Sailing

Overview

Bay Shore Yacht Club offers several races throughout summer and early fall. Highlights include the annual Commodore's Cup, Commodore's Memorial Cup and Husband/Wife race.


Non members are accepted on a first come first served basis for one season only. 

2018 BSYC Regatta Schedule

Schedule for May through September

Overview of our Youth Sailing Classes

Our sailing classes are conducted at different levels, starting with Beginner Crew / Opti I and continuing through Advanced Sailing/Racing, Tactics and an Apprenticeship program. The following class descriptions offer a general overview of each class. They are listed as a general guide, and students will be placed in classes most suitable to their experience, skill level, and age. 

Great South Bay Yacht Racing Association

Organized in 1906 GSBYRA is a not-for-profit, sailing organization where fellow sailors race, share and explore educational experiences building boats, promote on the water safety, and enjoy the camaraderie of maritime heritage at social events. Visit the GSBYRA website for a list of their hosted races.

South Bay Cruising Club

The South Bay Cruising Club (SBCC) was established to  promote cruising and racing under sail on the Great South Bay, Long Island, NY and nearby waters. Since it’s founding in 1951, it has grown to a group of over 200 sailing families. The only requirement for membership is owning a sailboat with an enclosed  cabin in which one can prepare a meal and spend a comfortable night.  

Sunfish Co-Op

Our sunfish co-op is for adults and young adults (16+) who want to occasionally sail. Sunfish are easy to sail yet fast enough to be interesting. Use is  members and Jr. members 16+.  Members’ children <16 must have a member 16+ on-board.  When signing up for the co-op please list all family members eligible to use the boats. Non-resident immediate family members who are visiting are allowed to use boats.  Non-members may not use the boats without a member onboard.

  • Boats subject to availability.
  • Boat sign out via web page – Sign-in sheet @ club to get & return sails, tiller and dagger board.
  • Slots 9am / 12pm / 3pm – if the boat is unrigged 1 hour past your sign up – it can be signed out and used for the balance of time until the next sign-out period.
  • Each boat is numbered along with the parts associated with that boat.  Please match numbers to boats.
  • All boats parts are to be completely rinsed and stored after each use.
  • All co-op members are asked to either contribute 2 hours maintenance in the
  • spring and fall or $100 (in addition to the $85 annual usage fee) towards the upkeep and storage of the boats.
  • Members' young adult children aged 21– 26 years who are using the facilities regularly (more than 2x / season) will be asked to become BSYC Jr. Members @$50+tx/year. NOTE: These Junior memberships convert at age 26 to full membership with no initiation or assessments.
  • If you damage a boat please contact Rebecka Russo NWReb@optonline.net 631-666-3309, or Larry Becker 631-987-7047 so that the damage can be addressed ASAP.  Do not attempt to fix any damage without their approval.