Florida

Florida

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 Laura Marriott

The Florida District has a Facebook Page here.

    Pictures by Danie Panasiuk WIth more boats arriving today, registration and measurement continued, and SABYC was ready for action!  The registration team was very organized and got people through the line as quickly as they could, much appreciated by the participants.  Meanwhile, today's practice races were being held on the bay.   We started out with 10-12 MPH winds on a beautiful sunny day, with about half the registered boats out there for the practice... Read More
Boats have been arriving since Friday 4/1 at St. Andrew's Bay Yacht Club in Panama City Florida - juat about ready for the practice races before the actual event.  The folks at the club are happy to have the Flying Scot class back for this event.  We have 40+ boats registered and the weather is very promoisong for this week.  This is great news after weeks of sotrms and nasty weather so we are grateful for the sun and the wind we will have!  Stay tuned to see who wins the... Read More
  Have you registered for the Midwinters yet?  Sant Andrews Bay Yacht Club is getting ready for us to return to Panama City where the Midwinters have been held in the past.  Many of you are familiar with the vneue and some of you are new to the site.  It promises to be a great time so sign up today and join in the fun!!!  The dates are 4/4 - 4/7/2016 and you can get more information right here on the FSSA website!
WOW!  It is fantastic to see that 41 Scots were on the line at the 46th Annual George Washington Birthday Regatta at Lake Eustis Sailing Club in Florida!  I bet you wish you were there!  Lots of folks went to The Oyster Troff where it is reported that the food was great,  And the weather was great for Jeff Linton's talk on boat rigging and tuning.   Dean Grimes wrote - I want to thank you all for coming to the GWBR! this was one kick-ass weekend, for sure! It... Read More
  Most of us are hibernating and waiting for the warmer weather, but the Florida District is going stroing with lots of activities.  And the Midwinters are around the corner o sign up now!  Have a look at some of the events that are happening in Florida and look under regatta results to see who's participating and who's winning. Gator Bowl - 12/5-12/6 2015 t Rudder Club of Jacksonville WIth 12 boats registered and lots of wind at the Riudder Club, the racing was... Read More

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