At 6:08a 11/28/15 : 63.5F, wind NNE at 10.4 kt, pressure 30.166in & 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

2015 Egmont Key Race - 21 Nov

2015 marks the 80th anniversary of the oldest running sailboat race on the west coast of Florida. 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 “around” Egmont key, once again qualifying the race for the prestigious Wall perpetual trophy. All racers can look forward to the traditional DIYC Chili Cook off event at the club to finish off the race. Read more


Hospice Cup wins Spirit of Philanthropy award

Charley Morgan and the Tampa Bay Hospice Cup are this year’s winners of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Florida Suncoast Chapter’s Spirit of Philanthropy award. Read more


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