Quissett Yacht Club

Founded 1912

Quissett Harbor Light Buoy
41.32.5  70.39.9

Buzzards Bay
Sunny, SW 10-15

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So far QYC has created 145 blog entries.
21 08, 2015

Not Quite the Whiteley Cup

2016-07-20T22:48:02-04:00

Quissett Yacht Club - Sunday, August 9, 2015 By: Ted Burt Race Committee crew: Ted Burt, Sarah Meigs, Mike Garfield, Alan Haigh, Brett Buckingham No times were recorded in this [...]

Not Quite the Whiteley Cup2016-07-20T22:48:02-04:00
12 08, 2015

2015 Round the Bay Race NOR

2016-02-16T17:03:15-05:00

Quissett Yacht Club Quissett Harbor Falmouth, Massachusetts 63rd Annual Round The Bay Race 1200 Saturday, September 12, 2015 Open to PHRF-NE Racing and Cruising Classes Notice of Race and Sailing [...]

2015 Round the Bay Race NOR2016-02-16T17:03:15-05:00
10 08, 2015

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 5 & 6

2016-02-14T14:49:03-05:00

Seaman & Mate By Weatherly Saunders We had a record number of July students returning to Seaman class this session, and welcomed four new students into the August! After a [...]

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 5 & 62016-02-14T14:49:03-05:00
10 08, 2015

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 3 & 4

2016-02-14T14:49:42-05:00

Seaman, Mate, and Adventure Sailing By Hannah Garfield The Seaman Class improved tremendously in the last two weeks of the session! We sailed the Opti’s everyday in the final week [...]

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 3 & 42016-02-14T14:49:42-05:00
10 08, 2015

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 1 & 2

2016-02-14T14:50:13-05:00

Seaman Class By Emma Garfield What a great first two weeks it has been! Thanks to the Bullseyes, we have been on the water all except for one day. The [...]

Junior Sailing Class Weeks 1 & 22016-02-14T14:50:13-05:00
7 08, 2015

Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy for H-12s

2016-07-20T22:48:57-04:00

July 29, 2015 Last to First in Five Minutes By Doug Jones The Wednesday evening between the July and August series is annually reserved for the Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy [...]

Janet Burt Chalmers Trophy for H-12s2016-07-20T22:48:57-04:00
6 08, 2015

Opti Race Team competes at Megansett

2016-02-14T15:11:57-05:00

July 22, 2015 Megansett Hosts the Unkie By Weatherly Saunders Our Opti Race team had another successful Unkie at Megansett last Wednesday with the majority of our sailors having their [...]

Opti Race Team competes at Megansett2016-02-14T15:11:57-05:00
1 08, 2015

July Wednesday Series 4

2016-07-20T22:49:24-04:00

July 22, 2015 A Spectacular Wednesday Evening on Buzzards Bay By Doug Jones For the first time all season, the Wednesday evening Quissett Race Committee did not have to worry [...]

July Wednesday Series 42016-07-20T22:49:24-04:00
1 08, 2015

July Saturday S and H Series 3

2016-07-20T22:49:44-04:00

July 25, 2015 Final races of the July Saturday Series! By Ted Burt It’s true! The summer must be almost half over. In fact, the weather had a touch of [...]

July Saturday S and H Series 32016-07-20T22:49:44-04:00
1 08, 2015

Junior Series 2

2016-02-14T14:54:59-05:00

July 19, 2015 Olsen Redux By Doug Jones A light (3-5 knot) wind from the West greeted the Race Committee of Molly Jones, Caroline Morss, Annie Dean, and Doug Jones [...]

Junior Series 22016-02-14T14:54:59-05:00
1 08, 2015

July Wednesday Series 3

2016-07-20T22:50:44-04:00

July 15, 2015 Another Race, Another Grayson Winner By Doug Jones Following Ted Grayson’s victory last week in the Wednesday evening race and Sarah Grayson’s come from behind win in [...]

July Wednesday Series 32016-07-20T22:50:44-04:00
1 08, 2015

July Saturday S and H Series 2

2016-07-20T22:51:02-04:00

July 18, 2015 Follow the Leader: S Class By Wendy Martyna and Alan Haigh It was a picture perfect day for S boat racing off Quissett, on Saturday July 18th [...]

July Saturday S and H Series 22016-07-20T22:51:02-04:00
26 07, 2015

Edgartown and Vineyard Haven 420 Regattas

2016-07-20T22:50:24-04:00

By Phil Lynch We have now completed both the Edgartown and Vineyard Haven Regattas! Despite extremely heavy conditions at the onset of Edgartown, we still had two boats sail in 30+ [...]

Edgartown and Vineyard Haven 420 Regattas2016-07-20T22:50:24-04:00
26 07, 2015

Quissett Hosts the Unkie

2016-02-14T15:13:11-05:00

By: Weatherly Saunders The Opti race team had an impressive second Unkie at Quissett on Wednesday, July 15th! The race committee was only able to get one race off for [...]

Quissett Hosts the Unkie2016-02-14T15:13:11-05:00
20 07, 2015

July Saturday S and H Series 1

2016-07-20T22:51:20-04:00

July 11, 2015 July weather tests sailors’ patience By Ted Burt The Saturday series in July will only involve three race days due to other events on the Quissett Yacht [...]

July Saturday S and H Series 12016-07-20T22:51:20-04:00
20 07, 2015

July Wednesday Series 2

2016-07-20T22:51:42-04:00

July 8, 2015 By Doug Jones Swizzle Sizzles The second race of the Quissett Yacht Club July Wednesday series continued to challenge the Race Committee with another non traditional wind [...]

July Wednesday Series 22016-07-20T22:51:42-04:00
20 07, 2015

McMurtrie Trophy

2016-07-20T22:53:16-04:00

Sunday July 12, 2015 Swizzle surges from behind By Doug Jones This past Sunday afternoon four Quissett Yacht Club women over 35 competed for the McMurtrie Trophy in a 10-12 [...]

McMurtrie Trophy2016-07-20T22:53:16-04:00
14 07, 2015

Sportsmanship and Teamwork at the Unkie

2016-02-14T14:59:00-05:00

By Weatherly Saunders The Opti Race Team had a windy first Unkie at Chapoquoit last Wednesday, July 8th ! The race committee was able to get 3 races off. Although [...]

Sportsmanship and Teamwork at the Unkie2016-02-14T14:59:00-05:00
14 07, 2015

Junior Series H-12’s Race 1

2016-02-14T15:13:44-05:00

July 5, 2015 Found It (289) pulls away at the start from Sea Glass (189) By Henry Jones A Fine Day for the Olsens The first junior H-12 [...]

Junior Series H-12’s Race 12016-02-14T15:13:44-05:00
14 07, 2015

Fourth of July Firecracker Trophy for S Boats

2016-07-20T22:53:46-04:00

July 4, 2015 Teaticket sails to victory Saturday, to win the Quissett Yacht Club July 4th S class trophy. By Doug Jones A match for the firecracker Perhaps [...]

Fourth of July Firecracker Trophy for S Boats2016-07-20T22:53:46-04:00
14 07, 2015

Fourth of July Trophy H-12’s

2016-07-20T22:54:15-04:00

July 4, 2015 Allie Rose (586), Due Diligence (366), Penguin (312), Phoenix (183) and Sea Breeze (291) head towards their next mark during the Quissett Yacht Club July 4th [...]

Fourth of July Trophy H-12’s2016-07-20T22:54:15-04:00
14 07, 2015

July Wednesday Series Race #1

2016-07-20T22:54:42-04:00

July 1, 2015 Buttercup (257) rounds the windward mark as Due Diligence (366), Phoenix (183),and Found It (289) pull away. By Doug Jones Phoenix's Triumphant Return from the [...]

July Wednesday Series Race #12016-07-20T22:54:42-04:00
19 06, 2015

2015 QYCies

2016-04-26T23:44:58-04:00

2015 QYCies

2015 QYCies2016-04-26T23:44:58-04:00
27 01, 2015

QYC H Class News

2017-07-06T20:32:10-04:00

Dear Members, Here is the document mentioned on the "Create an Account" page. Since last fall, when the H Class Association released this study, there has been some conversation between QYC owners [...]

QYC H Class News2017-07-06T20:32:10-04:00
3 10, 2014

2014 Round the Bay Race

2016-02-14T15:15:04-05:00

September 6, 2014: Photo by Martha Adams Saturday September 6th looked like a good day for exciting sailing with a southwest wind gusting to 25 mph and the [...]

2014 Round the Bay Race2016-02-14T15:15:04-05:00
12 08, 2014

Beverly Junior Regatta

2016-02-14T15:15:22-05:00

August 12-13, 2014 By Olivia Lord: Beverly Junior Regatta was hosted in Marion this past week. On Monday during class, we sailed 6 boats across the bay to be set [...]

Beverly Junior Regatta2016-02-14T15:15:22-05:00
8 08, 2014

QYC sailor named to 2014 First All-Academic Sailing Team

2016-02-14T15:17:20-05:00

Helen Lord, QYC sailor, racer and former Jr. Sailing instructor, was just named to the 2014 First All-Academic Sailing Team by the InterCollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).  Congratulations Helen!

QYC sailor named to 2014 First All-Academic Sailing Team2016-02-14T15:17:20-05:00
7 08, 2014

100th Year of the Herreshoff 12 1/2!

2016-02-14T15:17:39-05:00

2014 H Class Championship Regatta August 8, 9, 10 at the Buzzards Bay Yacht Club Learn more about the big anniversary year of the H 12 1/2s and the 2014 [...]

100th Year of the Herreshoff 12 1/2!2016-02-14T15:17:39-05:00
7 08, 2014

Wild Harbor Invitational Regatta

2016-02-14T15:20:14-05:00

August 7, 2014 By Olivia Lord: Thursday, we had 14 racers at Wild Harbor for the invitational regatta! It was a perfect day for the kids to get used to [...]

Wild Harbor Invitational Regatta2016-02-14T15:20:14-05:00
5 08, 2014

Megansett Yacht Club Unkie Cup

2016-02-14T15:20:08-05:00

Dear Opti Racing Parents, The Megansett Yacht Club Unkie Cup was our first light wind Unkie of the year. The southwest breeze came up in the morning at around 6 [...]

Megansett Yacht Club Unkie Cup2016-02-14T15:20:08-05:00
4 08, 2014

Scituate Regatta

2016-02-14T15:20:22-05:00

August 4 & 5, 2014 By Olivia Lord: Everyone trekked up to Scituate on Sunday with the trailers and 5 boats to get everything ready for the regatta on Monday [...]

Scituate Regatta2016-02-14T15:20:22-05:00
3 08, 2014

2014 Quissett Invitational S Class Regatta

2015-08-04T16:22:08-04:00

August 2-3, 2014 By Doug Jones: This past wet weekend the Quissett Yacht Club hosted the second Quissett Invitational S Boat Regatta. Despite torrential downpours and variable winds, five races [...]

2014 Quissett Invitational S Class Regatta2015-08-04T16:22:08-04:00
3 08, 2014

First Junior Race

2016-02-14T21:11:04-05:00

August 3, 2014 By Henry Jones: First Junior Race, A Month Late After two races having to be cancelled due to high winds and lack of participants, the light northeast [...]

First Junior Race2016-02-14T21:11:04-05:00
2 08, 2014

August Saturday Second Race

2016-07-20T22:52:54-04:00

August 2, 2014 By Doug Jones New Wind, New Skippers, New Boats, Same Result A northeasterly wind of 10-12 knots and the S-boat regatta provided the backdrop for a whole [...]

August Saturday Second Race2016-07-20T22:52:54-04:00
1 08, 2014

Harrington and Woodriff Trophies

2015-08-03T01:20:24-04:00

August 1, 2014 By Doug Jones: Two of the most coveted trophies of the Quissett Yacht Club are the Harrington and Woodriff trophies for H -12s. The contestants for these [...]

Harrington and Woodriff Trophies2015-08-03T01:20:24-04:00
30 07, 2014

August Wednesday Series Race #1

2016-07-20T22:55:39-04:00

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 By Doug Jones Exciting from Start to Finish! This is what the Quissett Wednesday series is supposed to be: a gorgeous evening for sailing, just the [...]

August Wednesday Series Race #12016-07-20T22:55:39-04:00
29 07, 2014

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 5

2016-02-14T15:19:57-05:00

Optis Seaman: We’re off to a great start of the August session! The first couple days were a review for the returners: all about learning the basics on land. On [...]

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 52016-02-14T15:19:57-05:00
27 07, 2014

Whiteley Trophy

2015-08-03T01:19:23-04:00

July 27, 2014 By Henry Jones: A southerly wind of 8-12 knots greeted the Race Committee of Doug and Henry Jones as they headed out to the start of the [...]

Whiteley Trophy2015-08-03T01:19:23-04:00
21 07, 2014

100th Year of the Herreshoff 12 1/2!

2015-10-02T12:10:43-04:00

H Class Regatta Learn more about the big anniversary year of the Herreshoff 12 1/2s and the 2014 H Class Championship Regatta, sign up, etc. at: The 2014 H Class [...]

100th Year of the Herreshoff 12 1/2!2015-10-02T12:10:43-04:00
21 07, 2014

Chappy Unkie Cup Races

2016-02-14T15:19:39-05:00

The first Unkie Cup of the summer was a great success! All 15 of our opti racers competed, and we had racers in every fleet. The wind and wave conditions [...]

Chappy Unkie Cup Races2016-02-14T15:19:39-05:00
20 07, 2014

Quissett Unkie Cup

2016-02-14T15:19:28-05:00

The Quissett Unkie Cup was a great way to finish up the July Session in Opti Racing. Despite the unfortunate weather forecast and 30 minute morning delay, we had 15 [...]

Quissett Unkie Cup2016-02-14T15:19:28-05:00
19 07, 2014

July Regattas

2016-02-14T21:11:17-05:00

Chappy Unkie By Julia Lord: The first Unkie Cup of the summer was a great success! All 15 of our opti racers competed, and we had racers in every fleet. [...]

July Regattas2016-02-14T21:11:17-05:00
18 07, 2014

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 4

2016-02-14T15:21:00-05:00

Optis Seaman: We had such a great end to the July session in Seamen Class! Monday we were able to take out the Herreshoff again for more experience in a [...]

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 42016-02-14T15:21:00-05:00
16 07, 2014

July Wednesday Series Race #4

2016-07-20T22:55:59-04:00

July 16, 2014 By Doug Jones: New Waters, New Wind, Old Winner With a shifty wind out of the south southwest and a threat of impending showers, the Quissett Race [...]

July Wednesday Series Race #42016-07-20T22:55:59-04:00
14 07, 2014

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 3

2016-02-14T15:19:01-05:00

Optis Seaman: The third week of sailing was a great success! On Monday, we split up the class into three groups and alternated taking them out on a Herreshoff with [...]

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 32016-02-14T15:19:01-05:00
11 07, 2014

QYC Invitational S Class Regatta

2015-06-17T21:58:57-04:00

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd and 3rd, 2014. Here is a rough outline of the upcoming event. All shore side events (meetings, dinners, prizes) will be in a tent [...]

QYC Invitational S Class Regatta2015-06-17T21:58:57-04:00
11 07, 2014

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 2

2016-02-14T15:08:12-05:00

July 10, 2014 Optis Mate: We had another great week of sailing! A little windier in the morning than usual, but everyone handled it extremely well. On Monday everyone got [...]

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 22016-02-14T15:08:12-05:00
6 07, 2014

McMurtrie Trophy Race

2015-08-03T01:15:25-04:00

July 6, 2014 By Henry Jones: A True Test of Seamanship and Boat Handling! After cancelling the earlier Junior series race due to heavy wind, the race committee of Henry [...]

McMurtrie Trophy Race2015-08-03T01:15:25-04:00
1 07, 2014

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 1

2016-02-14T15:08:41-05:00

July 1, 2014 420 Club Sailing: I want to update you all after a very successful first week of Club Sailing for the summer of 2014. We started off the [...]

Sailing Class Weekly Updates: Week 12016-02-14T15:08:41-05:00
28 06, 2014

July Saturday Series #1 for both “S” class and “H” class

2016-07-20T22:56:19-04:00

June 28, 2014 By Ted Burt: Off to a Great Start or Saturday Series Opening Day The Saturday series got off to a great start with two very competitive classes [...]

July Saturday Series #1 for both “S” class and “H” class2016-07-20T22:56:19-04:00
25 06, 2014

July Wednesday Series Race #1

2016-07-20T22:56:41-04:00

June 2014 By Doug Jones: Oh, what a beautiful evening! A spectacular June evening greeted the Race Committee of Ed Jackson, Henry Jones, and Doug Jones as they steamed the [...]

July Wednesday Series Race #12016-07-20T22:56:41-04:00
21 06, 2014

Early Bird Race

2015-08-03T01:11:05-04:00

June 21, 2014 By Henry Jones: To win or not to win As Cornelia Carey steamed out for the first day of Quissett racing, the Race Committee of Henry Jones, [...]

Early Bird Race2015-08-03T01:11:05-04:00
9 06, 2014

2014 Race Management Seminar

2015-04-28T19:54:10-04:00

From the Commodore: USSA & SMSA held a 1-day Race Management Seminar on May 3, 2014 at Duxbury Bay Maritime School. This basic certification seminar led by experienced Race Officer [...]

2014 Race Management Seminar2015-04-28T19:54:10-04:00
8 06, 2014

QYC Jr. Sailing 2014 – Launches on Harbor House Dock

2016-02-14T15:21:43-05:00

Notes: Whalers will be tied up to the inner side of the dock (closest to the sea wall) when tide permits. If the tide is too low, an open section [...]

QYC Jr. Sailing 2014 – Launches on Harbor House Dock2016-02-14T15:21:43-05:00
7 06, 2014

QYC Juniors Win 2013 UNKIE Regatta

2015-04-28T19:54:10-04:00

On Wednesday, July 10th Quissett's Opti Race Team participated in the first Unkie Cup of 2013 at Chapoquoit Yacht Club! Each summer, five yacht clubs from around Buzzards Bay (Wild [...]

QYC Juniors Win 2013 UNKIE Regatta2015-04-28T19:54:10-04:00
2 06, 2014

2013 QYC Round the Bay Race

2016-02-14T15:22:30-05:00

September 7, 2013 By Steve Chalmers: The eventual second finisher, Eric Wagner's Dark 'n Stormy, completing her jibe at the West Island Bell, which she is obscuring. The [...]

2013 QYC Round the Bay Race2016-02-14T15:22:30-05:00
7 09, 2013

2013 Round the Bay Race Results

2016-02-14T15:22:19-05:00

Click here to view the 2013 Round the Bay Race Results (PDF).

2013 Round the Bay Race Results2016-02-14T15:22:19-05:00
31 08, 2013

Founders and Whiteley Cups

2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00

Founder’s Trophy Quissett Yacht Club August 11, 2013 A Perfect Afternoon on the Water By Doug Jones: The Quissett Yacht Club Founder’s Trophy is currently awarded to the winner of [...]

Founders and Whiteley Cups2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00
31 08, 2013

2013 Junior Sailing Awards

2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00

QYC August Jr. Sailing Awards, 2013: Seaman: Awards *Hadley Smith – Instructors Award *Charlotte Sousa Improved Mate: Awards *Qianlong "Q" (Charles) X. – Most Improved *Charlotte (Charlie) Davis – Instructors [...]

2013 Junior Sailing Awards2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00
30 08, 2013

The QYC Centennial book: Glorious Good Times

2017-07-06T20:31:23-04:00

The QYC Centennial book: Glorious Good Times: The First Hundred Years of the Quissett Yacht Club The text, which was researched by many yacht club members, tells the history of [...]

The QYC Centennial book: Glorious Good Times2017-07-06T20:31:23-04:00
7 08, 2013

Wednesday August 2013 Series Race #2

2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00

Pani Baba rides the Orient Express to victory - August 7, 2013 By Henry Jones: The Quissett Yacht Club Wednesday series continued to flourish as eleven boats came out to [...]

Wednesday August 2013 Series Race #22015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00
31 07, 2013

First August 2013 Wednesday Series

2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00

August Wednesday Series #1 - July 31, 2013 A glorious night on the water! By Doug Jones: A pleasant 10-12 knots of wind from the SW greeted the Race Committee [...]

First August 2013 Wednesday Series2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00
28 07, 2013

Third Junior Race 2013

2015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00

Junior Series Race #3 Triple Crown Olivia By Henry Jones: The third race of the Junior H-12 series took place on Sunday, July 28th, 2013. The competitors were met with [...]

Third Junior Race 20132015-04-28T19:54:11-04:00
27 07, 2013

First August 2013 Saturday Series

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

August Saturday Series - July 27th, 2013 Committee Boat Crew: Ted Burt, Mike Garfield, Sarah Meigs, Wendy Martyna The last two races of the July Saturday series were cancelled because [...]

First August 2013 Saturday Series2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
24 07, 2013

Janet Chalmers Race 2013

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

The inaugural Janet Burt Chalmers Memorial Cup race was held this past Wednesday evening in typical late afternoon Buzzards Bay conditions. Janet was a mainstay of the Quissett Yacht Club [...]

Janet Chalmers Race 20132015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
20 07, 2013

Third July 2013 Saturday Series

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

Seamanship: The Best of Quissett By Wendy Martyna: Every so often in a racing season, decisions need to be made with regards to holding a race or not due to [...]

Third July 2013 Saturday Series2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
14 07, 2013

July 2013 Junior Racing

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

July 14, 2013 H-12 Junior Series Garfields break the Firsts’ Dominance By Henry Jones: The competitors in the second race of the Junior H-12 series were met with a sunny [...]

July 2013 Junior Racing2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
13 07, 2013

Second July 2013 Saturday Series

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

July 13th races (July Saturday Series) By Ted Burt: If you slog through enough summer southwesterlies, you are bound to come to a southeastery. You can actually leave your slicker [...]

Second July 2013 Saturday Series2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
6 07, 2013

First July 2013 Saturday Series

2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00

July 6th races (July Saturday Series) By Ted Burt: Again, only two S Class entrys appeared at the starting line, both reefed down with crews wrapped in slickers. Teaticket was [...]

First July 2013 Saturday Series2015-04-27T18:47:06-04:00
3 07, 2013

July 2013 Wednesday Series – Race #2

2017-07-06T20:30:53-04:00

July 3, 2013 Another blustery evening! So much for the notion that the Quissett Wednesday evening series is a light-hearted and leisurely event as the Race Committee and racers were [...]

July 2013 Wednesday Series – Race #22017-07-06T20:30:53-04:00
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