Welcome to PHRF Racing at Beverly Yacht Club! We hope you’ll come out and join us on the line for an exciting 2019 season.  Here’s what you need to know:
BYC PHRF Fleet – 3 Classes:
  • Racing (spinnakers) - Class 1
  • Cruising (no spinnakers, rating below 100) - Class 2
  • Cruising  (no spinnakers, rating 100 and above) - Class 3
Series Racing – Wednesday Twilight Series:
  • Warning signal at 1800.
  • The start will be in the vicinity of Sippican Harbor Lighted Red Buoy "2" (Fl R) at Centerboard Shoal (BYC mark “G”).
  • Join us at BYC after racing for awards, drinks, and dinner.
  • $120 for non-members for each series (June, July, August).

Special Races: 
  • Van Rensselaer Race Day – July 7, 2019
  • Parker Converse Tower Race – qualifier for Buzzards Bay Trophy – July 20, 2019
  • Sou'wester Regatta – September 2, 2019
  • Hurricane Cup – qualifier for Buzzards Bay Trophy – September 21, 2019
$55 for non-members for each of the special races.
NOTE:  All boats must be registered to be scored for any of these races.

Other Racing Opportunities: 
  • Buzzards Bay Regatta /PHRF: August 2-4, 2019 @ New Bedford Yacht Club
  • Buzzards Bay Trophy Qualifying Races – 2019:

In the Corinthian spirit of yachting, and with the goal to increase and sustain PHRF Yacht Racing on Buzzards Bay, the Beverly Yacht Club, the Buzzards Yacht Club, the Mattapoisett Yacht Club, the New Bedford Yacht Club, and the Quissett Yacht Club, have all come together in partnership to increase the PHRF race participation and competition on Buzzards Bay, and to collectively award the Buzzards Bay Trophy to the winning yacht.

The Buzzards Bay Trophy is awarded to any PHRF-NE rating system yacht which has the best combined score in four of the following six races (links to race registration included): 

BYC PHRF Fleet Representatives: 
Class 1 (Racing)  
Mark Lindquist, Email:
Classes 2 & 3 (Cruising)
Barry Steinberg, Email: