Posts for July 2021

ILCA Summer Regatta I Results

Jon Deutsch on



The ILCA Summer Regatta I on Saturday saw beautiful weather – mostly sunny with winds starting around 12 and building to about 15-16 knots out of the south west. We had 14 boats with 9 ILCA 7 (Standard) and 4 ILCA 6 (Radial) all starting on the same line making things more fun with more boats to race with around the course. Some of the Radial sailors were really fast and were nearby and beating many of the standards around the course. It kept things interesting at mark roundings.


FBYC’s junior coach for the summer, Francisco Renna, put on a clinic in the ILCA 7 (standard) fleet. He was fast all the way around the course and nobody came close …

Jere Dennison Legacy Regatta Set for August 7, 2021

Donna Mason on

Club News

This event honors Jere Dennison who served in FBYC leadership roles for over 40 years. While his achievements with the Club are too numerous to mention, he was the Club's youngest Commodore, created the Club's comprehensive Austin Memorial Library, and was Club Historian for over 15 years. Jere was an avid one-design sailor who completely understood that sailing is a lifelong adventure - an ancient legacy to be passed on from generation to generation!  

Here's the skinny:

·        Skipper must be 60+ years old (crew can be any age--so grab a family member, to help crew--juniors recommended)

·        Vintage skipper division (70 +) (you could win two trophies)

·        Open to all one-design and vintage boats 25 feet or under. (Bring your Flying Scot, Laser …

July 4th at FBYC – What a Weekend

Joe Roos on

Club News

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The July 4th FBYC sunflower raft up was a big hit with boats of all sizes participating and numerous visitors from shore.

Sunday the 4th of July was a beautiful day for a yacht race.  Ten boats, all less than 24 feet, competed under a Portsmouth Handicapped 6-mile distance race.  Top honors went to Mike Chesser in Scuba Kat followed by Lucky Dog with John Wake and 9Iron with Kevin Cross.  Full results a can be found on the events page. Race committee was the Catitude Crew and Friends.

As afternoon blended into evening, family and friends gathered at FBYC for the July 4th cook out.  The weather was perfect, the food was hot, the drinks were cold …

Volunteers NEEDED for 4th of July

Karen Akens on

Social Events


We hope you and your family and friends will join us for a relaxed family friendly 4th of July party at FBYC.  Of course, we can't offer these fabulous events without a little help from our members - and we are still looking for some help to serve food, tend the grill, and everyone's favorite job - serve up the drinks.  Can you give us 30-60 minutes of your time on Sunday, July 4th to help make this another great FBYC social event?  Volunteering is a great way to meet other members of the club! Sign-up to help by Clicking Here to Volunteer!

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