Boca Ciega Yacht Club

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Latitude 27° 44' 21'' N
Longitude 82° 41' 44" W

Located on beautiful Boca Ciega Bay in Gulfport, Boca Ciega Yacht Club (BCYC) is only four miles from the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico offering sailors easy access to west Florida's best cruising destinations as well as fabulous sailing on the protected waters of the Bay. BCYC members enjoy club cruising, racing and a full social calendar throughout the year. If you are not already a Member, we invite you to discover the many benefits of membership and join the most exciting and friendly sail club in Florida.
 

Captain Elaine Miranda - Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life service for Captain Elaine Miranda has been scheduled on Saturday August 2nd at 11:00 am at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Crystal River, FL, where Elaine was active as Assisting Minister, Lay Reader, Puppeteer and player in the Chimes Choir.


Let's hear it for our own hero, Russ Matter

Heroes on Beach Save Boy's Life

The Watermelon Regatta is back!

Build a boat out of a watermelon and see if you can sail it further than your fellow competitors!


July 4th Event Schedule:

10:30AM
Watermelon Regatta Skippers meeting and judging of design at the BCYC Clubhouse.

11:00AM
Watermelon Regatta Racing at the beach behind Lion’s Club. Trophies and prizes will be presented at BCYC Clubhouse following race.

Event Rules:

  1. Craft must be made of a watermelon.
  2. Craft must be powered by a sail or sails. No propulsion systems allowed.
  3. No artificial flotation
  4. A winning spirit required!!!!

For additional information contact: John Meyer  mailto:jmeyer10@tampabay.rr.com  727-460-2384



We have a baby Manatee!
Pictures courtesy of Lee Nell
This mother manatee and her calf were nursing in the BCYC marina basin this afternoon.  According to Wikipedia, newborns weigh about 66 pounds; this one could not have been more than that.  Please be careful!




Congratulations to Dave Burnham for his winning 50th Anniversary logo design!



Upcoming Events

07/29/2014 5:30 PM • Boca Ciega Yacht Club
08/02/2014 9:00 AM • Twin Dolphin Marina
08/02/2014 11:00 AM • St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Crystal River, FL
08/04/2014 7:30 PM • Boca Ciega Yacht Club
08/05/2014 5:30 PM • Boca Ciega Yacht Club
08/12/2014 5:30 PM • Boca Ciega Yacht Club

Boca Ciega Yacht Club‎
Latitude 27° 44' 21.0552'' N
Longitude 82° 41' 44.7252'' W
4600 Tifton Drive South   Gulfport, FL 33711   (727) 321-7295

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