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Sailing at the Ford Yacht Club

The Ford Yacht Club Sail Committee is committed to providing some of the best sailboat racing in the area. We have active racing fleets in:
S2 7.9 One Design
Lightning One Design
Cruising Class Races 

Click here for Upcoming and Past Races


Ford Yacht Club is also partnered with Sail GI, a 501c3, that encourages and helps teach sailing and safe boating to members of FYC and Veterans and Active Duty members of the US Military. 

Click the image on the right to visit Sail GI

Click Here to visit Sail GI

Lightning Fleet 233

Ford Yacht Club is the home of Lightning Fleet 233. Lightning sailboats are the reason there is a lightning bolt in the club burgee, this was the first class of boats sailed out of FYC when it was founded. Currently FYC has 10 Lightnings on the grounds that dry sail and race. We are looking to grow the fleet with more boats and crew. If you are interested contact the FYC Race Committee for more information.

Looking to buy a lightning, check out the class website at 

PHRF - Spinnaker and Jib and Main Racing

FYC has a long tradition of big boat racing and offering both Spinnaker and Jib
and Main races throughout the year. Come join us for good times racing your boat
and sharing stories afterwards with your friends.  

For more information on getting
your boat rated for PHRF-LE, visit

One Design - S2 7.9 Fleet #15

Ford Yacht Club is home to the S2 7.9 Fleet #15. There are 10 boats in the area. Join us in helping the fleet grow! One design racing is some of the most competitive racing there is and this is a great boat to get started in! 

For more information on the S2 7.9 visit

Sunday Funday "Rum Races"

These are a series of cruising races on most Sunday afternoons. Your handicap is given to you with a specific start time. Where you finish, is where you place. Only 1st place is awarded for each race. Cruising boats are encouraged, but all are welcome. Special classes are available for "Dacron Cruising Boats" and "Unlimited Race Boats."

These races are run by Sail GI, for more information click the link below

Sunday Funday Racing

The Ford Yacht Club Sail Commitee is always looking for volunteers and help. FYC members may collect work hours for helping with planning for or running races. Contact the race committee for more information at: