One Design

The purpose of the One-Design Committee is to promote and support One-Design class sailing within the Gulf Yachting Association and to provide a forum for the One-Design fleets to exchange views and help solve problems.

The One-Design Committee shall promote GYA interclub competition for the Commodore Auguste Capdevielle Memorial Trophy, and other GYA sanctioned and/or sponsored interclub competitions among One-Design classes and multihulls, by proposing any improvements to format, competition, race management, rules and regulations it deems necessary.

The One-Design Committee membership shall consist of a single representative of each GYA General Member Club; such delegates shall be referred to as One-Design Committee Representatives. The representative member of each club will serve a two-year term.

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2024 GYA Youth One Design Circuit Events
Circuit Events
Events 2023 Dates Club Optimist Laser 420
Alfonso-Sutter April 13 – 14 Gulfport YC 1 1  
Dogwood April 20 – 21 Fairhope YC 2 2  
Juby Wynne May 25 – 26 Southern YC 3   1
School’s Out June 1 – 2 Pontchartrain YC     2
GYA 420 Championship June 28 – 30 Bay-Waveland YC     3
Galloway / GYA Laser Championship August 17 – 18 Gulfport YC 4 3  
Back to School September 14 – 15 Pontchartrain YC 5 4 4
Wadewitz September 28 – 29 Fairhope YC 6 5 5

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