BROAD BAY SAILING ASSOCIATION

Willoughby Racers


The events listed below are Willoughby and BBSA racing-related events that have been entered into our calendar.  You can also open the Southern Chesapeake Bay regional race calendar, which includes our BBSA events, in PDF form: 2020 CBYRA Region IV (South).  The Willoughby Race Committee Schedule is shown here.

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, July 16, 2020
    • 12:00 AM (EDT)
    • Friday, July 17, 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Chesapeake Bay - See NOR for course details
    Register

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

    August 14-16, 2020 with the skippers' meeting on Friday August 14.  
    To adapt for COVID-19, we will not race to Cape Charles this year. 

    • Notice of Race - last updated 6/9/2020
      • 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
    • Sailing Instructions (will be released in July)
    • Schedule of Events (will be released in July)

    For more details, go to: LWMCCC 
    NOTE: Cape Charles Cup apparel and regalia will not be included and may not be available to purchase after July 17, 2020, so register here now.



    • Friday, July 17, 2020
    • 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online update here
    Register

    Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup (LWMCCC) registration update form.  

    Use this form to update your registration to add more regalia, such as shirts, hats, and bags.   If you have not registered as a skipper for the LWMCCC, please do so first at:  Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup

    If you have already registered, click on Register (to the left) 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.  


    • Friday, August 14, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 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” @ 1830 hours on Friday, August 14th at 4317 Pretty Lake Avenue, Norfolk, at the corner of Shore Drive and Pretty Lake Avenue.  The format for the meeting has yet to be determined but will comply with the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Guidelines of the Commonwealth of Virginia in force at the time of the event. Stay tuned.

    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.  

     

    • 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 again sponsor the annual 17th Annual
    Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup

    August 14-16, 2020 with the skippers' meeting on Friday August 14.  
    To adapt for COVID-19, we will not race to Cape Charles this year. 
    For regular registration, prior to July 18, go to:  CCC Regular Registration

    • Notice of Race - last updated 6/9/2020
      • 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
    • Sailing Instructions (will be released in July)
    • Schedule of Events (will be released in July)

    For more details, go to: LWMCCC.

    NOTICE:  Registrations after July 17 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, August 22, 2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 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.


    • Saturday, September 26, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 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 (EDT)
    • 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 (EST)
    • 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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