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December 27, 2019

Commodore’s Ball

6pm or 8pm seating. 7pm slide show, SCYC

Please join our Officers for cocktails and an evening devoted to SCYC, past, present, and future. Chef Maydon will prepare a special menu for the occasion.

Black tie optional, but encouraged!

Make your reservations in person at SCYC, call (242) 355-2024 (SCYC Bahamas office) or email reservations@stanielcay.com starting 12/20.

Start: December 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
End: December 27, 2019 @ 10:00 pm

December 28, 2019

Annual Long-Drive Contest & Happy Hour

4 pm, SCYC

See how far you can drive the floating golf ball!

Men’s, Women’s, and Kid’s divisions with prizes for the winners! No experience necessary!

Sign-up all day Thursday with the bartender.

Start: December 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
End: December 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

December 29, 2019

Regatta Registration and Pre-Race Briefing with Live Auction Fundraiser & Skippers’ “Grill Out” Party

Sign up to sail on Tida Wave or Lady Muriel in A-Class Challenge (held Dec. 30), 2-5pm, SCYC

Even if you don’t own a sailboat, you can still join in the regatta!

Register sailboats for New Year’s Day Cruising Regatta, 3 pm, SCYC

Join in the fun!

Live Auction Fundraiser for New Year’s Day Cruising Regatta (held Jan. 1), 3pm, SCYC

Bring cash to bid on dinners, flights & more! A great tradition!

Skippers’ “Grill Out” Party & Pre-Race Briefing for A-Class Challenge (held Dec. 30), 4pm, SCYC

Our race committee and Skippers host this annual “grill out.” All food and drink is free (while supplies last) courtesy of the A-Class Committee and the people of Staniel Cay. A-Class logistics will be discussed and crews picked for the next day’s race.


Start: December 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
End: December 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Annual Costume Pirate Party

7 pm, SCYC

Our famous, annual Pirate Party with prizes for the Best Pirate and Piratess costumes.

Pirates of all ages take over SCYC.

Pirate costumes are highly encouraged!


-$10/per person (no charge for registered hotel and marina guests)
-Free for children under ten
-All minors (under 18) must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Start: December 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: December 29, 2019 @ 11:59 pm

December 31, 2019

Annual A-Class Challenge Regatta

8:30 am, Sailor Check-in for first race at SCYC

9 am, A-Class Challenge

Come join in the thrill of real Bahamian sailing! Traditionally an all-Bahamian affair, our “Mixed Regatta” puts YOU, our guests (over 60 total), on the top two A-Class sloops in the Bahamas – Tida Wave and Lady Muriel – the most decorated boats of all time in Bahamian sloop sailing. 10-12 guests will join the Bahamian crews on each boat. No sailing experience required so CLIMB ABOARD a truly unique Staniel Cay experience!

Following Last Race – Awards Ceremony for A-Class Challenge at SCYC

NOTE: Sign-ups are 2-5 pm on the 29th (day before the race) at the Skippers’ Party at SCYC.

NOTE: Participants are also invited to the Captain’s Cocktail Party on the 31st (the day after the race) at the Staniel Cay Public Beach at 3:30pm.

Start: December 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am
End: December 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Captain’s Cocktail Party & Pre-Race Briefing for Annual Cruising Regatta, 3:30pm at Staniel Cay Public Beach

Enjoy a cocktail on the beach while prepping for the Annual Cruising Regatta (held on Jan 1).


Yacht Club New Year’s Eve Party, 5:30pm – close

We are continuing our “Masquerade” tradition so bring a great mask!

What to wear? Dress to Impress – New Year’s Eve Festive! (Google for suggestions 🙂 )

Join us at the yacht club for our annal New Year’s Eve party.

-$20/per person (no charge for registered hotel and marina guests)
-NYE dinner guests (buffet or feast) also have free entry
-Free for children under ten
-All minors (under 18) must be accompanied by a responsible adult
-Bracelets may be purchased at the Marina office


Dine at SCYC

This year, there are two dining options at the yacht club.

Traditional Buffet Under the Stars, 5:30 – 7:00 pm

The Annual Turkey & Pig Roast buffet is served from 5:30-7:00. Seating will be outside under the stars (deck and dock tables) and in the captains’ lounge.  Cost is $40/per person* and includes a wristband for the New Year’s Eve party. Reservations are required and can be made in person at SCYC, via phone at (242) 355-2024 (SCYC Bahamas office) or via email at reservations@stanielcay.com starting 12/26.  Payment is due at the time of reservation.

Pop and Fizz Feast at Sea Level, 8:30 pm

A spectacular 4-course feast inclusive of a complimentary glass of premium champagne (see menu) served in SCYC’s main dining room.  Cost is $120/per person* and includes a wristband for the New Year’s Eve party.  Reservations are required and can be made in person at SCYC, via phone at (242) 355-2024 (SCYC Bahamas office) or via email at reservations@stanielcay.com starting 12/26.  Payment and entree selection is due at the time of reservation.


12 Midnight, SCYC – Ring in the New Year!

Complimentary champagne toast and New Year fireworks display over the water! Celebrate into the night!


*not including VAT and gratuity
Start: December 31, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: December 31, 2019 @ 11:59 pm

January 1, 2020

Annual Cruising Regatta

Jan. 1st, New Year’s Day Annual Cruising Regatta 10 am

For all cruising sailboats in the area. Fun, prizes, and bragging rights!

Awards presentation at 4:30 pm, at the Public Beach, with dinner following

For all cruising sailboats in the area. Fun, prizes and bragging rights! Guest appearance by Staniel Cay’s own A-Class Tida Wave or Lady Muriel. Awards ceremony and dinner follows at the Staniel Cay Public Beach.

Start: January 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am
End: January 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

February 2, 2020

Superbowl Party

Come Enjoy Great Food, Drinks, Company, Commercials and FOOTBALL!
4 Big Flatscreen TVs and Stadium Surround Sound
Make Your Reservations NOW at SCYC!

Start: February 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
End: February 2, 2020 @ 11:55 pm

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Join the Staniel Cay Yacht Club for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, specially prepared for the occasion. Please note that the regular menu will not be offered this evening. If you have an dietary restrictions, please alert the kitchen to make special arrangements.

Start: February 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
End: February 14, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

March 17, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

St. Patrick’s Day in the Bahamas! Drink specials, fantastic corned beef and cabbage, and of course green beer! Always a fun event – everyone is Irish on St. Pats at SCYC!

Start: March 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
End: March 17, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

March 21, 2020

James Bond Casino Royal Party

Come join the revelry as your favorite Bond, Villain, or Bond-Girl! Or wear your best Casino outfit and play 3 Card Poker, Blackjack, and Craps* to help raise money for the Regatta Committee and the “A-Class Challenge” – an annual regatta that showcases the sailing culture of Staniel Cay and introduces guests to this unique aspect of the island.


* Gaming chips have no cash value. Prizes for chip leaders.


Start: March 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 21, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

May 5, 2020

Cinco De Mayo!

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with SCYC! Delicious Mexican Buffet, Happy Hour with Cervesa, Sangria & Margarita Drink Specials, and Fiesta atmosphere! Wear your sombrero! (Reservations taken starting a few days before the event.) This year the Kentucky Derby falls on Cinco De Mayo so Mint Juleps and Derby Hats are also on the agenda!! Come enjoy with us!

Start: May 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
End: May 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

July 4, 2020

4th of July Celebration

Join us for Independence Day festivities which include a Turkey & Pig Roast, Long-Drive Contest & Fireworks!

Date: July 4, 2020

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