BROAD BAY SAILING ASSOCIATION
BBSA AND NORTH SAILS WILL PROVIDE A WEBINAR DISCUSSING
"Off the Wind": Modern Advancements in Downwind Sailing.
In this seminar we will look at how downwind sails have evolved. We will discuss the new advancements of downwind sails and how they relate back to the club racer and cruiser. At the end of the seminar we will have a Q&A session pertaining to the topics discussed.
Speaker: Austin Powers, from North Sails
Date of Presentation: Thursday April 2, 2020
Time of Presentation: 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Each person that registers for this webinar will receive email instructions on how to log in to the presentation.
Webinar is open to BBSA members and non-members.
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)
- 0800 to 0850 Check-in / Refreshments - Complimentary Coffee, Donuts, and Bagels.
- 0900 to 1200 Racing Rules Presentation with Q&A.
Where: Virginia Room on the second floor of the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center (located adjacent to Nauticus / Sail Nauticus)
Address: One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
When: Saturday April 4, 2020
$15 BBSA or Sail Nauticus Members
$20 Neither BBSA or Sail Nauticus Member
Recommend parking across the street from Nauticus / Sail Nauticus in the Town Point Parking Garage.
Link to to map (Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center and Parking) https://goo.gl/maps/EEYz9pMJbwZy4H5A7
Please arrive early enough to park your car, walk across the street, check-in and get settled into you seat before the seminar starts.... and enjoy a cup of coffee and a bagel or donut.
RC boat for tonights race is Cannonball with Ryan Jaenke and John Seely
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.
Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.
Series 2 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.
Series 3 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.
Series 4 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.
The Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup (LWMCCC) 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 event provides a friendly meeting of the skippers before the race and serves a light dinner and refreshments.
Registration in the LWMCCC race is required.
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.
BBSA will again sponsor the annual 17th Annual
Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup
on August 14-16, 2020 with the skippers' meeting on Friday August 14.
For more details, go to: LWMCCC
Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup (LWMCCC) registration update form.
Use this form to update your registration to add more dinner tickets or paraphernalia. If you have not registered as a skipper for the LWMCCC, please do so first at:
If you have already registered, click on Register here and please be sure to enter the same skipper name, email address, and boat name so we can link your order to the original registration.
Additional items will be included in your skipper's bag.
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.
Series 5 of Little Creek Sailing Association Wednesday night races.
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.
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.
"Broad Bay Sailing Association" is a non-profit organization. Virginia Beach, VA 23454