icon-sailboat-blue2014 Race Results

Wednesday July Series H Class:
1st place: Mike Garfield in Phoenix
2nd Place: Ted Grayson in Swizzle
3rd Place: Nina Hocker in Dory Too

Saturday July Series H Class:
1st Place: Tom/Olivia First in Olivia
2nd Place: Mike Garfield in Phoenix
3rd Place: Mort Saunders in Found It

Saturday July Series S Class:
1st Place: Alan Haigh in Teaticket
2nd Place: John Bernstein in Olive

General QYC racing information:

 

Quissett Yacht Club Wednesday Series Race 2014

Six boats beating to A in the first Wednesday series race, June 25th.

Yacht Club Race

The three lead boats storm toward the finish line in the first Wednesday series race. Swizzle held its lead to take the top spot.

  • 2014 Round the Bay Race

    Photo by Martha AdamsSeptember 6, 2014: Saturday September 6th looked like a good day for exciting sailing with a southwest wind gusting to 25 mph and the steep seas that it kicked up. The first Round the Bay Race course in 1952 included the Lone Rock buoy off Quicks Hole and the West Island Bell. Its final mark was ... Read More
  • Wild Harbor Invitational Regatta

    August 7, 2014 By Olivia Lord: Thursday, we had 14 racers at Wild Harbor for the invitational regatta! It was a perfect day for the kids to get used to what regattas are like and learn what it means to race 420s in a big fleet. The wind was very light and we had some swimming time ... Read More
  • Scituate Regatta

    August 4 & 5, 2014 By Olivia Lord: Everyone trekked up to Scituate on Sunday with the trailers and 5 boats to get everything ready for the regatta on Monday and Tuesday. Both days of the regatta were extremely light wind, which can be tough for racers used to the strong southwest wind of Buzzards Bay, but ... Read More
  • August Saturday Second Race

    August 2, 2014 By Doug Jones New Wind, New Skippers, New Boats, Same Result A northeasterly wind of 10-12 knots and the S-boat regatta provided the backdrop for a whole new set of circumstances for the Quissett H-12 racers; however, the results continued to follow the patterns of the summer. Shortly after the S boats finished their second race ... Read More
  • Harrington and Woodriff Trophies

    August 1, 2014 By Doug Jones: Two of the most coveted trophies of the Quissett Yacht Club are the Harrington and Woodriff trophies for H -12s. The contestants for these trophies are limited to Juniors ( QYC members under 16) and to Corinthians (16 – 20 year olds) respectively. Often these racers have had limited experience in ... Read More
  • August Wednesday Series Race #1

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 By Doug Jones Exciting from Start to Finish! This is what the Quissett Wednesday series is supposed to be: a gorgeous evening for sailing, just the right amount of wind from the Southwest, a large fleet, a mix of regulars and sailors returning from absences, four father and child crews, and more women competitors ... Read More
  • Whiteley Trophy

    July 27, 2014 By Henry Jones: A southerly wind of 8-12 knots greeted the Race Committee of Doug and Henry Jones as they headed out to the start of the Whitely trophy race this past Sunday. A lively conversation ensued as to the likelihood of the wind holding steady or switching either easterly or westerly. The race ... Read More
  • July Wednesday Series Race #4

    July 16, 2014 By Doug Jones: New Waters, New Wind, Old Winner With a shifty wind out of the south southwest and a threat of impending showers, the Quissett Race Committee of Ed Jackson and Doug Jones set a start and finish line inshore of the regular starting mark. Some of the Wednesday Quissett fleet (and the entire ... Read More
  • McMurtrie Trophy Race

    July 6, 2014 By Henry Jones: A True Test of Seamanship and Boat Handling! After cancelling the earlier Junior series race due to heavy wind, the race committee of Henry Jones, Douglas Jones and Sam McMurtrie ventured back out to try again with the McMurtrie trophy race for female skippers over 35. The wind was blowing briskly at ... Read More
  • July Saturday Series #1 for both “S” class and “H” class

    June 28, 2014 By Ted Burt: Off to a Great Start or Saturday Series Opening Day The Saturday series got off to a great start with two very competitive classes and considerably more wind than we had been led to expect. Instead of the predicted dreaded drifter, Buzzards Bay produced a solid southwester, just enough to soak everyone ... Read More
  • July Wednesday Series Race #1

    June 2014 By Doug Jones: Oh, what a beautiful evening! A spectacular June evening greeted the Race Committee of Ed Jackson, Henry Jones, and Doug Jones as they steamed the Cornelia Carey out for the first Wednesday series race of the summer. In this evening series, skippers may sail single-handed but are restricted from using spinnakers if they ... Read More
  • Early Bird Race

    June 21, 2014 By Henry Jones: To win or not to win As Cornelia Carey steamed out for the first day of Quissett racing, the Race Committee of Henry Jones, Douglas Jones, Sarah Meigs and Elizabeth Clark Olsen was delighted to see four competitors as well as a steady Southwesterly wind of 8-12 knots for the “unlucky” Early ... Read More