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.

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_POG_2009.pdf197.07 KB
OPCYC Con Final Draft Approved by board.pdf77.88 KB
OPCYC Bylaws Final Draft approved by board.pdf84.48 KB
APPLICATION 2015.pdf699.55 KB

Helmsman Question of the Month

What is YOUR most memorable cruising moment?

Please submit your input to Helmsman@OPCYC.org and look for next month’s edition for what I know will be exciting and informative replies!

Daytona 500 Party/Membership Meeting

2015-02-22 12:00
America/New York

Bring your own hotrod and a side dish, the club will supply hot dogs and hamburgers and bbq chicken wings. Come as we cheer on your favorite driver an teams as we begin the 2015 racing season...

Cape Charles Memorial Day Cruise

2015-05-23
2015-05-25
America/New York

Make your reservations NOW!!

Cape Charles
Memorial Day Cruise
May 23-25th

Call Smitty TODAY!! 757-331-2357
Check the Helmsman in the coming months for exciting details!!!
Did you think LAST year was fun??
You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!!

5th Annual Near Coastal Safety at Sea Seminar Presented by The Mariners’ Museum and Landfall Navigation

2015-02-21
America/New York

Come for a day-long Safety at Sea Seminar designed and conducted by sailors and experts in their fields! The seminar provides both novice and experienced mariners alike with the information and skills required to safety sail the Chesapeake Bay. Seminar topics include: Emergency Communications; Damage Control; Crew Overboard & Emergencies; The A I S System; Medical Care & Prevention; Bay Weather; Life Raft Demo & Inflation. You’ll also earn a Near Coastal Safety at Sea Certification from US Sailing! SPACE IS LIMITED! Please register early to ensure availability.

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.
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