About Us

Welcome to the Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay, the primary organization supporting competitive racing in Northern California. Through our efforts to promote, coordinate and administer organized racing, we make competitive sailing in the Bay Area possible.

In all we do, the YRA acts as an advocate for sailing in the Bay. We pride ourselves on being responsive to the racing needs and desires of our members. From maintaining buoys, assisting with race management, appeals, and administering PHRF Certificates, to acting as the liaison for the Coast Guard, the YRA ensures races happen in a fair, safe, fun and competitive way for racers at all levels.

Membership to the YRA gives you a voice in the way racing in San Francisco Bay happens and helps to ensure the continued growth and support of racing in Northern California. Memberships are available to individual sailors as well as businesses that serve and support the sailing community. For more information on membership or to join the YRA, click here.

In addition to making sure competitive racing functions smoothly, we strive to expand the interest and awareness of yacht racing beyond the sailing community to all those who love San Francisco Bay and dream of sailing. By sharing our sport, we hope to engage newcomers and expand our community. For ways you can get involved, click here.