Listed below is Hyannis Yacht Club's active racing schedule, which starts in May and continues through September, 2021.
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.
Come race in our 2021 HYC Regatta. Click Here to Register. Find out more on the HYC Annual Regatta page below.
Click on the race categories below for more information.
HYC is proud to be hosting this event over Memorial Day Weekend.
For the NoR, Registration information and the schedule for the weekend, go to https://figawi.com
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. Our skippers and crews have fostered a mentoring program to assist new skippers to join the fleet. 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. 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. Trophies awarded to the top finishers in each class (Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker for each group of races.
Our One Design Class conducts Laser and J22 class races weekly in June, July, and August on Thursday evenings at 1800 in Lewis Bay. Our very competitive fleet contains experienced and new sailors and the J22's are often looking for crew. Both classes also race on Sundays, with a late morning start.
Please join us, if you are an experienced racer or a recreational sailor that would like to try something new. We promise that you will have fun! We also invite members and non-members to join our experienced Race Committee crew, where we need help with flags, signs, and mark boat operation. Our active RC group holds regular US Sailing sponsored training events.
To Register, as a member, first login with your username and password by clicking on Members at the top right. Once logged in, click on Public Site, top right, and then Programs and Program Registration. Choose Racing, then One Design and Click Here for Class Options.
Hyannis Yacht Club's main event of the season is always held on the last weekend in July. This year the event will have 2 days of racing on Saturday and Sunday. With sailors from all over, warm water, reliable breezes and a wonderful welcome from our enthusiastic club, this an event you must put on your calendar.
Click here for more information, registration and volunteering opportunities.