mw-2017-logo-final88th Running of the SCYA Midwinter Regatta Press Release

The SCYA Midwinter Regatta, an 88-year yachting tradition is a chance for sailors to test their skills against the best skippers in the West Coast. It also provides an opportunity to experience the thrill of competitive racing for the first time in a name event in less formal cruising classes or as crew in one of the many boats participating.

The Regatta, one of the Nation’s largest sailing competitions, will be held over two weekends on February 11 and 12, and February 18 and 19, offering more than 25 venues, for over 600 competing boats in 100 classes, and more than 2,500 sailors participating. For an up-to-date list of Midwinter Regatta Host Clubs or other information, visit

The Southern California Yachting Association, now in its 96th year of service, facilitates member club communications, sponsors a variety of boat safety seminars, club management training, legislative representation, honor awards and much more.

SCYA is a service-oriented, non-profit organization supporting the recreational boating and yachting communities.

ALYC and OYC Update

Due to the weather conditions American Legion YC has modified their race schedule for the MidWinter regatta to race only on Sunday. The Saturday races for the PHRF fleet out of Newport Beach has been canceled. We reported  that Oceanside…
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Balboa YC Postpones

The Senior Naples Sabot regatta at Balboa Yacht Club has been postponed until March due to the expected storm that will hit the area on Saturday. The regatta is rescheduled for the 18th of March when the rainy season will most…
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Oceanside Yacht Club Postpones

If you were planning on racing out of Oceanside Harbor for the MidWinter Regatta you have the weekend off. Due to the impending sever weather for this weekend the OYC has postponed the regatta.  The makeup date has not yet…
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