Navigational aid. There are several types and colors of buoys of which the most numerous are: the black can (seen as a fuzzy black spot on the horizon); the red nun (seen as a fuzzy black spot on the horizon); the red or green day beacon (seen as a fuzzy black spot on the horizon); and the vertically striped black-and-white channel marker (seen as a fuzzy black spot on the horizon).
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Branford and Pine Orchard Invitational Regatta - Entry Forms

The Branford and Pine Orchard Invitational regattas are the weekend of July 15 and 16

Let's have a great turn-out for the Branford and Pine Orchard Invitationals this year. They are great races with excellent parties right here in Branford. Notice of race and Entry forms can be downloaded below.BYC REGATTA 2015


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After Race Party - This Wednesday

There will be an after-race party at the Branford Yacht club pavilion on Wednesday June 28 for all racers. Tropies and pizza provided, bring your own beer! Details to be announced.



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Welcome to Branford Around The Buoys Sailing!

“Around the buoys” takes place on Wednesdays during the summer and Sundays during the fall and is open to all boats, regardless of color, sex, religion or origin. No entries fees, no certificate required, tune on channel 68 and give the Committee Boat your boat type and model.

Starts are in the vicinity of R34. Bring your friends and spread the word. Don’t miss our beer can ten commandments. (we finance our group expenses with an Annual Dinner Party Award held during the winter). Join our Facebook group if you are looking for a boat to crew on, or crew for your boat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/aroundthebuoys/?pnref=story

The 2017 season has started.  Welcome to our new boats, J 111 Beau Che II and Melges 32 Milford Sailing Foundation. Be sure to become a member of the Around the Buoys facebook group to share photos & videos posted by our members.

Edgar Smith, Pachyderm

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