The Florida District encompasses most of the fleets in the state of Florida.Active fleets include Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Sarasota, Coconut Grove Sailing Center in Miami, Rudder Club of Jacksonville, Lake Eustis Sailing Club in Eustis, Davis Island Yacht in Tampa and Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in Port Charlotte. With developing fleets in Merritt Island, Orlando and Key Largo.

Florida has an active open circuit consisting of one regatta a month from October through May. Race Schedules are posted on FSSA and Facebook. You can follow the Florida District at

The District Governor is Henry Picco

The Florida District has a Facebook Page here.

From Ariel Harrington on Facebook on Sunday 2/21: To say that it blew like stink would be an understatement. A few boats turned back before the start of the first race and the rest of us dummies went for it! It was keep the boat upright and sort of head in the direction of the weather mark. We watched as a few teams showed their brass by raising their spinnakers and heading downwind. We decided to keep heading upwind which was in the direction of the club. From Amy Smith Linton on... Read More
Here's a great photo by John Cole from the George Washington Birthday Regatta st Lake Eustis in Florida. There are 35 boats and after Day 1, the Lintons are in the lead!  Day 1 was beautiful with shifty winds, and lots of action!   Thanks Ariel Harrington for the updates on Facebook. Read More
Has the winter got you down? Have you been missing sailing or racing? There's plenty of sailing going on in Florida! Here's the 2020-2021 schedule from the Florida District. Nect up - George Washington BIrthday Regatta 0n 2/20-2/21 At Lake Eustis!  
FLying Scot Fleet 36 hosted a multi-class Snowbird Regatta on 1/23/2021.  Photo courtesy of Jamie Myer RImovsky.  Here is the writeup by Charlie Clifton from Facebook: A light westerly with temps in the mid 70s provided beautiful conditions for the 2021 Snowbird Regatta despite dying at the very end.  Close races with photo finishes made for an exciting day.  The mighty Twinems, Bob & Brenda, put everyone behind the 8 Ball with two bullets.  Karen Jones and... Read More
Davis Island Yacht Club hosted their 2021 Flying Scot rfegatta on 1/16-17/2021. There was lots of wind Saturday, even a capsize, but everyone made it back into the dock 0k.  It was cold in the 60's and the howling wind made Saturday a one race day. Sunday was a bit kinder and there were 2 races.  Take a look at this video from Day ! - thanks to Amdy Haywood for sharing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR3S-IfG1twosNCuocQpy3WV9Y2tghLeoayhQbfcxT501fXyqspKJJ2Y05U&v=... Read More