Barnacle Sail Races are held weekly starting in the spring and continuing through early fall.
Periodically, lectures and general interest programs are presented at the general membership meetings.
Social events such as a Luau, Crab Feast, Oyster Roast and Pig Pickin' events.
Organized Club cruises for both sail and powerboats. In addition, the members enjoy many spontaneous cruises with associated parties.
Members and their guest are invited to two large parties sponsored by the club each year, the annual Christmas party and the summer Membership Appreciation party.
PBC sponsors major sail races such as "The Race to Cock Island".
PBC hosts a Model Yacht special interest group that races a fleet of various craft from sloops to skipjacks. These radio controlled model yachts are often raced evenings and weekends at Portsmouth’s City Park and Crawford Bay.