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."
News & Events
Florida State Melges 24 Championship - 22-23 Oct
The Florida State Championships will be a great last opportunity for teams competing in the Melges 24 Worlds in Miami in late November through early December a last opportunity to refine their teamwork and tuning skills. Read more
Egmont Key Race - 19 Nov
2016 marks the 81st anniversary of the oldest running sailboat race on the west coast of Florida! The Davis Island Egmont Key race is both a DIYC and Suncoast BOTY event. There is short course for smaller boats that will stay inside the Skyway Bridge, but still offer a challenging course. The long course will go â€śaroundâ€ť Egmont key, once again qualifying the race for the prestigious Wall perpetual trophy. 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