broad bay sailing association


Link to downloadable Cruise Calendar:  Cruise Sheet

All Upcoming Cruises

    • Sunday, August 09, 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Monday, August 17, 2020
    • 11:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online

    New this year, we have an online auction, with bidding from:
    August 9 to August 17, 2020.

    Great items.. Boat Haul & wash; Boat Bottom blasting; 2 Helly Hansen foul weather suits; 1 yr  boat towing insurance; Sail Nauticus membership; Boat Canvas work; amd more

    You can find the auction at

    • Friday, August 14, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM (EDT)
    • 4317 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, Virginia (corner of Pretty Lake Ave and Shore Drive)

    The Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup (LWMCCC) officially begins with the Skippers' Meeting on Friday afternoon.  Skippers should come to the event to pick up registration packets, purchases, and information about event changes (the green sheet). 

    A modified Skippers’ “Meeting” 
    There will be a mandatory Skippers’ meeting on Friday, August 14, at 4317 Pretty Lake Avenue, Norfolk, at the corner of Shore Drive and Pretty Lake Avenue. To limit gatherings to a maximum of 50 persons, there will be two shifts.

    • FIRST SHIFT:  1800 to 1900, with a Skipper brief at 1830, for the EAST STARTING AREA FLEETS [PHRF N(1HS), PHRF N(2HS), PHRF C, PHRF B and PHRF A]

    • SECOND SHIFT:  1915 to 2015, with a Skipper brief at 1945, for the WEST STARTING AREA FLEETS [Multihull, Cruising and CRCA].

    Please do not come if you are not a skipper registered for the Cape Charles Cup.  We do not have room for parking or for more than 50 people.  
    If you still need to register, go to: LWMCCC Registration  

    Note the new location for the Skippers' Meeting at the corner of Pretty Lake Ave and Shore Drive.  Please park in the grass as directed by the parking assistants.  


    • Saturday, August 15, 2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Sunday, August 16, 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Chesapeake Bay - See NOR for course details

    BBSA will sponsor the 17th Annual
    Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup

    • Racing on Sat-Sun, August 15-16, 2020
    • Skippers' meeting on Friday, August 14.  

    Sorry, registration is closed.  
    For more details, go to our website at: LWMCCC.
    To see who has already registered, go to:  Fleets

    To adapt for COVID-19, we will not race to Cape Charles this year. 

    • Notice of Race 
      • Saturday's race will start and finish off Little Creek / Ocean View
      • Sunday's race will start near Thimble Shoals and finish near Fort Monroe
    • For other race documents go to:  LMWCCC

    NOTICE:  Registrations after July 19 do not include a free regatta t-shirt or hat.  We also cannot offer the option to pre-order or pay for other regalia.  Logistics have changed this year due to COVID-19.    

    • Saturday, September 05, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Monday, September 07, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Pirates Beach

    Join the BBSA cruisers for the annual Labor Day Trip to Pirates Beach (off Fleets Bay), hosted by Jerry and Jean Pattenaude. 

    Details to come.  

    • Thursday, October 08, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Monday, October 12, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Annapolis

    Some members may be sailing up to Annapolis for the boat show, but many will be driving.  Stay tuned.  

    Check out this story in the Chesapeake Bay Magazine:

    • Thursday, November 05, 2020
    • (EST)
    • Sunday, November 08, 2020
    • (EST)
    • Urbana, VA

    Join the cruisers for a trip to Urbana for their Annual Oyster Festival.  The trip will be hosted by Bob Kochan, so look for details as we get closer.  

    • Saturday, November 21, 2020
    • (EST)
    • Sunday, November 22, 2020
    • (EST)
    • Norfolk Waterside

    Join BBSA cruisers for the annual Grand Illumination Parade based at Norfolk Waterside.  The event is hosted by Jonathan Romero.  

    Details to come as we get closer.  

Past events

Friday, July 31, 2020 Shuck & Suck Cape Charles
Sunday, July 19, 2020 Last day of regular registration for the Cape Charles Cup
Sunday, July 12, 2020 Easton Plein Air Fest
Sunday, July 05, 2020 Wind-Blown Cruise
Friday, July 03, 2020 Independence Day Cruise to Cape Charles
Friday, June 19, 2020 Canceled: Kiptopeke State Park Cruise
Saturday, June 13, 2020 CANCELED: Cruise to Mobjack Bay
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Overview of the Flight Risk's Trip to the Exumas
Friday, April 24, 2020 ** CANCELED ** Yorktown Riverwalk Landing Cruise - Pirate Invasion
Thursday, April 02, 2020 Live Webinar - "Off the Wind": Modern Advancements in Downwind Sailing
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 Lola Howard Remembrance Sunset Get Together
Sunday, February 23, 2020 BBSA Cruisers 2020 Cruise Planning Meeting
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Training: Winter Maintenance and Repair Seminar
Friday, November 22, 2019 Grand Illumination Cruise
Saturday, October 05, 2019 Chisman Creek Anchoring Weekend - now Hospital Point
Friday, August 30, 2019 Labor Day Cruise - Fleets Bay/Pirates Beach
Saturday, August 03, 2019 Norfolk Tides Baseball Game - Hospital Point Anchorage
Friday, August 02, 2019 Cape Charles Shuck & Suck BBSA/HYC Joint Cruise
Friday, July 26, 2019 Norfolk Yacht Club Seafood Buffet
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 July Membership Meeting - Preparing for Offshore Voyages and Races
Wednesday, July 03, 2019 4th of July Cruise - Cape Charles
Monday, June 24, 2019 Cruise up the Wye River
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Summer Cruise III - Marina Cruise Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Summer Cruise II - Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Summer Sailstice Cruise - Fleets Bay
Saturday, June 15, 2019 Summer Cruise I -Sooper Looper NC Cruise
Friday, June 07, 2019 York River Yacht Haven Cruise - CANCELED!!
Friday, June 07, 2019 HarborFest - Downtown Norfolk
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Memorial Day Cruise - Mobjack Bay
Saturday, May 18, 2019 Spring into Sailing - Cruise to Waterside
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Sailing Uma Meet-Up
Friday, April 26, 2019 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing Cruise - Pirate Invasion
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Last Day to Sign Up for Harborfest Parade & Official Events
Saturday, February 02, 2019 Cruise Planning Meeting

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