Weekly Racing & Regattas
The Broad Bay Sailing Association is very active in PHRF and handicap racing in Hampton Roads. Sailors can enjoy weekly around-the-buoys racing on Wednesday nights at Little Creek and Thursday nights on Willoughby Bay. These races go from mid-April to late September. There are also One-Design and Hobie Fleet races on a regular basis. In addition to weekly racing and administering the Southern Bay Distance Racing Series (SBDRS) , BBSA sponsors four weekend regattas:
The new 2022 CBYRA Southern Bay Racing Schedule is posted here!
For more information on "racing for the uninitiated", check out the article in the Spinsheet explaining the different types of racing.
All BBSA races are managed according to the US Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024. To access these rules, you must be a member of US Sailing and you can find information about their rules app at: US Sailing RRS.
You can also find the World Sailing Organization's rules for free at: WSO RRS
Upcoming race-related events
Other Racing News
Lin McCarthy publishes a regular newsletter called South Bay Racing News You Can Use (SBRNYCU), which provides the latest information and links to important racing events in the southern bay. To subscribe to receive this newsletter via email, send an email to:
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