Posts for February 2014

Register now for our summer Junior Programs

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Junior Activities

All Families with Junior Sailors:

 Our highly popular summer Junior Programs are filling up fast!  If you have a junior interested in one of our programs now is the time to sign up!

 Beginning March 1st we begin accepting non- members and cannot guarantee space for members!

All the information needed to register can be found here.

FBYC to Host Gary Jobson in Richmond-March 16

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Leukemia Cup

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society kicks off its 2014 Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta season in March with a Richmond appearance by world-class sailor and ESPN commentator, Gary Jobson. The program is free
and open to the public. It will be held at St. Catherine's School, 6001 Grove Avenue, Richmond, on Sunday afternoon, March 16, 3-5 pm. Voluntary donations of any amount will be appreciated to help the LLS defray expenses of the event.

Space is limited and reservations are strongly advised by emailing Debbie Bridwell, LLS Senior Campaign Manager, at or telephone 804-673-5690.  Please don't delay making your reservations if you plan on attending this  event as demand is very likely to …

US Sailing One Design Leadership Award

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Last week Jon Deutsch was in San Diego at the US Sailing One Design Leadership Forum.  At the awards ceremony he received US Sailing's 2013 One Design Leadership award for his excelence in Laser Fleet building and regatta organizing.

From US Sailing:

2/6 my acceptance speechSAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 12, 2014) – Last Thursday night at the Sailing Leadership Forum Awards Dinner, sponsored by Old Pulteney and hosted by the San Diego Sports Hall of Fame, US Sailing, along with Leadership Forum attendees recognized the outstanding individual and organizational achievements in training, community and one-design sailing, including the presentation of the Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award.

Leadership Award - Jon Deutsch (Richmond, Va.)
For the past nine years, Deutsch has been the …

SAVE THE DATE!! May 24, 2014

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Club News

Memorial Day 2014 - Open House Regatta

During our 75th anniversary year, it is only fitting to open our club to the entire sailing community for a fun, all-hands-on-deck party. This year we are planning a new event which invites all members and guests to come experience our warm hospitality. This event will feature a fun, handicap race around government marks near the Fishing Bay clubhouse, followed by a a raft up and catered picnic-style social with live entertainment. Offshore, cruising, juniors and one-design sailors are encouraged to participate, and introduce someone new to our club and the wonderful access to the the water we provide.

Save the date: May 24, 2014
All boats and members are invited to race (see …

FBYC Member on Epic Voyage

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Cruising News

Briana and David aboard Tusitala.JPG

Perhaps many members are unaware that one of our members has been on an ambitious adventure that includes sailing from San Francisco down the coast of California and Mexico into Central America. Currently Briana Moseley and boyfriend David are in Costa Rica preparing to embark on a voyage to the Galapagos and eventually to Australia aboard Tusitala, a 47-foot wooden sloop designed and built by Briana’s grandfather during the 1950s. Tusitala, as some will remember, was formerly a fixture at FBYC when owned by Briana’s Dad, Jack Moseley.

Now it is possible for anyone to live vicariously through this adventuresome couple by virtue of their internet blog entitled Tusitala Sailing located at The blog is filled …

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