Racing at OGYC


There are many racing opportunities at OGYC for both experienced and novice racers as detailed below.  The Racing Schedule provides dates and links to the events.

Wednesday Twilight Series
Weekly racing for PHRF rated boats at 1900 in Captain Harbor. Three starts for three divisions covering the latest racing machines to the antique cruiser, and all divisions are non-spinnaker. 
For one-design racing, Ideal 18s also participate in the series on a short course with three or four races run in quick succession.

Sunday YRA Racing
YRA races offer Ideal 18s and Lasers a longer course with three or four races sailed over two to three hours. OGYC is joined by sailors from Riverside YC, Indian Harbor YC and the Belle Haven Club which brings as many as 10 - 20 Ideal 18s and over 20 Lasers to the starting line.  Spinnakers are allowed for any class that uses them.

OGYC Sponsored Regattas
The Around the Island Chase Race and Solstice Regatta are held in June and the USS America Regatta is in early August. Solstice has starts for Lasers and Ideal 18s.  USS America has starts for PHRF divisions as well as Lasers and Ideal 18s. Trophies are awarded for all divisions in both regattas.

Women's Racing
OGYC is part of Women on the Water, a group of area yacht clubs whose female racing members who hold weekly supper series at member clubs.  

Captain Harbor Friday Night Series
On four Friday evenings in June and July, each of the four clubs on Captain Harbor host an evening of racing and a post race gathering. Starts are held for PHRF divisions and one-design Ideal 18s.

Long Island Sound Regattas
OGYC participates in numerous regattas on Long Island Sound throughout the season, both PHRF and one-design.  These include the Block Island Race, the Bermuda Race, Stamford Yacht Club's Denmark Friendship Race, and Larchmont Race Week.

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