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The Heart of Racing in Southwest Florida. All classes of boats can join the racing excitement through our Club. Gulf Coast Sailing Club and sister clubs offer an active regatta program year-round. From the casual Tequila Racing in the summer months, to Ladies Day, to the Boat of the Year qualifying races between Marco Island, Naples, Cape Coral, Ft. Myers and Punta Gorda, we offer offshore, long distance, pursuit and buoy racing with appropriate PHRF ratings. For those interested in crewing, Skippers’ meetings are open to all Club members. The Notice of Race (NOR) and Sailing Instructions are well organized by the Fleet Captain, Racing and the Rear Commodore.

Southwest Florida Boat-of-the-Year Race Series
   SWFL-BOTY is a coveted annual award for the best racing skippers in Southwest Florida. This Corinthian sailing competition covers results from a minimum of 15 races in Naples of Marco Island designated as Boat of the Year. There are benefits for joining the race series including discounted entry fees, automatic entry in regattas, the BOTY trophy and and of course the BOTY honor. 

The SWFL BOTY race series is for committed skippers. Scoring is based on the best 15 races, so greater participation of the more than 22 qualifying BOTY races allows for higher scores.

  Sailors and boats in all classes are invited to share the honor of participating in the most prestigious award at the Gulf Coast Sailing Club, Make it your personal goal to achieve the honor!

For more information email Fleet Captain, Racing and Rear Commodore

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Races

We are all excited about the upcoming sailing season.  Its not too early to register and receive the discount associated with the BOTY Series purchase.  Please see the links and registration information below.  Contact Frank Brown  954-648-5838 with any questions.


SAILING EVENTS 2020 to 2021


7/27/2020 15:27


Hot Link Registration


Event Date

BOTY Somerset Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter Summerset


Saturday, October 3, 2020

BOTY Naples Commodores Cup Race Day

Click Here to Purchase BOTY Series


Saturday, October 24, 2020

BOTY Festival of the Islands Race Day


Saturday, November 14, 2020

BOTY Ft Myer to Naples Offshore Regatta Race Day

Click Here To Enter Naples Offshore


Saturday, December 5, 2020

BOTY New Years Cup Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter New Years Cup


Saturday, January 9, 2021

BOTY Winter Commodores Cup Race Day


Saturday, February 6, 2021

BOTY Naples To Ft Myers Offshore Regatta Race Day


Saturday, February 20, 2021

BOTY Classic Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter the Naples Classic


Saturday, March 20, 2021

BOTY Bud Light Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter Bud Light Regatta


Saturday, April 10, 2021

BOTY Messmer Cup Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter Messmer Cup


Saturday, April 24, 2021

BOTY Most Memorable Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter Most Memorable


Saturday, May 22, 2021

BOTY Return to Reality Regatta Race Day

Click Here to Enter Most Memorable


Friday, May 28, 2021


  1. Click the link for what ever race your want to attend.  The link for the first race and payment for the BOTY Series is
  2. Scroll down and pick the race you wish to register for.  For the BOTY series pick the first race, which is the Naples Commodores Cup, October 24, 2020.
  3. Start the registration process by clicking <Online Entry Form/Application> The more information you enter this first time, the less you will need to enter for later events.  Yachtscoring will save your registration information and your crew lists.
  4. Complete the forms as need and advance to the payment page where you can select one of three payments options
    1. Pay as a returning BOTY participant for $325
    2. Pay as a new BOTY participant for $595
    3. Register as a single participate for this event only $85
  5. Pay by Pay Pal account or credit card
  6. Close the program and you will receive a conforming email and any updated regatta details as they are posted.
  7. NOTICE:  You will need to register for each race in the BOTY series so you will show up on the scratch sheet and be scored.  Registration is easy because yachtscoring will remember all your information from the initial registration.


Gulf Coast Sailing Club
P.O. Box 2121
Naples, FL 34106
United States of America
Gulf Coast Sailing Club