FBYC's Newest Event Coming Up!

Caroline Garrett on

Social Events

Pickin' pigs and pickin' banjos

Your Vice Commodore, Matt Braun, says:

"Sail fast, have fun, bring a friend, and enjoy the party!"

Come continue the celebration of the Club's 75th Anniversary on MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Saturday, May 24th, FBYC will be hosting

1st Annual Open House Regatta and Pickin' Party

A great regatta to bring a friend or future sailor to the club

What's the big deal? 

RACING: Laid back, fun racing format for Offshore (PHRF), One-Design, and Juniors

POST-RACING: Sunflower-style raft-up & social for all racing & cruising boats (>22 feet long), their crew, friends, and all club members.

Non-racers (all club members) welcome to attend the raft-up social. Shuttles will be available off the dock! Refreshments ...

Offshore Spring Series 3

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing
Offshore Skippers:
 
Spring Series 3 is this Saturday, May 10th...We hope to see everyone there! Please be sure to register for the event!
 
Also, if you have not already renewed your PHRF certificate for 2014, please do so now. As of May 1st, 2013 PHRF certificates are no longer accepted as valid. Per the sailing instructions, if you are racing in a PHRF fleet, you must have a valid PHRF certificate. You can easily renew by visiting this site. It only takes a few minutes!
 
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
 
Paul.

Offshore Sailing Events Links (Please Read)

Paul Wash on

Offshore Racing
Offshore Fleet:
 
Due to the distribution delay regarding the Sailing Events books, we are providing links to the 2014 NORs and Sailing Instructions. We will also provide printed copies as needed Saturday and Sunday. We will post a courtesy announcement to this effect on the official notice board below Fannie's porch. Please spread the word especially to racers who do not originate at club slips and require this information.
 
 
 
Appendices (Marks & Courses): http://www.fbyc.net/Events/SEBook/Appendix
 
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Boater Card Course: LAST CALL!

Jane Cutler on

Club News

LAST CALL FOR VA Boater Card Course on March 22

LAST CALL FOR VA Boater


Virginia Boater Course

Event: Virginia Boater Card Course
Location: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Main Clubhouse, Second Floor
Time: 8:30 am until completion of examination
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 
Registration: www.fbyc.net or click here.

This year’s course will again be held at the clubhouse and will be conducted by Flotilla 66 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.  As of  July 31st of 2014, the Commonwealth of Virginia will mandate that in order to operate a vessel powered by a motor of 10 HP or greater, all operators 45 years of age and younger will be required to have taken and ...

75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP INITIATIVES

Keith B Hennessey on

Club News

FBYC 75th Logo

 75TH ANNIVERSARY
SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP INITIATIVES
LIMITED TIME OFFERS

In celebration of Fishing Bay Yacht Club’s 75th anniversary the Board of Trustees approved a set of limited-time-offer special membership initiatives, valid in 2014 only.   We are taking these steps to promote the sport of sailing, which is our mission, and to increase membership. Our ten year decline in membership and participation parallels the alarming trends outlined in a report from US Sailing.  Also, we want to recruit members less than 40 years of age.  Reaching a younger demographic is our most challenging objective and the one most critical to our future.

The essence of this year-long membership campaign is a significant reduction in the initiation fee for a ...

All families with Junior Sailors

Doug Bendura on

Junior Activities

All Families with Junior Sailors:

Fishing Bay Yacht Club welcomes you to 2014!  

We are looking forward to another wonderful year of junior sailing, racing and family fun on the water!  

 Please save the following dates on your 2014 calendars:

 Spring Race Team                  March, April & May (specific dates TBD)

 Summer Race Teams             June 7 through August 10 (dates approximate)

 Opti Kids                             Saturday & Sunday, June 7-8

                                          Saturday & Sunday, June 14-15

 Junior Week                          Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20

 Commonwealth of Virginia        Saturday, June 21 through Sunday, June 22 

 Private Lessons                     May through August (Includes adults & juniors)

 Junior Fun Sail                       Saturday, July 26

 Annual One ...

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