Island RacesFun races no experience necessary to crew in these events
Island Races are a series of fun races that take you through and around the beautiful scenery in the Virgin Islands. They usually end with a relaxing party at a beach bar or the club. No experience necessary to crew in these events.
STYC membership and boat access fee required for skipper
vary by race
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Racing will be videotaped with commentary and there will be a short instructional talk/ discussion afterwards.
Videos will be edited and put on our YOUTUBE Channel
Island Race Schedule 2023
Dukes Trophy, La Tapa Plage and Around St. John are run by our friends at the St. John Yacht Club
|Old Trophies||January 1, 2023|
|Dukes Trophy||January 22, 2023|
|La Tapa Plage||February 19, 2023|
|Around St. John||March 12, 2023|
|Pillsbury Sound||April 16, 2023|
Old Trophies PHRF Race
December 27, 2020
Hosted by St. Thomas Yacht Club. Three times around the St. James Islands: Counterclockwise, then clockwise, then, your choice! Party and awards at the club afterward.
OLD TROPHIES RACE RESULTS
RACE RESULTS 2020
Dukes Trophy Race
January 26, 2020
Hosted by St. John Yacht Club. The race starts at Two Brothers Rocks and the boats beat up to Johnsons Reef outer marker for a spinnaker set and run down the north side of the cay.
DUKES TROPHY RACE RESULTS
RACE RESULTS 2017
First – One Love
Second – M.T.
Third – Boat Drinks
Fourth – Huron Girl
Coconut Coast Race
February 23, 2020
Hosted by St. John Yacht Club. Ends with a party at Frank Beach, St. John.
COCONUT COAST RACE RESULTS
RACE RESULTS 2019
Top finishers on Sunday were:
1st Dave Franzel in Magic Bus
2nd Mike Finley in Huron Girl
3rd Mike Williams in Desperado.
1st Lawrance Aqui in Wild Ting
2nd Stuart Smith in Zoe.
1st Ralph Antolino in Euphoria.
Around St. John Race
March 15, 2020
Host: St. John Yacht Club. Course is a ten mile beat to east end and then down wind sleigh ride to the finish at Gallows Point. In previous races there has been 20 knots of wind and higher.
AROUND ST. JOHN RACE
RACE RESULTS 2016
1st Poets Lounge
2nd Boat Drinks
Pillsbury Sound Race
April 5, 2020
Hosted by St. Thomas Yacht Club. A 10 mile race that rounds Cabrita point then Turtleback rock off Margaritaville, then a long beat to a buoy off St. John, back to Cabrita point, and finish just east of the mooring field. A navigational challenge with tricky currents. Post race party back at the club.
PILLSBURY SOUND RACE
RACE RESULTS 2018
IC/ J – 24 class
1st – Desperado Chuck Pessler/ Mike Williams
2nd – White Album Doug McLean
3rd – Huron Girl Mike Finley
4th – One Love Bill McConnell
5th – Bravissimo Mike Feierabend
6th – Stinger Forrest Hardy
7th – Boat Drinks JP Montegut
8th – Bill T Rian Bareuther
Hobie 16 class
White Sails Naomi Laing/ Joyce McKenzie