** Due to the  COVID-19 State of Emergency, the Pavilion and Kitchen are not available for rental at this time. **

Pavilion Reservations

Contact Gerri Gallagher at pavilion@grsa.org to request the necessary forms to reserve the Pavilion or if you have any questions.

Rules for use of Pavilion / Kitchen

    Pavilion Reservations

      • 17 Apr 2021
      • 8:30 AM (EDT)
      • 18 Apr 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA

       No experience needed! This two day course will teach the foundation of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road. The weekend is hands on with more time spend on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom. Classes are filled based on a first served basis and each course is limited to 12 students. Boats (Flying Scots) will be provided. Requirements include the ability to swim, a well fitting Type III PFD (life jacket) and closed toe shoes. Instruction will be provided by US Sailing certified instructors. 

      The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Please bring an adventurous spirit, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle and sailing attire for 2 full days of fun on and in the water. The course will be conducted at GRSA (4301 Woolrdige Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23120) with classroom instruction in the main pavilion and on the water. 

      Cost per session is $175. Includes a personal copy of US Sailing's Learn Sailing Right, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, course t-shirt, use of GRSA owned boats, and two full days of instruction! For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov, or call 804-748-1129.  For questions about the course, email sailprograms@grsa.org or check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 


      • 24 Apr 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

      Around the Island Race 

      11:00 am: Skipper's Meeting

      More information available soon

      • 01 May 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 02 May 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Lake Norman

      Details to Come

      • 01 May 2021
      • 11:00 AM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

      Mayday Cinco Regatta

      May 1, 2021

      Come race with us on May 1st.  GRSA will hold a regatta Saturday, before the Mayday Cinco Fiesta.  There is a $10 entry fee (exact change is appreciated).  First race is 12 noon, with a brief skippers meeting at 11:00. The regatta is open to all classes, and fleets will be formed based on the numbers.  Sombreros optional.

      If you are interested in helping out on Race Committee or would like to learn more about it please contact the Race Committee Chair, David Upton (sf1934@verizon.net).


      • 01 May 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112
      • 100
      Register

      Mayday Cinco Fiesta!

      May 1st, 2021

      Happy Hour: 4:00 pm

      Margarita Mixes, water bottles, and soda will be provided 

      Bring your own tequila and Corona (beer, not Covid )

      Dinner: 5:30 pm

      Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant will be catering this event.

      -Chicken and Beef TACO BAR

      -make your own TACO (soft or hard)

      -sides: refried beans and Mexican rice

      -the topping choices will be plentiful

      Dessert will be served

      Purchase tickets by April 25 before midnight.  Tickets are limited to comply with COVID guidelines.

      $12/adult 

                 $7/child 12 and under

      Online ticket purchases only.  No cash/checks will be accepted the day of the event due to COVID precautions.

      COVID 19 Contactless safety procedures will be in place

      -servers will be wearing face masks, face coverings and gloves

      -tacos and sides will be served through the kitchen windows

      -toppings will be at each table


      • 15 May 2021
      • 8:30 AM (EDT)
      • 16 May 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA

       No experience needed! This two day course will teach the foundation of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road. The weekend is hands on with more time spend on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom. Classes are filled based on a first served basis and each course is limited to 12 students. Boats (Flying Scots) will be provided. Requirements include the ability to swim, a well fitting Type III PFD (life jacket) and closed toe shoes. Instruction will be provided by US Sailing certified instructors. 

      The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Please bring an adventurous spirit, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle and sailing attire for 2 full days of fun on and in the water. The course will be conducted at GRSA (4301 Woolrdige Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23120) with classroom instruction in the main pavilion and on the water. 

      Cost per session is $175. Includes a personal copy of US Sailing's Learn Sailing Right, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, course t-shirt, use of GRSA owned boats, and two full days of instruction! For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov, or call 804-748-1129.  For questions about the course, email sailprograms@grsa.org or check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 


      • 22 May 2021
      • 10:00 AM (EDT)
      • GRSA

      More information will be available at a later date.


      • 30 May 2021
      • 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

      Come join the fun and help us celebrate at the Memorial Day Social

      Date: Sunday, May 30th

      Join us for the Excellent Memorial day celebration 

      • 12 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 13 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

      2021 GRSA Invitational Regatta

      You are cordially invited to join the Greater Richmond Sailing Association for a weekend of one-design racing and socializing on Swift Creek Reservoir located southwest of Richmond, VA in Midlothian, VA. 

      • 21 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 25 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 26 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 27 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Deep Creek, MD


      • 26 Jun 2021
      • 8:30 AM (EDT)
      • 27 Jun 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA

       No experience needed! This two day course will teach the foundation of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road. The weekend is hands on with more time spend on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom. Classes are filled based on a first served basis and each course is limited to 12 students. Boats (Flying Scots) will be provided. Requirements include the ability to swim, a well fitting Type III PFD (life jacket) and closed toe shoes. Instruction will be provided by US Sailing certified instructors. 

      The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Please bring an adventurous spirit, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle and sailing attire for 2 full days of fun on and in the water. The course will be conducted at GRSA (4301 Woolrdige Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23120) with classroom instruction in the main pavilion and on the water. 

      Cost per session is $175. Includes a personal copy of US Sailing's Learn Sailing Right, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, course t-shirt, use of GRSA owned boats, and two full days of instruction! For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov, or call 804-748-1129.  For questions about the course, email sailprograms@grsa.org or check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 


      • 28 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 02 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 04 Jul 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112



      2021 GRSA Independence Day Regatta and Social

      Sunday, July 4th, 2021

      Skipper's Meeting - 10:00 am
      Start of Race - 11:00 am
      Junior Regatta - 3:00 pm
      Social - 5:00 pm
      Dinner - 6:00 pm
      Dusk - Fireworks



      • 10 Jul 2021
      • 8:30 AM (EDT)
      • 11 Jul 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA

       No experience needed! This two day course will teach the foundation of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road. The weekend is hands on with more time spend on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom. Classes are filled based on a first served basis and each course is limited to 12 students. Boats (Flying Scots) will be provided. Requirements include the ability to swim, a well fitting Type III PFD (life jacket) and closed toe shoes. Instruction will be provided by US Sailing certified instructors. 

      The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Please bring an adventurous spirit, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle and sailing attire for 2 full days of fun on and in the water. The course will be conducted at GRSA (4301 Woolrdige Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23120) with classroom instruction in the main pavilion and on the water. 

      Cost per session is $175. Includes a personal copy of US Sailing's Learn Sailing Right, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, course t-shirt, use of GRSA owned boats, and two full days of instruction! For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov, or call 804-748-1129.  For questions about the course, email sailprograms@grsa.org or check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 


      • 12 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 16 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Westport, CT


      • 12 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 16 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 19 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 23 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 26 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 30 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 31 Jul 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 06 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Cleveland, OH


      • 02 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 06 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 09 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 13 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA
      • 14 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 15 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043

      DESCRIPTION The 82nd Annual One Design Regatta, hosted by Fishing Bay Yacht Club, will consist of two days of racing, fun and camaraderie.  There may be multiple courses for eligible one-design classes. A Portsmouth Yardstick handicap class will be offered for boats that do not have enough boats to qualify for a one-design class. 

      NOTICE The Notice of Race will be available for review on the event page document link to the Regatta Network.

      REGISTRATION Advance registration is expected by all participants at www.fbyc.net, at the link on the event page under documents or directly on Regatta Network.

      VOLUNTEER  Sign up to volunteer for the Annual One Design Regatta.

      CLASSES Any one design class having five or more boats registered, including but not limited to Flying Scot, Front Runner, ILCA Dinghy Standard, ILCA Dinghy Radial, J70, 420, and Optimist, will be eligible to run a class race. Optimists will be divided into Red, White, Blue, and Green fleets. The Portsmouth Number (D-PN) handicapping system will be used to score classes of unlike boats. A minimum of five entries is required for a class to become and remain eligible. Classes shall meet eligibility requirements no later than August 3, 2021. Boats whose class does meet the eligibility requirement will sail in the Portsmouth class. The Organizing Authority reserves the right to invite additional classes at its sole discretion

      LATE REGISTRATION & CHECK IN Friday night 1700-2000 and Saturday 0800-0925

      SKIPPERS' MEETING All classes will meet by virtually at a date and time to be specified by the Organizing Authority. This action is being done for the safety of competitors under social distancing guidelines. This may be reevaluated, as conditions warrant, later in the year.

      RACING The warning signal for the first start on Saturday will be at 1100 followed by subsequent races.  The warning signal for the first start on Sunday will be at 1100 followed by subsequent races. 

      FEE  $25 adult; $20 Junior. Fees are paid only through registration on Regatta Network .  

      SOCIAL Due to evolving CoVid 19 restrictions, please check the event page for up to date information.

      AWARDS  Due to social distancing concerns awards may be presented virtually with prizes being mailed to the recipients as soon as possible after racing. Please check the event page for up to date information.

      DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY  Competitors participate in a regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. Fishing Bay Yacht Club, the organizing authority, will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

      https://www.fbyc.net/events/2021/210814-onedesign-82nd-annual-one-design-regatta/

      • 14 Aug 2021
      • 8:30 AM (EDT)
      • 15 Aug 2021
      • 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA

       No experience needed! This two day course will teach the foundation of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road. The weekend is hands on with more time spend on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom. Classes are filled based on a first served basis and each course is limited to 12 students. Boats (Flying Scots) will be provided. Requirements include the ability to swim, a well fitting Type III PFD (life jacket) and closed toe shoes. Instruction will be provided by US Sailing certified instructors. 

      The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Please bring an adventurous spirit, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle and sailing attire for 2 full days of fun on and in the water. The course will be conducted at GRSA (4301 Woolrdige Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23120) with classroom instruction in the main pavilion and on the water. 

      Cost per session is $175. Includes a personal copy of US Sailing's Learn Sailing Right, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, course t-shirt, use of GRSA owned boats, and two full days of instruction! For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov, or call 804-748-1129.  For questions about the course, email sailprograms@grsa.org or check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 


      • 21 Aug 2021
      • (EDT)
      • GRSA


      • 05 Sep 2021
      • 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
      • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

      2020 Labor Day Social

      10:00 am Skipper's Meeting
      10:30 am Race
      3:00 pm Kid's Regatta

      Social
      4:30 pm Assorted Appetizers
      5:30 pm Dinner 



      • 25 Sep 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
      • GRSA


        The 2020 regatta for the Swift Creek Cup race will be held on Saturday, September 25 at the GRSA.  Registration starts at 10 AM and ends at 11:30 AM, and the skipper's meeting will be at noon, with the first race starting as soon as practical after.  Notice of race will follow, but please spread the date and time with your membership.


        • 09 Oct 2021
        • 11:00 AM (EDT)
        • 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112


        Columbus Day Social
        Saturday, October 9th
        Skipper's meeting for Regatta 11:00am

        Make sure to join us after the Columbus Day Regatta for a seafood event you won't want to miss.

        Menu--TBD

        This is a BYOB event!

        Appetizer Hour Begins: 5:00 pm

        Dinner: served at 6:00 pm



        • 06 Nov 2021
        • (EDT)
        • 07 Nov 2021
        • (EDT)
        • Lake Norman NC



        • 04 Dec 2021
        • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EST)
        • Brandermill Country Club

        Please join us on Saturday December 4, 2021

        For the GRSA Annual Meeting
        and Holiday Party

        At
        Brandermill Country Club
        3700 Brandermill Pkwy
        Midlothian, VA 23112

        Time: 6:00 - 10:00 pm
        6:30 Annual Meeting* begins

        * The Annual Meeting will begin at 6:30 pm and is open to all Members. We will hold our Annual Meeting and vote on the 2021 Board of Directors Slate.

        There is no charge to attend the Annual Meeting. If you plan to stay for the dinner you must register.

        Dinner will be served following the Annual Meeting

        Dinner Buffet Menu

        Cash Bar 


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