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  • Update from the Commodore Winter 2021

    Hello QYC Membership, What’s the best thing to do in February? Dream about summer! While ice floats about the harbor, your officers, directors, and committees are hard at work preparing a line-up of 2021 programs and events. Please check out our draft 2021 QYC Calendar. While we realize that Covid-19 could dash some of our plans, we ... Read More
  • QYC Cruising Update Winter 2021

    The QYC Cruising, after a successful inaugural season, is back with 4 weekend cruises on the calendar. Destinations to be selected 7-10 days before each event. For more information, please contact QYC Cruising Director Theresa Wingrove. See below for a recap of last year’s final cruise Sunday, 13th of September 2020 Dear Commodore, I am writing to advise you ... Read More
  • Herreshoff Sail About Challenge 2021

    Feel like joining the Herreshoff 12 1/2 and S fleets in the harbor for a no pressure, no racing, Sail About on a beautiful summer afternoon? Shelter Island Yacht Club, on Long Island Sound, has challenged all the other H Class clubs to exceed their Sail About turnout of 39 boats. We are planning on ... Read More
  • 2021 Falmouth Yacht Club 50th Anniversary Invitational

    This July 23 event is in the planning stages but FYC would like to host adult and Corinthian members from area yacht clubs for a fun night of racing in Sonars and 420’s. Guests would skipper and help crew the Sonars (with one FYC member aboard) and pair up in 420s. This event will be ... Read More
  • Waterlilies News Winter 2021

    We are hoping and planning for a robust Waterlilies program this summer, with enthusiastic 12 1/2 sailors out on the water on Friday mornings, depending on the COVID situation and relevant guidelines. Ladies, plan to join us! New and not so new women sailors are invited. Join us for a low stress, sociable, instructive morning ... Read More
  • H Class News Winter 2021

    H-Class News: We’re looking forward to another great season and hoping to have post-race Wednesday dinners if MA state guidelines permit us to do so. We’ve added to the calendar the Sail About on Sunday, 7/25 where we’d like to get as many H12s sailing together so we can take a drone photo of us all ... Read More
  • S Class News Winter 2021

    With a view towards a brighter future QYC is preparing to host an S Class Invitational Regatta this coming August 7 and 8. Wooden Herreshoff S boats from Rhode Island will sail up to Buzzards Bay and join our Quissett fleet for two days of friendly interstate competition.  Quissett sailors have high hopes of besting ... Read More
  • Help The Herreshoff Maritime Museum Celebrate 50 Years!

    The Herreshoff Maritime Museum is looking for your stories for their 50th anniversary! Here’s more information and links to submit your story: Calling all Herreshoff Aficionados: Help the Herreshoff Marine Museum Celebrate 50 Years! What’s your Herreshoff story? Has your boat been in your family for several generations? Do you remember an epic sailing adventure or race? As ... Read More
  • Round the Bay Race

    Quissett Yacht Club Round The Bay Race September 11, 2021 On Saturday September 11, Quissett Yacht Club hosted the 69th annual Round The Bay Race.  This year there were 20 competitors from clubs around Buzzards Bay.  The race is a pursuit race, meaning that boats start at different times to accommodate their performance differences.  In theory, this ... Read More
  • Double header, Double victory

    August 22, 2020 Ted Burt August has been a tough month for racing on Buzzards Bay. There has been either too much wind or too little. But as we approached season’s end the weather smiled on us and offered a picture-perfect sailing day, ideal for the scheduled double header for the H-Class. You can read the finish times for ... Read More