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This page highlights some of the accomplishments of our RBSA members, upcoming events, and important announcements. While we may be a smaller sailing association, our crews and boats have achieved a number of awards outside of Round Bay....Here are a few past, current and future activities of some of our Round Bay racers. RBSA is a great place to practice your skills, whether you are just beginning to race or have raced for many years!

Three RBSA Boats Compete In Annapolis To Newport 2021

Three RBSA Boats Compete In Annapolis To Newport 2021

Annapolis to Newport RBSA skippers Kurt Cerny, Don Snelgrove and Mark Lister gathered after the Annapolis to Newport race.

Annapolis to Newport RBSA skippers Kurt Cerny, Don Snelgrove and Mark Lister gathered after the Annapolis to Newport race.

Posted Friday, July 2, 2021 4:15 pm

Mary Marta l Round Bay Sailing Association

Rockin’ And Rollin’ - RBSA First Race Night

Rockin’ And Rollin’ - RBSA First Race Night

Himmel sailed with a reefed main.

Himmel sailed with a reefed main.

Posted Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:13 pm

By Mary Marta

Sailors Get Ready and Sail for a Cause

Sailors, Get Ready And Sail For A Cause | Severna Park (severnaparkvoice.com)

 

Sailors, Get Ready And Sail For A Cause

Posted Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:43 pm

By Mary Marta

Attention Severn River Sailors!

Attention Severn River Sailors! | Severna Park (severnaparkvoice.com)  Posted Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Attention Severn River Sailors!

By Don Snelgrove l Round Bay Sailing Association

Everybody knows about the active sailboat racing that takes place in Annapolis during the warmer months. But did you know that you can comfortably (and inexpensively) race your sailboat on Round Bay, just five miles up the Severn River from Annapolis?

The Round Bay Sailing Association schedules weekly racing on Wednesday evenings, monthly racing on Friday evenings and special races on some Saturdays. Boats from 18 to 40 feet in length participate in friendly racing on our lovely Round Bay. Wednesday evening races will start on April 21, beginning at 6:00pm, and continue through late September. No racing experience is needed to register/participate. In fact, we have volunteers who will happily help sail with you on your boat and provide instruction on the course and racing rules. Annual membership dues are only $45. Round Bay sailing (and racing) is a great way to enjoy the water, have fun with friends/family, and meet new people.

For more information and an application, visit www.roundbaysailing.com or call/email me, Don Snelgrove, at 410-697-3173 or dsnelgro@aol.com.

 

RBSA Hosts Annual Awards

RBSA Hosts Annual Awards | Severna Park (severnaparkvoice.com)

RBSA Hosts Annual Awards

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:39 pm

Mary Marta

Club skippers keenly anticipated the Round Bay Sailing Association annual awards ceremony held in October to learn the winner of the “Highpoint” for 2020. Other sailing honors were also awarded: CRASH (covered in September), Corinthian, Commodore’s Cup, Most Improved, and Red Lantern trophies.

Linstead Cup Challenging For RBSA Sailors

Linstead Cup Challenging For RBSA Sailors

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Round Bay Sailing Association Hosts Annual CRASH Race

This article first appeared in the Severna Park Voice September 2020 on line edition, a portion of which also appears in the print and on line editions of the October SpinSheet.  (Find club notes at <spinsheet.com/clubs>)

Round Bay Sailing Association Hosts Annual CRASH Race

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Update: Round Bay Sailing Association

 

Severna Park Voice Article: Posted Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:51 pm

By Mary Marta

The Round Bay Sailing Association (RBSA) fleet was in full race mode in July. At the start of racing season in late April, Governor Larry Hogan’s orders did not permit recreational boating, so RBSA canceled the first series of six races. Then, at the end of May, the governor opened recreational boating and series 2 racing began. RBSA has since completed series 2; the results for the six races in the series are included below (click to enlarge the image).

 

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Severna Park Voice Article - July 2020

 

RBSA in the News!

This article was posted in the Severna Park Voice online newspaper and was published in the July print edition.  We will be submitting articles and series score sheets on a monthly basis during the season.  We will repost the articles on our website at the "In The News" tab.

 

Welcome To Round Bay Sailing Association!

 

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:55 pm; Submitted by the Round Bay Sailing Association

2015 Governor's Cup Overall Winner

Himmel, our Dehler 39, was overall winner out of 72 boats at the 2015 Governor's Cup, the most prestigious race held annually here in Chesapeake Bay.

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