Welcome to CCV-Racing (CCVR)!


The source for information relating to CCVR sailboat racing and related activities.


CCV Racing  is a southern Chesapeake Bay sailing organization that offers a full season of sailing programs which includes racing, workshops, and social activities.  CCV membership is open to any sailing enthusiast who has a genuine interest in the sport and pleasure of sailing in any capacity, be it cruising, racing, crewing, or race committee participant.

New to this area? So you are a sailor new to this area and are looking for race opportunities. There are Wednesday night races out of the Hampton Yacht Club starting in April till October. Go to the dock side and find boat/skipper looking for crew. HYC is located at  4707 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669.

New to Sailing? Check out our training opportunities learning to be crew on a racing sailboat and join our community. More info here.


Founders Race Notice

IMPORTANT, August 7th Founders Race: The start will be in the vicinity of CCVR Bay Mark X (off Buckroe/Salt Ponds Entrance). The start will NOT be off Ocean View so please give more time to get to the starting area.

Membership Info

CCV has three membership categories:
Racing Membership (skippers), Distance Series Membership (skippers) and Club Membership.

All members receive a CCV book which contains the CCV Constitution and Bylaws, Sailing Instructions, racing schedules, racing circular for each race, and the membership listing.

Racing Membership  $190,  is intended for skippers who race frequently and wish to receive a savings by paying entry fees in advance.  Racing Membership covers all the CCV races except the Old Point Race which is a part of the Black Seal Cup and SSOR (Summer Solstice Ocean Race). Except for the entry fees for these two events, no other entry fees are required.

Additionally, since the Racing Membership form serves as the entry form for all CCV races, entering races could not be easier!

Distance Series Membership  $105,  is intended for skippers that are participating in the Southern Bay Distance Series. This membership covers the Spring Series Day 2 (Race 3), Moonlight Triangle, Founders and Fall Series Day 2 (Race 3). Similar to the standard Racing Membership, Distance Series Membership includes serves as the entry form for the above races.

Club Membership ($45)  Club Membership is for skippers who wish to pay by the race and for individuals and crew who want to be a part of the action.   Club Members submit entry fees and forms by the race.

You can sign up online HERE  .


CCV Board members are dedicated to providing members with a positive sailing experience; however, they rely on feedback from the membership. If you have comments or suggestions, please send them an email.

Board of Directors email: ccvmail@ccvracing.org or ccvmail@ccvracing.us
Commodore – Vicki Bristow
Vice Commodore – Benedikt Zihlmann
Past Commodore – Carie Curry-Cutter
Past Commodore – Bobby Whitehouse
Past Commodore – Dixon W. Wilde
Secretary – Jean Holt
Treasurer – Carie Curry-Cutter
Director at Large – Don DeLoatch
Publications Director –
Education Director – Benedikt Zihlmann, Neil Ford
Racing Director – Greg Cutter
Membership Director – Neil Ford
Logistics Director – Alan Witt