Hope College and Grand Valley Sailing Teams Honored at MCSA Midwinters HOLLAND – The Hope College Sailing Team and Grand Valley Club Sailing won a total of four awards during the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association’s (MCSA) annual Midwinters meeting and banquet held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Jan. 28. Both the Hope College Sailing […]
This past weekend (Feb. 12) we wrapped up the third Regatta of the VX ONE Winter series in Sarasota. Sarasota Sailing Squadron provided us with Great Hospitality, Racing and plenty of fun. The group also enjoyed several “MBYC” dinners in Sarasota’s food circle….great bonding. Our MBYC Team was well represented with Scott Derby, Sam and […]
While most of us are bundled in winter coats and boots, some of our racers are showing our burgee at major southern venues. Recently at the Quantum Key West Race Week; Brad Faber’s Utah scored a 6th place in the very competitive J111 class, Brad’s crew overcame some tough races during the 12 race series […]
On April 15 from 8 am to 4:30 pm learn a little meteorology and reduce some of the uncertainty of boating on the Great Lakes. We welcome Mark Thornton to present an enhanced understanding of basic weather principles and a few simple forecasting skills can improve cruise planning, racing performance and reduce the like-lihood of […]
MBYC is excited to announce our Wednesday night series of racing seminars. There is no charge for these seminars and all local sailors are welcome to attend! Seminars run from 6:00pm-9:00pm. There will be a limited menu available at 5:00pm if you’d like to eat before seminars. Wednesday – April 12 Farley Fontenot from Quantum […]
Thursday, May 11 Macatawa Bay Yacht Club is excited to host North U for this important seminar: The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. The Rules & Tactics seminar covers the rule (new and old) and related tactics. You can’t play the game if you don’t know the rules. Know Your Rights! For too many sailors […]
Below is the photo slideshow that was played at the 2016 change of watch showing this years sailing events.
Congratulations to the racers who took part in the 2016 VX One National Championship! A special congratulations to … 1st Place John Potter 2nd Place Sam Padnos 3rd Place Phillip Norris 4th Place Timother Pitts/ Joe Ferra 5th Place Emily Billing
Congratulations to the junior sailors who won in the following races.
In July the MBYC had the honor of hosting an RC event with three generations of the Boerma-Markey family taking part. The photo shows the family posing with the Dragonflite 95’s they sailed.