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SYC Wins Resolute Cup

Posted on 9/15/2016

NEWPORT, R.I. - SYC skipper Marcus Eagan and crew, Andrew Eagan and Jackson Benvenutti, brought a metaphorical gun to the knife fight that was NYYC's Resolute Cup. The self-proclaimed Corinthian Championship of U.S. Yacht Clubs accepts 28 entries to determine which three U.S. clubs are invited to participate in NYYC's Corinthian "re-imagining" of the America's Cup: The Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup. Eagan's secret weapon was his notable experience - and success - in the Melges 20 class.

SYC Pursues Resolute Cup

Posted on 9/14/2016

UPDATE: (9/16/16, 1635) With finishes of 1-3-2-2-1, Team SYC dominated the first day of the Gold Fleet Championship series, sailed in Melges 20s. Follow the racing live by clicking the image above.
NEWPORT, R.I. - Skipper Marcus Eagan and crew, Jackson Benvenutti and Andrew Eagan, are representing Southern YC in New York YC's newly re-christened Resolute Cup. This event is held in even years to determine the U.S. representatives in NYYC's Invitational Cup, an international yacht club challenge held in odd years. This year's Resolute Cup is being sailed in both Melges 20s and Sonars. Click image to follow the event.

Harbor Study to FEMA

Posted on 9/8/2016

As part of the process to rebuild the harbor, FEMA mandated that the Municipal Yacht Harbor Management Corporation conduct a feasibility study. Southern Yacht Club assisted by developing our own survey among members and non-members about what boaters want to see in a new marina. Our findings were used by the Moffatt & Nichol firm in their final report. The feasibility study has been accepted by MYHMC and is available by clicking the image above.

SYC Places at GYA Liptons

Posted on 9/5/2016

MOBILE, Ala. - The SYC Lipton Team (1-2-10-2, 15pts) had their best regatta since winning in 2003, with a second place at the GYA Interclub Challenge hosted by Buccaneer YC. Pass Christian YC (5-1-1-1, 8pts) sailed an excellent regatta for a solid victory. Bay-Waveland YC (3-4-3-6, 16pts) ended their four-year winning streak with a third place. This is the penultimate year for the venerable Flying Scot as the GYA's Interclub boat will change to the Viper 640 sportboat for the 2018 season.

Team Racers Place Well at Harbor Court

Posted on 8/28/2016

NEWPORT, R.I. - SYC was well-represented in the annual Summer trifecta of team races at NYYC's Harbor Court station. Two teams, the Hinman Masters and the Grandmasters, placed 3rd in their events. The Morgan Cup team was a respectable fifth place, just missing the semifinals by one point. Read more...

SYC Wins GYA Knost Regatta

Posted on 8/14/2016

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. - SYC sailors have won the GYA Knost Ladies Championship. This excellent victory follows a frustrating string of second place finishes in the annual event sailed at PCYC. The skippers were Katy Lovell, Clerc Cooper and Kaity Potts. The crew were Miia Newman, Jeanne Herman and Julie DiColo.

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