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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Season of Sailing

The Sarasota Yacht Club 39th Annual Invitational Regatta on November 1-2 invites Club members, local sailors, and youth sailors to compete in one of the best regattas on the Suncoast. The event boasts opportunities to participate for all, even non-boaters. The weekend begins with a Friday night Opening Night Party/Skipper's Meeting with live entertainment, lite bites, and keg beer. Saturday will be a full day on the water where even non-boating members can get a front row seat of the action aboard the Spectator Fleet. Participants will enjoy the electric post-race atmosphere on Saturday evening featuring Chef Anthony's spectacular Pig Roast Dinner, the Regatta Awards Ceremony, and live entertainment!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on the water and helped with the event behind the scenes. We had over 140 boats on Sarasota Bay! We can't wait for the 40th Annual Regatta in 2020.

View the results of the 39th Annual Sarasota Yacht Club Invitational Regatta, click here.

For information contact Waterfront Director Will Stocke at will.stocke@sarasotayachtclub.org.

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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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Award-Winning

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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