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Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
43˚ 50' 49" N
069˚ 38' 40" W
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Racing: 2016 Races & Regattas
BHYC enjoys a full and fun racing season. Summers in Maine are short, but we get the most out of it that we can. Most races and regattas sponsored by BHYC are open to both BHYC members and non-members. With so many options, you can find a regatta or race for any sailboat and racing class. We hope you will will come race with us this summer.
Summer Racing Series
Join us for any of our series this summer - membership in BHYC not required. Register today and join us for:
- Wednesday Night Racing: Club racing - open to all - for both PHRF fleets and one design classes (Boothbay Harbor One Design (BHOD), J-22s, and Club 420s).
- The Classic, an informal Friday afternoon two-race series is intended for traditional, full-keel sailboat designs (whether old or new) and heavy cruising boats more than 25 years old. Held Friday July 22 and Friday August 19.
- The Chamber Pot Series, a fun tradition returns in 2016 before Thursday cocktails on July 21 and August 18.
Regattas and Races
Windjammer Days Boothbay Harbor One Design Race
'Round Southport Race
One of the really fun events of the summer, the race between BHYC sailors and the Southport Yacht Club was resurrected in 2011 when the original trophy, a black garbage pail, was located. Will BHYC recapture the coveted trash can 2016? Click here for more information.
Annual BHYC Junior Program Foundation Cup
Rescheduled: July 24
The BHYC Junior Program Foundation Regatta encourages skippers to bring aboard a young sailor (ages 13+) from the BHYC Junior Program or High School Sailing Club - youth will not be counted against crew number or weight restrictions! Click here for more information.
42nd Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Regatta
July 30 - 31
This regatta is a premier event on the Gulf of Maine Racing Association (GMORA) sailing circuit, with participating boats ranging 17 to 80 feet and with crews from 2 to 12. Click here for more information.
Boothbay Harbor One Design Regatta
Join us as we try out a new regatta, modeled on the "NOOD" regattas - regattas designed where fleets of one-design boats sail against their own class. We look forward to having Boothbay Harbor One Designs, J/80s, J/22s, 420s and more! 11:45 Skippers Meeting; 1300 First Warning. Cookout and fun awards to follow! There is no charge for the race or events, the cookout is the usual, outstanding, Sunday cookout which is $12 per person (NOT including T/T) which features Burger, Chicken, or Lobster Roll, and Hot Dogs also available for $8. Both include salad & dessert. Click here to register.
The day's weather and tides are updated daily at the Stewards' Shack:
Contact the Club at 207-633-5750 or stop by the Casino for race notices.
Seguin Island Trophy Race
Each year, BHYC sailors are proud to participate in the Seguin Island Trophy Race, hosted by our neighbors at the Southport Yacht Club.