OSYC Street Address
100 Front Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
OSYC Mailing Address
P.O. Box 821
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
May 24-26 - Slip to Ship (results)
Aug 30 - Katrina Memorial (dinghies welcome)
Oct 25-26 - Shearwater (dinghies welcome)
Regatta Descriptions below
Katrina Memorial Regatta (description)
A simple, fun, local but anyone's invited... race.
KMR will be held on Saturday, August 31st, 2013 off the beach @ OSYC.
Skipper's Meeting at noon under the club.
First race to begin approximately 1pm.
Short course for short boats. 2 hulls optional.
Medium course for medium boats. 2 hulls required. (high Portsmouth)
Long course for long boats. Less than 2 hulls you have to be joking. (low Portsmouth)
Definition of short, medium, and long will be at the PRO's discretion depending on what boats are represented at the skipper's meeting. Verbal SI's at the skipper's meeting.
No entry fee.
No awards - other than bragging rights, a drink on the house and a championship photo.
Sail the afternoon away. Maybe ahull flying contest or steeplechase.
Back on the beach by 5pm, so you can relax and have dinner at the club
May the winds be double digit and your hull in the air,
Robert Patt -Proud Hobie 18 Pilot/Nav/CrewChief -Reformed Pirate.
Island Hop Regatta... ... a straight shot drag race from the starting line off the beach to beautiful Horn Island... Join in on the island for some fun, eats, drinks, swimming and whatever else pops up; the legends and stories abound. Come to the island and be a part of the history, a part of the tradition! Race two is the run home to OSYC, and race three on Sunday goes around Deer Island. $50 entry includes breakfast both days, a t-shirt, chicken 'n buns lunch on the island, with cold drinks and of course.. three great races.
Slip to Ship Regatta:... A long distance multi-hull regatta that departs from OSYC for the first leg and races out to the Eastern end of Ship Island. The racers lunch on the island then race back. Combined with the regatta on Saturday will be a club-wide potluck dinner, open to all sailors. Live band and cash bar pool side, you don't want to miss this! The final race is the following day when the fastest sailor around Deer Island will get their name on the Deer Island Perpetual trophy!
1699 Regatta - Multi hull and One Design regatta featuring one day of buoy racing right off the beach. Fast, fun and local. In connection with the City of Ocean Springs' 1699 Historical Society's annual reenactment and celebration of the 1699 landing of Pierre LeMoyne D'Iberville, befriending the Biloxi indians, and the establishment of Ocean Springs.
Shearwater Regatta- competitive and fun, buoy racing off the beach, any/all catamarans and dingys welcome.
Many thanks to the sponsors who provide the cash, merchandise, and services we need to continue serving our community.
Key Sailing ! Our good friends, and OSYC members, over in Pensacola Beach Florida. Next time you're over that way, check them out! Catamarans, Jet Skis, Para-Sailing, Kayaks, and all the goods and supplies you need... Instruction also available and all at a Great Location! http://www.keysailing.com/
2013 Hobie Mid-Winters at Ocean Springs Yacht Club!
April 11-14, 2013. NOR . Watch facebook, etc for more!
One of our primary goals is to be the premier catamaran and small dinghy Yacht Club on the Gulf Coast. To accomplish this, we intend to grow our racers "from the ground up". Through the use of weekly "round the buoy races" to the continued support of our flagship distances races (Slip to Ship and Island Hop) Ocean Springs Yacht Club through our charitable non-profit, the Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron will help you hone your sailing and racing skills.
Prior racing experience is not needed merely a desire to improve and have fun.
(like the guys in this photo!)
OFFICIAL 2013 Regatta Schedule as of Sept 8 2013
(see the 2012 info down the page for descriptions of most)
2012 Regattas Hosted by the Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron at OSYC
1699 Regatta coinciding with the 1699 Landing: April 28-29. Multi hull and One Design regatta featuring two days of buoy racing right off the beach. Fast, fun and local. In connection with the City of Ocean Springs' 1699 Historical Society's annual reenactment and celebration of the 1699 landing of Pierre LeMoyne D'Iberville, befriending the Biloxi indians, and the establishment of Ocean Springs.
SUMMARY RESULTS HERE.
DETAILED RACE BY RACE RESULTS HERE.
Shearwater Regatta-October 27-28. A multi-hull regatta with two days of buoy racing which can be viewed from the beach. Our final race of the season! Don't miss out!