Long Beach Yacht Club

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Long Beach Yacht Club
Burgee of Long Beach YC.svg
Short nameLBYC
Founded1929
Location6201 E. Appian Way Long Beach, CA 90803  United States
Websitewww.lbyc.org
Clubhouse.

Long Beach Yacht Club is a private yacht club in Long Beach, California. It was founded in 1929.[1]

In November 2018 it was announced that the Club has officially challenged for the 2021 America's Cup in January and February 2021 in Auckland, NZ.

Regattas[edit]

The Long Beach Yacht Club Congressional Cup racing fleet

The club maintains a fleet of Catalina 37 limited production racing boats, specifically designed race in the Congressional Cup, an event hosted by LBYC.[2]

Long Beach Race Week is hosted by the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club and the Long Beach Yacht Club.[3] is the Southern California Keel Boat championship that has ushered summer into Southern California for 35 years.

By the end of 2018, The Americas Cup Committee accepted a second American challenge from Taylor Canfield and the LBYC,[4]. This makes a total of 6 teams competing in The PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series for the right to challenge the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron for the America's Cup in early 2021.

Junior Sailing Program[edit]

The Long Beach Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program runs June 17-August 2. It is open to LBYC member families with children ages 6–17.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Long Beach Yacht Club. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Congressional Cup Facts Sheet" (PDF).
  3. ^ http://www.lbrw.org/aboutus.html
  4. ^ Stars & Stripes Team USA confirm acceptance as 5th challenger of the 36th America's Cup, americascup.com, 2018-12-12