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The Florida Yacht Club and J/24 Fleet 55 would like to invite all J/24 and Lightning competitors to a wonderful weekend of competitive sailing with great friends at the 2020 Kings Day Regatta November 21-22, 2020.  

Racing Saturday and Sunday will include top notch racing on the St. Johns River in the traditional fall breezes of Northeast Florida. 

In addition to scheduled racing, Friday afternoon will include a North Sails Clinic hosted by Paul Abdullah, which will include tuning tips, practice races, and on the water coaching.


Friday evening will conclude with the famous Florida Yacht Club Low Country Boil overlooking the beautiful St. Johns River featuring steamed oysters, shrimp and grits and more. After racing finishes Saturday we will host a banquet in the ballroom featuring seafood, meat and vegetable pasta dishes, salad, and dessert. Both evening events are included in the registration fee and complimentary beer from one of our sponsors Bold City Brewery will be provided all weekend.

King's Day 2020 Message Board

Amendment 1 to the Sailing Instructions is posted below.

Please check official message board at the sailing center for the latest and official up to date Sailing Instructions and NOR.

All 2019 King's Day photos can be accessed via this link:



  • The Florida Yacht Club has partnered with Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Orange Park -where all regatta guests receive our corporate rate or $119 per night for a standard king or 2 queen room.  Please call 904-562-7400.  Please let them know you are with the Florida Yacht Club to receive this rate.  You may also book on online using the corporate ID # 786823141 or click on the link below. 

       Florida Yacht Club rates with the Holiday Inn Orange Park FL

  • RV's and Campers are not allowed to stay onsite at The Florida Yacht Club.

Click on the icons below to find out more about our Sponsors

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