Memorial Day Weekend

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LAST CHANCE to reserve your Dinner for Memorial Weekend Open House Regatta!

Fantastic Events all weekend long.

Registration for DINNER closes Monday, May 20 so sign up here:  Open House Regatta and Party – Our famous Sunflower Raft-up! Sunday, May 26. 

Members are encouraged to bring friends and family!  Ships’ Store will be OPEN.

Regatta and Dinner Sign-ups Here:

Volunteer Opportunities Sign-Up Here:


Questions about Sunflower Raft-up – David Hinckle is our Raft-Up Marshall  Cellular: (804) 370-7650 or reach out the afternoon of the event on Channel 71 to ensure your boat is directed to the best spot based on size/current configuration.


FBYC Family and Junior …

4th Annual Smal Boat Festival and Instruction, June 1

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Looking to move beyond racing? Need a low-pressure way to give someone (Grandchild, friend, etc) a Fishing Bay/Piankatank experience? Or just want to try your hand at sailing?

The Fishing Bay Yacht Club Annual Small Boat Festival is your answer! 



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What :  Fun Sail with family/friends, followed by great food/social. Bring a boat or use a Club Boat. Limited spaces available for in boat coaching.

Who Should Come:  members and non-members, Sailor or Sailor wanabee's, their friends and family (Kids and Grandkids encouraged).

When:  June 1, 2024-- Arrive 10:00, wrap up with social around 16:00 

Where:  Meet in Main Club House, sail the Piankatank, return for food/more fun

To help planning and as a courtesy …

4th Annual Small Boat Festival and Instruction June 1 - Reserve your spot before they are gone

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Event Type: A small boat rendezvous with in boat coaching available for the those new to sailing or just wishing to up their skill levels. This family-oriented event is open to all small boat sailors and sponsored by FBYC Adult Sailing.  The event will feature small boat day sailing, destination cruising, critter ID and other fun on and off the water.  Sail your boat or take out a FBYC Flying Scot. Custom in boat coaching available for beginning sailors.

Enjoy a relaxed day on the water and ashore at the most beautiful club on the Chesapeake. Learn about our Adult Sailing School, Club Boats, sailing clinics, fun sails and other club opportunities.  Come out to sail & meet other sailors …

Memorial Weekend---so much to do!

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FBYC offers our Fantastic Race, Sunflower Raft-up and Party Sunday, May 26.  Here are the details---sign up to reserve a spot for you, family and friends---our membership is encouraged to bring friends to enjoy all that FBUC has to offer.

FBYC Family and Junior Alumnae Regatta - Saturday, May 25.  Upcoming Details can be found here:

Annual Club Membership Update Monday, May 27 - Main Clubhouse Upstairs 9-10AM  Make sure you attend to hear all upcoming FBYC Planning as well as recent activities/successes.







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Since two boats is one too many, DIANTHUS, our CS36M is for sale. I would love for someone from the club to buy her.  Currently on Middle Dock until we move the J42 down.

Successful racing career, Multiple class firsts and seconds. Raced Three times in the single/double handed Bermuda 1-2 Race

Listed with YAZU of Deltaville. $59,900   Or contact me, Dave Tabor for more details   703.203.6640

Mr. Roberts in Jackson Creek

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See what it's like to drive Mr. Roberts out of the dock and through the Jackson Creek Channel with this 360 video in 8k.

If you are watching in the YouTube app with your phone you can swipe around to see different views or even swing your phone around. On the web you can use your cursor to pan or you could even use a VR headset.


FBYC Yard Storage for Member Boats

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The spring sailing season is right here.  If you've been to the club recently, you may have noticed that the yard is looking pretty full...and not all of our boats are on the yard yet.

If you are a leaseholder, your renewal included a 2024 sticker.  We need you to get that on your boat in the rear starboard corner.

By opening day, less than four weeks from now, we will have reconciled the stickered boats on the yard to the known leaseholders list.  Boats without leases, will be moved to the drysail area until leases and proof of insurance can be obtained.

The club policy requires trailers to be in roadworthy condition.  As part of the spring yard …

Richmond Model Yacht Club Demonstration-POSTPONED due to Weather - Keep an eye out for a new date.

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March 23rd, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Members of the Richmond Model Yacht Club will bring their Dragonflite 95 boats to FBYC for a demonstration on Saturday March 23rd from 1-4pm.  Right after our spring clean up day, and before the Evolution Sails Sock Burning, RMYC members will be on campus to demonstrate their boats and answer any questions.  Several of our members have been involved in model yacht building and racing, and they will tell you, the competition can be fierce!  

Come out and enjoy.  No registration required.  

Any questions, please contact Mary Almany, 804-405-2379.

Celebrate Spring at the Deltaville Sock Burn and Oyster Roast

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FBYC, Evolution Sailmakers and Local Businesses

Invite You to Celebrate Spring

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Mark your calendar and register NOW for the yearly sock burn party and oyster roast Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Evolution Sailmakers new loft at 16273 General Puller Hwy, Deltaville, VA. Their new facility is between the Table Restaurant and Tops China. Multiple marine businesses in Deltaville come together to bring you free oysters, music, & beer. Catch up with old friends and make new ones. It's the next best thing to actually sailing.

Bring a pair of socks (cotton!) to burn to please Poseidon.

Click on the link below for more details and to register.

Click here for all the details


Join the Adult Sailing Crew at the Spring Cleanup Day, March 23

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Help to get our club Flying Scot boats ready to go for the 2024 season at our Spring Cleanup Day, Saturday from 9am-1pm, March 23.


Do you have expertise in working on trailers, rigging ‘scots or just want to learn the basics and tricks of boat maintenance? Sign up to help at and in the comments section mention that you would like to help with the club flying scots. And yes! there will be lunch….


After lunch, follow your friends to the Deltaville Sock Burn and Oyster Roast in the afternoon from 3:30-7:00pm at Evolution Sails in downtown Deltaville.


Questions? Contact us at

Would you like to be included …

2024 Spring Clean Up

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Saturday March 23rd, 9am - 1pm

We will be sprucing up the Club! 

Bring work gloves, any yard tools (such as wheelbarrows, pitchforks, rakes, shovels, cordless drills and trimmers, etc and please label well), comfortable shoes, and come hang out with friends and make the Club gorgeous and ready for a new year! Yes, you can operate your own items and keep track of them. Please sign up on this Sign Up Genius page

We will meet at the main clubhouse at 9:00 am for direction and tasks.
Lunch and drinks will be provided this year!
When we break for lunch, we can look back and see the beautiful progress made from the morning's work.

After lunch, follow your friends …

FBYC Members Sailing From South Africa

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FBYC members Jon Moody and Brad Miller, along with former member Eric Powers and their professional captain, are en route from Cape Town, South Africa aboard the Moodys' newly-built Balance Catamaran, Hokule'a.  They plan a provisioning stop at the island of St. Helena then on to Brazil with their last stop in Grenada.  Jon reports conditions have been favorable so far.  They hope to reach Grenada by March and invite FBYC members to follow their track on Predict Wind and read their log entries at:  

Fair winds Jon and crew!

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2024 Junior Program Save the Dates

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c420 fbyc.jpg2024 Junior Program Save the Dates:

June 8-9 and June 15-16


June 17 - 21

Registration goes live in February.

2023 Commodore’s Ball, Annual Meeting, Awards and Photos

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2023 Commodore’s Ball Annual Awards and Photos 

Country Club of Virginia (CCV) St. Andrews - Saturday, November 11, 2023

Full event photo gallery HERE



Junior Division



L. WOOD BEDELL TROPHY - for Opti - Levi Dalsaso (not present); Laser - Finn McKinster


ROBERTS BOWL - Opti: Sebastian Angus; Laser: William Sutten; 420:  Justinus Petkauskas (not present) & Madeleine Garrett


REID A. DUNN TROPHY- Laser: Noah Wensell, C420: Justinus Petkauskas (not present) & Madeleine Garrett


JUNIOR COMPETITION TROPHY - Opti: Clark Garrett, Laser: Noah Wensell, C420: Bo Angus

CAROLINE COLLINS TROPHY - C420: Madeleine Garrett

YOUNG SALT TROPHY - Wyatt Call (not present)

UP AND COMING TROPHY - Parker Edwards (not present)



Commodore's Ball 2023

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Commodore's Ball 2023 Event Recap

What a great time everyone had at the 2023 Commodore’s
Ball! We commenced the evening with our FBYC Annual
Meeting to provide a year in review of the successes
of 2023 and plans for 2024. Then, the very important
and honorable exchange of Flag Officer Patches and
presentation of our 2023 American and FBYC Flags
(which flew over our beloved campus during 2023) to
our outgoing Commodore Mark Wensell. The meeting
was extremely well attended by over 75---demonstrating
positive interests in FBYC Leadership and ongoing

We took a different course this year by returning back to
the beautiful Country Club of Virginia. We tried something
new by switching to Action …

FBYC Fall Colors

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The club was decked out in fall colors Sunday morning ahead of the One Design Frostbite Regatta.


Photo by Jon Deutsch


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