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Welcome to the GYA Lipton Centennial Regatta
*** New Date! ***
October 29–31, 2021

Click here for GYA Commodore's letter regarding postponement.

The Gulf Yachting Association and Southern Yacht Club cordially invite you to attend the GYA Lipton Centennial Regatta on Lake Pontchartrain, in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 29–31, 2021.

Please read this notice regarding the COVID protocols in effect:

Important COVID Information

Event Reservations

NEW Event Reservations for the October dates are now open.

Make your reservations for the Team Reunion Party and the Centennial Gala.
Also, to help us plan, please let us know if you'll be joining us for
Breakfast and Lunch during the event.

Event Flyer NEW Schedule of EventsNEW Online Reservation Form

Sponsorship Opportunities

This is your chance to associate your business with this historic event or to show your personal support for for sailing traditions in the Gulf South.  Click below for sponsorship options or contact: Bill Wright at billwright504@gmail.com or 504-453-2706.

Sponsorship Brochure Purchase Online Purchase Program Ads


CLICK HERE to visit Coral Reef Sailing Apparel for commemorative apparel and accessories.


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Reissued Notice of Race Registration Entry List Viper 640 Sailing Instructions Notice Board Live Race Tracking Results

Table Sponsors

  • Harry Chapman
  • Cathy Cromartie
  • Julie Connerley
  • Fairhope Yacht Club
  • Peter Gambel
  • Sharon Hannahan/
    Koggie Hakenjos
  • Junius Ship Works
  • Jim MacPhaille
  • Lynn and Arthur Mann
  • Point Yacht Club
  • Corky Potts
  • Angie and Dickie Provensal
  • Regata al Sol 2022
  • Karen and Erston Reisch
  • Gary Rogers
  • Commo. Jimmy Ruthven
  • Standard Crane & Hoist
  • Katie Triplett
  • Bill & Alice Wright
  • Zern Rigging

Friend Sponsors

  • Kelly and Tim Alfortish
  • Carol and Conrad Appel
  • Faye and Potter Ballard
  • Harry and Mary Ann Barkerding
  • Karen and Burt Benrud
  • Ed Boos and Melb Scoggin
  • Henriette and Brian Bossier
  • Linda and Alan Brackett
  • Pam and Guy Brierre
  • Nicki and Jimmy Cain
  • Nancy Claypool
  • Chris and Lorrie Clement 
  • Julie Connerley
  • Anne and Brian David
  • Jane Eshleman
  • Cherrie Felder
  • Joe Gibbs
  • Deborah and Miller Guice
  • Diane and Bill Hightower
  • Diana and Larry Hollier
  • Alice and Bob Hughes
  • Natalie James
  • Liz and Brian Karcher
  • Jamie and Tim Kirkpatrick
  • Tracey and Glenn Knoepfler
  • Jenny and Bob Kottler
  • Jay Kuebel
  • Mardel and Ken Kuebel
  • Robin Kuebel
  • Jeanette and Chris Lawler
  • Janie and Dwight LeBlanc, Jr.
  • Dwight LeBlanc III
  • Lynn and Tom Long
  • Jeanette and Henry Lopez
  • Bebe and Billy Marchal
  • Liz and Gus Manthey
  • Judy and Mike Martin
  • Margaret and Rick McGregor
  • Nancy and John Matthews
  • Janetanne and Arthur Mears
  • Tommy and Mina Meric
  • Lisa Millar
  • Regina and Tim Molony
  • Steve and Patti Murray 
  • Navy Yacht Club Pensacola
  • Kate Prechter
  • Karen and Erston Reisch
  • Rhodes 19 Fleet 7
  • Cheryl and Julian Richards
  • Christy and Rocky Sanchez
  • Jennifer and Robbie Schmidt
  • Bootsie and Ric Smith
  • Richard and Lynda Smith
  • Larry Taggart
  • Ken and Rebecca Wink

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Gala Sponsors:

Hancock Whitney

US Marine Inc.

Team Reunion Party & 
Re-Enactment Sponsor:
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Fish Class/Flying Scot Challenge Sponsor:
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Breakfast Sponsor:
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SYC Cruising Class

General Sponsors:

Eagan Insurance

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Ewell C. "Corky" Potts III

Dean Taylor

SYC Topgallant Awardees