As of April 2, 2021
RBSA Opens to the Public Saturday May 29, 2021
Schedule below is subject to change. Participants in all activities must comply with any Covid 19 restrictions in effect.
Club Series Races
Each monthly series will have at least three weekend days of racing, with 3-4 races every Saturday with one series for Sunfish and one series for Flying Scot/Open fleet. In case of unfavorable conditions, series races may be postponed to the immediately following Sunday. Low point scoring is used (1 = 1st, 2 = 2nd, etc.) with throw-outs used as follows: 6 total races = 1 throw-out, 9 races = 2 throw-outs, 12 races = 3 throw-outs. This schedule may be adjusted during the season, and changes will be reflected here.
Sunfish Fleet Series
|May||Saturday May 29|
|July||Every Saturday (except 7/3 McConnell Cup)|
Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series
|May||Saturday May 29|
|July||Every Saturday (except 7/3 Bennett Cup)|
|August||Every Saturday (except 8/28 FS Invitational)|
|September||Every Saturday (except 9/4 Tubman Cup)|
Start times for Club Summer Series
Sunfish: Skippers meeting at 12 noon; first race starts at 1:00 pm.
Flying Scot/Open Fleet: Skippers meeting at 12 noon; first race starts at 1:06 pm. (6 minutes after start of Sunfish race)
For details about Sunfish Fleet Series races email Rob Lackey at email@example.com
For details about Flying Scot/Open Fleet races email Don Walbrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org
|McConnell Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200)||Saturday July 3|
|Norman Bennett Cup (Open Fleet)||Saturday July 3|
|Commodore’s Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200)||Saturday September 4|
|Granville Tubman Cup (Open Fleet)||Saturday September 4|
Regattas for Sunfish, Flying Scots / Open fleets each have 3-5 races (conditions permitting). Skippers’ Meeting 12 PM, first start 1 PM, all boats & all abilities encouraged to participate.
For details about Open Fleet regattas contact Don Walbrecht by email at email@example.com
For details about Sunfish Fleet regattas contact Rob Lackey by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For details about the Hobie Fall regatta contact Bill Colgan by email at email@example.com
Participants must comply with any Covid 19 restrictions
All members are encouraged to participate ….great opportunity for all members to socialize; BYOB.
Sail the Bay (Pursuit Race) June TBD, July TBD & August TBD
This is a casual event that follows 6 or 7 legs across a course a that will take sailors to different points from the north end to south end of Rehoboth Bay and back again. The event is open to all types of sailboats and abilities. Boats will be loosely organized into several ‘fleets’ based on their speed rating. Start times for each fleet will be staggered, starting with the slowest boats first and ending with the fastest boats last. The first boat to finish in each ‘fleet’ wins first place for that fleet. Rules will be kept simple and competition will be light hearted.
On Sail the Bay (Pursuit Race) Days the fleet will be sticking around after sailing, firing up the grill for a Bring Your Own Barbeque social (subject to any club Covid 19 restrictions). All sailors are welcome to join in. For more details email Bill Colgan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday Night Beer Can / Good Time Races (open to all members) Every Wednesday June through September
This event is sponsored by Fleet 206 Flying Scots and is open to anyone including those members who would like to try racing. Have some fun and hone your sailing skills as well as the opportunity to meet other members on the water and afterwards for refreshments (BYO). Rules will be kept simple and competition will be light hearted. Skippers’ meeting at 3:00 pm. For details about Beer Can / Good Time Races contact Don Walbrecht by email at email@example.com.
10:30 skippers meeting, 11:00 first warning signal
Contact Jim Knab at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Inland 20 (I-20 Scows) Invitational
Contact Stew Harris at email@example.com
|August 14 & 15|
|Flying Scot Invitational
Contact Don Walbrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org
|August 28 & 29|
|Sunfish Mid Atlantic Regional
Contact Rob Lackey at email@example.com
|September 11 & 12|
|Hobie Fall Classic
First race Saturday 11:00, Sunday 10:00
Contact Bill Colgan at firstname.lastname@example.org
|September 25 & 26|
|Junior Sailing School (Weekdays 9-11:45) *||July 5 – August 13|
|Sailing Lessons (Weekdays & weekends)||June 14 – September 3|
*Subject to Covid restrictions
For details about Sailing School see web listings for Junior Sailing School and Sailing Lessons or contact the Club Manager, Greg Holochwost, at email@example.com 305-433-0960
Dinner Parties / Covered Dish Dinners at the clubhouse:
Appetizers at 5:45 pm and Dinner at 6 pm. Reminders for each event will be sent out to all members via email and will also be posted on our web site home page prior to the event date.
|July 4th Weekend||Saturday July 3|
|Anniversary Party||Saturday August 7|
|Labor Day Weekend||Saturday September 4|
For the dinner parties/covered dish dinners the Club traditionally provides the main course, some side dishes, water and soft drinks. Members and guests bring appetizers, side dishes and desserts to share and other drinks if desired. Volunteers to help with setup and/or takedown are requested. To coordinate and/or volunteer contact Steve Black at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-966-2703
Annual RBSA Banquet & Awards Dinner
Saturday November TBD
The RBSA Banquet & Awards Dinner will be held at a a country club or restaurant. Details will be provided closer to the date of the event.
Town Hall Meetings
Meet with RBSA leadership to promote the exchange of ideas and suggestions for various programs and services offered or to be offered by the club. This is also an opportunity to get better acquainted with your fellow club members. Open to all classes of membership.
|Spring Town Hall||Sunday May 30 at 10 AM|
|Late Summer Town Hall
(Combined with Annual Member Meeting, following elections)
Meet & Greet Mixers
Opportunity to meet with other members as well a RBSA staff on selected Saturday mornings for about an hour, starting at 10:00 am. These informal gatherings may also include guest speakers to share their expertise on array of topics that may be of interest especially newcomers. Light refreshments provided or bring a mug of you own brew.
|Sunday June 20|
|Sunday July 18|
|Sunday August 15|
Open House for Public
The general public is invited to visit and learn about RBSA membership, facilities, programs and services. Members will be on hand to answer questions, explain various programs, boat rentals and sailing school as well as various membership options. (Subject to any Covid 19 restrictions) Contact Dick Steinle at info@RBSA.org for additional information.
|Sunday June 27, 10 AM to 3 PM|
Help us keep our facilities in good repair as well as looking good. Join us for a few hours of light work on scheduled Saturdays at 9:00 followed by pizza at lunch. This is a great opportunity to help the club as well as the camaraderie and bad jokes of your fellow members and friends of RBSA.
|Spring Cleanup||Saturday May 22|
|Fall Cleanup||Saturday October 23|
Board Meetings 2021
|January||Saturday January 9, 10 AM|
|March||Saturday March 27, 10 AM|
|May||Saturday May 15, 10 AM|
|July||Friday July 9, 6 PM|
|September||Sunday September 5 (follows annual member meeting/trustee elections)
New Board elects officers. Old Board conducts any other business.
|November||Saturday November 6 (new board meets)|
Annual Member Meeting and Trustee Election
|September||Sunday September 5, 9 AM|