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 Con Final Draft Approved by board.pdf77.88 KB
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OpcycMembershipApplication.pdf130.37 KB

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.

2015 Dana Dillon Memorial New Year's Madness Race

2015-01-01
America/New York

Please join us to ring in the New Year sailing style! This is a Chase Start, with slower boats starting first, faster boats starting last, similar to the 'Round the Lights Race and the Gaboon Race. The course will be mercifully short, approximately 6 nautical miles. Generally, the course is "From the HYC Bar, around the Hampton Bar and into the OPCYC Bar". Note: early registration is available by emailing your registration info to wolfegang5@msn.com.

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2014 Tri-Service Race and Party

2014 - Cape Charles Yacht Club Visit to the OPCYC

Army vs Navy

2014-12-13 14:00
America/New York

Enjoy a little friendly competition and camaraderie at THE Game of the Season at the OPCYC Clubhouse!!

Saturday, December 13 @ 2 p.m.

Bring your favorite game day fare to share!

Broadening Our Horizons

2015-01-17
America/New York

Mark your calendar and start making plans to attend the Commodores Ball which will be held at the Officers Club at the Joint Base Langley / Fort Eustis on January 17, 2015.

The theme for the Ball is “BROADENING OUR HORIZONS”. As always this event promises to be a most memorable evening.

Tree Trimming

2014-12-07 16:00
America/New York

Come join us to help decorate our Christmas tree. We will gather at 4:00 pm on December 7 2014. Bring an appetizer to share and a can of food for the Food Bank. We will provide drinks. Also bring your best voice to help sing a few Holiday Carols. If your boat does not have an ornament on the tree please bring one to add to our collection. Looking forward to seeing everybody as we ring in the holiday season.

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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