The Bellingham Youth Regatta will bring dozens of young sailors to Bellingham Bay this weekend, Aug. 6-7.
The annual sailing event, hosted by the Bellingham Yacht Club, is one of seven regattas on the Northwest Youth Racing Circuit. The race is open to all sailors under age 19 in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, with competitors sailing in FJs, Lasers, 29er and Optimist Dinghies classes. In recent years, the Bellingham event has attracted more than 75 youth sailors.
Racing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.