Year-round, on the water activities off historical Dana Point

DWYC members enjoy the Pacific Ocean every month of the year with a full calendar of races, cruises, fishing and youth sailing events.

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Pick your fun!

From the annual Charity Regatta benefitting American Cancer Society, to SCYA Midwinters, and Fishing Tournaments, DWYC loves to be on the water doing what boaters in Southern California enjoy the most.


Places to go and people to see! Whether it’s rafting in Dana-lina, visiting neighboring harbors or extended cruises, our fleet is on the go!

Youth Sailing

Participation is OPEN to both the youth of the DWYC and the surrounding communities, with options for sailors of all ages and skill levels, including serious competitors and recreational sailors. 

Dana West Anglers

The Anglers are open to all members,  both boaters and non-boaters, and it promotes fun fishing experiences  through tournaments and other activities.

Reciprocal Clubs

YC welcomes members from all SCYA member clubs, as well as yacht club that are members of the Yacht Clubs of American that includes over 800 clubs in the USA. 

We invite visitors to check the Burgee Log. If your club’s burgee is not listed, please consider scheduling a burgee exchange with a flag officer when you visit.


Dana Point Harbor is a quick few minutes to get to the start line several times a year. We offer a double-handed series, as well as an evening race in the fall; and our fleet is active in all harbor race series.

Charity Regatta

An annual 3-day PHRF spin and non-spin sailing series, is the crown of our club’s charitable fundraising efforts with Live and Silent Auctions, our famous Dinghy Poker Run and multiple land-side events during weekend.

Visiting Yachties

DWYC offers visiting yachtsman a place for the evening or two on a 60′ side-tie that is first come-first serve by reservation through our dockmaster. Complete the “contact us” form or call the office to make a reservation.


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