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 31, 2020

The 2020-21 NYRA Winter Series (including the Halloween Regatta)


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2020-21 NYRA Winter Series Regatta

Race Dates: October 31, 2020 (Halloween Regatta); November 14, 2020, December 5, 2020(NYRA Annual meeting), December 19, 2020, January 9, 2021, January 23, 2021.


Six Regular Race Days are scheduled for the NYRA Winter Series.

The First Warning Signal for all race days is scheduled at 10:55am.

Due to COVID-19, no formal socials are scheduled for this series


Racers can register only for the initial race, Halloween Regatta, or they can sign up for the whole Winter Series of six races. Only racers who initially register for the entire series will be eligible for the series awards. Registration fees for the 6 Winter Series race days is $25 and registration fees for the Halloween Race is only $10. Discounts are available in the amount of $5 for US Sailing members and NYRA members

There will be classes for Spinnaker, Non Spinnaker, and a new class for 2020, a FUN Class.  Spin and Non Spin will race a mix of Winward/Leward and Triangle courses; the FUN Class will race a medium distance pursuit style race (except for the final race day on January 23, when all classes will start on the same start line).  The Fun class is perfect for those with little racing experience, who want to get out on the river, learn, and have fun!  More info?  email!


See ya on the water!








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

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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