We are an organization devoted to having fun on the water with friends. We race sailboats, cruise and party. What's not to like? There aren't any stuffed shirts in our club; any of our members will help you out if you need a hand dropping a mast or installing a fitting.

Labor Day Weekend at Sarah's Creek

2014-08-30
2014-09-01
America/New York

Ahoy all, Let's have a Labor Day Weekend Cruise.
OPCYC was trying for a Smithfield Station and Warwick Yacht Club cruise destination but after doing a little scouting up the Pagan, Sue and I found that it's just too shallow. So...since things didn't work out on the 4th due to inclement weather, lets go to Sarah's Creek for Labor Day!

OPCYC Race #6 - Tri-Service Regatta

2014-09-13
America/New York

Update: NOR is posted at http://www.norfolknavalsailing.org/ under racing
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Yankee Station Regatta Standings as of 23 Aug

Current standings are attached below. 4 boats have already sailed the minimum 3 races to qualify for series awards, and 5 more need only 1 more race to qualify. Hopefully they'll all be racing in the Tri-Service Race next month!

Mike Hollsten
Rear Commodore, Racing

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OPCYC Race #5 - Thimble Shoal Challenge

2014-08-23 10:00
America/New York

1St Place - Halaha
2nd Place - Black Dog
3rd Place - Excelsior

Complete results attached.

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The next race on the schedule and the last race before the Tri-Service is The Thimble Shoal Challenge. Start time is 10am at Mark Y (R2 off Buckroe Beach). As usual we'll plan to finish around 1pm and meet at the clubhouse for the after race party at 3pm. I encourage everyone who plans to race the Tri-Service Regatta next month to come out for this race. It's a great opportunity to get some practice for the big RACE.

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2nd DELMARVA Meeting. Aug 27

2014-08-17 19:34
America/New York

Expand your Horizons! It's not too late to sign up for the DELMARVA cruise scheduled for Sept 20th. Steve Runals will be holding the second information meeting on August 27th at 7:00PM at the clubhouse. Whether you are interested in going as skipper or crew come to the meeting for more details .

WANTED: Photos!

Enjoy seeing photos of good times and great adventures in The Helmsman? It can't happen without YOU! Please send in your cruising, boating, and OPCYC activities photos to share! Please send them to 'helmsman 'at' opcyc 'dot' org'.

Updating Your Information

Members: if you need to update your information, please contact the club secretary:
membership 'at' opcyc 'dot' org
You may also use the online contact form.

Club Information and Forms

The Old Point Comfort Yacht Club (OPCYC) is a private organization located at Fort Monroe, VA. It is dedicated to promoting safe racing and cruising, maritime training, and social camaraderie for the benefit of its members and guests. As such, the club runs more races, cruises, training programs and parties than any other on the southern Bay. Skill levels in the club run from novice to seasoned Bay, Caribbean, and Atlantic voyagers and racers. Club members have a reputation for down to earth friendliness and can be counted on to help you out on your sail or power vessel whether it is serving as crew, installing a part, or learning a new technique. The club is a vital part of the Hampton Roads maritime community and often donates to various local charities.

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OPCYC Bylaws Final Draft approved by board.pdf84.48 KB
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