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


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."





Dining Room To Reopen On September 21

Beginning Tuesday, September 21 we will resume serving food inside the club house FOR MEMBERS ONLY. Dining on the porch will remain an option. Inside dining will be for a maximum of 40 people (about 1/3 of our dining capacity). Friday evening dining (inside and outside) will require a reservation.

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2020-2021 Boat-Of-The-Year Series

This Series of nine races and regattas begins with the Labor Day Night Race and concludes with the  Tampa Bay to Ft. Myers Race.

Notice of Race for Series


Bradenton Kickoff Regatta September 19

This one-day event will begin the Suncoast BOTY Series. 


Dore Drake Regatta - October 17

The 37th Annual Dore Drake Regatta aims to provide the women of the Tampa Bay area an opportunity to compete against each other with all female crew, and for less experienced women to compete and gain the confidence with a coach on board.  

Race Documents and Registration


Halloween Regatta - October 24

This one-day event features a Hillsborough Bay distance course.  Racing is scheduled in the afternoon, so your morning is free for life’s other obligations. Due to COVID 19 based congregation restrictions, the 2020 Halloween Party will not occur as in past years. 

Race Documents and Registration


Full Moon Series - Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 30, Jan 28, Feb 25

Register your boat for the Full Moon Series!  One race per month through the Fall and Winter.  

Race Documents and Registration


Egmont Key Race - November 14

The 65 mile long course takes racers around the key and back to DIYC.  We also offer a 50 mile short course that stays inside the key for cruising and small spinnaker boats.  

Race Documents and Registration


Snipe Summer Series - Beginning June 6
The Snipe Summer Series will begin on June 6 and be held on the first Saturday of the month through October. The race dates include: June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5 and October 3. Registration will be from 1000-1045 AM, followed by an 1100 competitors' meeting, with first warning at 1200. 
Register for the Series
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Resumption of Racing
Thursday and Sunday racing are resuming for members and their invited guests.  For Thursday racing, all Captains SHALL email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by noon the names of all crew, both members and non-members, for contact-tracing purposes.

  • Thursday Night Series - Starts August 27 (no Series scoring) Credit card sales start Sept 24.
  • Sunday Racing Series - Already resumed - see Calendar for dates