1949 Virginia Sailing Regatta trophy

Strother Scott on

Awards

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 …

Shindig at Stingray Point Regatta - All members invited!

Paul Wash on

Social Events

Saturday night, Labor Day weekend

September 3, 2016

Bring your friends, bring your crew.  Cocktails by the Bay and a buffet dinner, leading to dancing under the tent to music of the Crain Brothers Band.  Can't join us for dinner? You can still kick off your shoes and dance the night away and enjoy the cash bar.  All members and their guests are invited to attend! Tickets for dinner must be purchased in advance.  Social tickets will be available at the door.

Add it to your calendar now!  

 

For more details visit  www.stingraypointregatta.org

Fishing Bay Challenge Bowl for 2016

Jon Deutsch on

Club News

Each year The Fishing Bay Challenge Bowl is used by Fishing Bay Yacht Club to select a boat or boats to represent the Club in a designated sailing activity. Each year the Commodore shall select an appropriate event or activity, which either needs a boost in participation, or is deserving of special recognition. 

This year Commodore Ted Bennett has selected the non-spin class for The Fishing Bay Challenge Bowl to encourage owners of offshore boats to get involved in racing for the first time.  The award will be given to the highest scoring boat that competes in at least half of the scheduled events using the CBYRA high point scoring system.

2018 FBYC ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS BY LISA FLECK

Lisa Fleck on

Awards

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 …

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