Quissett Yacht Club

Founded 1912

Quissett Harbor Light Buoy
41.32.5  70.39.9

Buzzards Bay
Sunny, SW 10-15

13 09, 2022

Results of the 2022 Round the Bay Race


70th Annual Quissett Yacht Club Round The Bay Race On September 10 the Quissett Yacht Club held the 70th annual Round the Bay Race.  It was a beautiful day on [...]

Results of the 2022 Round the Bay Race2022-09-13T16:55:30-04:00
14 02, 2021

Update from the Commodore Winter 2021


Hello QYC Membership, What’s the best thing to do in February? Dream about summer! While ice floats about the harbor, your officers, directors, and committees are hard at work preparing [...]

Update from the Commodore Winter 20212021-02-14T14:07:19-05:00
14 02, 2021

QYC Cruising Update Winter 2021


The QYC Cruising, after a successful inaugural season, is back with 4 weekend cruises on the calendar. Destinations to be selected 7-10 days before each event. For more information, please [...]

QYC Cruising Update Winter 20212021-02-14T14:07:56-05:00
13 02, 2021

Herreshoff Sail About Challenge 2021


Feel like joining the Herreshoff 12 1/2 and S fleets in the harbor for a no pressure, no racing, Sail About on a beautiful summer afternoon? Shelter Island Yacht Club, [...]

Herreshoff Sail About Challenge 20212021-02-13T19:24:45-05:00
13 02, 2021

2021 Falmouth Yacht Club 50th Anniversary Invitational


This July 23 event is in the planning stages but FYC would like to host adult and Corinthian members from area yacht clubs for a fun night of racing in [...]

2021 Falmouth Yacht Club 50th Anniversary Invitational2021-02-14T13:55:22-05:00
13 02, 2021

Waterlilies News Winter 2021


We are hoping and planning for a robust Waterlilies program this summer, with enthusiastic 12 1/2 sailors out on the water on Friday mornings, depending on the COVID situation and [...]

Waterlilies News Winter 20212021-02-13T19:19:05-05:00
13 02, 2021

H Class News Winter 2021


H-Class News: We’re looking forward to another great season and hoping to have post-race Wednesday dinners if MA state guidelines permit us to do so. We’ve added to the calendar [...]

H Class News Winter 20212021-02-13T19:16:41-05:00
13 02, 2021

S Class News Winter 2021


With a view towards a brighter future QYC is preparing to host an S Class Invitational Regatta this coming August 7 and 8. Wooden Herreshoff S boats from Rhode Island [...]

S Class News Winter 20212021-02-13T19:15:43-05:00
13 02, 2021

Help The Herreshoff Maritime Museum Celebrate 50 Years!


The Herreshoff Maritime Museum is looking for your stories for their 50th anniversary! Here's more information and links to submit your story: Calling all Herreshoff Aficionados: Help the Herreshoff Marine [...]

Help The Herreshoff Maritime Museum Celebrate 50 Years!2021-02-13T19:10:01-05:00
15 09, 2020

Round the Bay Race


Quissett Yacht Club Round The Bay Race September 11, 2021 On Saturday September 11, Quissett Yacht Club hosted the 69th annual Round The Bay Race.  This year there were 20 [...]

Round the Bay Race2021-09-13T19:10:41-04:00
23 08, 2020

Double header, Double victory


August 22, 2020 Ted Burt August has been a tough month for racing on Buzzards Bay. There has been either too much wind or too little. But as we approached season’s [...]

Double header, Double victory2020-08-23T15:07:35-04:00
15 08, 2020

Harrington Cup Junior Championship


August 14, 2020 Ted Burt The Harrington Cup goes back to the 1950s. In those days everyone sailed Herreshoff 12 12s, including the juniors, who raced against each other each [...]

Harrington Cup Junior Championship2020-08-15T20:45:17-04:00
9 08, 2020

How to sail H-12s on a light weather day


August 8, 2020 Ted Burt The kick-off race for the August Saturday Series brought out a very competitive group of H-Class racers. Take a look at the rundown of finish times [...]

How to sail H-12s on a light weather day2020-08-09T20:54:15-04:00
27 07, 2020

Swizzle Sets the Pace


July 25, 2020 Ted Burt Microseconds separated Swizzle from a premature start. Ted Grayson, no doubt coached by Belle and Hunter, hit the line right at the starting signal in the perfect place [...]

Swizzle Sets the Pace2020-07-27T10:45:19-04:00
11 07, 2020

The Day Saturday Came on a Friday


July 10, 2020 Ted Burt Readers who are paying attention to detail will notice that this “Saturday Series” race was held on a Friday evening.  In the interest of injecting [...]

The Day Saturday Came on a Friday2020-07-11T13:23:41-04:00
7 07, 2020

Firecracker Trophy – Phoenix’s Streak continues!


Doug Jones July 4, 2020 With the clouds clearing and a light breeze blowing from the NE, a respectable fleet of 11 H12’s presented themselves to compete for the cherished [...]

Firecracker Trophy – Phoenix’s Streak continues!2020-07-07T09:37:26-04:00
6 07, 2020

A Blustery “October” Sky Is No Match for Phoenix


July Saturday Series Race 1 and 2 Doug Jones July 3, 2020 After the glorious weather of Wednesday evening, a raw October like breeze greeted the Quissett sailors preparing to [...]

A Blustery “October” Sky Is No Match for Phoenix2020-07-06T10:51:47-04:00
6 07, 2020

July Wednesday Series Race 1


July 1, 2020 Doug Jones The Quissett Yacht Club Wednesday evening racers started the month of July with a perfect night on the water with a steady SW wind blowing [...]

July Wednesday Series Race 12020-07-07T09:39:03-04:00
24 06, 2020

Welcome to Summer 2020 at Quissett!


While this summer will be different, there is still plenty going on around the yacht club. As a reminder, the calendar was published prior to some changes we made due [...]

Welcome to Summer 2020 at Quissett!2020-06-24T12:15:19-04:00
23 06, 2020

2020 Early Bird Trophy – Phoenix rises once again


Doug Jones June 27, 2020 The Quissett Yacht Club launched its 2020 racing season with the traditional Early Bird Trophy for the S class and H12; unfortunately, this race is [...]

2020 Early Bird Trophy – Phoenix rises once again2020-07-05T10:50:37-04:00
24 08, 2019

S Class Centennial Series at Newport


Quissett S Boats Coyote, Radiant, & Teaticket continued their centennial series racing in Newport August 17 - 18 amidst great support from Quissett spectators. Here are some exciting photos. Details [...]

S Class Centennial Series at Newport2019-08-24T14:49:20-04:00
24 08, 2019

S Boat Design


“S” Boat Design Centennial By: David Hubbard Updated: 2019-05-13 One hundred years ago, the most famous boat designer of all time, Nathanial Greene Herreshoff, aka “Captain Nat”, aka “The Wizard [...]

S Boat Design2019-08-24T14:37:53-04:00
5 08, 2019

S Class Centennial Series at Larchmont Part 2


Quissett sailors (Alan Haigh, Ham Lord, Olivia Lord, Ben Morris, Doug Cooper, Kathy Cooper, George Hunnewell, David Michaelson, Eric Karplus and Christos Karplus) returned to Larchmont, NY on Friday 7/19 [...]

S Class Centennial Series at Larchmont Part 22019-08-24T14:41:52-04:00
22 07, 2019

A Note from the Commodore


Wednesday 17 July was a Banner Day for Quissett and the Quissett Yacht Club.   We hosted the Unkie’s for younger sailors and their parents in the morning. The Junior Sailing [...]

A Note from the Commodore2019-07-22T12:53:07-04:00
18 07, 2019

S Class Centennial Series at Larchmont Part 1


Three Quissett S boats (Coyote, Radiant and Teaticket) and twelve Quissett S boat sailors (Eric Karplus, Christos Karplus, Josh Bernstein, Sydney Kiedeisch, Douglas Cooper, Kathy Cooper, Jeff Whittle, David Michaelson, [...]

S Class Centennial Series at Larchmont Part 12019-08-24T14:41:20-04:00
10 07, 2019

New Mini-Course Offerings for Junior Sailing!


QYC Sailing New Mini Courses Do you have kids or grandkids who want to learn to sail but won't be here for a whole month? We've got great news! The [...]

New Mini-Course Offerings for Junior Sailing!2019-07-10T18:53:15-04:00
20 03, 2018

Communication Volunteer Needed


Race Committee - Race write up submission Help needed We are looking for someone with some Communication, editing background experience or interest to help collect weekly race write up articles [...]

Communication Volunteer Needed2018-03-20T21:17:17-04:00
20 03, 2018

Waterlilies Volunteers Needed


Waterlilies Instructors & Ferry/Chase Boat Helper Wanted We're looking for a few additional full time or part time Waterlilies volunteer sailing instructors for this summers' program and a ferry/chase boat [...]

Waterlilies Volunteers Needed2018-03-20T21:19:26-04:00
6 01, 2018

Welcome 2018 Junior Sailors and Parents


  With sailing weather right around the corner I’d like to update you on the upcoming season for our Junior Sailing Program: First off, registration for 2018 Junior Sailing is [...]

Welcome 2018 Junior Sailors and Parents2018-03-20T20:17:23-04:00
30 08, 2013

The QYC Centennial book: Glorious Good Times


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
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