Welcome to BYC Racing

The Bellingham Yacht Club has an active racing program, including Tuesday night dinghy racing, Wednesday night PHRF and One-Design racing and weekend long-distance racing. BYC also sponsors several major regattas including PITCH, Dale Jepsen One-Design, Women on the Water (WOW), Pac Rim and the Bellingham Youth Sailing regattas.

Photo courtesy of Trisha Hochreiter

BYC maintains memberships in the PIYA Pacific International Yachting Association and US Sailing. These programs emphasize training and professionalism in sailing. US Sailing promotes and defines the racing rules of sailing, Olympic training, and many other programs. All BYC racing members should consider joining US Sailing to help the USA return to the top of the sailing world. There are many benefits and publications available on their site. Make sure to reference BYC on your membership application!

Racing Fleet Information

For further information regarding the racing programs at BYC, contact BYC Fleet Captain at sailfleet@byc.org. Also, as a reminder, if you are interested in crewing or need crew, please check the Crew Exchange links on the right side of this page.