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.

A note to our members, supporters, friends, and family...

With the global and national attention on Coronavirus (COVID-19), the health and safety of our members, and invited guests, needs to be our number one priority.

Government and health officials are currently recommending that our communities avoid gatherings of 10 or more people. Therefore, effective immediately and for the safety of everyone, ALL BCYC scheduled activities and club functions, inclusive of the Rhumb Runners and Sea Scouts, will be cancelled until further notice.

This will include the cancellation and/or postponement of the following:

  • General Membership Meetings
  • Saturday Work Days
  • Saturday Night Potlucks
  • Sunday Racing
  • Tuesday Night Racing
  • Rhumb Runners Racing Series
  • Rhumb Runners Monthly Meetings
  • Sunset/Full Moon Cruises
  • Monthly Cruises
  • Adult Spring Sail School
  • Friday Nights of Music
  • Annual Fun Day/Open House
  • Blessing of the Fleet
  • Fish & Grab Meetings

BCYC has a substantial population of people at the greatest risk. However, anyone can be infected and become a carrier. Every member,  needs to take responsibility for their personal choices--especially if they have had recent travel or exhibit any flu-like symptoms. The incubation period can take up to 14 days so we all need to act with a deep respect for the health and safety of our friends, neighbors and the public at large. Likewise, we should also consider ways to support our Gulfport small businesses, who have supported us over the years as sponsors for our events.

The clubhouse and property will remain open for use by members, and regularly scheduled weekly cleaning of the clubhouse will still occur. Please be mindful of others and be respectful of distance when interacting with other members. Additional hand-washing guidance has been posted at each sink and soap dispensers have been filled, with extra stocked in the supply closet.

Additionally, please continue to send your photos, articles, and stories to Jen Rogers for the Windword as the deadline for printing will NOT change.

The Board will continue to monitor the situation closely and will follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and our state and local authorities as to when BCYC may resume club activities and functions.

With appreciation for your continued support,


Cathy Talisman, Commodore, Roger Gilmore, Vice Commodore, Jenn Buckley, Rear Commodore, Lisa Glaser, Secretary, Lezlee Kramer, Treasurer, Marty Southard, Assistant Treasurer, James Masson, Fleet Captain, Beth Berkobein, Board of Directors, Doug Fuller, Board of Directors, Ruth Peterson, Board of Directors, Patty Tishuk, Board of Directors, Frank Damico, Board of Directors, Barb Meyer, Board of Directors, Gary Rhoads, Board of Directors, Harold Small, Board of Directors, Nick Southard, Immediate Past Commodore

Rhumb Runner's InterClub Racing

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Upcoming Events

04/09/2020 6:00 PM • Zoom Meeting (registration required)
04/10/2020 9:00 AM • Zoom Meeting (registration required)
04/10/2020 5:30 PM • Zoom Meeting (registration required)
04/17/2020 8:00 PM • BCYC Clubhouse
04/22/2020 12:00 PM •
05/02/2020 9:00 AM • BCYC Club House & then onwards
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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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