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Congratulations to Sunfish Class President, Paul-Jon Patin for winning this year's US Sailing Championship of Champions and to Marguerite Kohler for placing 9th at Lake Bluff Yacht Club, Illinois! Competition is limited to 19 competitors and competitors must request an invitation to compete. Patin, who was representing the JY15 class, was the 2016 Sunfish International Masters Champion and placed third in the 2015 World Championships. He is also a three-time JY15 North American Champion and the 2011 Interclub North American Champion.

Register online at least 3 days in advance for GSBYRA Championships, Junior Regattas and Invitational Regattas from Register online links on schedule pages. Do not use initials for club name. Also view results at Register online links!

All GSBYRA Championships open to unlimited competitors per club!

Jimi Grover articles about GSBYRA Junior Sailing in Great South Bay Magazine, Sept 2015

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GSBYRA is proud to recognize and congratulate accomplished sailors

Certificate required for operaters of boats with propulsion in Suffolk County - NY State Boating

Real time wind and water data from Great South Bay Buoy # 1

Homeland Security requires all clubs to complete the application for marine permit for all sailing events and sailing lessons. E-mail the completed form to USCG Sector Long Island Sound, Marine Events Coordinator or fax to 203-468-4423. Phone 203-468-4415.

Great South Bay Yacht Racing Association, a regional sailing organization located on the south shore of Long Island, NY, welcomes sailors of all ages and abilities to participate in sailing activities! Together the  member clubs of GSBYRA coordinate a schedule that includes weekend Invitational racing in one-design classes and PHRF boats, Friday Junior class racing, Race Week, Junior Race Week, and GSBYRA Championships. The Association provides 12 suits of Flying Scot sails used only for GSBYRA triple-handed championships that lead to US Sailing National Championships. GSBYRA is a member of US Sailing.

Organized in 1906 GSBYRA is a not-for-profit, sailing organization where fellow sailors race, share and explore educational experiences building boats, promote on the water safety, and enjoy the camaraderie of maritime heritage at social events. Donations to GSBYRA are tax deductible and help GSBYRA maintain and award 33 perpetual trophies displayed at the Long Island Maritime Museum, publish an annual yearbook in which the history of those trophies is recorded, and award annual sailing grants to recognize sailors who pursue post secondary education at two or four year colleges or vocational schools!

GSBYRA is run by volunteers whose time and expertise is dedicated to the organization. The elected officers and club delegates who direct GSBYRA invite you to improve your sailing or race management skills, and to voice your opinion by joining and supporting GSBYRA!

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