Inaugural YAM Cornhole Tournament HUGE Success

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The YAMs rocked the house on Sunday evening after racing in an incredibly well attended Cornhole tournament!

12 Teams competed for the ultimate bragging rights, and when all was said and done we had three podium finishing teams with a mix of FBYC members and visitors from other clubs. Congratulations to our FBYC member victors as follows:

First Place: Stuart Kegan & Friend

Second Place: Tommy Roper & Friend

Third Place: Mile Kimbrough & Arch Durham

BIG Thanks to our contributing YAM committee organizers for making this a great success (Abigail & Massey Whorley and Jon Deutsch)

YAM's to Host Inaugural Cornhole Tournament Labor Day Weekend

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Who will take the podium as Fishing Bay's first ever Cornhole Championship Team??

This coming Sunday, immediately following Stingray Point Light racing and regatta awards, the YAMs are inviting anyone interested in informally strutting their cornhole skills to compete in the first every FBYC Cornhole Tournament. This is an excellent compliment to the BYO informal cookout Sunday evening after racing.

Boards, awards and tournament facilitation will be provided by the Young Adult Members committee. Hosted on the FBYC lawn, all you need to bring is your own beverages, a smile, and semi-competitive spirit to join in the fun. Actual start time will depend on conclusion of regatta awards.

YAMS kick-off Memorial Day Weekend With Cookout

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The Young Adult Member group at FBYC kicked off the Memorial Day weekend on Friday night with a cookout.  The night featured the usuall grillings and a bunch of YAMs kicking back by the water, enjoying the beautiful weather while playing giant jenga and drinking lemonade made from hose water.  Big thanks to Jon, Massey, Katie and all of the other folks who helped make it happen!


"Always Dreaming" Wins the Kentucky Derby while YAMs Host Inaugural Picnic at FBYC

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The YAMs had an epic inaugural derby day picnic this past Saturday, entertaining 35+ attendees of all ages ranging from 1 to 50+. Sporting dapper pastels and big dazzling hats, the YAMs began assembling at 1pm in the club’s upstairs for a roaring day of good friends, classy tunes and some good ‘ol fashioned horse races.

Overall the day was highlighted by delicious dishes, tasty signature cocktails, a build-your-own derby hat & sash station, and a compliment of lawn & table games for the kids. Besides the general merriment of the group as a whole, it was clear that everyone is excited to be welcoming warmer weather for the summer sailing season.

Perhaps some of the most excited participants included …

Rain or Shine; The YAM Kentucky Derby Day Picnic is a GO!!!

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Don't let the forecast deter your excitement about this Saturday's picnic, because rain or shine - this Kentucky Derby race day event will go on.

Stay tuned for event notices during the hours leading up to our event. Should inclement weather present itself we have a rain contingency plan all set for relocating our venue to the upstairs of FBYC's main clubhouse. Perfect spot to spectate the race, watch a storm roll by, and enjoy the very best company in town over a tasty julep!

That's just a backup plan though so, until Saturday, keep your fingers crossed for sunny skies!

Derby Day Picnic is this Saturday!

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Click "Sign Up" to register for yourself, family and guests here: 

Come one, come of the south's most coveted and cherished traditions is about to be celebrated right on Stove Point! Hosted at the Branch's family home, this will be a wonderful excuse to break out your pastels, pack that classy picnic basket, and bring the kids for a fun-filled day in the sun!

Festivities begin at 1:00pm Saturday tnd the fun won't stop until everyone just enough time to trot home or to the upstairs at FBYC's main clubhouse to spectate the big race (official final race …

YAMs Hosting "Kentucky Derby Picnic" | May 6th on Stove Point

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Please join the YAMS for a Kentucky Derby picnic at the Branch's home on Stove Point on Saturday, May 6th, 2017.
Wear your best seersucker, sundresses and derby hats! Bring a picnic basket and a blanket, dress up for the classiest southern springtime tradition, and enjoy and celebrate a "day out at the races" with us! 
We'll have race day Juleps and Pimms cocktails, southern sweet tea, snacks and lawn games for the whole family, including a table for the youngin's to make their own derby hats!
This event is open to all members, their guests and children please go ahead and sign up here: …

First Young Adult Members Social of 2017 to be held at Quirk Hotel!

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WHEN: Thursday, March 9th at 6:00 PM

WHERE: Quirk Hotel - 201 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220

CONTACT: Jay Collier 

While the cooler air may have you thinking that sailing season is out of reach, the truth is that it’s right around the corner. The FBYC Young Members are kicking of 2017 with a get together at Quirk Hotel in Richmond on Thursday, March 9th at 6pm.  Come enjoy some time with fellow YAMs and share your excitement for the upcoming season. Jay Collier will be leading this event should you have any questions.



USSailing One Day Race Management Seminar January 21st

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There are still a few spots left for the seminar.  It is an all day class, taught upstairs in the main clubhouse, that enables your certification as a club race officer, if that's your goal.  Certainly, it exposes you to all that the Race Committee delivers on race day, whether you are a competitor or member of the race committee.

The course is open for registration until Sunday, January 15th.  Breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and all course materials are provided with your entry fee.

Follow this link to register -   or call Jim Raper at 804.307.3212 if you have questions.

YAM VMFA Happy Hour

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The Young Adult Member group had a great happy hour meeting up at the VMFA to catch up and talk sailing this spring!

Open House Registration Open!

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What are you doing Memorial Day Weekend? Time's up! Coming to the 3rd Annual Open House Regatta and Memorial Day celebration! Registration is NOW OPEN. This year we are holding the event on Sunday, May 29th. This event is designed for members AND non-members. What better way to introduce your friends to Fishing Bay Yacht Club?

Offshore, Cruising, One Design, Juniors, everyone come out and join the fun! We begin with a fun little distance race. Then we form another circle raft up. Remember last year? Let's double it this year!  Shuttle boats will run from the FBYC dock to the raft up for those that want to join the raft up, but can't make the race. After the raft up back ashore - we …

Stingray's Just A Week Away!

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The 21st Annual Stingray Point Regatta is just a week away!  We've got a great list of entrants so far, but it's not too late to get in on the action.  We have extended our early registration deadline through this coming Tuesday (September 1, 2015) so don't think you have a reason to miss out on all the great racing and the fun party!

Speaking of fun party, we've got two evenings and an afternoon of great times to be had!  A schedule of events is posted below, but here are some of the highlights:

Friday evening's skipper meeting will be followed by a casual pizza party with refreshments provided.

Saturday evening …

YAMs Enjoy Perfect Sunday Brunch Outing to Matthews Yacht Club

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This past Sunday the Young Adult Members (YAMs) gathered for a wonderful Sunday cruise to brunch at Matthews Yacht Club. Departing Jackson Creek at 0900 aboard past Commodore Lud Kimbrough’s Grady White ‘Daddy-O’.  While underway, the group of 11 shared stories, made new friends, and soaked in the gorgeous sunny day while enjoying mimosas courtesy of Jon Deutsch.

Upon arrival into Hudgins Creek, the group was greeted with open arms and welcoming hospitality of MYC’s incredible staff. Between the servers’ southern charm and extensive menu of delicious brunch items at very reasonable prices, we simply couldn’t have asked for more. This club sure does know how to cook and treat its guests!

After their hearty meals the intrepid crew of …

Young Adults' Sunday Brunch at Matthews Yacht Club | June 28th

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On June 28th the Young Adult Members' (YAM) group will be getting together for Sunday Brunch at Matthews Yacht Club.  All YAMs are invited to join the group 'by land, or by sea.'
    If by Sea:  37°27.8' N / 76°18.6' W
    If by Land:  Matthews Yacht Club, Yacht Club Rd, Hudgins, VA 23076
Weather permitting, several will set sail as a cruise in company to rendez-vous in Hudgins Creek, where they'll enjoy some delicious cooking from MYC's kitchen on that Sunday morning. Reservations will be made for 10:30am and, in order to ensure ample seating, any YAMs interested in joining the fun are strongly encouraged to RSVP via this …

FBYC Young Adults Fa-la-la-la Fun

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Happy Holidays!   Come join fellow YAMs in Richmond for a parade and holiday gathering in Richmond on Saturday, December 2nd!   10am to 12pm at Lombardy and Broad, with continued festivities 12pm - 3pm at Katie and Arch Durham's residence 1522 Grove Avenue.  

Please R.S.V.P. to before November 29th ... We look forward to seeing you there!


YAM Chairs: Julia & Blake Kimbrough

YAM Committee: Abigail & Massey Whorley, Jon Deutsch, Katie & Arch Durham, Jay Collier, Miles Kimbrough, Eliza Strickland, Caroline Garrett, Melissa & Mark Stephens, Mary Catherine McCallister


2017 YAM Holiday Gathering


YAMs Hosting Holiday Gathering Saturday, December 1st

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Join the FBYC YAMs as we celebrate the season at the Richmond Christmas Parade followed by a family friendly holiday party at the home of Katie and Arch Durham on Saturday, December 1st.  We will be at the Richmond Christmas parade from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the intersection of Lombardy and W Broad Street with continued festivities 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Durham residence on Grove Avenue.YAM Holiday Gathering

In addition to festive food and drinks for all, we will have arts & crafts for the kids to enjoy!  Members are encouraged to wear their FBYC burgee gear proudly so we can find each other at the parade; and don't …

Young Adults Announce 2019 Events Schedule

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The Young Adult Members Committee is pleased to announce its action-packed schedule for 2019. This year's highlights include a pre-season bowling night March 23rd in Richmond; an enhanced "Last Friday of the Month" movie night series, which was clearly a family-favorite for kicking the weekend; a fully loaded Memorial Day weekend; several unique cruise-in-company excursions; three different themed cookouts; and, of course, our penultimate annual corn hole tournament over Labor Day weekend. As a reminder, YAM events are open to all members, guests and accompanied prospective come one, come all...this will be our best year of all! Click here to see full schedule!

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Sign Up for Bowling Night!

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The Young Adult Members are hosting their first event of the year on Saturday, March 23rd. This will be our club's first ever bowling night at River City Roll (RCR) in Richmond! From 6:00 to 8:00 PM we will have three lanes reserved. This event is open to members and their guests. Spacing is limited so register now and join us for some fun, great food and drinks delivered right to your lane!  Please register here: Register NOW for Bowling Night in Richmond! 

RCR is located at 939 Myers Street Richmond, VA 23230. “Take your lucky bowling shirt to the cleaners. LET’S ROLL!"We will bowl from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the reserved …

RSVP Now for Friday Night's YAM Cookout!

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The YAMs are hosting their annual cookout to kickoff Memorial Day weekend this Friday evening, starting at 6pm. This potluck-style gathering is always a wonderful way to welcome the long weekend. Members, families and their guests are welcome to join; burgers, chips, sodas and some beers will be provided by the YAM Committee. Please bring a side or dessert to share, and your favorite drinks to enjoy...please just be sure to RSVP here before noon on Thursday, May 23rd so we have enough burgers for the grill!

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...and if you can't make it in time for the cookout, worry not!  After the sun sets we will crank up a fun movie for the little ones to enjoy so mom …

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