Keel Boat Racing Squadron
Ninnescah Sailing Association
Welcome to KBRS
The Keel Boat Racing Squadron (KBRS) maintains a yearly schedule of races, and regattas. Our racing program provides a means for sailors to sharpen their sailing skills, enjoy a competitive environment while sailing and to build camaraderie between the club members. After each race there is usually a gathering where racers can gather to discuss the wind shifts, and winning/losing strategies.
The racing schedule includes two different series – spring and fall. The races take place on Wednesday evenings during the spring and summer, but move to Sunday afternoons when the days get shorter in the fall. Racing begins in May, and lasts until October.
The weekly races are comprised of boats of many different makes, and the sailors are of all levels of ability. There are different classes for different types of boats, keel, multi-hulls, and centerboard. The races include a cruising fleet (For those individuals that enjoy the more leisurely version of sailing), and the racing fleet. Races are held using a reverse start utilizing local PHRF handicap numbers.
All boats are welcome. If you need some help getting started, we can find an experienced KBRS racer to ride with you to familiarize you with our easy racing. Or if you would like to ride in a race, many skippers are glad to have extra hands onboard. Racing is one of the best ways to improve your sailing abilities.
For more information contact Kevin Findley @ 316-204-8323.