CPYC Cruising Class Fleet - to submit photo click here
The Cruising Class at CPYC runs a full schedule of racing, cruising and social activities for boats of various sizes. Handicap racing has been a fixture at CPYC for over 100 years and complements our extensive one-design racing program. Weekly racing and cruising activities occur throughout the spring, summer and fall. Our beautiful, well protected, deep water basin is one of the finest on the Sound! The addition of our new 5 Ton crane has made the access for many fleets a breeze. Inquiries about joining should be directed to Fleet Captain Cole Palmer.
Sunday Summer Series – One of the Sound’s finest, full season around-the-buoys racing program. CPYC maintains numerous custom race marks enabling challenging courses to be set, quickly and effectively. Three fleets - Two spinnaker divisions and one non spinnaker division compete on 10 race days scheduled throughout the summer season. The Series runs on Sundays from June 9 - Aug 25, with the first warning signal at 1300. Multiple starts are possible. See the NOR and SI Box for info.
Wednesday Evenings – A relaxed race for after work fun with your friends. Racing is shared with area clubs assuring a large fleet and close competition. Enjoy dinner and drinks afterward on CPYC's beautiful deck overlooking the sound and the camaraderie of fellow competitors. A 15 race series from May 22 through August 28.The first warning gun is 1830. Contact PRO Sharon Bernd for racing questions and contact Patti Palmer about the Dinner Schedule. See the NOR and SI Box for info.
Aunt Kate and Uncle Dan Series – A six race series encompassing the 3 major summer holidays and 3 Sundays in September. Two Divisions only: 1 spinnaker and 1 non spinnaker. Vice Commodore’s Cup (Memorial Day) May 27; Commodore’s Cup July 4; and Rear Commodore’s Cup (Labor Day) September 2. Also- September 8, September 15 & September 22. The winner of each Division is required to recite a poem about their summer upon trophy presentation! NO poem, No trophy!! See the NOR and SI Box for info.
Cedar Point One Design Regatta (June 1 & 2) – CPYC’s Cruising/Racing fleet will host the 12'th annual One Design Regatta. 2012 saw a record 49 entries, was a huge success with great racing, food and drink, and fun times by all. Get your fleet together and join one of the sounds premeir events! Open to One Design fleets with sufficient entries and approval from the event committee. Click here for the official regatta website and contact info - www.tinyurl.com/cpodr2013
Jackie Flournoy Cup (June 16) – In honour of one of our most famous women skippers we have a race for women only at the helm. Come celebrate Father's Day on the race course. See the NOR and SI Box for info.
Frost Point challenge Cup (July 27) - An Annual event between local clubs raced off Frost Point with three boats from each club representing their club. A fun day of sailing followed by a party for all at the host club to promote comraderie and the sport of sailing. If interested to represent CPYC please see your fleet captain. See the NOR and SI Box for info.
The Red Eye Race (July 19) – Take advantage of a near full moon for our night race. The start is Friday evening off Cedar Point before sunset with a course of around 20-30 miles. A crew get together party will be held one hour prior to harbor start with food and drink where the skippers meeting will decide the course to be sailed. Nothing's more magical that night sailing! Join us! See the NOR and SI Box for info.
Safety Program – Please Read Safety Guidelines
Storm Policy – Please Read Storm Policy
Social – Social activities include a season kickoff brunch, seminars, Wednesday night dinners, after race socializing on the upper deck and the Cruising Class Annual Dinner to close out the season.
CPYC Clothing – Need some cool swag? Wear your club clothing proudly! Buy a hat, shirt, vest and more today.Order your CPYC clothing click here
Looking to crew on a CPYC boat? Post your interest and qualifications on the Cruising Class Crew Listing page, or contact Cole Palmer.