WOW Regatta 2019 

Welcome to the 16th annual running of the Bayview Yacht Club Women on Water (WOW) Regatta & US Women’s Match Racing Pro Am Race!
This year’s WOW event is being held in coordination with the US Women’s Match Racing event held at Bayview Yacht Club on August 16 – 18th.

2019 WOW Activities:


  • 16th Annual WOW Regatta & Pro AM Race
    • Open sailors of all skill levels
    • Skippers Meeting and US Women’s Match Racing Meet and Greet – 6:00 PM
    • WOW Regatta Race - 7:00 PM
    • Post-Race Party & Awards immediately following US Women’s Match Racing Opening Ceremonies at 8 PM
    • Sign Up Options:
      • If you wish to participate in the Pro-Am race, please respond to the WOW Regatta & USWMR Pro-Am Event and “click “Going”
      • If you wish to enter your own boat or skipper a U20 -  register at Yacht Scoring on the BYC Thursday Night Series.  Enter your name, boat name and type.
    • Entry fee of $25 for registrations received by August 14, 2019.  Please pay the night of the regatta.  Late fee of $10 may be charged for entries received the day of the event.

****Please note, if you wish to skipper a U-20, you must complete the BYC U20 Club Boat Program Waiver and send to Mike Cowan ( and Cynthia Ross (****

This is a great opportunity to learn about Match Racing and supporting women’s sailing in Detroit.  DON’T MISS OUT!


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For information or to get on a crew, contact
or call (313)822.1853
See you at the View!

Cynthia Ross  
2019 Regatta Chairman
Regatta Chair
Natalie J. O'Neil Trophy
"The Natalie J. O'Niel Trophy was dedicated to represent one woman's enthusiasm and dedication to the sport. We award the trophy to the winning teams each year to capture their spirit and excellence as well" Lynn Kotwicki, Founder of the BYC WOW Regatta & Clinic.