Welcome to Scarborough Yacht Club

Welcome to Scarborough Yacht Club, based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.  Come and join us for racing, cruising, socialising or a combination of all three.


Latest News

North Sea Race 2015

Entry is now open for this year's race - Sponsored by Boyes Stores - All the required forms can be found here: Race Entry.  The closing date for entries is Sunday 31st May.  Information about the race and details of how to sponsor Steve Parker's challenge can be found here: About the Race.  The race will be started by Harry Gration from BBC Look North.  Please note the closing date is approaching fast.  T-shirt sizes and meal choices for the dinner can not be guaranteed for entries recevied after this date.


Instructions for this weekends trophy races can be downloaded Crystal Bowl HERE and Ravenscar Cup HERE


Race entry / Minimum Requirements 2015 / Sailing Instructions

2015 Sailing Instructions are now revised and can be downloaded HERE

Race entry and application forms are available for download PDF HERE EXCEL HERE. New Minimum Requirements will be in force from the 1st of April, Bay Race requirements are unchanged but for Coastal Races yachts must now comply with ISAF Category 4. Checklists for Bay or Coastal races can be downloaded from the Racing Documents page HERE.  Note all these documents must be completed and returned before the first race after the Winter Series.


Meridian Race 2015
Start: 10 May 2015   10:00:00  
Place Sail No Hcap Name Finish Corrected    
1 GBR6515 970 Dash 14:03:48 04:11:20    
2 GBR 2026 910 Windshear 13:51:00 04:13:51    
3 9276 975 Vado 14:09:58 04:16:23    
4 M48 850 Zephyr 13:40:00 04:18:49    
5 GBR5589 985 Kassy 14:22:00 04:25:59    



In 2014, a whopping 24,000 people ‘pushed the boat out’ and you can be part of it too in 2015. RYA Push the Boat Out is back, taking place from 09- 17 May 2015. Over nine days you can experience sailing and windsurfing at ‘have a go’ taster sessions at sailing clubs and centres across the UK. Whether you’re a regular sailor, new to the sport or simply want a day out with the family, Push the Boat Out provides the perfect opportunity for everyone to get out on the water and have a great day out. RYA Push the Boat Out is all about people connecting with their local sailing club or provider and discovering just how easy it is to get involved in a fantastic social outdoor sport. Just click on the banner above for more information


2015 Race Programme

2015 Race Programme with list of Race officer duties is now available here 

NOTE there has been an ammendment to the Race Programme to include the Vernon Dawson race to Whitby. This will be run on Saturday July 18th starting at 0900hrs and is race 3 of the Coastal Series. The return on Sunday the 19th will be the Laughton Shield race, start time to be announced.

IRC handicaps for 2015 can be found here: IRC


SYC Dinner

Photos from the evening here.

List of winners here.



Following the recent Handicap evening the NHC presentation is available for viewing here and further details at the RYA handicap site. Information regarding the alternative systems can be accessed at the IRC and NERR links.


RYA Rules 

Updated RYA Rules Disputes Document here: Racing Documents.