4th of July Cookout & Potluck - July 4, 2024

Please RSVP by July 1.

J24 / M 24 Practices

J24 Rodeo - July 13-14, 2024

Registration, NOR, and Sailing Instructions

Pool Party with Lexi - July 19, 2024

Please be sure to RSVP so that Lexi can plan for everyone.

Poolside Palooza - July 20, 2024

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Please RSVP by July 12.

Pram Jam - August 10, 2024

 

Pram Jam 

The Pram Jam was started in 1998 to develop awareness and support for the Youth Sailing program, while promoting an atmosphere of camaraderie between adult and youth sailors. The race is open to youth sailors and any adult interested in participating. This year we will be including 420's as well as prams! One sailor per pram. An adult and youth will be paired for the 420.

 

Race Information

Number of entries will be limited and on a first come first serve basis. We will have 30 optis and 8 420's. Boats will be assigned to the adults by lottery. An adult sailor (18+) will be paired with a Youth Sailor (who will sail their own boat) by lottery. Participants will be scored as an adult/youth team. Racecourse instructions will be provided at the skipper's meeting on the day of the event.

 

Registration & NOR

Registration is now open. go to www.diysf.org/regattas to get in on the fun!

Pram Jam Sailor       $80

Cornhole Team        $20

Pool Regatta Sailor  $10

Come out and enjoy the fun even if you don't race!

Regatta Chair & Race Committee Training Classes - August 17, 2024

An introduction to race committee volunteering takes place in the DIYC regatta classroom on Saturday, August 17th, from 0900 – 1100. The class takes beginners through basic race committee concepts such as types of boats and racing, the purpose and duties of the race committee, equipment, and jobs of the race committee, and what to expect out on the water. We will provide an overview of race committee functions for those who are interested in learning more. If you are a race committee newbie, race committee chair, race management instructor, yacht club leader, or just someone who is interested, you’re invited to attend this presentation.

 

How to run a regatta: The good, the bad, and the best practices. If you are thinking about taking on the role of regatta chair or just want to know more about what goes into running a regatta, this class is for you! Saturday, August 17th from 1200 – 1400 in the DIYC regatta classroom. Presented by Kat Malone. Please bring your laptops as this is a working meeting.

 

Please let Kat Malone know that you will be attending either session by emailing membership@diyc.org.

 

Race Committee Training - 0900-1100

Regatta Chair Training - 1200-1400

Hoist the Sails! Boat of the Year Kick Off Party! August 24, 2024

Join us as we hoist the sails for the new racing season! There will be live music to keep you dancing all evening long. We hope to see you there! RSVP here to ensure we have plenty of food to eat and bartenders to fill your drink orders.

 

Labor Day Night Race - August 30 - 31, 2024

Registration, Notice of Race, and Sailing Instructions

DIYC Thursday Night Series - April 18 - October 24, 2024

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.

Interested in coming out to sail? Check the Thursday Night Racing page for more information. We race in mildly inclimate weather. We will not race in dangerous conditions. The Race Committee will make the decision to sail, or not to sail, no earlier than 6PM.

Skippers, please sign yourself and your crew up for RC duties here. Each skipper is expected to take one turn on RC.

Registration, Notice of Race, and Sailing Instructions

Island 2 Island Regatta - Tampa to Venice - October 10 - 13, 2024

Registration, Notice of Race, and Sailing Instructions

The Hospice Cup team would like to give a huge thanks to our sponsors and participants! With your help we were able to raise over $90,000!