2016 Turnback Canyon Regatta – Welcome


Austin Yacht Club welcomes you to the 2016 Turnback Canyon Regatta!

You are cordially invited to join us in the 2016 edition of our most famous regatta, featuring two days of great racing.



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Turnback Canyon Regatta Racing
We expect to have fleets of:
* Large Multihulls
* Keel Boats
* One-Designs
See our Notice of Race for details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Turnback Party and Social Activities

 Friday evening, early arrivals are welcome to register at the AYC and pick up race packets and t-shirts.    See our Schedule of Events for times and details.

Saturday, race to the Lago Vista’s Bar K park on the waters edge, anchor and enjoy Saturday evening.  Kick back and enjoy  live bands including the Eggmen,  a Beatles cover band, Drew Womack, and Hector Ward and the Big Time. Purchase BBQ or Cajun food from the on site food vendors along with beer, water and soft drinks.  LagoFest information.

Sunday, after the race back to AYC, enjoy post-race beverages, and join us at a Junior Sailing fundraiser and cookout – meals will be available to purchase. Spend some time swapping racing tales and sea stories, before the Turnback 2016 trophy ceremony.

A Special Welcome for Junior Sailors
Our Austin Yacht Club RoadRunner fleet will host a Sunday Cookout and Fundraiser, with meals available for everyone to purchase after racing.

Price and Schedule Details

See our pages for Schedule of Events, Shirts, and our Notice of Race for further details and pricing information.

Sign Up on our Registration Page to take part in this uniquely Austin event, Turnback Canyon Regatta 2016!

From your Turnback Canyon Regatta Committee,

Thanks to all our dedicated member volunteers and our great AYC staff.

And Thanks to all of You, sailors and friends, for making Turnback Canyon Regatta the best!

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