2015 Round the Bay Race

2015 Round the Bay Race

2015 Round the Bay Race

By Steve Chalmers Going nowhere fast.Photo by Steve Chalmers Sometimes the Buzzards Bay marine forecast is right on the money and sometimes it is not. read more

Whiteley Trophy

Found It Finds It’s Fourth Gear By Doug Jones This past Sunday morning, the Quissett Yacht Club held the rescheduled race for the Whiteley Trophy for H12s. read more

Wednesday August Series Race #3 2015

Wednesday August Series Race #3 2015

A Perfect Evening for a Hot Race By Doug Jones As the weather has been heating up, so has the competition in the Quissett Yacht Club Wednesday evening races. read more

August Saturday Series H-Class Race #4

August Saturday Series H-Class Race #4

Winding Down By Wendy Martyna As summer starts to come to its inevitable close, the H Class racing at Quissett is more than half way thru the August Saturday series. read more

August Saturday Series S Class Race 3

August Saturday Series S Class Race 3

Zig Zag By Wendy Martyna The third race in in the Saturday August series for Quissett Yacht Club’s S-Class was a bit of a zigzag course with different strategies coming into play. The fleet had decided not to use spinnakers. read more

The Founder’s Trophy (the Long Distance Trophy)

The Founder’s Trophy (the Long Distance Trophy)

August 16, 2015 A Long but Wonderful Afternoon on the Water By Doug Jones Thanks to the efforts of Jon and Katy Burt, Kristan First, and the Quissett Yacht club sailing instructors, the Quissett Long Distance race (known as the Founder’s Trophy) th read more

August Saturday Series, H-Class Race #3, S-Class Race #2

August Saturday Series, H-Class Race #3, S-Class Race #2

Saturday August 16th, 2015 On the Afternoon before the QYC Ball by Ted Burt Everyone knows that in order to stay on the dance floor at the Quissett Yacht Club Annual Ball, you must have sailed that day (or week?), or at least been in a boat, so a str read more

Harrington/Woodriff Trophies for H-12s

Harrington/Woodriff Trophies for H-12s

August 14, 2015 A Most Entertaining and Educational Race! By: Doug Jones Last Friday evening, the Quissett Yacht Club held races for the Harrington Junior Sailing and Woodriff Memorial trophies. read more

Ancient Mariner Trophy

Ancient Mariner Trophy

August 16, 2015   While many rested or ran, Bill Armstrong cruised to victory! By: Doug Jones   On this past Sunday morning while some members of the Quissett Yacht Club were resting from extreme dancing of the Yacht Club ball and others we read more

August Wednesday Series Race #2

August Wednesday Series Race #2

August 12, 2015 August Wednesday Series The Windy Wednesdays continue! By: Doug Jones   Before leaving the harbor last Wednesday, the Quissett Race Committee of Alan Haigh, Peter Franklin, Martha Adams, and Doug Jones had been warned how bumpy t read more

August Saturday Series H-Class Race 1 & 2, S-Class 1

August Saturday Series H-Class Race 1 & 2, S-Class 1

Short and challenging races   By: Ted Burt After last week’s All Star break, the Quissett Yacht Club racers went back to work to begin the August Series. The race committee of Ted Burt, Sarah Meigs, Wendy Martyna, Mike Garfield Sr. read more

August Wednesday Series #1

August Wednesday Series #1

August Wednesday Series 1 August 5, 2015 Wild and Wooly Wednesday By: Alan Haigh As Cornelia Carey headed out into Buzzards Bay for the first race of the August Wednesday Series the race committee, consisting of Henry Jones, Martha Adams, Peter Frank read more

Not Quite the Whiteley Cup

Not Quite the Whiteley Cup

Quissett Yacht Club – Sunday, August 9, 2015 By: Ted Burt Race Committee crew: Ted Burt, Sarah Meigs, Mike Garfield, Alan Haigh, Brett Buckingham No times were recorded in this spontaneous race. read more

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 1 & 2

Seaman Class By Emma Garfield What a great first two weeks it has been! Thanks to the Bullseyes, we have been on the water all except for one day. The only day we were not able to go out on water was last Wednesday. read more

Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy for H-12s

Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy for H-12s

July 29, 2015 Last to First in Five Minutes By Doug Jones The Wednesday evening between the July and August series is annually reserved for the Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy Race for Quissett Yacht Club H-12s and that night provided a gorgeous evening f read more

July Wednesday Series 4

July Wednesday Series 4

July 22, 2015 A Spectacular Wednesday Evening on Buzzards Bay By Doug Jones For the first time all season, the Wednesday evening Quissett Race Committee did not have to worry about whether to cancel the race due to high winds or threatening condition read more

July Saturday S and H Series 3

July Saturday S and H Series 3

July 25, 2015 Final races of the July Saturday Series! By Ted Burt It’s true! The summer must be almost half over. In fact, the weather had a touch of fall in it with a northerly breeze and white clouds scudding across a blue sky. read more

Junior Series 2

July 19, 2015 Olsen Redux By Doug Jones A light (3-5 knot) wind from the West greeted the Race Committee of Molly Jones, Caroline Morss, Annie Dean, and Doug Jones as they headed out of the harbor and set a race course for the second junior H-12 seri read more

July Wednesday Series 3

July Wednesday Series 3

July 15, 2015 Another Race, Another Grayson Winner By Doug Jones Following Ted Grayson’s victory last week in the Wednesday evening race and Sarah Grayson’s come from behind win in the McMurtrie trophy, this time it was seven year old Isabelle Gr read more

Edgartown and Vineyard Haven 420 Regattas

By Phil Lynch We have now completed both the Edgartown and Vineyard Haven Regattas! Despite extremely heavy conditions at the onset of Edgartown, we still had two boats sail in 30+ mph winds and do very well. read more

Quissett Hosts the Unkie

By: Weatherly Saunders The Opti race team had an impressive second Unkie at Quissett on Wednesday, July 15th! The race committee was only able to get one race off for the championship fleet due to very light wind. read more

July Saturday S and H Series 1

July Saturday S and H Series 1

July 11, 2015 July weather tests sailors’ patience By Ted Burt The Saturday series in July will only involve three race days due to other events on the Quissett Yacht Club schedule. read more

July Wednesday Series 2

July Wednesday Series 2

July 8, 2015 By Doug Jones Swizzle Sizzles The second race of the Quissett Yacht Club July Wednesday series continued to challenge the Race Committee with another non traditional wind direction and speed. read more

McMurtrie Trophy

McMurtrie Trophy

Sunday July 12, 2015 Swizzle surges from behind By Doug Jones This past Sunday afternoon four Quissett Yacht Club women over 35 competed for the McMurtrie Trophy in a 10-12 knot westerly wind. read more

Sportsmanship and Teamwork at the Unkie

By Weatherly Saunders The Opti Race Team had a windy first Unkie at Chapoquoit last Wednesday, July 8th ! The race committee was able to get 3 races off. read more

Junior Series H-12’s Race 1

Junior Series H-12’s Race 1

July 5, 2015 Found It (289) pulls away at the start from Sea Glass (189) By Henry Jones A Fine Day for the Olsens The first junior H-12 series race for the Quissett Yacht Club was a family affair as both the racing and spectator fleet was made up of read more

Fourth of July Firecracker Trophy for S Boats

July 4, 2015 Teaticket sails to victory Saturday, to win the Quissett Yacht Club July 4th S class trophy. read more

Fourth of July Trophy H-12’s

Fourth of July Trophy H-12’s

July 4, 2015 Allie Rose (586), Due Diligence (366), Penguin (312), Phoenix (183) and Sea Breeze (291) head towards their next mark during the Quissett Yacht Club July 4th trophy race held Saturday. read more

July Wednesday Series Race #1

July Wednesday Series Race #1

July 1, 2015 Buttercup (257) rounds the windward mark as Due Diligence (366), Phoenix (183),and Found It (289) pull away. read more

Early Bird Race 2015

Early Bird Race 2015

June 29, 2015 By Henry Jones To Win or Not to Win, that is the question The Quissett Yacht Club’s first race of the season, the Early Bird Race, was held on the afternoon of Sunday, June 28. read more