Notice of Winter Meeting

January 14-16, 2022
Gulfport Yacht Club
800 East Pier Road Gulfport, MS 39501

TO: Commodores of General and Affiliate Members GYA Executive Committee
GYA Past Commodores
GYA Standing Committee and Council Chairmen GYA Coordinator of each GYA General Member Club GYA
Associate Members

The Winter Meeting of the Gulf Yachting Association will be held on January 14 – 16, 2022 at Gulfport Yacht Club, 800 East Pier Road, Gulfport, MS (228) 863-6796. Since some mailing/email addresses may have changed since the last meeting, please distribute this information to the appropriate contacts at your club.

Please find attached proposed changes from the Racing Regulations Committee, Capdevielle Committee and the By-laws Committee, these proposals will be presented at the board of Directors meeting on Sunday. A detailed schedule is attached.

Friday. January 14. 2022
1800 Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner

Saturday. January 15.2022
0830 Registration
0900 Committee Meetings start according to schedule
1800 Cocktail hour and GYA Foundation Silent Auction
1900 GYA Annual Awards Dinner Banquet,
RSVP to Gulfport YC (228) 863-6796
ext. 306

Sunday, January 16. 2022
0900 Committee Meetings continue Club Commodore Meeting
1030 Board of Directors Meeting

GYA COMMODORES· GENERAL MEMBER CLUBS – Your club’s attendance is very important. If you cannot attend the Board meeting, please send a WRITTEN NOTICE naming your club’s representative to the GYA Secretary-Treasurer via mail: 1245 Kensington Drive, Biloxi, MS 39530, email or hand deliver prior the start of meeting.

All Club Commodores and their members are invited to attend the Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet will be held on Saturday evening at the Gulfport Yacht Club. The banquet cost will be $24.99 per person, plus tax and gratuity (cash bar). Please make your dinner reservations to
Gulfport Yacht Club by January 3, 2020 via email or by calling (228) 863-6796 ext. 306. Gulfport Yacht Club does not cross club charging, a guest registration form has been attached to this notice to pre-register.

The GYA has been offered a special room rate of $114 (king) and $127 (double) at Centennial Plaza located at 200 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS, about 7 minutes from club. If you would like to make a reservation, please call (228) 206-7880, use group code YACHT2022 or go online to

Your GYA Flag Officers look forward to seeing you at the Winter meeting hosted at Gulfport Yacht Club. Please wear your appropriate blazer, club badge and dress slacks for the meeting.

Sincerely, Jennifer Schmidt
GYA Secretary/Treasurer