Wednesday, October 15, 2014

James Spithill's Coming to Talk -- Get Your Seats Now!

Want to hear from the engineer of the Greatest Sports Comeback in History?!?!?  Come to the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation on December 7 to hear from the man himself!

The Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation is dedicated to favorably impacting the lives of young people, primarily between the ages of eight and eighteen. It educates them about sailing and boating, weather, marine safety, sea conditions,  maritime ‘rules of the road’, racing, tactics, first aid and improve spatial and mathematical skills. It aims to provide them with tools to build character and support in the areas of education while advocating leadership among young people in South Florida.

For more information, visit

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Super Sailmakers Boat of the Year Series Begins Soon!

Super Sailmakers proudly announces the kickoff of the sixth annual Super Sailmakers Boat of the Year Series, where the winner wins not just a trophy, but five hundred dollartowards a new sail! Combining scores from regattas like Columbus Day, the Key West Race, and the Hospice Regatta, this tradition gives you another great reason to get your friends together on the water. Just sail in the events you already enjoy, and at the end of the year, the winning boat claims the booty:
  • Your name on the Boat of the Year perpetual trophy.
  • A keeper trophy to show off to your friends
  • A $500 credit toward a new Super, Doyle or Hood sail from Super Sailmakers
Here's how it works: Nine South Florida regattas make up the series:
Columbus Day RegattaOctober 11-12, 2014
Nassau CupNovember 13, 2014
Wirth Munroe RaceDecember 5, 2014
Lauderdale-Key West RaceJanuary 14, 2015
Gulfstream RegattaTBA 2015**
Miami-Key Largo RaceTBA 2015**
Hillsboro to Palm Beach RaceTBA 2015**
PHRF SEF Coastal ChallengeTBA 2015**
Hospice RegattaMay 2015**
* Dates may be altered by each event's organizing committee. 

** Date not published, projected based on previous years.

Race in any four - one must be Hospice - and you’re qualified to win the prize!Whatever place you finish in your class (of 3 or more), that's how many points you get. The boat with the fewest points from her best four regattas (including Hospice) wins! Multihulls, monohulls, fast and not-so-fast - everyone has a shot at being Boat of the Year. No entry is required - just start racing and having fun! View the official Notice of Series and check back to our website to view the series scores along the way.


The Columbus Day Regatta Kicks Off the BOTY Series
The first regatta in the Super Sailmakers Boat of the Year Series is the Columbus Day Regatta and it is coming soon. See below for details:
2014 Columbus Day Regatta
October 11 & 12 on beautiful Biscayne Bay
No entries will be accepted after October 5, 2014.
To register go to 


Sail Ripped?  Call Us for a Quick Fix!
Can't sail Columbus Day because your sail's ripped?  Wrong!  Call us right away and we'll book you a service spot.  We want to help everyone enjoy their boat, and promote fun times like the Columbus Day Regatta.  Give us a ring at 954-763-6621 and we'll get you fixed up fast!