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 2018


As of March 23, 2018
Click here to download a copy of the Events Calendar


sailing

  • Club Series Races: Each monthly series will have at least three weekend days of racing, with 3-4 races every Saturday with one series for Sunfish and one series for Flying Scot/Open fleet. In case of unfavorable conditions, series races may be postponed to the immediately following Sunday. Low point scoring is 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. This schedule may be adjusted during the season, and changes will be reflected here.
    º Sunfish & Open Fleet Warm-ups: Saturday May 26 12:00 pm
    º Sunfish Series June: Every Saturday
    º Sunfish Series July: Every Saturday (exc. 7/7 McConnell Cup)
    º Sunfish Series August: Every Saturday
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series June: Every Saturday
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series July:
       Fleet 206 Regatta
    Every Saturday (exc. 7/7 Bennett Cup and 7/14)
    º Flying Scot/Open Fleet Series August: Every Saturday (exc. 8/18-19 = Dist Champs)

    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 1:06 pm. (6 minutes after start of Sunfish heat.)

  • Club Regattas:
  • º Hobie Fleet 106 Anniversary Cup: June 23 (Sat)
    º McConnell Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200): July 1 (Sat)
    º Norman Bennett Cup (Open Fleet): July 1 (Sat)
    º Flying Scot Fleet 206 Regatta: June 14 (Sat)
    º Hobie Fleet 106 Fleet Championship: Aug 4 (Sat)
    º Commodore's Cup (Sunfish Fleet 200): Sept 1 (Sat)
    º Granville Tubman (Open Fleet): Sept 1 (Sun)
    º Flying Scot Fleet 206 Regatta: Sept 9 (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. 1. On Hobie Dates (June 23 and August 4) the fleet will be sticking around after sailing and firing up the grill for a Bring Your Own Barbeque social.  All sailors are welcome to join in.  For more details email Bill Colgan at william.colgan@exeloncorp.com.

  • Social Events: All members are encouraged to participate (great opportunity for all members to socialize).
  • º (Special Event to be announced) TBD
    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. Skippers’ meeting at 3:00 pm.
    º Hobie College (Open to All Members) Sept 8 (Sat)
    Fleet members will make themselves available to instruct catamaran sailors.  All levels of instruction will be available from beginners to advanced sailing including both recreational sailing and racing.  Beginning at noon we will meet on the deck to find out what levels of instruction attendees need.  We will start with chalk talks and move into on the water instructions commensurate with the needs of the attendees.

  • Invitational Regattas
  • º Flying Scot Racing Clinic: (To be scheduled)
    º Fleet 206 Capital District Championship RBSA: August 18-19 (Flying Scots)
    º Hobie Fleet 106 (To be scheduled)
    º Albacore Regionals: (Tentative) October 6-7

  • Lazy Summer Sailboat Rides: 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 under the direction of an RBSA certified instructor.
  • º Every Monday thru Thursday by reservation June 18 thru August 17, 1 to 4 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 26
    º July 4th Weekend: Sat July 7
    º Anniversary Party: Sat Aug 11
    º Labor Day Weekend : Sat Sept 1
    º Annual RBSA Banquet & Awards Dinner: Sat Oct 13 at Kings Creek Country Club
  • The Social Committee is looking for volunteers and committee members for the 2018 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 Julne 30, 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 (date TBA)

  • 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 21
    º Spring Cleanup: May 19
    º Fall ‘Mothball’: (date TBA)

governance

  • Board Meetings
  • º March Sat Mar 10
    º April Sat Apr 28
    º May Sat May 26
    º June Sat June 30
    º July Sat July 28
    º August TBD, if necessary
    º September Sun Sept 2
    º October TBD, if necessary

  • Member Meetings
  • Annual Member Meeting and Elections Sun Sept 2

other events

º RBSA Opens to the Public Fri May 26
º RBSA Closes to the Public Mon Sept 3, at 5 pm
º Sailing School Opens Mon June 18
º Sailing School Ends Fru Ayg 17
º Big Boat Launch Sat May 12
º Big Boat Haul Out Sat Oct 20 (Tentative)*
* Conditions permitting (e.g. high winds); otherwise Sunday October 15