Listed below is Hyannis Yacht Club's active racing schedule, which starts in May and continues through September.
Racing this year has been exciting! Wednesday nights' Beer Can races have been having 20+ boats race every week. Thursday nights have seen 20+ Lasers competing. Weekends have been fun with Figawi, Sunfish North American Regatta, and the Father's Day Race. Upcoming events include: Race Around the Cape starting July 15, Hyannis Yacht Club ANNUAL REGATTA on July 30 and 31, Youth Invitational on August 9 and 10, Cross Sound Challenge on August 20 and 21, along with the Chowder Cups and the Hurricane Cup in September. Our 420 Racing Team is racing all over the Northeast, competing in local regattas. We invite all to come and join us! Volunteers and boats are welcome and encouraged! Fun is had by all! Don't miss out! For more information, see the racing pages below, or email email@example.com.
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.
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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.
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.
Youth Invitational Regatta August 9 and 10
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Hyannis Yacht Club Oktoberfest Regatta ~ Sunday October 2, 2022