Racing and Regattas

Wednesday Night and Saturday - Long Distance Racing

Starts May 11, 2022

The Bellingham Yacht Club active racing program, includes  Wednesday Night Series, and weekend Long-Distance Series Racing.


Wednesday Night Racing Dates 2022

MAY 2022

7th Opening Day

11th Spring #1

18th Spring #2

25th Spring #3


1st Spring #4

8th Spring #5

15th  Summer #1 (Dick Johnson)

22nd Moore Invitational (FUN)

29th Summer #2


6th Summer #3

13th Summer #4

20th Summer #5

27th Hot Nights #1


3rd Hot Night #2

10th Hot Nights #3

17th Hot Nights #4

24 Hot Nights #5

31st PITCH Tune Up


BYC sponsors and runs major regattas including PITCH, Dale Jepsen One-Design, Women on the Water (WOW), Pac Rim. 

North Sound Long Distance Sailing

In cooperation with  the Anacortes, Orcas Island and Oak Harbor Yacht Clubs, Bellingham Yacht Club helps organize and participate in long distance races.

Each club hosts a professionally-run and fun buoy racing event and a challenging and unique distance race.



January 15&16 OIYC Winter Shaw

Febuary 12 OIYC Shaw Island Classic

Febuary 19th GIRTS

March 12th BYC Hales Pass Dash

March 26th BYC Vendovi Island

April 30 & May 1 OIYC East Sound Regatta

May 7th BYC Opening Day

May 14th & 15th   AYC Windermere Regatta

????May?  OHYC Round Whidbey

May 21st  BYC Round Lummi (NWPC)

May 28th & 29th Swiftsure

June 4&5 BYC One Design

June 11th BYC Point Roberts

???? BYC Etchells Regatta

June 18&19 OIYC Round Orcas

June 20 – 24 AYC Race Week

July 9th BYC WOW regatta

July 16& 17 OHYC Whidbey Summer Classic

July 30 & 31  BYC Youth Regatta

August 12&13 AYC Northern Century

August 27th Pink Boat Regatta

Sept 3&4 BYC PITCH Regatta

Sept 24th BYC Governors Point

Sept 24th & 25th  DJOD Dale Jepson Regatta

Oct. 1   Benson Cup

Oct. 15th BYC Marmetta Cup

Oct. 29th BYC Jack Island

Nov. 12&13  Round The County

Nov. 19th BYC Sailing Awards Banquet


BYC belongs to US Sailing. Emphasizing on training and professionalism in sailing.

US Sailing promotes and defines racing rules of sailing, Olympic training, and many other programs. 

BYC members are encouraged to join US Sailing as there are many benefits to individuals US competitiveness. Please reference BYC on your membership application!

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