Past Events

  • SAMI Members End-of-Season Dinner at Stonewalls Restaurant
    May 06, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Stonewalls Restaurant, 551 South Collier Blvd #100 Marco Island, Fl 34145
    Members and those interested in joining the Sailing Association of Marco Island are welcome! May 6, 2022 - End-of-season Friday night member dinner at Stonewall's Restaurant on Marco Island. We will meet at 6pm for dinner and lively conversation.
  • Cruise - Cayo Costa State Park
    Fri, Apr 29
    Lee County
    Apr 29, 8:00 AM EDT – May 02, 2:00 PM EDT
    Lee County, Cayo Costa, Florida 33924, USA
    Cayo Costa State Park is on Cayo Costa, an island directly south of Boca Grande (Gasparilla Island) and just north of North Captiva Island, approximately 12 miles (19 km) west of Cape Coral. It is accessible by boat only.
  • Regatta - Suncoast Beverage Regatta, Gulf of Mexico off the Naples Pier
    Apr 09, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Gulf of Mexico, Naples Pier, Naples, FL, USA
    The Suncoast Beverage Regatta (formerly known as the Bud Light Regatta) has been a decades long tradition on the Gulf of Mexico. Come join the fun in this casual pursuit race. This event is managed by Gulf Coast Sailing Club (GCSC)...all local Sailing Club Members are welcome!
  • Cruising Forum
    Wed, Apr 06
    Civil Air Patrol Building (Hangar)
    Apr 06, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Civil Air Patrol Building (Hangar), 2005 Mainsail Dr, Naples, FL 34114, USA
    All are welcome! Whether you own a boat or not, it is a great opportunity for sailors of every level to learn about cruising in SWFL, meet other cruisers, pick up various cruising tips, techniques and share experiences.
  • Cruise - Marathon, Florida Keys
    Fri, Mar 18
    Marathon, Florida
    Mar 18, 1:00 PM – Mar 22, 11:00 AM
    Marathon, Florida , Florida Keys, Florida, USA
    Returning to Marathon after a successful cruise in 2021.Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival.Extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, and onward.This event is managed by Gulf Coast Sailing Club.
  • Cruise - Panther Key,  Ten Thousand Islands
    Feb 19, 8:00 AM EST – Feb 21, 5:00 PM EST
    Collier County, Panther Key, Florida 34114, USA
    Sail to an uninhabited island in the Keys about 25 miles south of Marco Island. Night activities include bonfires, sun-downers and other fun activities. Extend your cruise to Everglades City, the Keys, and onward.
  • Cruise & Drive - Dinner on Marco Island before cruise to Panther Key
    Feb 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Marco Island Brewery, 1089 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
    All cruisers and non-cruisers are welcome to Friday night dinner on Marco Island at the Marco Island Brewery, prior to our Saturday cruise to Panther Key. The family owned and operated restaurant is located 1.1 miles from Factory Bay at 1089 N Collier Blvd, Marco (239) 970-0461.
  • Cruise and Drive - Lunch at Nervous Nellie's Restaurant , Fort Myers Beach
    Jan 30, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Nervous Nellie's Restaurant, 1131 First Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931, USA
    All cruisers and non-cruisers are welcome! Drive or walk to join Skippers & Crew at Nervous Nellie's restaurant for a fun lunch outside on the deck. (1 mile from Pink Shell Marina)
  • Cruise - Pink Shell Marina, Ft Myers Beach
    Sat, Jan 29
    Pink Shell Marina - Fort Myers Beach
    Jan 29, 8:00 AM EST – Jan 31, 5:00 PM EST
    Pink Shell Marina - Fort Myers Beach, 275 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931, USA
    The popular cruise to the Pink Shell Resort Ft Myers Beach is back again in 2022. CALL PINK SHELL NOW TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET A SLIP. CALL THE DOCKMASTER DAVE OR CRAIG AT (239) 463-8620. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates.
  • Cruising Forum
    Wed, Jan 05
    Marco Executive Airport
    Jan 05, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Marco Executive Airport , 2003 Mainsail Dr, Naples, FL 34114, USA
    The Cruising Forum is an opportunity for Cruisers to meet to discuss topics of interest, experiences at sea and learn the secrets to successful cruising. All members, potential members and guests of the SWFL sailing clubs are invited.
  • Holiday Boat Parade Marco Island
    Sat, Dec 18
    Collier County
    Dec 18, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Collier County, Big Marco River, Florida, USA
    Big Marco River
  • Holiday Boat Parade Naples
    Sat, Dec 11
    Naples Bay
    Dec 11, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Naples Bay, Naples, FL 34102, USA
    Come watch the fun or enter your boat in this festive event. The parade may be viewed from: Naples City Dock (limited), Pinchers Tin City, Riverwalk Restaurant, Naples Landing, Kelly’s Fish House, The Boat House on Naples Bay, and Bayview Park.
  • Regatta - Ladies Day Race, Marco Island
    Nov 21, 2021, 9:00 AM
    Marco Island, Big Marco Pass, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
    2021 is the 25th anniversary of the Ladies Day Regatta. Come join the fun in this casual pursuit race with ladies at the helm. This event is managed by Gulf Coast Sailing Club (GCSC)...all local Sailing Club Members are welcome!
  • Cruise - Glover Bight, Cape Coral
    Nov 12, 2021, 7:00 AM EST – Nov 15, 2021, 11:00 PM EST
    Lee County, Glover Bight, Florida 33914, USA
    Head north up the Okeechobee Waterway towards the Tarpon Point Marina. Spend the weekend with other sailors at this protected anchorage. Extend your trip to the many destinations in this area.
  • SAMI Member Meeting
    Thu, May 20
    Sami's Pizza & Grill
    May 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sami's Pizza & Grill, 227 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
    This is SAMI's last Members' Meeting until September 17, 2021. Non-Members are welcome! Outdoor Seating & Separate Checks.