What's on

The GYC has a balanced amount of sailing and social club life. On the sports side, each year several members take part in different sailing categories.
On the social side from Speakers Series over film screenings and tasting dinners the clubhouse & events committee offer a large entertainment choice.
Please see the events in the calendar below.

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Olympian wins Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy 2019 at photo-finish

Olympian, the William Gardner’s gaff cutter from 1913 skippered by Guillaume Fetas has won the 9th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy in a nail-biting photo-finish with Viola.

On Thursday, the day traditionally dedicated to the Défis (the challenges), over 20 of the most handsome boats from the classic yachting circuit gathered on the waters of Saint Tropez to fight for the 9h edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy, the only sailing trophy reserved to one hundred years or older boats.

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9th Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy, ready to go

The clock is ticking, just a few hours and some of the most handsome boats from the classic yachting circuit will gather once more on the Cote d’Azur for the 9th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy.

Organisers at the Swiss Club are giving the final touches to the 9th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy the regatta dedicated to boats one hundred years and more of age that has become a true tradition and an unmissable rendez-vous for centenarian sailing yachts. The event, raced in a pursuit format with staggered starts, is scheduled for Thursday, October 3rd and is expected to be yet again the focal point of classic racing at the Voiles de Saint-Tropez.

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Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy: the old beauties are back

In two months’ time, some of the most handsome boats from the classic yachting circuit will gather once more on the Cote d’Azur for the 9th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy.
Feels like yesterday when the Swiss Club launched the idea of an event dedicated to boats one hundred years and more of age, but the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy will celebrate its 9th anniversary this year in Saint-Tropez, the regatta having become a true tradition and an unmissable rendez-vous for the centenarian sailing beauties.

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Mirpuri Foundation President gives South Pole talk at Gstaad Yacht Club

Last Thursday, 22nd August Mr. Paulo Mirpuri, President and Founder of the Mirpuri Foundation, honoured GYC members and guests with a presentation themed ‘Antarctica - Perspectives from an Explorer’ following the completion of the January 2019 expedition to the heart of the White Continent.
The presentation covered a wide spectrum of topics ranging from extreme negative temperatures adaptation to impacts of Global Warming at South Pole.
After the presentation, Mr. Mirpuri kindly offered all GYC members and guests a copy of the book “Terra Australis Incognita” written by himself during the expedition.

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Congrats to all at stormy Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2019

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2019 GYC Centenarian of the Year Carlotta during Classic Boat Awards

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