Posts for November 2016

Proposed East Dock Project Presentation Uploaded to Website

David Lennarz on

Club News

The proposed East Dock project presentation has now been uploaded to the FBYC web site.  Many of you have attended the three “town hall” meetings held over the Summer and into the Fall, including a November meeting in Richmond.  Outreach to neighbors has taken place as well.  The Flag has listened to many of your comments (in person and by email), and a number of revisions have been made to the plan over the past several months.  The current plan has now been uploaded to the FBYC web site at  Comments or concerns?  Please contact any members of the Flag (David Lennarz, Rob Whittemore …


Meg Rock on

Clubhouse News

The FBYC Fall Clean Up Day scheduled for this Saturday, November 19th has been RESCHEDULED for Saturday, December 3rd!  

Please mark your calendars.

Thank you - Ed O'Connor, Grounds Chair/Dixon Cole, Operations Manager



Matthew Fontaine Murray Award to Jere Dennison

Lisa Fleck on


The Matthew Fontaine Maury Bowl, named after the pathfinder of the seas, is given for outstanding contributions to sailing at FBYC and beyond.  At the Commodore's Ball, Commodore Ted Bennent announced that Jere Dennison is this year’s winner of the Matthew Fontaine Maury Bowl.

Jere Dennison"This sailor has been a member of the club since he joined at age 16 as an unattached junior. Over the years, he has been involved in all aspects of FBYC – sailing, cruising, racing, socializing, volunteering and serving over 20 years on the Board. In December 2015, the Board honored him by electing him to Life membership.From 1971 through 1976, he served as House/Security Chair, Log Streamer, Rear Commodore, Vice Commodore …

2016 FBYC Annual Award Winners

Lisa Fleck on


Fishing Bay Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting and Awards Party on Saturday at the Commonwealth Club in Richmond, VA. The following is a list of all of the 2016 recipients of the club's perpetual trophies.

HENRY E. HUTCHESON, JR. MEMORIAL TROPHY – awarded to the Optimist skipper with the highest standing in Sanctioned Regattas and intra-club races. Guthrie Braun

JUNIOR COMPETITION TROPHY – awarded to the Junior skipper (or skippers) who has most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the Regular Racing Season. Tomas Sitzmann

L. WOOD BEDELL TROPHY – awarded to the FBYC sailor under the age of 14 who is the highest finisher in FBYC races during …

Fall Cleanup Reminder

Rob Whittemore on

Club News

Please join us at the Main Clubhouse between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. for coffee and low fat/low calorie doughnuts. We’re looking to start at 9 and our tasks will include leaf pickup, brush cleanup, carpentry work on the dumpster privacy doors as well as weeding/trimming the garden/cleaning beds.

This is a great opportunity to work on our campus, see old friends and make new ones.

Please sign up on the FBYC website or call/email

Ed O’Connor, Grounds Chair (804) 338-1142

Meeting on Proposed East Dock Replacement: Please join us to learn more

David Lennarz on

Club News

On Thursday, November 10th at 7 pm, we will hold an informational meeting regarding the proposed east dock replacement.  The meeting location is Retreat Hospital in Richmond.  Retreat Hospital is located in the second block of Grove Avenue east of the Boulevard. The parking deck is behind the hospital off Robinson Street (closer to Floyd Avenue than Grove Avenue). From the parking deck, follow the yellow line on the pavement to the door into the reception area. The Board Room is located at the end of the long corridor after passing the reception area. If you have questions about how to find the hospital, please contact or use one of the online …

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
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)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

Contact Webmasters