Sailing at PCYC

 Sailing at PCYC

PCYC members of good standing are welcome to use club owned boats at no charge.  There is no set check out procedure.  We do ask that you take care of the boats as if they were your own. The boats available are Flying Scots, Sunfish, 420 and Optimist.


Yearly Club Events

  • Twilight Sailing
    Twilight Racing on Thursday nights is an opportunity for sailors of all skill levels to come out and enjoy an evening on the water. Races are held April through October, are approximately 4 miles and last about an hour. All boats are welcome for this informal handicap race. In spring and fall, working running lights are required.

    If you own a boat, come on out. If you want to crew on a boat or need crew, contact PCYC Fleet Captain Frank Allen

  • Rafferty Series
    COMMODORE MIKE RAFFERTY PHRF SERIES at the Pass Christian Yacht Club will be held a Saturday in October,  November,  March and April. See the Notice of Race for details. 
  • Knost Regatta
    The Knost Regatta, the longest running regatta for female skippers, was established in 1938 under the sponsorship of then commodore Bernard Knost and continues as an annual event at PCYC every July. 
  • Bithday Regatta
    The Birthday Regatta is held every year at the end of July and is a way of celebrating our wonderful club’s birthday!
  • Summer in the Pass Regatta
    Summer in the Pass Regatta is a two day regatta held in early August.
  • Around the Cat Regatta
    Round the Cat Regatta is early October and is a one day race that is approximately 28NM for Spinnaker and 16NM for Non-spinnaker around Cat Island.
  • Adult Sailing Classes
    Adult Sailing Classes will be conducted upon request. The classes include general marine information such as the history of sailing, understanding weather, parts of a sailboat, what makes a sailboat go, safety afloat, beginning navigation and basic boat handling. 
  • Summer Sailing Camp
    PCYC offers three two week sailing camp sessions during the summer months. More information is here.