Quissett Yacht Club

Founded 1912

Quissett Harbor Light Buoy
41.32.5  70.39.9

Buzzards Bay
Sunny, SW 10-15

14 02, 2021

Update from the Commodore Winter 2021

2021-02-14T14:07:19-05:00

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

2021-02-14T14:07:56-05:00

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

2021-02-13T19:24:45-05:00

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

2021-02-14T13:55:22-05:00

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

2021-02-13T19:19:05-05:00

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

2021-02-13T19:16:41-05:00

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

2021-02-13T19:15:43-05:00

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!

2021-02-13T19:10:01-05:00

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

2021-09-13T19:10:41-04:00

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

2020-08-23T15:07:35-04:00

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

2020-08-15T20:45:17-04:00

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

2020-08-09T20:54:15-04:00

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

2020-07-27T10:45:19-04:00

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

2020-07-11T13:23:41-04:00

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!

2020-07-07T09:37:26-04:00

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

2020-07-06T10:51:47-04:00

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

2020-07-07T09:39:03-04:00

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!

2020-06-24T12:15:19-04:00

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

2020-07-05T10:50:37-04:00

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

2019-08-24T14:49:20-04:00

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

2019-08-24T14:37:53-04:00

“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

2019-08-24T14:41:52-04:00

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

2019-07-22T12:53:07-04:00

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

2019-08-24T14:41:20-04:00

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!

2019-07-10T18:53:15-04:00

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

2018-03-20T21:17:17-04:00

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

2018-03-20T21:19:26-04:00

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

2018-03-20T20:17:23-04:00

  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

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
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