Race Your House 2023

Sloop Tavern Yacht Club’s annual race for liveaboard sailors delights, as always.

Sloop Tavern Yacht Club Announces New Boxing Day Race

The fun crew at STYC is dialing up a brand new race over the winter holiday on December 26, 2023. It'll be casual and probably chilly, and TOTALLY worth it. Editor's note: If we're honest, adding new races to the Puget Sound…

Valkyrie Flies Again – 2023 Women at the Helm 1

A perennial favorite, STYC's Women at the Helm returned with great competition in light conditions, and so many incredible women sailors having a ball. Here's the report from Synergy 1000, Valkyrie. I’m happy to report that…

Down the Sound: Finding the Breeze to Tacoma and Back

The Sloop Tavern Yacht Club’s two-day Down the Sound race was back as a destination event for 2022, this time with a course to Tacoma’s Foss Harbor Marina instead of Gig Harbor. This single and doublehanded pursuit-style…

STYC Fall Regatta

A fleet of 28 varied race boats came out for Sloop Tavern’s Fall Regatta. Good times were had all over the fleet, and three out of five fleets had the top two spots separated by only one point after the day’s racing action.…

Racing for a Great Cause, STYC’s Blakely Rock Benefit Race Doesn’t Disappoint

Since 1981, the wily bunch at the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club has been running what has turned into a Puget Sound classic — the Blakely Rock Benefit Race. Impressively, 94 boats registered in 2021 and competed in what was…

Women at the Helm 2 — Going the Distance

When a new regatta is met with incredible success and enthusiasm... what do you do? Do it again, but this time go further! After the first Women at the Helm Regatta (WATH1), the Shilshole Women Sailors Group (SWSG), co-led…

Women at the Helm Regatta: The Best Part of Seattle Summer Racing in 2020

The inaugural Women at the Helm Regatta was held on the waters of Shilshole Bay last weekend. It was special event, for all the reasons! From Women at the Helm Regatta mastermind and skipper of the Olson 25 "O", Jennifer…