Southport Yacht Club

Southport, NC

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Thinking about a sail down the coast or blue water cruising? In the second session of their series, Bill and Laura Howell will share knowledge gained from twice circling the globe to help you prepare to go, envision life on a passage and enjoy life at anchor – with-in...

SYC PHRF Racing Series 2018 – Register Now

The Race is ON!! Southport Yacht Club is taking registrations for the 2018 PHRF racing series which begins with a Captains Meeting on April 20, 5pm at the Provision Company, Southport. The first of 7 races will begin Saturday, April 21.  It will start in the ocean at...

Education Chair – Meet Bill Howell

First, a big thanks to Pay Lynch who has led the Education committee since the beginning.  Pat has coordinated many many great presentations and topics.  And now, he has given the helm to Bill Howell. Bill Howell has already started his new job with an introductory...

Blessing of the Fleet Mar 18, 2pm

Every year, the Cape Fear Yacht Club sponsors the Blessing of the Fleet for any and all boats that are willing to join in this event. They provide a ‘Blessing’ boat that anchors somewhere near the Southport Pier. On Mar 18, around 2pm they begin the ‘blessing’ and a...

Dates Changed for Banks Channel Raft-Up

Change of Dates – now September 28-30! Wilmington is hosting the US Sailing Youth Championship on the weekend of June 23-24. That means that the Banks Channel will be an absolute madhouse on that weekend and it would be very unlikely that we could find space for...

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Latest Club News…

Wilmington Cruise – 10/19 – 10/21

This will be the last cruise event for this year! MEMBERS: Reserve your own slip! Call 910-251-6151 or go to (and tell them you are part of SYC). For questions, please contact Cruise Chair Steve Karch at or 919.697.0817.... read more

CANCELLED: Banks Channel Raft-Up – 09/28 – 09/30

Mother Nature willing, this cruise will be to Banks Channel in Wrightsville Beach. Power and sail boats are welcome and make sure to bring your good anchor equipment as we will be “on the hook” for the entire time. We encourage you to “unplug” and enjoy the experience... read more
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