Welcome to the Santa Cruz Yacht Club! When we're not on the water racing, we're together celebrating the many joys of sailing, Santa Cruz, and friendship. For upcoming social events, check out our calendar or see below for event announcements or past event photos.

 

31st Annual Lighted Boat Parade 2016 Event Results

31st Annual Lighted Boat Parade 2016 Event Results

December 5, 2016

2016 Lighted Boat Parade Results BEST IN PARADE Boat Name – Suivez Moi – Skipper – UCSC Boating Center BEST IN MUSIC Boat Name – Patricia J – Skipper – Jason Lauer POWER BOATS – less than 31 feet FIRST PLACE: Boat Name – Tessadora – Skipper – Peter Testa SECOND PLACE: Boat Name – … Read More

Last Tuesday Night Sail

Last Tuesday Night Sail

November 3, 2016

Tuesday was a beautiful Santa Cruz evening, framing a perfect official, though not prohibitive, close to the weeknight club sailing in Santa Cruz. Some lucky sailors even caught the ‘green flash!’ See you in the Spring! Photos []

31st Annual Lighted Boat Parade 2016

31st Annual Lighted Boat Parade 2016

October 17, 2016

Santa Cruz’in Under Starlight Together The Santa Cruz Yacht Club, with support from the Santa Cruz Port District, invites ALL boaters to join the 31st Annual Lighted Boat Parade in Santa Cruz, California. The parade will take place at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor’s South Harbor on Saturday, December 3rd 2016. The parade will begin at 5:30 … Read More

1st Annual Beer Tasting

1st Annual Beer Tasting

February 4, 2016

The first annual SCYC Beer Tasting was a success! Beers were offered from far and wide and though all the same style, the flavors were diverse, to say the least. 1st on the winners table – Meryl Wilsker – Stone Brewing: Sorry Not Sorry Double IPA 2nd on the winners table – Deborah Olson – … Read More

The 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade (2015)

The 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade (2015)

December 7, 2015

Thanks to all our boaters and sponsors who participated in the Santa Cruz Yacht Club’s 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade. Congratulations to The Division Winners! BEST IN PARADE “Stars Wars” Skipper:  UCSC Sailing Club BEST IN THEME “Rosa Nautica” Skipper:  Scott Correa- Mickel BEST IN MUSIC “En Passant” Skipper:  Keith Carney POWER BOATS (less than 31 feet) … Read More

Lighted Boat Parade to Mark Milestone – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Lighted Boat Parade to Mark Milestone – Santa Cruz Sentinel

December 1, 2015

The Santa Cruz Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade kicks off its 30th holiday season at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. The entire Santa Cruz County community is invited to join the free celebration, for young and old alike. The theme for this year’s parade is Moonlit Starry Night. The parade … Read More

Boat parade, lighthouse lighting on tap – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Boat parade, lighthouse lighting on tap – Santa Cruz Sentinel

November 21, 2015

By Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard Although the air is getting cooler and our nearshore ocean waters are too, the Santa Cruz Harbor will soon warm to the holiday spirit. Harbor staff will be putting up decorations and the Crow’s Nest plans to erect a Christmas tree between its flagship restaurant and store near the east … Read More

Registration Open For Lighted Boat Parade – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Registration Open For Lighted Boat Parade – Santa Cruz Sentinel

October 28, 2015

The milestone 30th Annual Santa Cruz Lighted Boat Parade is now accepting applications for this year’s participants. Mariners throughout Santa Cruz County are invited to participate by decorating their boats for the parade, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. This year, the parade begins at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 5. This year’s … Read More

The 2015 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade

The 2015 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade

October 20, 2015

 30th  ANNUAL  LIGHTED  BOAT  PARADE DECEMBER 5th, 2015 The Santa Cruz Yacht Club, with support from the Santa Cruz Port District, invites ALL boaters to join the Lighted Boat Parade in the South Harbor on Saturday, DECEMBER 5, 2015. Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. You will be judged in the categories of Theme, Lights, and … Read More

January Wine Tasting – Red Zinfandel

January Wine Tasting – Red Zinfandel

January 22, 2015

Ten tables of seven bottles and a buffet fit for the finest. The 2015 January Wine Tasting was a success and a delicious one at that. Results: Coming Soon Start Slideshow 12►