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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Sarasota Yacht Club 40th Annual Invitational Regatta

Sarasota Yacht Club invites sailors from near and far to join us on Sarasota Bay for the Sarasota Yacht Club 40th Annual Invitational Regatta on November 6, 2021! The festivities kick off on Friday, November 5 with the opening party and Skipper's Meeting available exclusively to regatta sailors and crew. The evening will feature a chance to socialize with fellow sailors, enjoy a beverage, and listen to live music with a waterfront view. The regatta begins on Saturday morning on Sarasota Bay with opportunities for sailors of all ages to participate. Race details and registration are available on Regatta Network. The regatta will conclude with a fabulous party at the Club on Saturday evening. Sailors, crew, volunteers, spectators, SYC members, and guests will all gather to celebrate a successful 40th annual regatta, enjoy a delicious pig roast dinner, dance to live music by Kettle of Fish, and congratulate the sailors with an awards ceremony.

We look forward to sharing this wonderful event with fellow sailors and our SYC members. Let's sail and celebrate!

Click here for regatta registration and details on Regatta Network.

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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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