmond, VA

6:00-6:30 Annual Meeting
6:30-7:00 Small talk & Appetizers
7:00-8:30 Dinner & Awards
11:00 Dessert & Dancing


Adults $45.00** • Non-member Adults $55.00

Prices above include one glass of wine. One more if you steal your neighbor’s while they are claiming their trophy.

Cash bar

Teens (13-17) $30 …

Offshore Racing Update

Paul Wash on

Arts of FB

Offshore Fall Series III is this Saturday. The standings remain tight with several tie breakers in effect. Remember - standings for series events this year are scored following the High Point Percentage scoring system - so you need a minimum of 51% participation to qualify for the series. You can get a glimpse of the interim standings here.

If you have not registered for Fall Series III please do so - this provides the race committee and social chair an accurate headcount of who is attending. Sign up now. While you are at it - go ahead and make sure you are registered for Fall Series IV and Closing Day. Remember Closing Day is followed by the classic Oyster Roast and a few "new …

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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)

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