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:

October 30, 2021

The 2021-22 NYRA Winter Series


Click HERE to Register

Click HERE for Notice of Race

Click HERE to see who is sailing!

The Neuse Yacht Racing Association returns to racing with the 3rd race day of the 2021-22 Winter Series

Race Day #3 is this Saturday, Dec 4. Bill Jarvis is back as PRO, and Piccolo will again serve as Signal – Welcome back Bill!

The weather looks great for Saturday – highs in the low 70’s (yes, this is December!) and winds out of the SW at 10 – what a great day to get out on the water!The social this week will be at the newly opened Lawson’s on the Creek, with outdoor patio overlooking the Trent River. (
NYRA will provide a limited amount of bottle beer and wine, and when that well runs dry –  Lawson’s has a great selection of craft beer on tap, as well as an extensive wine collection, as well as domestic and import beverages for purchase.  If you would like, you can also take advantage of Lawson’s deli style menu for dinner (at each racer’s expense – check out their menu here:
And at 5:30, we will be in perfect position to take in the festive lights of the New Bern Christmas Flotilla as it passes by on the Trent – come join in after racing to take in a New Bern holiday tradition!
The next race day of the series will be Dec 18 – this  race day also serves as NYRA’s annual meeting, when a new board is elected – please consider volunteering to serve on the board, or one of the supporting committees (Social media and marketing, fundraising, Race Management, Planning) – we have openings and need YOU!  Contact us at for more information – it’s free to volunteer!  Don’t just sit on the boat and complain, volunteer to make NYRA better!
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Registration and Revised (10/15/2021) Notice of Race for 2021-22 NYRA Winter Series

The 2021-22 NYRA WINTER SERIES is still open for registration – 5 Race days left, come join in the fun!


REGISTER FOR just the Halloween Regatta ($25), or the entire 7 race day series!  Just $130 for 7 race days for Spinnaker and Non Spinnaker boats, and $75 for Fun Class racers, with post race socials!

The Amended Notice of Race is available at the link above; All sailors are encouraged to register and race! Sailors of all abilities are welcome – cruisers and casual sailors will have their own “Fun” class – While the Spin and Non Spin classes will race around the buoys with a combination of Windward/Leeward and Triangle courses, the “Fun” class will have a pursuit or modified pursuit start with medium distance courses (except for the final race day); For those who are not able to sail – consider volunteering for Race Committee, or on an organizing committee – send a note to if you are able to help out!

Fun and fellowship is the theme of this series – let’s come together and support our community and all who love sailing on the Neuse!
See you all on the water!

RaceDate Social Location
Day 1 Saturday, October 30, 2021 Halloween Regatta  Parker trailer park (end of Broad Creek Rd)
Day 2 Saturday, November 13, 2021 Brewery 99
Day 3 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Lawson’s on the Creek
Day 4 Saturday, December 18, 2021 TBD
Day 5 Saturday, January 8 , 2022 TBD
Day 6 Saturday, January 22, 2022 TBD
Day 7 Saturday, February 5, 2022 TBD

Questions or suggestions for the series? –


2021-22 Winter Series NOR Final



See ya on the water!

Results – 2021 NYRA Invitational

2021 NYRA Invite results






Results are in! – Click on title for more information:

2021 NYRA Invitational

2020-21 NYRA Winter Series

ODC’s CrokerFest Regatta

ODC’s Hope Clinic Regatta

ODC’s Dragon’s Breath Regatta

FHYC’s Oar Race

NYRA’s Beer Stein Regatta

NYRA’s Cinco de Mayo One Design Regatta

BSC’s ETYSA/Soundbank Regatta

August 26-27 – BSC’s One Design Regatta

Sept 2-3 – SJ 21 Eastern Nationals – Lake Norman Yacht Club

Sept 16-17 – Oriental Cup Regatta

Sept 23 – NYRA’s Free! 4th Saturday Fun Racing

Sept 30 – BSC’s Blackbeard Cup Regatta

Oct 7 – ODC’s Solo Cup Regatta


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