Dates: Saturday, May 4th, 2019

About: The Commissioning Ceremony is a time honored tradition which celebrates the opening of the new sailing season.  All members and their families  are invited to join us for this event.  Our new members will be introduced and welcomed into the BYC family and will receive this official BYC burgee. 


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Beach Bar Grand Opening & Ship's Store Fire Sale

Dates: Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 12:00pm

About:  Grand Opening of the Beach Bar will include a ribbon cutting ceremony and complimentary sliders and hotdogs.  Please join us and help us christen this special new feature of our club and thank the members that help to build it.

In addition, we will host a “Fire Sale” of merchandise recovered from the house, but suffering from smoke damage. These items, as they are, may be purchased for a greatly reduced price.

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Dinghy Parade and Festivities

Dates: Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 3:00pm

About:  Deck out your dinghy in full pirate fashion or come and join the spectator crowd as we cheer on the lively contest among BYC ship mates!  Theme attire is optional but encourage, for pirates and spectators. Parade will start at 4:00pm. There will be music, food truck, prizes and fun. 

Click the links below to view photos of the Pirates Parade and festivities:

Dingy Parade Album One

Dingy Parade Album Two

Classic Car Exhibition

Dates: Friday, June 28th, 2019

About:  BYC Members possess many passions beyond boats, for many, that includes restoring, maintaining, and driving, special cars. Here is your chance to share that passion with membership by bringing your cherished car to our exhibition for all to see and enjoy.  All the cars will be tastefully displayed on the yacht club property and we hope to learn more about your special car as the day unfolds.  Come share your passion with others of the same mind and see where that leads. There will be multiple categories for judging based on entry list for unbiased and possibly creative judging. We welcome cars in all states of repair as this is primarily an exhibition. Limited space is available.  Drive in’s preferred, Limited room for trailer queens.

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July 4th Pancake Breakfast

Dates: Thursday, July 4th, 2019 from 7:00am - 9:00am

About:  Please join us for our traditional July 4th Pancake Breakfast.  After enjoying the fireworks the night before over Bristol harbor begin your celebration of the 4th of July with your fellow BYC members.  Enjoy a wonderful breakfast cooked up by our club members.  And then onto the Bristol Parade for another fun annual tradition. 


The launch will bring parade goers to the town dock and provide pickup at the end of the parade. 

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Burgers and Blues - Live Band​

Dates: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at 6:00pm

About:  Join us for a return visit from the Next Stop Band.  Club members have loved this event and we bring it back by popular demand.  Enjoy burgers as you swing with the music.  Dance the night away with us!  Meal tickets will be $15.00

Commodore's Ball​

Dates: Saturday, August 10th, 2019

About:  Join us to honor our current Commodore, Ruth Souto, on an outstanding 2 years of service for the BYC.  More details to follow.  

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​Burgers and Blues - Live Band​

Dates: Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 6:00pm

About:  There will be a return visit  from the Next Stop Band.  This night the band will change up their music to  classic rock.  Join us and rock the night away!  Menu and Details coming soon. 

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Additional Event Information Coming Soon


101 Poppasquash Rd

Bristol, RI 02809, USA



(401) 253-2922