RACING<br />
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SCYA Race Calendar

Although our member clubs have completed and submitted their racing calendars, please go to the host club websites to check the status of any ongoing changes.

Here is the SCYA SO CAL 2024 Race Calendar


Any dissemination of information regarding regattas or events hosted and organized by SCYA member clubs is purely for informational purposes. Skippers and crews should contact the hosting club for COVID precautions and compliance issues as SCYA has no input or control over the event. The listing of any event on the SCYA calendar / website is not a promotion of the event or representation that the event complies with state/county orders or other restrictions.

SCYA Midwinter Regatta

The SCYA Midwinter Regatta is one of the largest in the United States, involving over 2500 sailors and motor yacht captains in California, Arizona and Nevada. Over 600 boats compete in a variety of venues sponsored by approximately 25 SCYA member clubs in two weekends of competition.

SCYA has a website dedicated to bring you the latest information about the annual event and you can access it by clicking below.

SCYA Midwinter Regatta Website

SCYA Racing Chairs

The following are Committee Chairs in SCYA who monitor or sponsor race related activity.

Appeals and Rules: Kim Kymlika

PHRF: PHRF of Southern California Website

Sail Numbers

 US SAILING sail numbers are issued in Area ‘J’ to boats owned by resident members in good standing of yacht clubs affiliated with the Southern California Yachting Association.

Click To Open SCYA Sail Number Application Form

Youth Sailing

Youth instructional and racing programs are an important part of most SCYA member clubs. Providing a clean, healthy, outdoor experience is a key to balanced growth and provide lifelong rewards. Look for a club program in your area. In addition, see these resources:

SCYA Collegiate Sailing Chairperson: Danielle Richards (SDYC)

Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association (SCYYRA)

Harbor Associations

Harbor associations are local area organizations which often coordinate racing events, calendars, and courses as well as sponsoring their own regattas. See the following for more information:

Association of Santa Barbara Channel Islands Yacht Clubs (ASBCYC)

Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs (ASMBYC)

Association of San Pedro Bay Yacht Clubs (ASPBYC)

Association of Orange Coast Yacht Clubs (AOCYC)

San Diego Association of Yacht Clubs (SDAYC)

Racing Resources

Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA)

Performance Handicap Racing Fleet of Southern California (PHRF)

Multi-hull Racing Association (MHRA)

Transpacific Yacht Club (TPYC)

US Sailing

Yacht Racing Union of Southern California (YRU)

Pacific Coast Yachting Association

Pacific Coast Sailing Foundation (PCSF)

The United States Sailing Center Long Beach

Southern California Outrigger Racing Association (SCORA)

North American Cruiser Association (NACA)