Regattas & Registration
Hampton Yacht Club is the premier yacht club on the southern Chesapeake Bay for sailboat racing, featuring keelboats, one design, and junior racing.
HYC offers several annual events, including for keelboats Southern Bay Race Week (largest regatta on the southern Chesapeake Bay), The Down the Bay Race (72 years), Hampton Sprints, and the HYC Annual Middle Ground Light Race. Annual events for One Design classes include the Spring and Fall Fling Regattas, the HYC Annual One Design Regatta which spans nearly a century, and the newly sanctioned HYC Annual Hospice One Design Regatta.
Over the years Hampton Yacht Club has hosted many National, North American, and World Championships, including, the J-111 Worlds, Ida Lewis Women’s US Sailing Championship, and the USODA Optimist Nationals. And, the Hampton One Design Class has been active at HYC since 1934, the HOD having been selected by HYC specifically for sailing in the southern Chesapeake Bay.
For more information on One Design sailing opportunities and events please contact the Sailing Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Keelboat Racing events please contact
HYC Sail Captain (Racing) John McCarthy at 757-850-4225
Dana Dillon New Years Madness Race
HYC has a fleet of 6 club-owned and maintained Sonars. These 23-foot day racers are very stable keelboats that are perfect for a new sailor who is learning the ropes or for the experienced match racer. They are available for members to check out for a regatta or for a fun sail.