New Jersey Yacht Racing Association (NJYRA) is a member of the United States Sailing Association in Area “C”.

The NJYRA’s mission is to:

  • Encourage and promote racing of sailing yachts under current rules as adopted by the United States Sailing Association;

  • Encourage and promote sailing activities among members of this Association and other groups with which it interacts;

  • Enforce rules governing sailing competitions and conduct of sailing competitions among member clubs of this Association;

  • Exercise advisory jurisdiction over activities carried on by member clubs of this Association;

  • Foster educational programs for training of members in the science of seamanship and navigation;

  • Promote educational and scientific purposes by aiding in training of amateur sailors;

  • Provide training for candidates and their crews for competitions;

  • Promote and make available to contestants in aforesaid sailing events new developments in design, construction, sails and rigging of craft of the type used in such contests;

  • Foster and promote public interest in participation of aforesaid sailing events;

  • Coordinate and aid candidates with information for these sailing events;

  • And generally aid and promote informational exchange among its member clubs and associations.