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

    • Saturday, June 15, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Multiple Locations - North Carolina Albemarle Sound
    Register

    Jean and Jerry Pattenaude (and their cruising committee) are hosting a cruise to North Carolina in June with multiple destinations and variations. There will be a circumnavigation of the Albemarle Sound for the Sooper Loopers. 

    RSVP to Jean at jean@leofjohnscontractor.com to let them know you are coming and for information on the cruise.  You can also register on the website. 

    Cruising Itinerary: Summer Cruise I - Sooper Looper.pdf



    • Monday, June 17, 2019
    • 6:00 PM

    We historically skip the June membership meeting due to all of the other activities in progress.  

    • Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    • 12:30 AM - 11:30 PM
    • Online

    Last day to register for free for the BBSA Championship (Bold Mariner's Cup).  

    • Wednesday, June 19, 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 Larry VanHoose on Lisette

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


    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sunday, June 23, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Fleets Bay Anchorage off Pirates Beach
    Register

    To celebrate the summer solstice and Sailstice, Joe and Mary Greblunas are hosting a cruise to Fleet's Bay where we will anchor off Pirate's Beach. A Progressive Dinner is planned for Thursday night at a location to be determined once the weather forecast is known.  Beach and water activities are planned for the rest of the weekend including a wine tasting and bonfire.  If you think you are coming but are not 100% sure you can make it, go ahead and register.  Then Mary can update you for all events and keep track of who is coming. Please open the flyer for details on the wine tasting and other events. 

    2019 BBSA Summer Sailstice Flyer


    Name of Cruise or Destination:

    Summer Sailstice - Progressive Dinner

    Cruise Captain(s):

    Mary Greblunas

    Email:

    marygreblunas@yahoo.com

    Phone:

    804 402-1181

    Date(s) of Cruise:

    6/20-6/23

    Short Description:

    Join us for a fun progressive dinner on Thursday. Then Friday and Saturday have fun on Pirates Beach, with special activities, wine tasting, happy hour and a bonfire.

    RSVP:

    Please contact us by June 13 if you plan to participate in the progressive dinner.

    Destination: 
    • 6/19 - HYC - optional pre-cruise discussion, party, dinner (patio by new dock)   
    • 6/20 - Location TBD - Progressive Dinner  (Mary will confirm destination with you if you are not at HYC on Wednesday.)
    • 6/21- 6/22 - Fleet’s Bay – Pirate’s Beach 
    • 6/22 - team building sailboat race
    • 6/23 - Continue on longer summer cruise or return home.

    Navigation Local Knowledge:

    • Watch for local fishnets that may not be charted or lit.
    • 37 28 7.6 N
    • 76 18 52.42 W

    Anchoring:

    This is an anchoring cruise

    Social Activities:

    • Progressive dinner Thursday night
    • Wine Tasting
    • Happy Hour 
    • Bonfire

    Other Events:

    • Team building sailboat race



    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, July 07, 2019
    • Various Marinas and anchorages around the Bay.
    Register

    Sergio Diehl and Misty Smith are hosting a multi-destination cruise around the bay including a visit to Solomons Island for 4th of July.  This cruise will combine marina visits and anchoring options. It is similar to the Summer Cruise III, which only has marina stops.  Note there are some destination variations.  Marina reservations should be made early. Contact Sergio for details. 

    Summer Cruise II - Chesapeake Bay.pdf

    Solomons Marina Information


    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, July 07, 2019
    • Chesapeake Bay
    Register

    John and Mary Bergman & Paul Starosta are hosting an alternate 2 week Summer Cruise of the Chesapeake Bay with no anchoring. It closely parallels Summer Cruise II with some variations in destinations. Because it is a marina cruise, it's important to get your reservations made in advance.  Contact John Bergman for details.  See the linked documents below.

    Solomons Marina Information


    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is Puff Card skippered by Walter Boatwright   Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Saturday, June 22, 2019
    • Sunday, June 23, 2019
    • Farnham, Virginia

    The 13th Annual Rappahannock Rivah Regatta is happening on June 22 – 23. 

    Please visit:   https://sailrrr.shutterfly.com/

    for details and to register for this fun and exciting catamaran buoy racing regatta located in Farnham, Virginia, on the beautiful Rappahannock River.

    Scott Duff hosts and coordinates the event providing a private regatta site that offers plenty of space for your vehicle, boat and camping gear. 

    All catamarans 21' and under are welcome! 


    • Saturday, June 22, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay off the Oceanview Pier
    Register

    Little Creek Sailing Association will defend it's title to the Bold Mariner Cup competing against Willoughby Racers in the BBSA Championship on Saturday, June 22, 2019.   

    Register here using the button shown to the left.   You must be logged in with your membership ID (email) to register.  Registration is only available to BBSA members and is free if you register by June 19, 2019.  There is a $10 late fee if you register after the 19th.   

    For more information, open one of the following links:


      

    • Wednesday, June 26, 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 Donna DeSteph on Restless

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


    • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is High E skippered by Eric Cheesic.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    • Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
    Register

    The Broad Bay Regatta will be held in conjunction with the NYCC’s Wolcott Memorial Regatta, which is being held on Sunday, June 30th (see their NOR for details). The 57th Broad Bay Regatta will be held the day before on June 29th and each regatta will have separate awards presentations. If you register for Saturday’s event, you will automatically be registered for Sunday’s event.

     <---   Register here 

    Click on important documents below:

    For questions not covered in the NORs, contact:
    Jerry Pattenaude at 757/449-2157 or onedesign@broadbaysailing.org


    • Wednesday, July 03, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Friday, July 05, 2019
    • Cape Charles City Marina
    Register

    Tim Dull is hosting a cruise to Cape Charles for 4th of July. The Cape Charles City Marina is full so you can get on a waiting list if you are interested. 

    Contact Tim for cruise details if you already have a slip reserved.  

    Cape Charles City Marina - 757 331-2357

    • Saturday, July 06, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chic's Beach (view details for specific location)

    All BBSA Members are invited!!

    Mark your calendars for July 6th to join Hobie Fleet 32 members at Chic’s Beach and take a ride on a beach cat.  We’ll offer a variety of cats including Hobie, Nacra, Supercat, AHPC/Goodall, and possibly others.

    Many of you big boaters cut your teeth sailing these fast cats back in the day.  We are pleased to offer you this opportunity relive those days and to see what has changed and what hasn’t in beach cat design through the years.  (Unfortunately no foiling cats are available.)  I’ll update the calendar soon to provide details including the time of the event. 

    Hope to see you there and share some fun on the water with you.

    Event Details:

    Location:  Chic's Beach at intersection of Albemarle Ave. and Jeferson Blvd. (Park along neighborhood streets, but please pay attention to posted parking restrictions)

    Time: 10:00 a.m. until late afternoon

    Cost: free

    Food: Lunch, water and soda will be provided

    RSVP: daviskpjr.kd@gmail.com, subj: BBSA Family Fun Day (while not mandatory, your RSVP by July 3rd helps us estimate amount of food and beverages)

    Special notes:

    1. Expect to sign a release form.
    2. Children will only be allowed if accompanied by a parent and mutually agreed to by the skipper and the parent.
    3. Parents to bring approved PFD for children. PFDs will be available for adults, or you can bring your own.


    • Wednesday, July 10, 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 Hank Giffin on Coeur d'Alene

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


    • Thursday, July 11, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

    Willoughby Thursday Night Race.  Race committee boat is Summer Wind skippered by Jason Hunsberger.  Contact information available to members at:  

    WR Members Only

    • Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    • Online

    Early bird pricing of $115 for the registration for the Leo Waldrup Cape Charles Cup ends on July 16, 2019.  Check or online registration and payment must be received by July 16 to qualify.   The registration price after July 16 is $165.  

    To register go to:  CCC Register

    • Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewery


    • Wednesday, July 17, 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 Veraldi on Quicky

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


    • Friday, July 19, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Willoughby Bay

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

    WR Members Only

    • Wednesday, July 24, 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 Rick Carroll on Never Give Up

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


    • Thursday, July 25, 2019
    • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Willoughby Bay


    • Friday, July 26, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Saturday, July 27, 2019
    • Norfolk Yacht Club
    Register

    Let’s take a short trip to Norfolk Yacht and Country club for their famous sea food buffet. We will spend a long weekend or if you want just a day or two... enjoy their pool, spa, relax and soak up the sun...



    Name of Cruise or Destination:

    Norfolk Yacht Club Seafood Buffet – Norfolk Yacht Club

    Cruise Captain:   John Scott
    Email:

    flyingblueyes@hotmail.com

    Phone: 757 729 1990
     Dates of Cruise:  July 26-27
     Short Description: Take a short trip to Norfolk Yacht and Country Club for their famous seafood buffet and a relaxing weekend around their pool.

    RSVP:

    flyingblueyes@hotmail.com. ...by July 19th for reservation to dinner and a slip. John will hold a block of ten slips. It is up to the individual cruiser to make the actual reservation. 

    Social Activities:
    • Seafood Buffet on Friday night
    • Hang out by the pool on Saturday
    Marina Name: Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
    Marina Contact Information:
    •  John Scott
    • Norfolk Yacht Harbor Master (757) 286-1752
    Reservation Block Cutoff Date: July 19 – John is coordinating all the details for dinner. Make your slip reservations by the cutoff date and mention you are with BBSA and/or if you have reciprocity from another yacht club. 
    Marina Facilities:

    There is a pool and a restaurant.

    Restaurant reservations: John will be making reservations for the seafood buffet.


    • Wednesday, July 31, 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 Alan Moore on Trouble

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


    • Friday, August 02, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, August 04, 2019
    • Cape Charles (Oyster Farm/City Marina)
    Register

    Sergio Diehl and Misty Smith are hosting a joint cruise with the Hampton Yacht Club Power Boat Cruisers to Oyster Farm Marina for the Shuck & Suck weekend. Slips will be available in City Marina as well. Make your reservations early. 

    Oyster Farm at Kings Creek (Cape Charles)



    • Saturday, August 03, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, August 04, 2019
    • Hospital Point Anchorage
    Register

    Come and show some Norfolk Tides pride with a home town ball game.... by boat or land yacht, enjoy peanuts or crackerjacks with a hot dog and cold beer while the Tides knock it out of the park..... don’t forget your ball glove for that foul ball.... that just may win you a special prize....



    Name of Cruise or Destination:

    Norfolk Tides Game – Hospital Point Anchorage

    Cruise Captain(s):

    John Scott

    Email:

    flyingblueyes@hotmail.com

    Phone:

    757 729 1990

    Date(s) of Cruise:

    Aug 3-4

    Short Description:

    Come by land or sea to downtown Norfolk to see the Norfolk Tides baseball team play a game. We will take the ferry from Portsmouth around 6 PM with the expected game start at 7. 

    RSVP:

    Please contact us by July 19 if you plan to join this exciting cruise. You will need to get your tickets for the game from John. 

    Anchoring:

    Anchor at Hospital Point

    Social Activities:

    Head ashore to enjoy the Norfolk Tides playing baseball.

    • Monday, August 05, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Online

    Last day to register for the Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup. 
    Register at:  CCC Register

    • Wednesday, August 07, 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 Larry Lewandowski on Lew's Cruise

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


    • Friday, August 09, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Little Creek Marina

    The Lew Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup 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 events provides a friendly meeting of the skippers before the race and serves dinner and refreshments. 

    Registration is required. 

     

    • Saturday, August 10, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay north of Little Creek
    Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup starts the racing on Saturday by racing from Thimble Channel just north of Little Creek entrance to Plantation Light at Cape Charles.  After the races, competitors and guests will be treated to dinner, drinks, and entertainment.  
    • Sunday, August 11, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay starting at Cape Charles
    Leo Wardrup Memorial Cape Charles Cup starts the racing on Saturday by racing from Plantation Light at Cape Charles. to Buckroe Beach near Hampton. 
    • Wednesday, August 14, 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 Don Larsson on Akvavit

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


    • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Sergio's House

    August Membership meeting and pool party at Sergio's house.
    More details to come.  

    • 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 TBD

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


    • 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.


    • 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. 

    • 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.


    • 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 TBD

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


    • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • TBD


    • 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
    • 10:00 AM
    • Chesapeake Bay north of Little Creek Entrance


    • 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


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