Fishing Bay YC Team Wins the Annapolis Yacht Club Inter-Club Team Race Challenge

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Team Racing

FBYC Team Race Team

Fishing Bay's string of 5 consecutive seasons of participating in team racing events around the bay was extended last weekend with an exciting, and significant, win at the Annapolis Yacht Club Inter-Club Team Race Challenge. Fishing Bay's Team for the event, skippers Chris McDowell, Dan Herlihy and Ben Buhl, along with crews Carrie Russell, Jay Buhl, John and Sharon Wake and Mike Karn, with pick-up Annapolis sailor Sam Septembre, took home the championship trophy last weekend in Annapolis, besting teams from Annapolis YC, Eastport YC, Severn Sailing Association and Hampton YC. The event was a two-day, 40-race event sailed in AYC's J22s, with no spinnakers and 3 people per boat.

After the first breezy day of sailing, FBYC ...

FBYC Team Racing Event 2

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One Design Racing

Members from FBYC will race in their 2nd team race event this year at FBYC this Saturday hosting Hampton YC in Flying Scots.  Last month they raced against HYC in Hampton on Sonars.

Anyone interested in joining the team for Saturday is encouraged to contact Mike Toms.


  • 1130 FBYC Team Meeting
  • 1200 Skippers Meeting
  • 1300 First Warning
  • 1600 No warning after this time
  • Followed by social/wrap up

Race Format: 3 boats vs 3 boats, with no spinnakers, using 3 minute whistle start sequence, sailing a port-rounding square course (We will explain all of the details at the skippers meeting). Depending on the number of participants, we expect to be sailing either 2 or 3 per boat. We will also ...

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