Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we have decided not to hold the 2020 Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race

Sat., September 19th, 2020
$40 entry fee
$45 fee on race day

Welcome to the 11th running of the Hampton Roads Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race.

 

THE Hampton Roads Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race,  in conjunction with Hampton Yacht Club, will host this long distance sailing adventure.

We have plenty of classes for all sailing skill levels, from racers to recreational sailors.

 

Take a look around the site and see all manner of sailors, from national champion racers to novice, backyard sailors.  Sign up and register today, come out and enjoy the day with us at this years Hampton Roads Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race!

 

We are proud to have, for the 7th consecutive year,  Deltaville Yachting Center/ Chesapeake Yacht Sales, as our title sponsor.  Lew & Onna Grimm, the owners of DYC/CYS, have long supported this grass roots sailing challenge.  

 

Please stop by and say, “thanks for the support”, when you’re in Deltaville!

We welcome all sailors on the start line, dinghies 22 feet or smaller, to come and race from Hampton River around Middle Ground Lighthouse, and back to the Hampton Yacht Club.

 

This tour of the historic Hampton Roads harbor is approximately 10 miles in length, as the crow flies.

 

The Sunfish Challenge course will have the fleet assemble off of the Hampton Yacht Club docks, and sail to the start line.

 

We have plenty of classes for all sailing skill levels, from racers to recreational sailors.

 

     

Schedule

FRIDAY Sept 18th


1830-2130 Welcome party for this years Hampton Roads Sunfish Challenge & Dinghy Distance Race at Hampton Yacht Club, on the "Bricks".

SATURDAY Sept 19th 


08:00-09:30 Registration & Light Breakfast at Hampton Yacht Club

  • Buffet Breakfast in the HYC Lounge $10 all inclusive

09:30     Skipper’s Meeting, HYC Bricks area.
1100      First Warning Signal, race start, CCV Mark "A"
17:00     Time Limit for all boats to clear the racecourse

1630       Beer is tapped and available
17:30      Food, drinks, raffle, and awards at HYC Bricks area

Title Sponsor