Whats going on at the RBSA
Located at:
38767 Rehoboth Bay Sailing Assoc. La.
Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Mail to:
PO Box 483, Rehoboth Beach DE 19971
Email to: info@rbsa.org
Phone: 302-227-9008

Events 2017

As of September 6, 2017
Click here to download a copy of the Events Calendar


  • Club Series Races: Each monthly series will each have at least three weekend days of racing, with 3-4 races every Saturday with a separate series for Sunfish and another series for Open Fleet/Flying Scots1. Low point scoring used (1=1st, 2=2nd, etc.) with throw-outs used as follows: 6 total races=1 Throw-out, 9 races=2 Throw-outs, 12 races=3 Throw-outs.
    º Sunfish & Open Fleet Warm-ups: May 28 - 12:00pm
    º Sunfish Series June: Every Saturday
    º Sunfish Series July: Every Saturday except July 3
    º Sunfish Series August: Every Saturday
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series June: Every Saturday
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series July: Every Saturday
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series August: Every Saturday - except Aug 5

    Start times for club series:
      º Sunfish: Skippers meeting at 12 noon; first race starts at 1:00 pm.
      º FlyingScot/Open Fleet: Skippers meeting at 12 noon; first race starts at 1:00 pm. (6 minutes after start of Sunfish heat.)
      1. This is a new schedule for 2017 and may be adjusted as needed during the season and the calendar of events will be updated to reflect any changes.

  • Club Regattas:
  • º Hobie Fleet 106 To be announced; see note 2 below
    º McConnell Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200)1 July 1 (Sat)
    º Norman Bennett Cup (Open Fleet)1 Rescheduled from July 2 to Aug 5
    º Flying Scot (Fleet 206)1 June 17 (Sat)
    º Flying Scot Solo Race (Fleet 206)1 July 16 (Sat)
    º Flying Scot (Fleet 206)1 Sept 10 (Sun)
    º Commodore's Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200)1 Sept 2(Sat)
    º Granville Tubman (Open Fleet)1 Sept 3 (Sun)

    NOTES Club Regattas:
      1. Regattas for Sunfish, Flying Scots and Open fleets each have 3-5 races (conditions permitting). Skippers' Meeting 12pm, first start 1pm, all boats & all abilities encouraged to participate.
      2. Hobie Race Weekends will be announced during the week before the event via email. If you are interested in attending any Hobie events, email Bill Colgan at william.colgan@exeloncorp.com to be put on the email list.”

  • Fun Days All members are encouraged to participate (great opportunity for all members to socialize).
  • º Sail to Paradise Grille (Long Neck) July 8
    º Good Time Races (Open to all members) EveryTuesday July and August
    This event is sponsored by Fleet 206 Flying Scots and is open to anyone including those members who would like to try racing. Have some fun and hone your sailing skills as well as the opportunity to meet other members on the water and afterwards for refreshments (BYO). Rules will be kept simple and competition will be light hearted.

  • Invitational Regattas
  • º Flying Scot Racing Clinic May 20 – 21
    º Sunfish Regional June 17 – 18
    º Flying Scot Fleet 206 August 19 - 20
    º Hobie Fleet 106 October 7 - 8

  • Sunset Sail: Offered to the general public as a relaxing way to end their summer day as well as to introduce newcomers to the joy of sailing on beautiful Rehoboth Bay as the sun bids another daily farewell on the Western horizon.
  • º Every Monday thru Thursday by reservation June 19 thru August 17, 4 to 6 pm

social events

  • Dinner Parties at the clubhouse. Appetizers at 5:45 pm and Dinner at 6 pm; Look for flyers under special announcements on the Home page of RBSA.ORG
  • º Memorial Day Weekend Sat May 27
    º July 4th Weekend Sat July 1
    º Anniversary Party Sat Aug 12
    º Labor Day Weekend Sat Sept 2
    º Annual RBSA Banquet & Awards Dinner Sat Nov 11
  • The Social Committee is looking for volunteers and committee members for the 2016 season. Volunteers are needed to help with the set up before dinner and clean up after dinner. Please contact David or Denise Stock if you are interested in volunteering. Phone: 215 721 4715; or email: ddstock2@verizon.net

  • Open House: The general public is invited to visit and learn about RBSA facilities.  Members will be on hand to answer questions, explain various programs, boat rentals and sailing school as well as various membership options.
  • º Open House July 1 (Sat) 10 to 3pm

  • Kids Sailing Fair: The fair is open to all kids up to age 16 and is designed to cultivate an interest in sailing at an early age. Activities will include on-land hands on working a Sunfish, classroom sailing lesson, boating activity tables, prizes, exhibitors and games. A light lunch will be provided. Open to all members and the public including surrounding communities. Children 12 and under require a parent/guardian.
  • º Kids First Sailing Fair June 21 (Wed) 11 - 2 pm, rain or shine

  • Work Parties: Help us keep our facilities in good repair as well as looking good.  Join us for a few hours of light work on scheduled Saturdays followed by pizza at lunch.  This is a great opportunity to help the club as well as the camaraderie and bad jokes of your fellow members and friends of RBSA.
  • º Spring Cleanup April 29
    º Spring Cleanup May 6


  • Board Meetings
  • º April Apr 30
    º May Scheduled June 3
    º June June 3
    º July July 8
    º August TBD, if necessary
    º September Sept 3
    º October Oct 21

  • Member Meetings
  • Annual Member Meeting and Elections Sept 3 (Sunday)

other events

º RBSA Opens to the Public May 28
º RBSA Closes to the Public Sept 3, at 1700 hours
º Sailing School Opens June 19
º Sailing School Ends Aug 18
º Big Boat Launch Sat May 13
º Big Boat Haul Out Sat Oct 14 (Tentative)*
* Conditions permitting (e.g. high winds); otherwise Sunday October 15