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Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
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43˚ 50' 49" N 
069˚ 38' 40" W 
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Racing: 2014 Races & Regattas
BHYC enjoys a full and fun racing season. Summers in Maine ​are short, but we get the most out of it that we can. Most races and regattas sponsored by BHYC are open to both BHYC members and non-members. With so many options, you can find a regatta or race for any sailboat and racing class. We hope you will will come race with us this summer. 

Summer Racing Series
Join us for any of our series this summer - membership in BHYC not requiredRegister online for any of our races. 
  • Wednesday Night Racing: Club racing - open to all - for both PHRF fleets and one design classes (Boothbay Harbor One Design (BHOD), J-22s, and Club 420s).
  • The Classic, an informal two-race series is intended for traditional, full-keel sailboat designs (whether old or new) and heavy cruising boats more than 25 years old.

Regattas and Races
Windjammer Days Boothbay Harbor One Design Race
June 22
Join the Windjammer Days celebration by racing your classic BHOD in the 3rd annual Windjammer BHOD regatta! Click here for more information.

'Round Southport Race
July 6
One of the really fun events of the summer, the race between BHYC sailors and the Southport Yacht Club was resurrected in 2011 when the original trophy, a black garbage pail, was located. Will BHYC hold onto the coveted trash can again in 2014? Click here for more information.

1st Annual BHYC Junior Program Foundation Cup
August 13
The BHYC Junior Program Foundation Cup encourages skippers to bring aboard a young sailor (12+) from the BHYC Junior Program or High School Sailing Club - youth will not be counted against crew number or weight restrictions!

4th Corinthians Ocean Race
July 25 - July 29, 2014
The forth running of the Stonington, CT to Boothbay Harbor, ME ocean race, also known as the "Lobster Run" is a Category 2 Ocean Sailing Race. The distance is approximately 332nm. The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions will be be posted in early 2014. Click here for more information from the Corinthians Ocean Race website.

40th Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Regatta
August 2-3
This regatta is a premier event on the Gulf of Maine Racing Association (GMORA) sailing circuit, with participating boats ranging 17 to 80 feet and with crews from 2 to 12. Click here for more information.

Junior Sailing Regattas
Maine State Opti Championship
August 11-12
Held every year since the early 1990s, and hosted by clubs around the state, we were proud that by Payton Thompson's finish as the top Maine champion fleet sailor in 2013, we will host the 2014 Maine State Optimist Championship.

If you're interested in making BHYC Racing a part of your summer in Maine, contact us about becoming a member.
Boothbay Harbor One Designs (BHODs) 2010 Commodore's Cup (C Class)
2010 Commodore's Cup (B Class)
Conditions at the Club
The day's weather and tides are updated daily at the Stewards' Shack:
Questions?
Contact the Club at 207-633-5750 or stop by the Casino for race notices.

Seguin Island Trophy Race
Each year, BHYC sailors are proud to participate in the Seguin Island Trophy Race, hosted by our neighbors at the Southport Yacht Club.