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Our Partners

SWYC was formed in 1925 by visionary yachting enthusiasts looking for ways to enjoy each other’s company and to share their passion for boating.  Since then, the Club has developed into a full-service operation with more than 800 members embracing all forms of yachting, fishing and social activities. The club has supported the Ancient Mariners Sailing Society since the beginning. 

a view of a clubhouse, marina and the downtown San Diego skyline at dusk


The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship Star of India.

four historic ships sailing in formation in San Diego


The San Diego Yacht Club was established in 1886 and has become a world-renowned yachting community recognized for its success in bay sailing, ocean racing, predicted log racing, cruising, angling, and its support of youth programs at all levels. Competitions have ranged from Major National and World Championships to the Lipton Cup, from Junior Regattas to the Olympics, and from Classic yachts to the America’s Cup.

a drone view of the San Diego Yacht Club main clubhouse and surrounding hillside
Programs & Meetings: Programs
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