Posts for May 2022

Sign up NOW for the Family Regatta!!!

Blake Kimbrough on

One Design Racing

This coming Saturday is our annual Family Regatta - always a crowd pleasing one design event marked by tremendously casual yet competitive fun. Don’t forget to get your team registered and bring the whole family out for a great time on the water: https://www.regattanetwork.com/event/24653

We’d love to see an abundance of Melges 15s, Flying Scots, and perhaps other fleets out on the line. Skippers meeting is 10:30am followed by first gun at Noon.  Typical format is several short races to allow for plenty starts and lots of mixing it up in close action. Creative team uniforms and goofing off are highly encouraged. 

Join us this weekend for Offshore’s Spring Invitational!

Bob Fleck on

Offshore Racing

What is it? Its the last weekend of Offshore’s Spring Series of races? Whats the big deal? I just said, its the last of the Spring Series of races.

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The long range forecast looks great. Warm temperatures with southeast winds. Come out for 2 days of big boat racing. If you can't make both days, come out for one( we'll cut your entry fee in half). Our plan is the spinnaker boats will race windward/leeward courses on Saturday while the Non-spinnaker and Cruising class boats will race a mid-distance government mark course (we’re targeting a length of 2 ½ hours).  After racing will have an enhanced social with music and a cookout arranged by Glenn and Becca …

State of the Club mid-Year Meeting, May 30th

Joe Roos on

Commodore

Please join us for the 2022 mid-year Membership Meeting on Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day) from 10-11 am upstairs in the main Club House.  At this informal meeting we will provide updates on Membership and Club Operation with time reserved for questions. 

The agenda will include:

  • Finance Update
  • Membership Status
  • Club Management/Facilities/Sailing Events
  • Long Range Plan Process
  • Summary and Questions

 

If you have specific questions you would like addressed, please send to commodore@fbyc.net

Looking to Volunteer?

Julie Ann Wash on

Club News

Looking to volunteer and want to know what opportunities are coming up soon?  Log on to FBYC.net and on the top menu on the Members tab, visit the volunteering link. You can also find volunteering opportunities on the FBYC Facebook page, and Event Pages.

Remember, our club is successful because of the generous gift of time of by our members.  We ask that all members sign up to volunteer at an event this year!  Thank you to all of those who have done so already!

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The Start of the One Design Spring Series

Rick Peterson on

One Design Racing

The Start of the One Design Spring Series.

 

Saturday the 30th of April was almost a picture-perfect day for the start of the One Design Spring Series. Goldilocks temperatures, forecasted for 7-10 kts of breeze, partly cloudy, in short, a beautiful day on the water.

Even better, we had 18 boats registered, 16 sailed in three (3) one design fleets with one (1) Portsmouth boat. The Flying Scots, with A and a B fleets (ability grouped), ICLA Dinghy’s (Lasers) and the new Melges fleet were all well represented.  

We managed to get in three races, in increasingly shift wind conditions. Trying to fetch the windward mark was mystery game of guessing which way the shift would go. Keeping …

Two Great Sailing Weekends at FBYC in May

Karen Soule on

Club News

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FBYC Club Boat & Adult Sailing Festival

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sail one of the club's Flying Scots or bring your own!  Learn how to sail them under expert instruction!  All members and non-members are welcome to this fun day of sailing and social events.  Learn more and sign-up at: 

 https://www.fbyc.net/events/2022/220514-onedesign-club-boat-adult-sailing-festival/

Open House Regatta, Raft-up and Party

Sunday, May 29  2022

Memorial Day will soon be upon us!  FBYC has a great day of offshore racing, raft-up, food and music.  This is the perfect opportunity to invite friends to experience all that our club has to offer.  YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE!  Learn all about it at:  

https://www.fbyc.net/events/2022/220522-offshore-open-house-regatta-party/

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