Category Archives: Racing

Davis Island Yacht Club racers performed well at this year’s Fall Bay Race held on October 13 off St. Petersburg. Despite light conditions, our sailors dominated the top three places of the spinnaker A and B fleets. The day began … Continue reading

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Davis Island Yacht Club racers had a great turn out at the 2018 Tampa Sailing Squadron Rumgatta. This year, in the cruising fleet, First Wind took first place, followed by Chamamé in second. In the spinnaker A fleet, Fire & … Continue reading

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The latest 2018 DIYC Boat of the Year standings have been updated following last weekend’s Hospice Cup. View Standings

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John Condrick raced his yellow boat “Temptation” for years at DIYC. He customarily had a female crew, teaching them sailing and racing. The Bikini Cup grew out of John and Dore’s desire to promote and support a sailboat race for … Continue reading

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  The Dore Drake Regatta grew from the long running DIYC Bikini Cup. Long time members may remember John Condrick who was known for having an all-female crew, teaching them sailing and racing. In 1978, John Condrick donated what became … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 BOAT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION Boats must be constructed on site on September 23rd any 1100 and must be complete before the start of the regatta, approximately 1530. Boats must be made ONLY of cardboard and STANDARD duct tape. … Continue reading

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The 2017 Bradenton Yacht Club Kickoff Regatta has been rescheduled for September 30-October 1 with check-in and other activities on Friday evening, September 29. For more information, visit: https://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=4384.

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The 2017 Labor Day Night Race will be held on September 1, 2017. This race is open to all vessels with a current WFPHRF Rating Certificates, or provisional rating provided from the Davis Island Club Measurer, endorsed for Category 4 … Continue reading

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DIYC Boat-of-the-Year is becoming the series on Tampa Bay for serious racers or just competitive cruisers. There are 9 regattas/races starting with Labor Day Night Race and ending with Tampa Bay to Ft Myers Race on Memorial Day weekend. Most … Continue reading

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On June 24, we had eight spinnaker and five non-spinnaker competitors. Taking first in the spinnaker division was Whiplash, and taking first in the non-spinnaker division was No Way Jose. Thanks for a great day of racing! View the Results

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