The club’s very own regatta. In 2012 this is a CBYRA sanctioned event. Join us for the race and then stay for the awards ceremony and party. The awards ceremony takes place at the club’s CPM location.
2012 Results :
RUMBLE takes YORK RIVER CUP. Ben Weeks and crew on Rumble (J29) are winners of the 26th York River Cup. Conditions on the river were better than expected, with only light rain on the course Saturday afternoon. Results: PHRF A/B/C (4 boats), 1. Ben Weeks, Rumble (2-1), 2. Mike Austin, Movin’ On (1-2); PHRF Non-spin (3 boats) 1. George Jones, Poco Loco (1-1), 2. Joran Gendell, Elixir (2-2). Event Chairman – Steve Bowen. Continue reading
From Southern Bay Racing News You Can Use (SBRNYCU) #509:
Dream On, skipper Steve Bowen and crew, are winners of the 2010 York River Cup. Boats gathered to contest The Cup on a beautiful Fall day with winds NE 10-13, temps in the mid 70s and clear skies. RESULTS: Spinnaker Fleet: 1. Rumble – Ben Weeks/Michele Cochran; 2. Movin On – Mike Austin; 3.Bellatrix – Gary Van Tassel. Non-Spinnaker Fleet: 1.Dream On – Steve Bowen; 2. Hornet – Brian Gregory; 3. Midnight Rider – John Haracivet. Race Chairman – Mike Mastracci.
The 2010 York River Cup is scheduled for Saturday September 18th with a 12:30 PM rendezvous in the vicinity of York River R”22″. This CBYRA sanctioned regatta has two planned races. Entries are due by September 16th. A post regatta social is planned for 1700 with dinner following at 1800. Complete details can be found in the sailing instructions. Continue reading
The YRC suffered through the hottest day of the year so far. The heat was relentless with barely a whisper of wind. The non-spin and spinnaker fleets got off just after 1 pm in a couple of knots of fickle wind but it was a hard slog to the windward mark and even harder running back against the current. Luckily a sea breeze filled in with a hundred and eighty degree wind shift, so those beating back up the course suddenly had to get their spinnakers back on deck and those still on a run found themselves again beating to windward. Continue reading
The annual York River Cup will be held Saturday, 16 June 2007. This is YRYC’s flagship racing event, and this year all proceeds will benefit the Watermen’s Museum in Yorktown, VA. The race takes place near the mouth of the York River, with the skipper’s meeting at the York River Yacht Club’s clubroom starting at 1000 and the post-race party and dinner taking place at the Watermen’s Museum itself.