OUR MISSION

SBJSA is committed to making the joys of sailing & other watersports available to everyone, building lifelong boaters & fostering responsible eco-awareness & stewardship of our natural resource, Great Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario. 

 

Fun activities on the water are at the core of our educational/recreational programs & our community partnerships. Reaching out to both locals & visitors, including the underserved, we promote teamwork, leadership, community spirit, & healthy lives.   

  

SBJSA Inc.

7433 Clover Street

P.O. Box 117 , 

Sodus Point, NY 14555

Primary Phone: (315) 333-2079

Summer Phone: (315) 483-8883

Federal Tax Id:15-0585554

United Way : 2459

© 2019 SBJSA.org Since 1956

Website by Foley

CENTRALS ON SODUS ANNUAL REGATTA

Considered one of the essential regattas in our region, the "Centrals" has evolved into one of the must "go-to" youth racing events on the calendar. Although primarily for youth in Laser, Opti, and Club 420 classes, it is an open event for all ages and other one-design classes of 4 or more registered boats. Although past classes have included Thistles, Flying Scotts, JY-15s, J/22s and J/24s, it has regularly been an annual event on the Laser District 9 circuit and, from time to time, the regional Lightning class fleet makes it a stop on their racing calendar too. In 2015, "Centrals on Sodus" served as the Area E qualifiers for the Sears, Bemis and Smythe USSA National Youth Championships, when over 85 boats competed.

The event is hosted by SBJSA and the Sodus Bay Yacht Club over two days, usually on the second full weekend of July. Three race courses are conducted on the protected waters of Sodus Bay, within a very short sail of our facilities. Competitors very often camp out at SBJSA and make the resort village of Sodus Point their base.

 

We also host an area Interclub event for juniors at SBJSA on Friday, the day before the Centrals Regatta. Sailors are welcome and invited to participate in both events and, with their families or sailing teammates, make the 3 day weekend a mini-vacation in Sodus Point!

 

In 2019, the Regatta will be held July 13-14 and our Interclub will be Friday, July 12. We anticipate that registration will be available via a link below to Regatta Network, along with the Notice of Race, beginning sometime in April.