Posts for August 2022

A Fabulous Day Honoring Jere Dennison's Legacy!

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Jere Dennison Legacy Regatta Pic


Jere Dennison Legacy Regatta 2022

On Saturday, August 6, we hosted the Jere Dennison Legacy Regatta to honor a man who served in FBYC leadership roles for over 40 years.  It was a beautiful day on the water full of laughter and camaraderie.  A huge thank you goes out to all those who made this event possible!

83rd Annual One Design Regatta and Racing Rules Clinic

Mary Kate Skeppstrom on

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The Annual One Design Regatta is taking place on August 13th and 14th! It is two days of racing and fun with multiple courses for one-design classes. This event is also host to Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship and Capital District Championship. There will also be a Portsmouth Yardstick handicap offered to those without enough boats to qualify for the one-design class. We're looking forward to a great weekend of all kinds of sailing! 

Register here for the AOD!  Volunteers are greatly appreciated and needed! Please sign up to volunteer here!

For those who are looking to grow their knowledge of racing rules for the AOD, there will be a Racing Rules Clinic with Jerry Thompson the evening of August …

Check out this SpinSheet Article on our Juniors!

Mary Kate Skeppstrom on

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I had the pleasure of writing a piece focused on our Junior Program for the August issue of SpinSheet Magazine. Thank you to Mae and Walker Angus for sharing their experiences with me, and Paul Almany for the fantastic pictures! 

Find the story here on page 63!

Successful Women's Sailing Clinic

Jessica Deutsch on

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WC group 2022

FBYC welcomed a lovely group of about 20 ladies to the club this weekend for the Women’s Sailing Clinic. Beginners and more experienced sailors, members and non-members alike gathered for two gorgeous days on the water. Coaches Holly Sears and Caroline Patrick lead the morning classroom sessions for the Racing Fundamentals class and the Sailing Basics class respectively, and then everyone set sail in a combination of club-owned and personal Flying Scots, as well as a couple of Melges 15s, a Front Runner and a Laser.

WC on the water

The wind Saturday was light initially but built mid-morning as both groups headed out on the water. The beginners took off two to a boat, each with an on-the-water instructor and a student …

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