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Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing Association

Miami, Florida

P.O. Box 331492     *      Miami, FL 33233-1492     *     (305) 667-SAIL

BBYRA helps provide a schedule of area regattas
 and a uniform NOR/SI for use  its member clubs .

BBYRA Member Clubs

Biscayne Bay Yacht Club   -   Coconut Grove Sailing Club    
Coral Reef Yacht Club 
Key Biscayne Yacht Club   -   Miami Yacht Club

Next BBYRA Board Meeting

The next BBYRA BOARD meeting will be Wednesday, December 14th.  If you have something you wish to submit for this meeting please prepare it in writing and mail to  BBYRA P. O. Box 331492, Miami, Florida 33233-1492.  OR you can email your document to .  It must be received the Friday before.
Thank you for your input.

 BBYRA Notices: 

2016-2017 Race Documents

All changes to the calendar PDF file are listed in RED.

ABC’s of ORC Handicap Racing System

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) has now published a new ORC Guidebook that explains the ORC system of handicap racing.

Photos by Marco of the 2015-2016 Awards

Wirth M. Munroe Miami to West Palm Beach Yacht Race, Friday Dec 2nd. NOR  and Amendment 2

YSF would like to invite all youth collegiate 420 sailors to our first annual fall 420 regatta. Please see NOR. We have a full fleet and will provide boats on a first come first serve basis. Visit our website to register Thank you, Mary Morgan, Director, Youth Sailing Foundation, 609-744-8366

Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa FL is hosting a two-day Advanced Race Management Seminar, November 12-13, 2016.     Prepare for the busy winter season; refresh your knowledge of the racing rules and race management procedures; upgrade or renew your race management certification; discuss the new rules coming in 2017 -- SIGN UP NOW.      Go to the web site at for more information about roles and responsibilities of race officials, certification programs and training seminars.


Coconut Grove Sailing Club is hosting RC training course.
Sep 25th - GPS and Race Course Geometry
Oct 16th - Support Boat Training
Both excellent courses and open to all race committee volunteers.

Thanks. Bud Price

For those who would be interested: 
LYC Sailing Foundation Dinner promotion

This is the last time the America’s Cup will be in the USA before heading to Bermuda for the final competition in 2017. Don’t miss a great opportunity to hear all about the history of the Cup! Donations are for the LYC Sailing Foundation, which serves all Youth Sailors in South Florida – a worthy cause!  Hope to see you there!   Carol Ewing

CRYC Annual Regatta NOR November 5th-6th


 Key Biscayne Yacht Club's annual Around the Island Regatta will be celebrating it's 50th anniversary on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th..

The regatta will offer divisions for:

    • PHRF – PHRF of Southeast Florida certificate required (Race Committee will assign yachts to PHRF Classes (ie PHRF 1, 2, 3) based on yacht ratings.
    • ARC - Assigned Rating Class (Race Committee will assign yachts a rating based on information supplied with entry).
    • J24/J22/J70, MELGES 20/24, SONAR
    • MULTIHULL – MASF Rating Certificate required.

ENTRY: A completed Official Entry Form and entry fee of $60 ($50 for USSA members with copy of membership card) must be delivered to KBYC. A discounted price of $45 for registration before September 21st. Checks are to be made out to KBYC. Deadline for entry is 19:00, Wednesday November 16, 2016. You can register and enroll at:


Interested in volunteering for Race Committee on Biscayne Bay?  It is a great way to meet people and build your experience.  We are starting a contact lists.  Please email me if you are availalble at

View Pictures of the 2014-2015 Annual Awards, click here 

View pictures of the 2013-2014 Annual Awards.

View thumbtabs of KBYC Annual Regatta,

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