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


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."

Latest News

DIYC Thursday Night Racing

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. Register here. Interested in coming out to sail? Check the Thursday Night Racing page for more information.

Skippers, please sign yourself and your crew up for RC duties by clicking here.

RS Aero North American Championship - May 19-22, 2022

Davis Island Yacht Club is excited to host the 2022 RS Aero North American Championship in Tampa, Florida, USA. We expect representation from all RS Aero rig sizes to come compete against one another in this year's NA Championship. On Thursday 19th a RS Aero race clinic and practice racing is planned followed by three days of championship racing from Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd May.

Pig Roast and Potluck for Caroline Young - May 25, 2022

Mark your calendars for 6pm to come out and celebrate our member, Caroline Young!

2021 Sunfish Women's North American Champion 

Top US Woman at 2021 Worlds

Top US Woman at 2022 Nationals

We provide the pork, you bring the sides and sweet treats!


Tampa to Ft. Myers Race - May 27-28

Tampa to Ft Myers race, occurring annually on Memorial Day weekend, represents DIYC's conclusion of the Boat of the Year series and with it, the conclusion of our regatta calendar. The excitement of this coastal race is surpassed only by the awards "banquet" awaiting in Ft Myers Beach. Grab your crews and your safety gear and we'll meet you on the starting line!


Notice of Race and Registration

J24 Rodeo - June 11, 2022

Come sail with the J24 Fleet 86 at Davis Island Yacht Club's annual J/24 Rodeo.

Documents and Registration

Sailors Forum - June 14, 2022

All boat owners, please plan to attend this important forum to discuss sailing at our Club. Topics of discussion will include: participation, scheduling, handicap systems, sailing events, events surrounding sailing, and other topics that may arise during discussion.  1800 - Deli express buffet and 1900 - Forum begins. Please RSVP here and mention that the event is for the Sailors Forum. We want to ensure we will have enough food on hand. Thanks!


Memorial Day Picnic - May 30, 2022

Celebrate our heros with a picnic downstairs at the Club Monday 1130 - 1400. The kitchen will be closed and the regular menu will not be available.

Please let us know if you're coming on the Event RSVP. Please mention that you are coming to the picnic.

The Club will be closed on Tuesday, May 31.
Hurricane Prep Work Party - June 4, 2022

Join us at the Club as we prepare for hurricane season. Jobs will include dock repair, fire extinguisher mounting on docks, kitchen work, Tiki Bar renovation, repair the Point Pavilion steps, repair and reseal the picnic table and benches, pram pavilion bunk repairs, front gate beautification, herb garden refurbishment, and repainting the bike rack. There's a job for everyone. Sign up to help here. If you are interested in joining the Club, this would be a great opportunity to meet members and find out what our DIYC attitude is all about.

Summer Learn to Sail Camp

The Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation (DIYSF) is pleased to offer summer sailing camps for both DIYC members and non-members. Weeklong camps run from May 31st - August 5th in a 10 week summer season. The camps run from 9am-4pm. If early drop-off or late pick-up is needed, it is available during registration. From beginners to advanced sailors, we've got something to fit your age, ability, and interest.  Registration is open now!

When you think summer camp, think sailing!

Information and Registration

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