The Neuse Yacht Racing Association

NYRA is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the sport of sailing. Our mission is to promote and administer international, national and regional sailing events in the Neuse River and the coastal waters of Eastern North Carolina, as well as provide educational opportunities for sailors of all ages and skill levels .


.Upcoming Events:

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Saturday April 22 – Free! 4th Saturday Fun Racing

Course for 4/22/17: Start at Marker 2(mouth of Broad Ck,outside BSC),go upriver to 26, then back down to 17,then back to 2. 9.3 miles,most boats should finish in 2 hours or less.Should be a reach, broad reach, blast reach and run the finish.

link to printable start times: start times 4-22-17

Saturday & Sunday April 29-30 – BSC’s ETYSA/Soundbank Regatta

Saturday May 6 – NYRA’s Cinco de Mayo One Design Regatta

The Neuse Yacht Racing Association presents:

the 2017 Cinco de Mayo one design Regatta

May 6th 2017 (Click for registration)

hosted by Blackbeard Sailing Club
On the Neuse River, downriver from New Bern, NC
One design sailboat racing

Anticipated classes:  San Juan 21, Ensign, Sunfish, 420, Optimist, Buccaneer
Schedule of Events:
Saturday May 6th
9:30 am – Competitors Meeting (Blackbeard Sailing Club)
11:30 am – First Starting Signal on the Neuse River and/or Broad Creek (in vicinity of markers 17/19/2) (multiple races planned)
5:30 pm – Fiesta Party Blackbeard Sailing Club

Awards Ceremony as soon as practical after racing

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