All Racing

Listed below is Hyannis Yacht Club's active racing schedule, which starts in May and continues through September.

This area of the site is open to the public as are all the racing events we hold at the club.

Racing is governed by the US Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing. Every boat skipper needs to hold a current US Sailing membership.

Our racing area, Nantucket Sound, is blessed with steady sea breezes, interesting and challenging navigation, and was named by Sailing World Magazine as one of the top ten best places to sail in the US. Click or tap on the events below for more information.

Click on the race categories below for more information.

51st Annual Figawi Race Weekend May 27-29th

Plans for the famous race starting at HYC in 2022 are still in flux. Check here for an update, NoR's when we get them and plans for the weekend.

This is not good news: News for Figawi 2022

Last year, 2021, HYC hosted the event and we had some successful racing in the sound, and did our best to host open air events at the club.

Ocean Class PHRF

HYC Ocean Class Fleet conducts an entire Summer Series of racing events to suit all skill levels. Our races are open to our members and non-members alike.

Weekly on Wednesday evenings in June, July and August at 1800, we conduct our Ocean Class PHRF Beer Can Series. A spirit of camaraderie and fun is essential to our collective enjoyment of the races. This is a great opportunity to match your sailing skills against other sailors in a light-hearted environment. Sail for one night, a month, or join us for the season. Our skippers and crews have fostered a mentoring program to assist new skippers to join the fleet. We can help with crew, visitor moorings, and welcome new racers to the club Trophies are awarded weekly, monthly, and for fun activities in which our crews participate.

There is a series of weekend long-distance races in Nantucket Sound. The Wilbur Cup Series consists of five separate races throughout the Summer. Each event is scored separately and trophies are awarded for each event The Wilbur Cup Series Trophy goes to the winner of each class.

Hyannis Yacht Club Ocean Class conducts "Beer Can" races every Wednesday evening at 1800 in June, July, and August. Trophies awarded to the top finishers in each class (Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker for each group of races.

Click here for more Ocean Class Racing information.

One Design Laser and J22

HYC Annual Regatta July 30/31

The HYC Regatta Committee anticipates 5 fleets: PHRF, Wianno Seniors, J22s, Lasers, and Sunfish.

Click here for more information

Youth Invitational Regatta  August 8 and 9

HYC is planning the event for 2022. Check back for more information.

Upcoming Events:

April 23rd 8-5 US Sailing Race Management Training

May 14th 8-4 Race Committee Hands-on Training Jamboree. Learn how to help us run races.

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