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2014 NYRA Boat of the Year

Current standings for 2014:  Click here

BOTY Rules for 2014 - Click here

Final BOTY Standings for 2013 - Click here


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Brown Eyed Girl   |  Silent Pursuit

2013 Spinnnaker Boat of the Year | 2013 Non Spin Boat of the Year

2014 Race Results:

Final Results for the 2014 NYRA Invitational:  Results

Final Results for the 2014 Commodores Regatta:  Results

Final Results for the 2013-14 Winter Series:  Results

Final Results for the 2014 Fred Latham Regatta:  Results

2014 Commodore's Regatta and Annual Awards


2013 Spinnaker Boat of the Year - Brown Eyed Girl

February 22, 2014

Congrats go out to all Award winners from 2013!

Annual Awards:

Sportsman of the Year - Eddy Parker

Crew of the Year - Bill Talbert

Spinnaker Boat of the Year - Brown Eyed Girl

Non Spinnaker Boat of the Year - Silent Pursuit

2013-2014 Winter Series Winners:

Spinnaker A - Sarah Parker - Granny's Hoe

Spinnaker B - Compass Rose - Mark Brennesholtz

Non Spinnaker - Team Elite - Drew McCrocklin

Cruising - Two Cheers - Dennis Howard

Complete results of the Winter Series:  Click Here

2014 Commodore's Regatta:

Spinnaker A - Eddy Parker - Brown Eyed Girl

Spinnaker B - Compass Rose - Mark Brennesholtz

Non Spinaker - Team Elite - Drew McCrocklin

Cruising - John Y. Jackson

Final Results of the Commodore's Regatta:  Click here

Neuse Yacht Racing Association's

2014 NYRA Invitational

sponsored by BridgePoint Hotel & Marina

 March 21-23 2014  

One design and PHRF sailboat racing just off the shores of historic downtown New Bern 

For complete results and pics, click here



The Neuse Yacht Racing Association (NYRA)


The Neuse Yacht Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the sport of sailing, encouraging participation through educational opportunities and community events, and promoting and administering international, national and regional sailing events in the Neuse River and Eastern North Carolina.


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NYRA Board Members - 2014

Commodore Mike Afflerbach

Vice Commodore Mark Fields

Treasurer Doug Longhini

Secretary John Y. Jackson

At Large (RC support) Gay Whitney

At Large (Youth sailing)Clare Brock

At Large Joy Evans


2014 Membership Application

   to register online, click HERE

To look up your membership number, click on the link above, then click on "Renew an existing membership" and enter your information; you will not be re-billed - your current status will appear with membership number

to download and view a paper Membership Application, click HERE

Help support sailing on the Neuse!  Your membership dues help us sponsor races, support youth sailing, provide educational opportunities on the sport of sailing, and hold social events. 

Full membership (boat owners) is only $50.00, Associate membership (crew) is $25.00, and a corporate membership is only $100.00!  Join today!


To join our mailing list for updates on activities - Click here   

Upcoming Events:

 To access NYRA's Regatta Network Upcoming and Historical Events" page - click here


Next Events on the Calendar:

February 21, 2015:  NYRA's Commodore's Regatta and Ball - 2014 Annual Awards Dinner

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You are cordially invited to

Neuse Yacht Racing Association's

2015 Commodore's Dinner and Awards Ceremony 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

311 Middle Street, Downtown New Bern 


6:00 pm          Cocktails and Appetizers hour

7:00 pm          Buffet Dinner

8:00-ish pm   Awards and Entertainment

$30.00 each for NYRA member and $30.00 for 1 additional guest

$35.00 each for non-NYRA members and their guests


Limited amount beer and wine provided by

NYRA and Inner Banks Sails and Canvas

(additionally there will be a full cash bar)


Dinner catered by Two Chefs Catering


Appetizers Include:

Crab Dip and Crackers

Meatballs with Marinara 

Buffet meal including:

Salad Bowl with Dressings

Carved Prime Rib

Jerk Chicken

Shrimp and Grits

Herb Rice Pilaf

Roasted Red Potatoes

Corn O’Brien

Green Beans with Divina tomatoes

Yeast Rolls with Honey Butter


to guarantee your spot


Please register online early to provide an accurate count

**NEW!! 2014 ICRC calendar pdf file for printing or download CLICK HERE 


2014 Michelob Ultra Regatta

Results are posted!  Click HERE!

View photos of the event, courtesy of Judy Hills - Click HERE!

Congrats to Skipper Sarah Parker and the crew of Granny's Hoe, the 2014 Michelob Ultra Regatta overall winners


The Neuse River's most celebrated regatta is back!  Fun, pursuit start race from Oriental to New Bern!  Race independently, or combine with the Oar Race on Saturday (New Bern to Oriental) and the ODC race on Monday (New Bern back to Oriental ) for a full weekend of racing on the river!


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Previous Award Winners


Boat of the Year

Sportsman of the Year

Crew of the Year

Dr. Crash Award



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Volunteers/Race Management


NYRA needs you! Volunteers are needed to help with events, publicity, race management, fund raising, and youth sailing

For more information on how you can help, click here to view our Volunteer Forum!

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