We will be sprucing up the Club on March 26th 8:30-12:30! Bring work gloves, rakes, clippers, comfortable shoes, and work with friends to make the Club gorgeous and ready for a new year. Please sign up through SignUpGenius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4fa5aa2ba4ff2-spring . Lunch will be provided after cleanup! The Bermuda High/Sock Burning Party follows later in the afternoon!
We are past Opening Day and as we all look forward to a great sailing season, there are some changes and events on our schedule to note:
Event Added: FBYC will again offer the Southern Start for the St Mary’s Governor Cup on Friday, July 30th.
Schedule Change: The Delta Dash, Offshore Long-Distance Series #2 will now be held on Saturday July 10th and the One Design Summer Sea Breeze Series #1 is now on Sunday July 11th. Please see event notices for more information on these events. Originally, the Delta Dash was set for an afternoon start on June 26th, concurrent with the Junior Regatta. As we moved into Spring, we projected we would …
SPRING CLEAN UP; April 3rd with the 10th as a rain date. Help FBYC open up for spring with some Grounds projects. 9 am-1 pm. Lunch boxes will be provided for those who sign up at with Club website. Questions to Steve Montgomery 757-561-7289
We have winterized Mr. Roberts, closed the Bathhouse, and shut off the water to the docks, ramp and yards. Jackson Creek Docks' power will remain on.
The Clubhouse will be closed down by Friday, December 11. Unfortunately, the Clubhouse will be closed until ceiling work is complete.
Fannie's will remain open all winter. The front door will remain locked for security purposes. But you can access the building through the key-coded porch door on the Jackson Creek side of the building.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions and stay warm.
The holiday lights are up & that special season is around the corner - Winter Decom season!
We will be decommissioning the facility & boats for the Winter over the next couple weeks. Barring any unusually cold weather, we will be closing down around December 7th. Our 2020 decom list includes:
Haul & winterize all Race Committee boats
Winterize select Junior Coach boats
Close & lock the Bathhouse
Close & lock the Clubhouse 1st floor (Upstairs will remain open)
Shut water off to the Jackson Creek Docks (Power will remain on)
Shut water off to the Fishing Bay Ramp
Shut water off to the Junior Yard and One-Design parking areas
As usual, Fannie's will remain open all winter. The front door …
Unfortunately, the pump out on Jackson Creek is closed for repairs. Blocked or crushed plumbing is preventing pumped material from making it into the tank. Repairs by a contractor are scheduled for next week.
The second floor of the main clubhouse is now open. The second floor is designated for use by adult members over the age of 21 , children under the age are permitted when accompanied by an adult member. In accordance with COVID guidance masks are required when utilizing this area.
Due to CoVid 19, at this time FBYC is not open to non-members for transient docking or boaters looking for reciprocal privileges. Consistent with Gowrie Group Best Practices for Sailing Organizations and the Virginia Marine Trades Association, FBYC dockage is for members only.