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Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing Association

Miami, Florida

P.O. Box 331492     *      Miami, FL 33233-1492    


BBYRA provides a schedule of area regattas
 and a uniform NOR/SI for use by 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

Radio Freq on the race course:   BBYC-72,   CGSC-73/69,   CRYC-71,   KBYC-69,   and MYC-69

Next BBYRA Board Meeting

The next BBYRA BOARD meeting will be Thursday, January 13th, 2022. 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.

It has been brought to our attention that the BBYRA name is being used in an email scam. The scam is requesting that members of BBYRA purchase either gift certificates or send a check to a vendor. BBYRA will never solicit payments of this nature at any time.                       Posted 10/01/2019

PLEASE make sure your BBYRA emails are not going into your junk/spam folders.  With every system update things like this can mysteriously change and you will not be getting your updates.
 Thank you

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing Association, we invite you to join our sailing season starting September 1, 2021, through August 31, 2022.  

BBYRA Notices:  

Entry Forms

New for the 2021-2022 season ... we are offering a 10% early registration through August 20th.  We have opened registrations to PHRF and Multihulls to the Handicap Fleets; and Beach Cats to the One Design Fleets.  Handicap ORC, PHRF, and Multihulls must have a current ratings certificate.   3 boats are required to have a class.  Please welcome all new members.

We do not accept credit card payments on-line.  Select the form you need (Handicap or One Design), save it to you computer, fill in the blanks, and email to  If paying by check, please mail to BBYRA. 

Its important to have certificates and ratings within the current calendar year, so US Sailing will renew certificates in the new year when they are available, on or about January 10, 2022. 

The renewal fee for 2022 is $100 payable to US Sailing, and current certificate holders will be contacted with instructions on renewal. Those who need a new certificate can apply at this link:

 ORC makes adjustments to their database on an annual basis and those adjustments are across the board for all boats.  If you are racing with an older certificate, then your numbers are not current with everyone else.  ORC is a great rating system but needs to be current to be fair to all.

The Ten Commandments of Club Racing
Author Unknown, but provided by a friend in Detroit.

55th Anniversary Edition - ED WILLMAN MEMORIAL
SATURDAY, November 20th, 2021

Flyer   NOR    Sailing Instructions


Awards will be on Sunday, November 21st

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


Commodore Chau and I are pleased to announce that we have scheduled three (3) Race Committee Training Events. These are designed for people with little to no RC experience and who want to learn how to assist on RC or for the novice RC member who might want to freshen up on any area or two of their RC skills. (People like me). 

Event Number One - Timing and Flags - Sharon Bourke - October 23rd, 2021 10:00 - 12:00 hours. This event will take place outside since there will literally be bells and whistles (OK horns and whistles). Please contact Sharon or me to sign up. 

Event Number Two - GPS Training for RC - Julie Hanrahan - November 20th, 2021 10:00-12:00 hours. This event will take place in the Chart Room.

Event Number Three - Race Committee 101. - Carl Schellbach- December 11th, 2021 09:00 - 11:00 hours. This event will also be in the Chart Room.

These events are perfect for beginning RC members and those people interested in learning more about how RC works.  Please sign up if interested and pass the word to others who you might think would be interested in learning more about RC skills. If you would like to help Sharon, Julie or Carl run these events, that would be great as well. Please let us know. 

Chris Lanza   CRYC RC Chair 2021-2022 

CGSC Annual Regatta 10/16/2021.
Some great pics of the race from Susan Mohorcic on the Pin Boat.


Susan Mohorcic is kind enough to share her link of recent pictures taken at the CGSC BBYRA OD#10 event. bbyra 6.12.2021  Enjoy and thank her the next time you see her.

The 2017-2018 Awards Ceremony was held at CRYC September 8th.  Click here for Thumbnails of Pictures and let me know if you want a copy.