Broad Bay Sailing AssociatioN

BBSA hosts many different type of events during the sailing season.  There are social events (some land based and some on the water), races, cruises, membership meetings with speakers, and training.  

All Scheduled BBSA Events

    • Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is Mike Brannon on Virginia Lee

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is Rhumline skippered by Ethan Rule.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is Bob Engel on Evening Star

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Thursday, August 29, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is Pisces skippered by John Wandling.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Friday, August 30, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Monday, September 02, 2019
    • Fleet's Bay - Pirates Beach
    Register

    Jean and Jerry Pattenaude are hosting a cruise to Fleets Bay / Pirates Beach for an anchoring weekend for Labor Day. Water games, cookouts, beach party, swimming will all be part of this fun family oriented trip. 


    • Saturday, August 31, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Monday, September 02, 2019
    • Albemarle Street beach access, Virginia Beach

    The 2019 Chesapeake Challenge, Version 2.18 will be held on Labor Day weekend from August 31 to September 2.  Please join Hobie Fleet 32 for some exciting racing and other fun.  The race is open to beach multihulls of 21' LOA and smaller.

    To register, print and complete the following form and bring to the event.  


    Schedule

    • Friday, August 
      • Beach access available
    • Saturday, August 31, 2019
      • 0800 – 1000 Registration and Assisted Beach Access
      • 1000 Skippers’ Meeting
      • 1100 White Flag (First Shape)
      • 1830 - 2200 Social at Buckethead’s Beach Grill.  
    • Sunday, September 1, 2019
      • 0800 – 0900 Registration and Assisted Beach Access
      • 0900 Skippers’ Meeting
      • 1000 White Flag (First Shape)     

    Awards/trophies to follow racing immediately ashore

    Course:  The course will be determined at skippers meeting.

    Race:  Both days will be started using the Leman’s starting system.  All Skippers will be lined up behind a line on the beach and then will race to their boats in order to start the race.  Solo skippers may elect to have someone hold their boat and to help them launch.  Boats cannot be moved until the skipper touches the boat.  Skipper and crew must assume assigned positions, crew cannot drive the boat at the start but can change any time during the race.  Finish will be scored when the hulls touch the beach at the designated finish line.   


    • Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is John Seely on Sydney's Smile

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Thursday, September 05, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is Jammin skippered by Dave Hughes.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is Larry Lewandowski on Lew's Cruise.  

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is "Bang a rang" skippered by Jonathan Bangs.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • A.J. Gators on Shore Drive, Norfolk

    The Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup Awards will be presented at the September membership meeting of the BBSA at A. J. Gators.  Come join us to celebrate the winners.  

    A.J. Gators,  9575 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518
    (in the small shopping center across from East Beach)

    • Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is TBD

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Near Little Creek #2

    Little Creek Wednesday night race starting at 6:30 pm.

    Race Committee captain is TBD

    To find the captain's contact info, go to:  LCSA Members.


    • Saturday, September 28, 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay
    Register

    16th Annual Neptune's Atlantic Regatta - Registration

    BBSA's last race of the season, 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 Southern Bay Distance Racing Series (SBDRS).

    Registration fee includes 2 free dinner tickets, 1 skipper's bag, and 2 free t-shirts.  

    Registration opens on August 16, 2019.  
    • To register, click on the Register button.  

    For more information, use the following links:


    • Saturday, October 05, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Racers bring you the Willoughby Memorial Race, which is a pursuit-style event.  ++++

    • Saturday, October 05, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, October 06, 2019
    • Chisman Creek
    Register

    Jim and Sue Currie are hosting a cruise to Chisman Creek for an anchoring weekend. Hopefully the weather will be a little cooler by that time. 

    • Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • TBD


    • Saturday, November 02, 2019
    • 10:00 AM

    Hot-Buttered Rum Race

    • Saturday, November 16, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, November 17, 2019
    • Norfolk Waterside Marina
    Register

    Jonathan Romero is hosting a cruise to downtown Norfolk for the Grand Illumination parade.  Hot toddies and hot crock pot soups and stews are welcome additions for the slightly chilly cruisers. 

    • Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • ODU


"Broad Bay Sailing Association" is a non-profit organization. Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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