Sarasota Yacht Club

Distinguished Elite Club & Platinum Club of the World

Sarasota Yacht Club is home to a beautiful campus located right inside Big Pass. Our facilities include a 110-slip marina, fitness center, heated pool, two indoor bars, a pool bar, multiple meeting rooms, a grand dining room, waterside terrace, and lunch dock. We have diverse watersports offerings including sailboats, kayaks, and paddle boards. Our culinary team has won numerous food and wine awards, making the Club the perfect place for your next relaxing weekend, event, or even just lunch!

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Regattas at Sarasota Yacht Club

Thank you to our 41st Annual Invitational Regatta sponsors, including: Mount Gay Rum, Bank of America, CBIZ, and Cheney Brothers. Regatta results are available on Regatta Network and photos can be viewed by clicking here.

Thank you to the volunteers and sailors who participated in the 2023 Optimist Team Race Midwinter Championship Regatta on January 14-16, 2023. Optimist sailors from around the U.S. took over Sarasota Bay for three days of competitive team racing. This regatta was a qualifier for the 2023 Trofeo Marco Rizzotti in Venice, Italy. We are honored to have hosted this esteemed youth sailing event in Sarasota for the third consecutive year. Results are posted to the USODA regatta event webpage, click here to view.

The Sarasota Yacht Club 42nd Annual Invitational Regatta is scheduled for November 10 and 11, 2023. This event will feature opportunities for sailors of all ages and boats of all sizes! Stay tuned for details! 

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A Piece of Sarasota History

Sarasota Yacht Club has deep roots in local history. From its organization in 1907 as the Sarasota Yacht and Automobile Club, to its incorporation as the Sarasota Yacht Club in 1926, SYC held true through both World Wars, several moves, and is heading towards its centennial in 2026.

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Dining at Sarasota Yacht Club

BoardRoom Magazine has honored Sarasota Yacht Club, not just once, but three times as a recipient of the Distinguished Emerald Club award. In late 2017, BoardRoom recognized Sarasota Yacht Club as an Elite Distinguished Club. This award is judged on member experience and awarded to only eight other yacht clubs in the United States and only four clubs in Florida. In late 2018, Sarasota Yacht Club received recognition as a Platinum Club of America. This recognition is given to only 30 yacht clubs nation-wide, 12 of them located in Florida. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international association of gastronomy has recognized Sarasota Yacht Club for its culinary arts programs for two consecutive years. Club Managers Association of America, one of the club industry's leading managers' associations, which recognizes exemplary wine programs, consistently ranks Sarasota Yacht Club as one of the club industry's best wine programs. It should be noted that Sarasota Yacht Club has won the CMAA International Wine Society Award of Distinction several years running.

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