2018 FBYC ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS BY LISA FLECK

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Fishing Bay Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting and Awards Party on Saturday, November 17th at the Commonwealth Club in Richmond. The following is a list of all of the trophies and recipients that were awarded at the Commonwealth Club.

This year the awards were started off with a special award for Achievement in International Junior Competition. This award is to recognize an FBYC Junior who not only qualified for Team USA, but finished 5th overall in the 2018 Optimist World Championship in Cypress. This sailor is the first junior from our club to reach this top level of competition and we are glad to recognize Tommy Sitzman with this award.

The HENRY E. HUTCHESON, Jr. MEMORIAL TROPHY is awarded ...

Life Member Nominations Needed

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Awarding Life Member status is an honor bestowed by Fishing Bay Yacht Club to recognize a member whose contributions are distinguished by their depth, breadth, superior quality and lasting impact.  Any Club member may nominate another member for Life Member status.

The following is an initial filter for identifying possible candidates:

- Long and distinguished membership at FBYC

- Greater than 3 major leadership roles

- A history of significant contributions to the Club (such as, fund raising, community service, national sailing organization roles, continuous service, etc.)

- Leadership that produced new programs & services or took existing programs & services to a new level

- Significant contributions to the sport of sailing beyond FBYC

- Actions that result in greater recognition of FBYC

Awarding Life ...

FBYC Trophy Committee Seeks Nominations

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The Trophy Committee will receive nominations until October 15th for the following perpetual trophies to be awarded at the Annual Awards Party in November:

  • PIANKATANK TROPHY – Recognizes the FBYC skipper who most exemplifies the principle that “all is not lost until the boat sinks.”
  • MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY BOWL – Recognizes a member of FBYC for an outstanding contribution to sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.
  • COMPETITION TROPHY – Recognizes a member of FBYC who is the skipper of an enrolled offshore or one-design boat and who most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Nominations should consider the character (local, regional, national) of events entered and the quality of competition ...

1949 Virginia Sailing Regatta trophy

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Someone on Facebook has this pretty copper trophy engraved "Moth - 1949 - First" and they are curious as to the provenance of the trophy. There is a current international class of boats called Moth that existed back in 1949.   Please contact Strother if you know what this is. Thank you.

Update - Jere Dennison reports his second history article https://www.fbyc.net/Club/History/Articles/02vasailingregatta  gives us the answer:

"In 1944, the Virginia Sailing Association, then consisting of UYC, Rappahannock River Yacht Club, Hampton Yacht Club, and Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, decided to consolidate the annual regattas of the individual clubs into a single event known as the Virginia Sailing Regatta. The first of these wartime regattas ...

Matthew Fontaine Murray Award to Jere Dennison

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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

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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 ...

FBYC Trophy Committee Seeks Nominations

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The Trophy Committee will receive nominations until September 29th for the following perpetual trophies to be awarded at the Annual Awards Party in November.

PIANKATANK TROPHY – Recognizes the FBYC skipper who most exemplifies the principle that “all is not lost until the boat sinks.”
MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY BOWL – Recognizes a member of FBYC for an outstanding contribution to sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.
COMPETITION TROPHY – Recognizes a member of FBYC who is the skipper of an enrolled offshore or one-design boat and who most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Nominations should consider the character (local, regional, national) of events entered and the ...

The Competition Trophy Receives a Complete Makeover

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This perpetual award was first presented in 1981 by Commodore Beverly L. Crump. It is awarded to the Fishing Bay Yacht Club member skipper of a yacht or yachts enrolled in the Club Register, who have most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Such events may be either one-design or offshore and specifically shall include Chesapeake Bay events, and events with area, regional, national and international competition. This trophy is intended to recognize the unusual and outstanding efforts by FBYC members, the character of the event or events entered, the quality of the competition, the extent of the effort involved for the FBYC member and the participation of ...

FBYC TROPHY COMMITTEE SEEKS NOMINATIONS

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The Trophy Committee will receive nominations until October 7th for the following perpetual trophies to be awarded at the Annual Awards Party in November.

PIANKATANK TROPHY – Recognizes the FBYC skipper who most exemplifies the principle that “all is not lost until the boat sinks.”

MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY BOWL – Recognizes a member of FBYC for an outstanding contribution to sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

COMPETITION TROPHY – Recognizes a member of FBYC who is the skipper of an enrolled offshore or one-design boat and who most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Nominations should consider the character (local, regional, national) of events entered and ...

Commodore's Ball Tomorrow!

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commodoreball-anchor.jpgDinner tickets have sold out, but Dessert and Dancing tickets are available through Friday, November 14 (today) at 5pm.  Come at 8:30pm, nibble from the fabulous dessert table, and dance the night away on the dance floor to the Motown band.  Do not find yourself the only sailor in town who did not make it to the party!

COAT AND TIE REQUIRED AT THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB. Ladies, throw on your favorite cocktail dress.  It is time to get dudded up and celebrate the end of another wonderful year at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, and the end of our 75th anniversary.

Hop on over to the event website to register before time runs out!  

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Commodore's Ball November 15th, Register Now!

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Register today for the Commodore's Ball!

Never been? Don't miss it this year!  

Join us for a quick meeting at 6, cocktails at 6:30, and wonderful seated dinner at 7.  We'll be dining on Honeycrisp Apple Salad, Jumbo Lump Crabcake, Petite Filet Mignon, Mashed Potatoes, and Seasonal Vegetables

During the dinner hour, the annual award ceremony will take place - don't miss who gets the Piankatank Award!

Can't make it for dinner?  Come in time for dessert and dancing!  Immediately following the awards at 8:30, a Viennese Dessert Display will be offered and the Motown Band will get rolling!  Get your spot on the dance floor because it is going to be hopping until 11:30 ...

FBYC TROPHY COMMITTEE SEEKS NOMINATIONS!

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The Trophy Committee will receive nominations until October 8th for the following perpetual trophies to be awarded at the Annual Awards Party in November.

PIANKATANK TROPHY – Recognizes the FBYC skipper who most exemplifies the principle that “all is not lost until the boat sinks.”

MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY BOWL – Recognizes a member of FBYC for an outstanding contribution to sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

COMPETITION TROPHY – Recognizes a member of FBYC who is the skipper of an enrolled offshore or one-design boat and who most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Nominations should consider the character (local, regional, national) of events entered and ...

FBYC Trophy Committee Seeks Nominations

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The Trophy Committee will receive nominations until October 8th for the following perpetual trophies to be awarded at the Annual Awards Party in November.

PIANKATANK TROPHY – Recognizes the FBYC skipper who most exemplifies the principle that “all is not lost until the boat sinks.”

MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY BOWL – Recognizes a member of FBYC for an outstanding contribution to sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

COMPETITION TROPHY – Recognizes a member of FBYC who is the skipper of an enrolled offshore or one-design boat and who most successfully represented FBYC in sailboat racing events conducted by other yacht clubs or associations during the past year. Nominations should consider the character (local, regional, national) of events entered and ...

2012 Perpetual Trophy Recipients

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Fishing Bay Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting and Awards Party on November 10, 2012 at the Westhampton location of the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, VA. The following is a list of all of the 2012 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. Hannah Steadman

COMMODORES' BOWL – awarded on an alternating year basis to the outstanding Offshore or One Design skipper in FBYC sponsored sailing events for the year based on performance and participation. (2012-One Design) John B. Wake, Jr.

BLANTON BOWL – awarded to the Laser skipper with the highest standing in Sanctioned Regattas ...

Final Reminder - Annual Meeting and Awards Party

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Annual Meeting and Awards Party

Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Country Club of Virginia
Westhampton Club House
6031 St. Andrews Lane

Richmond, VA

A slide show of all 2012 sailing events will be shown continuously on the Club’s big screen. After dinner, dance the night away to the smooth sounds of Rosetta Stone. Music provided by Bruce Sullivan and Rosetta Stone.

6:00-6:30 Annual Meeting
6:30-7:00 Social gathering and cocktails
7:00-8:00 Dinner with one complementary glass of wine
8:00-9:00 Awards and dessert

Adults $50.00
Children 12 and under $15.00 (Children’s Menu)
****Cash Bar Only****
****Reservations required by November 5, 2012****

Dinner Menu:
Baby greens with sliced saga bleu, toasted walnuts, roasted ...

2012 Annual Meeting/Awards Party

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Annual Meeting and Awards Party 

Saturday, November 10, 2012

The Country Club of Virginia
Westhampton Club House
6031 St. Andrews Lane

Richmond, VA

You are invited to enjoy this great event with friends and family. Share sailing stories of 2012 and make plans for 2013! A slide show of all 2012 sailing events will be shown continuously on the Club’s big screen. After dinner, dance the night away to the smooth sounds of Rosetta Stone. Music provided by Bruce Sullivan and Rosetta Stone

6:00-6:30 Annual Meeting
6:30-7:00 Social gathering and cocktails
7:00-8:00 Dinner with one complementary glass of wine
8:00-9:00 Awards and dessert

Adults $50.00
Children 12 and under $15 ...

Awards Party Registration Extended

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Annual Meeting and Awards Party

Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Country Club of Virginia
James River Club House
709 South Gaskins Road

Jon Moody has extended the registration period until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10th. If you have not made your reservations, please do so now.

EASY RESERVATIONS:

Register and pay online with a credit card at http://www.fbyc.net or contact Jon by email at themoody5@msn.com.
 

Name: ___________________________________________

# ___ Members $______, #____ Children $_____ Total $_____


Annual Meeting/Awards Party

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Annual Meeting and Awards Party

Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Country Club of Virginia -  James River Club House
709 South Gaskins Road

You are invited to enjoy this great event with friends and family. Share sailing stories of 2011 and make plans for 2012! A slide show of all 2011 sailing events will be shown continuously on the Club’s big screen.
 
6:00-6:30 Annual Meeting in the Ladies Card Room
6:30-7:00 Social gathering and cocktails
7:00-8:00 Dinner with one complementary glass of wine
8:00-9:00 Awards and desert
 
Adults $50.00
Children 12 and under $15.00 (Children’s Menu)
Cash Bar Only

****Reservations required by November 5, 2011****

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Stingray Awards to George Burke, GOIN' and HYC

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DSC_0671FBYC's own Rear Commodore George Burke was awarded the Sportsmanship Trophy by John McCarthy, Chief Judge at the event.  George sailed REVEILLE in the races, and then came ashore and worked really hard to make sure the land activities worked well - and indeed they did. Thank you George.

 

DSC_0675Dennis Hannick and the crew of GOIN' won their fleet and the Brenton S. Halsey Jr. Memorial Trophy as the top boat at Stingray.  The crew of GOIN' is pictured with three of Brent's children.

DSC_0669Finally, Hampton Yacht Club held the Potts Southern Bay Challenge Cup. This year Hampton Yacht Club, represented in the competition by Leroi Lissenden's VOODOO 2 and Bob Mosby's CYRANO, successfully ...

Awards Presentation at Rosegill

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The awards for the Urbanna Race and the 2011 Offshore Spring Series will be presented Saturday May 28th at 5:45pm in front of the barn at Rosegill. Skippers, if you think you are receiving an award please plan on attending the ceremony or having a representative there on your behalf.

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