Welcome to the GSBYRA Website 2015

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Two GSBYRA Flying Scots for Sale to GSBYRA Clubs by bid.

Sailing Instructor Jobs for 2015:

Bay Shore Yacht Club - Submit resumes and recommendations to Vice Commodore Kenneth Lindahl Capt11079@yahoo.com by Feb. 6 Salary commesurate with experience.

GSBYRA women military sailors, 2nd LT Keisha Pearson and LT Trisha Kutkiewicz compete as 470 team in 47th World Military Sailing Championships from 21 to 30 November 2014 held in Qatar after training in Miami under Olympic sailor Sara Lihan

2014 Team Race drone video

Boats for sale

GSBYRA is proud to recognize and congratulate accomplished sailors: JC Hermus. LT Trisha Kutkiewicz represents US in Norway.

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 download and complete the application for marine permit for all 2014 sailing events and sailing lessons. E-mail the completed form to Travis L. Cortopassi or fax to 203-468-4423.


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, and GSBYRA Championships. The Association offers 2 Flying Scots to Full Member clubs for charter in GSBYRA triple-handed championships that lead to US SAILING national Championships, and provides 12 suits of Flying Scot sails used only for those 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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Contacts & Members
Sailing Grants
Junior Sailing
Perpetual Trophies
Event Photos