broad bay sailing association

Racing

The events listed below are BBSA racing-related events that have been entered into our calendar.  You can also open the Chesapeake Bay regional race calendar in PDF form:   2019 CBYRA REGION 4 (SOUTH DIVISION)

Scheduled BBSA Racing Events

    • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • ODU Constant Hall
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    THE OTHER HALF OF THE STORY:  MARK ROUNDINGS & OBSTRUCTIONS

    PLUS A BONUS SECTION ON STARTS AND BARGING

    Last year we covered Right of Way rules plus Proper Course.  This year we'll close the loop with mark rounding scenarios plus problems occurring at obstructions. Also, we'll deal with starting situations and, of course, everyone's friend... barging.


    Instructor - John McCarthy (US Sailing Race Officer, Instructor, and Judge)


    Schedule:

    - 0800 to 0850 Check-in / Refreshments - Complimentary Coffee, Doughnuts, and Bagels. 

    - 0900 to 1200 Racing Rules Presentation with Q&A. 


    Registration will open after the first of the year is NOW open!!

    • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center), 1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
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    Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation

    Featuring  Speaker: Jeff Rogers, Old Point Comfort Yacht Club Pointer Maritme University (PMU), owner S/V Halaha.

    Tuesday March 10, 2020 from 6 PM to 8 PM    

        6:00-6:30 PM  - Check in / Pizza & Beer

        6:30-8:00 PM  -  Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation         

    Location: Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center), 1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503 

    $5.  BBSA Members

    $10.  Non-Members

    It is a fabulous presentation for racers and cruisers, discussing 

       - the impacts on tides and currents on sailboats

       - how tides and the size/shape of body of water affect currents in different locations

       - predicting currents

       - and more

    Limited Seating.  

    • Monday, March 23, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Featuring speakers Austin Power and Allan Terhne from North Sails
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    Broad Bay Sailing Association (BBSA) presents:

    Spinnakers, Double Head Sails, and Off Wind Sailing Presentation

    Featuring Speakers: Austin Powers and Allan Terhne from North Sails

    Location:  Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center),  Address:  1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503 

    When: Monday March 23, 2020   

    Schedule:

    6:00 - 6:30 PM – Check-in, Pizza, No-host Beverages from Bold Mariner

    6:30- 8:00 PM – Spinnakers, Double Head Sails, Off Wind Sailing Presentation Presentation  / Q&A

    Registration:

    $10 BBSA Members

    $15 Non-Members

    Includes a couple slices of pizza with registration

    Please arrive early enough to get a beverage and some pizza,  check-in and get settled into you seat before the seminar starts.

    Limited seating.  Register early to guarantee your seats


    • Saturday, March 28, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Randy Goodman's House
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    LCSA 2019 AWARDS / 2020 KICKOFF EVENT is being hosted again by Randy and Dani Goodman, Saturday March 28, 2020 from 2 to 5 PM.  This is a potluck event for LCSA skippers, members, spouse/dates, and crew.  Members, skippers and crew members should bring an appetizer, salad, main course or dessert.

    Members and skippers are asked to please RSVP (Register here) with number of guests by March 20, 2020, so we can plan.  You will receive the location address after you register.



    • Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Race 1 Series 1 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Thursday, April 02, 2020
    • Willoughby Bay


    • Wednesday, April 08, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 1 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 1 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 1 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 1 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  
    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  
    • Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Saturday, May 16, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Chesapeake Bay off Buckroe Beach

    The Cape Henry Cup is a CBYRA-sanctioned event with points qualifying for their High Point standings. This unique long distance race takes racers over both openings in the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

    To find more information, use the following links (If links refer to the 2019 race, they are for info only; please check back at a later date):


    • Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
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    Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, June 03, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, July 08, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, July 29, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, August 05, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Registration is closed

    Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, August 12, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Friday, August 14, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 4317 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, Virginia (corner of Pretty Lake Ave and Shore Drive)

    The Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup officially begins with the Skippers' Meeting on Friday afternoon.  Skippers and one guest may come to the event to pick up registration packets, purchases, and information about event changes (the green sheet).  The events provides a friendly meeting of the skippers before the race and serves a light dinner and refreshments. 

    Registration is required in the LWMCCC race is required.

    Note the new location for the event at the corner of Pretty Lake Ave and Shore Drive.  

     

    • Saturday, August 15, 2020
    • Sunday, August 16, 2020
    • Lower Chesapeake Bay

    BBSA's annual Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup is scheduled for August 15-16, 2020.  Be sure to put that date on your calendar early.  

    As we get closer, we will add more details and open registration.  Check the this calendar for updates.

    • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Saturday, August 22, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay off the Oceanview Pier

    The 2020 BBSA Championship is scheduled!

    Little Creek Sailing Association will again be defending its title against the intrepid Willoughby Racers in the BBSA Championship on Saturday,  August 22, 2020.   

    Get this event on your calendars now! Registration will be only available to BBSA members and is free.  Registration will be opened at a later date so check back often.


    • Wednesday, August 26, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, September 09, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Just north of Little Creek jetty
    Register

    Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.  

    Only the RC skipper should register here to sign up for RC duty.  You can cancel the registration if your schedule changes.  Please notify the LCSA Coordinator, Andy Spittler, if you need to change your RC duty date.  

    • Saturday, September 26, 2020
    • Chesapeake Bay to Rudee Inlet

    17th Annual Neptune's Atlantic Regatta (2020)

    Neptune's Atlantic Regatta, is affiliated with Virginia Beach's Neptune Festival and is also a CBYRA-sanctioned event. Starting off Little Creek, racers transit the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, sail down the coast, and finish off 24th street.

    After a night of fun at the Festival, participants leave the event's complimentary Rudee Inlet dockage and return home.  This race is part of the Southen Bay Distance Racing Series (SBDRS).

    Stay tuned for more updates and registration as this event develops. 


    • Saturday, October 03, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Join us for an October tradition on Willoughby Bay... the Memorial Race.  Racing is for non-spinnaker, single headsail.  This is a staggered-start, pursuit-style race with handicaps taken into consideration at the start.  Each boat will have its own starting time.  There will be a post-race party with beer and Memorial Race awards (approx. 3:30pm) at Rebel Marina.  The Willoughby End-of-Season Party will follow the Hot-Buttered Rum Race in November. 

    Be sure to check back here for upcoming Registration and NOR.

    The sailing instructions with course descriptions and starting times will be provided at the Skippers' Meeting.  



    • Saturday, November 07, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Willoughby Bay and Rebel Marina

    The Broad Bay Sailing Association and Willoughby Racers are pleased to announce the 2020 Hot-Buttered Rum Race.   Classes will be non-spinnaker, single headsail only.   Class splits will be based on the entries. There will be 2 classes (Silver Label & Gold Label).  See the Notice of Race for details and registration information*.

    *Check back here later for registration and NOR. 


    1000 hours - Skippers’ Meeting – Front steps of WHM

    1200 hours - First Flag

    1500 hours - End-of-Season Party and Awards


    Following the race, hot-buttered rum will be served and war stories exchanged along with a chili cook-off at the Willoughby Racers End-of-Season Party at the Breezeway Café at Rebel Marine. Willoughby Racers season trophies will also be handed out.

    Info/Questions:
    willoughbyracers@broadbaysailing.org


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