SCC/GIYS Annual Regatta Spring Race : Gibson Island Yacht Squadron

About Event

Depending on weather conditions, a distance race of 10–30NM around CBYRA Regions 2 & 3 marks passing through one of the middle three spans of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The course will be announced on VHF 72 and will be designated using placards on the Race Committee Signal Boat at the starting line, showing the Region and the CBYRA letter designations of the marks to be utilized in each Region in order to sail the course.

GIYS will host a Dock Party (cookout, keg, and cash bar) at 1730 on Saturday 16 May at the GIYS Boathouse for competitors in the SCC–GIYS Spring Regatta and the MRSA Spring Classic and guests. Party tickets may be purchased separately.

Party tickets purchased on line by 2400 8 May are $20 per person. Tickets purchased after 2400 8 May 2014 are $25 per person.

Free overnight dockage or mooring and tender service for yachts competing in the SCC-GIYS Regatta. Call the GIYS Harbor master on VHF 78A for instructions. For arrivals by car, contact GIYS Harbormaster in advance at 410.255.7632 or email

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News & Notices

  • May 16, 2015 14:24 EST


  • May 16, 2015 14:21 EST

    The provisional results are posted. The Signal Boat Docked at 14:21:34 ...

  • May 15, 2015 17:50 EST

    The Sailing Instructions are posted.Click here to go to the page where you can download the SIs ...

  • May 14, 2015 17:46 EST

    The post race party and awards ceremony will be held at the Gibson Island Boat Works at Red House Cove, Gibson Island. Some dockage and tender service from nearby moorings will be available. ...

  • May 14, 2015 17:42 EST

    The Sailing Instructions are posted. The SIs include the order of the start, a schematic diagram showing the CBYRA region 2 and region 3 marks that may be used, and a table showing the coordinates of the marks. The course to be used will be indicated on placards on the signal boat at the start of the race. The placards will refer to the information contained in the Sailing Instructions. ...

  • May 07, 2015 10:52 EST


    Tickets for the post race party are available through the event  Storefront Click here to buy tickets.
    Party tickets include the kegger and cookout.  There will also be a cash bar.

  • Feb 23, 2015 17:57 EST

    SCC- GIYS Spring Race Awards
    Awards will be made at the post race party at the Gibson Island.

    1st/3, 2nd/5, 3rd/7 & 4th/10+ starters. ...

  • Feb 18, 2015 15:20

    Event site launched on Regatta Network ...

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