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The Westhampton Yacht Squadron (WYS) Queen of the Bay Race will be raced on Sunday, September 2, 2018. Participation in the race is open to any class of sailboat skippered by a member, or family of a member, of WYS. Boats and crews must register prior to the race. Boats will be handicapped at the start as noted in the Sailing Instructions. Classes of boats entered that are not listed in the Sailing Instructions will receive a handicap start time at the skippers’ meeting.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • Registration                           1100
  • Skippers’ Meeting                  1200
  • 1st Start                                  1300

See Notice of Race (NOR) and Sailing instructions (SI) below for full details.

NOR - 2018 WYS Queen of the Bay Race (issued May 21, 2018)
SI - 2018 WYS Queen of the Bay Race (Issued May 21, 2018)

NS to GRIFFIN SISK - Winner of the 2017 WYS Queen of the Bay Race

Griffin sailed the 10-mile course in his Sunfish in testing conditions (heavy winds and high waves) with an elapsed time of 1h54m23s. Adjusting for an 18 minute handicap against the Flying Scots, Griffin's corrected time of 1h36m23s was 10m27s faster than the next boat to finish, a Flying Scot sailed by Hamp Smith, John & Mary Greiner. In total there were 4 Sunfish and 6 Flying Scots racing, supported by a great group of volunteers on the race committee and 4 patrol boats.

Race Results - 2017 WYS Queen of the Bay Race - September 3, 2017

Queen of the Bay Course - 2017