27°54.47 N — 82°27.09 W
1315 Severn Ave. Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-1158
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Davis Island Yacht Club

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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LATEST NEWS

Thursday Night Race Series 2021

NOTE:  All boats MUST renew WFPHRF certificates by the end of June!  Boats without NEW certificates will NOT BE SCORED starting, well, July 29, because WFPHRF is not caught up.

 https://www.westfloridaphrf.org/ 

Thursday Night Racing resumed on 18 March and will run until Daylight Savings ends (last race of the season on 4 November).

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 for many years. New sailors have learned the skills of the persons who were in their shoes years ago. Racing sailboats keeps us happy. Whether you have experience or not, those interested in sailing are welcome to visit and become the guest of a captain and learn more about sailing. The club bar is open (accepting cards only, no cash) and meals are available for those guests who have joined a crew for the evening.

Registration is now open and available online via Regatta Network. Click here to register.

After you have registered, be sure and sign up here for Race Committee duties.

 Results and standings are on the Racing / Results page.

Members--Please feel free to share the following message with interested guests.

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As we move into the next phase of reentry, we are looking forward to getting people out on the water.  We ask that you sign up through this attached form.  Whether you have experience or not, those interested in sailing are welcome to visit and become the guest of a captain and learn more about sailing.  Remember, the club bar is open (accepting cards only, no cash) and meals are available for those guests who have joined a crew for the evening. Thanks! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508054BAEA72EA2FA7-thursday

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For Skippers who would like to welcome people on boats, please complete the following form and we will connect you with new guests. https://forms.gle/gL4xXfSt64xXy6eTA

 

DIYC Boat-Of-The-Year Series 2021-2022

This 9-event Series includes both Drop-Mark and Distance racing for Spinnaker A, B, and C divisions, plus Distance races for Racer-Cruiser, Cruising, and Multi-Hull.

Notice of Series

 

Snipe Summer Series

Nine Sundays of racing starting June 27.  Registration is now open and available online via Regatta Network.  You may also register for boat storage by selecting "View Online Storefront".  Payment by credit card is now available.

Click here to register.

  

West Florida Master Calendar

click here 

 

 

The CDC Has New COVID Guidelines.

Here’s What You Need to Know: 

 

  • If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did before the pandemic.
  • Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing.
  • If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, you can find a place to get the vaccine at https://www.vaccines.gov/ 
 
 
Here are the Specific Guidelines for DIYC: 
 
  • Masks are no longer required for Vaccinated people.  We request that Non-Vaccinated people continue to mask.

  • All other club operations have returned to pre-pandemic policies with the added encouragement to continue to be safe and sanitize.