At 6:23a 05/27/16 : 71.4F, wind NE at 7.0 kt, pressure 30.028in & Steady

27°54.47 N — 82°27.09 W
1315 Severn Ave. Tampa, FL 33606
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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."



News & Events

Florida State Women’s Sunfish Championship - 21 May

DIYC will be hosting the Women’s Sunfish State Championship on Saturday, May 21st. Friday night will be the traditional Pub Crawl in downtown Davis Island. Saturday skippers meeting will be at 10:00 followed by racing. This is a one day regatta open to all women and junior women. Read more


Hugh Elliott Laser Regatta - 21 May

The Suncoast Laser Series, Hugh Elliott Trophy is scheduled on Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Fl. Laser Full rigs, Radials and 4.7’s are welcome. These races are fun, inexpensive and competitive. Come out and enjoy this one day of racing and refreshments. Read more


Tampa to Ft. Myers Race - 27 / 28 May

This race’s history dates back to 1946. 2015′s race was held for the first time over Memorial Day weekend. A resurgence of this race had 20 competitors and a commitment from many more to race in 2016. Read more


Summer Sailstice Rally to the Sail Pavilon - 18 Jun

On Saturday 18th, Tampa Bay racers and cruisers sail in the Rally from Davis Island Yacht Club to Tampa’s Sail Pavilion Bar downtown waterfront. Boats will sail up the Hillsborough River to Garrison Channel. The narrow channel between the buildings makes for interesting wind shifts and casual competition. Aside from joining the crowd at the destination to celebrate the solstice, we also expose people to sailing and promote our sport. Read more


Thursday Night Racing - 24 Mar / 20 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. Whether you have experience or not, the general public is welcome to visit and participate to learn more about sailing. The club bar is open (accepting cash) and pub grub and meals are available. Read more