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27°54.47 N — 82°27.09 W
1315 Severn Ave. Tampa, FL 33606
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WELCOME TO DAVIS ISLAND YACHT CLUB

The Davis Island Yacht Club is a private, member-owned yacht club situated at the south end of Davis Islands in Tampa, Florida. The club sponsors a heavy schedule of sailing races, an active cruising fleet and a strong youth sailing organization.

"The principal purpose of the Club shall be to promote sailing in all its forms, to form a social nucleus with activities for people primarily interested in sailing, to develop and maintain active relationships with other sailing organizations, to promote racing and cruising for pure enjoyment, to promote safety on the water-ways, and to foster a spirit of good fellowship and helpfulness."

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News & Events


Thursday Night Racing - 26 Mar - 22 Oct

New and old sailors alike gather on our beautiful Hillsborough Bay for a tradition unlike any other. Davis Islands' "Thursday Night Series" has been the biggest sailing series in the South. New sailors have learned the skills of the persons who were in their shoes years ago. Racing sailboats keeps us happy. To join a boat, visit the yacht club bar on Thursday night and let the staff know you are "crew looking for boat." Whether you have experience or not, the general public is welcome to visit and participate to learn more about sailing. Read more

 

Tampa Bay Hospice Cup - 25 Apr

You may know this event from its 30 year history as the Morgan Invasion. The race organizers teamed up with the Davis Island Yacht Club, Suncoast Hospice, and LifePath Hospice to make this event a marquee regatta for the West coast of Florida. We had an excellent debut event in May 2013, and an even bigger event in April 2014. We invite all racers and cruisers from the sailing community to support this great cause at our next regatta on April 25, 2015. Read more

 

Tampa Bay to Ft. Myers Race - 22 May

Finish the season with this historic Old Florida offshore race dating back to the 1940's. Read more

 2015 Ft. Myers Race

 

Club Weather Station

The DIYC weather station has been updated and is back on line. A summary of the current conditions is shown on the top right of the Home page, full weather information is under About the Club / Club Weather on the main menu. We are also now on SailFlow at http://sailflow.com/spot/2188