Buzzards Bay Regatta – August 5-7, 2016
Hosted by BeverlyYacht Club, Marion, MA

This year’s Buzzards Bay Regatta (BBR) will feature a racing circle for the H-12s, (including the H-12s built by Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company). Registration is now open – you can click on the link below to sign up. We can promise a wonderful weekend jam-packed with terrific racing.

After you’ve raced at the H Class Championship at Quissett, and the Vineyard Herreshoff Cup in Edgartown, consider making the trek to Marion to race with us. We are offering free moorings, Beverly launch service, and housing if needed. We will try our best to accommodate towing to and from local harbors, and look forward to hosting you at the legendary aprés sailing fun Beverly is known for.

Here’s the weekend’s schedule:

Friday, August 5th:
0800-1200 Launching at Island Wharf for One-Designs
0900-1230 On-site registration and check-in for boats registered in advance.
1400 First Warning Signal for J/105, PHRF and Multihull Classes
1500 First Warning Signal for One-Design Classes
1930 Cookout at BYC

Saturday, August 6th:
1000 First Warning signal on each racing area (all classes)
1700 Dinner at BYC

Sunday, August 7th:
1000 First Warning signal on each racing area (all classes)
1400 No Warning signal after this time
1430 – 1630 Hauling at Island Wharf for One-Designs
ASAP Awards Ceremony at BYC Sandwiches and Snacks

Registration is easy – all you have to do is click here to sign up.

We hope to see you in Marion!

Barrett Levenson
Buzzards Bay Regatta Chair
Member, Beverly Yacht Club
Deborah Elfers and George Moffat
H-12 Fleet-Captains, Beverly Yacht Club

Photo credits to Hew Russell – H-12s racing at Marion, 2015.

 

Deborah Bennett Elfers
I was practically born on a boat, though on a working lobster boat rather than a sailboat. In my early days, I sailed quite a lot on a Sunfish, but not very elegantly, as in our little neighborhood “fleet,” the boat was primarily used as a weapon in a wildly popular game of “kill the other guy!” Who could have imagined way back then, that one day I’d become so passionate about all things sailing?
Deborah Bennett Elfers
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