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Link to downloadable Cruise Calendar:  Cruise Sheet

All Upcoming Cruises

    • Saturday, February 24, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Hampton Yacht Club Commodore's Dining Room

    Note:  The date is Saturday 2/24/2024 (not 2/28 as previously listed). 

     2024 Cruise Planning Meeting lead by Christina Ritger (HYC) and David Midkiff (BBSA) the 2024 Cruising Captains.   Cash bar and buffet dinner for $20 per person.  

    Join BBSA and HYC cruisers to socialize with other cruisers, plan our year of cruising, and meet new cruising companions.  Please review your calendars for the year so you have an idea of when you hope to join or lead a cruise.  If you are new to cruising, this is a good place to ask questions and find mentors.  

    Please RSVP to Hampton Yacht Club, Rich Ash 757-722-0711
    NOTE:  If you have already RSVPed to Christina, no need to do it again.  

    • Tuesday, March 19, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company

    Details coming soon.  

    • Thursday, March 21, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rebel Marine: 1553 Bayville St. Norfolk
    Register

    Crew / Skipper Search March 21, 2024

    Looking for a boat? Have a boat, looking for crew?  Join us.  

    We have opportunities for BBSA racing on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and weekends.   Some cruisers may also be looking for crew on evenings and weekends.  We always need help with Race Committee, so find an opportunity to hop on a boat. 

    Come mingle and meet!

    BBSA Crew / Skipper Search

    Thursday, March 21, 2024

    6:00 to 8:00 PM

    Location at Rebel Marine: 1553 Bayville St. Norfolk


    Beer, wine and water provided.

    When registering, please indicate whether you are:

    • crew looking for boat 
    • skipper looking for crew!

    See you on the water!


    • Tuesday, April 16, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company

    Details coming soon.  

    • Saturday, April 27, 2024
    • TBD

    Tentative date for the sprint Sock Burning Ceremony

    • Tuesday, May 21, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company

    Details coming soon.  

    • Friday, May 24, 2024
    • Monday, May 27, 2024
    • TBD (usually East River)

    Details to come.  Some people start on Friday and come back on Monday, but the timing is up to each cruiser.  

    • Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company

    Details coming soon.  

    • Saturday, July 13, 2024
    • Sunday, July 14, 2024
    • Norfolk Yacht and Country Club

    Details to come. Racers will participate in the Dink Vail Regatta while cruisers are invited to sail to NYCC and stay for the weekend.  Cruisers can also volunteer to help with the management of the race.  

    Race registrations will be separate, but cruisers can register here later.  

    • Friday, August 09, 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, August 11, 2024
    • 11:30 PM
    • Chesapeake Bay - See www.CCCup.net for details

    BBSA is proud to organize and present the
    21st Annual 
    Leo Wardrup Memorial

    Cape Charles Cup Regatta (LWMCCC)
    August 9-11, 2024

    Registration will open in the spring of 2024
    The LWMCCC starts with the Skippers' Social and Meeting on Friday August 9 at 6:00 pm at the East Beach Club.  All skippers and one guest are invited. 

    The racing happens on Sat-Sun, August 10-11, 2024.   
    Registration includes 1 skipper's bag, 1 short-sleeve regatta T-shirt, 1 regatta hat, and 2 Saturday night dinner tickets.  

    See these critical documents will be published in the spring:
    (for more go to Documents)

    • Notice of Race (NOR) - coming in the spring
      • Saturday's race will start off Little Creek / Ocean View and finishin Cape Charles
      • Sunday's race will start at Cape Charles and finish near Fort Monroe
    • Sailing Instructions (SI) 
    • Scratch Sheet
    • Schedule of Events

    For more details and regular updates, go to: LWMCCC 
    At this site, you can find all documents, the schedules, the photos of all competitor boats, and more.  



Past events

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 BBSA Membership Meeting/Potluck - Updates on the 2024 LWM Cape Charles Cup
Saturday, February 10, 2024 Sail Nauticus Coastal Navigation Course
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Training/Potluck: Tides and Current in the Bay - FULL
Saturday, January 27, 2024 BBSA Winter Banquet & Installation of Officers
Saturday, January 13, 2024 Explaining the PHRF of the Chesapeake @ OPCYC
Tuesday, December 05, 2023 Training: Boat Maintenance Practices
Friday, November 17, 2023 Cruise: Norfolk Waterside
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 November Membership Meeting/Friendsgiving/Voting
Friday, November 10, 2023 Last day to complete Cruiser's Training Survey
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 Online Voting in Progress for 2024 Officers
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 BBSA Cruisers Social and Potluck
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 BBSA Membership Meeting/BBSA Championship Awards
Monday, October 09, 2023 Tucker Thompson America’s Cup Presentation
Saturday, October 07, 2023 CANCELED: Indigenous Peoples' Weekend Cruise
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Post-race Social for the Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Cruisers Social - "Pot Luck"
Friday, September 01, 2023 Cruise: Labor Day - Back to original destination
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 CANCELED: BBSA Membership Meeting and Pool Party
Friday, August 18, 2023 Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup
Saturday, August 12, 2023 Cruise: Perseid Meteor Showers
Friday, August 11, 2023 Last Day to Update Shirt Orders for LMW Cape Charles Cup
Friday, July 28, 2023 Cruise: Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
Sunday, July 02, 2023 Cruise: Doobie Brothers in Portsmouth
Saturday, July 01, 2023 Independence Day Cruise
Friday, June 23, 2023 A Cruise with a Purpose at NYCC
Saturday, June 10, 2023 Cruise: Slow Moving Northern Neck V1 - One Week
Friday, June 09, 2023 Cruise: Harborfest
Saturday, May 27, 2023 Cruise Canceled: Memorial Day Weekend
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 BBSA May Membership Meeting
Saturday, May 06, 2023 OPCYC Blessing of the Fleet
Saturday, May 06, 2023 Cruise: Kentucky Derby at Waterside
Friday, April 28, 2023 CANCELED. Cruise: Yorktown Pirate Invasion
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 BBSA April Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 15, 2023 2023 BBSA Sock Burning Party
Saturday, March 25, 2023 BBSA Sailboat Swap Meet
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 BBSA Membership Meeting: Basic Navigation & Rules of the Road Trivia Night
Saturday, March 04, 2023 Sails & Sail Trim by Evolution Sails
Saturday, February 18, 2023 2023 Cruise Planning Meeting
Friday, November 18, 2022 Grand Illumination Cruise
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Cape Charles Cup Awards Social and Membership Meeting
Friday, September 02, 2022 Labor Day Weekend Cruise - "Pirates Beach"
Saturday, August 20, 2022 Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup
Saturday, August 13, 2022 Cruise to Back Creek for Perseid meteor shower
Friday, August 12, 2022 Last Day to Update Shirt Orders for LMW Cape Charles Cup
Friday, July 29, 2022 Cruise to Norfolk Yacht Club
Thursday, July 28, 2022 Sunsets on The River Cruise to The Hermitage Museum
Friday, July 15, 2022 Cruise to Hampton's Mill Creek and Ozzlefinch Brewery
Friday, July 01, 2022 Independence Day Cruise to Cape Charles
Friday, June 17, 2022 Summer Cruise up the Bay
Thursday, June 16, 2022 Summer Sailstice Progressive Dinner Cruise
Friday, June 10, 2022 Cruise to Norfolk Harborfest
Friday, May 27, 2022 Memorial Day Cruise
Saturday, May 07, 2022 Cruise to Waterside - CANCELED due to weather
Saturday, April 23, 2022 CANCELED: Cruise to Yorktown Pirate Invasion
Sunday, March 06, 2022 2022 Cruise Planning Meeting
Saturday, February 26, 2022 Safety at Sea Training
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Cruise Training: One Day Away in the Bay
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Cruising Survey Review and Discussion
Friday, December 31, 2021 Last day for 2022 Cruising Survey
Friday, November 19, 2021 Grand Illumination Cruise
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Last minute Cruise to Cape Charles
Friday, October 22, 2021 Cruise to Mobjack Bay
Thursday, October 14, 2021 Annapolis Boat Show
Saturday, September 04, 2021 Pirates Beach Cruise (Labor Day Weekend Cruise)
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Cruise to Long Island Sound (underway)
Saturday, August 14, 2021 Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup
Monday, August 09, 2021 Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup - last day for skippers to update order
Saturday, August 07, 2021 Star Gazing Anchorage Cruise
Saturday, July 24, 2021 Cruise to York River Yacht Haven
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 MEMBERSHIP MEETING and POTLUCK
Saturday, July 17, 2021 Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup - Last day for early registration
Monday, July 05, 2021 Marina/Restaurant/Pool Cruise - Spittler
Friday, July 02, 2021 Cape Charles Independence Day Cruise
Friday, June 18, 2021 CANCELED: Summer Sailstice Cruise
Friday, June 11, 2021 Norfolk Harborfest
Friday, May 28, 2021 Memorial Weekend Cruise - Mojack's East River
Saturday, May 22, 2021 Impromptu Cruise to Hampton Docks
Saturday, May 15, 2021 Cruise to Smithfield Station
Friday, April 23, 2021 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing - Pirates Invasion
Friday, April 09, 2021 Second Cruise Planning Meeting
Monday, March 15, 2021 BBSA Training Session: HRBT Expansion Project - Impact on Boating
Saturday, March 06, 2021 2021 Cruise Planning Meeting
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 BBSA Training Session 02: Exploring the BBSA Website
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 BBSA Training Session 1: Safety and Racing Topics
Thursday, January 21, 2021 Cruise Planning "Pre-Meeting" on Zoom
Friday, November 20, 2020 Grand Illumination Parade
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Zoom meeting with Jet Ski Brian
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Zoom Meeting: Carolyn Shearlock of The BOAT GALLEY
Friday, September 04, 2020 Labor Day Cruise to Pirates Beach
Friday, August 14, 2020 LWM Cape Charles Cup - Skippers' Meeting(s) - 2 shifts
Sunday, August 09, 2020 Online Auction supporting the Cape Charles Cup
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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