Stamford YC Vineyard Race

September 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am – September 3, 2022 @ 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Boat Location:
Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Dr W
Stamford, CT 06902
Stamford YC
(203) 323 – 3161
Stamford YC Vineyard Race @ Stamford Yacht Club

First signal will be at 1200 Friday with the start at Flashing Red Bell “32” (The Cows) off Stamford Harbor.

Labor Day weekend’s Vineyard Race is a classic American yachting event. This 238-mile course stretches from Shippan Point through the swirling currents of Plum Gut past Block Island, and on to the light tower at the entrance to Buzzard’s Bay. Once reached, sailors return by leaving Block Island to starboard en route to the finish in Stamford Harbor.

Begun in 1932, it has attracted the finest sailors and fastest boats for nearly 80 years, and its intricacies and challenges bring them back time after time. Those who are successful nearly always credit local knowledge of these tricky waters and a good deal of luck.

The Vineyard Race was described in Yachting Magazine as, “The greatest distance races of the world have several things in common – a challenging course, competitive fleets and an interesting array of famous yachts. By those standards, the Stamford Yacht Club’s Vineyard Race rates close to the top. Like a miniature Fastnet, the Vineyard has a combination of coastal cruising, where currents play a big role, a stretch of ocean sailing, and a mark to round – the Buzzards Bay tower – before returning.”

Registered: No,  Payment LinkNotice of RaceScratch SheetSailing Instructions

Be at Stamford Yacht Club - Fri September 2nd @ 10:00AM EDT

Event Website: Stamford YC
Registration: Link
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
 Name Position AssignmentAvailable Crew Comment
Total Crew 0 = Confirmed (0) + Maybe (0) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned

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