Friday - 5:00PM-11:00PM
Saturday - NOON-11:00PM
Sunday - NOON-9:00PM


Thursday - 9:00AM-5:00PM
Fri-Sat - 9:00AM-11:00PM
Sunday - 9:00AM-9:00PM
Club is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Force Five Midwinter Championship

Results from 2016

The Midwinters will again be hosted by the Upper Keys Sailing Club and will be sailed on beautiful Buttonwood Bay in Key Largo, Florida. We will continue to use the same format as the past few years for the Midwinter Championship which begins on Thursday, Feb. 23, however, the UKSC has graciously allowed the regatta activities to encompass a full week for those Force 5ers wishing to participate. Please note the greatly expanded schedule of sailing activities planned including the DoubleHanded Championship.

Schedule of Events

Saturday: UKSC Fleet Captain's Regatta & Winter Series Portsmouth Racing-Force 5s are encouraged to participate
Sunday: UKSC Winter Series PHRF Racing-Force 5ers will have an opportunity to participate as crew on PHRF rated boats
Monday: Club open for practice, etc.

Tuesday: Nest Key Race and Rum Rendezvous
Wednesday: Force 5 DoubleHanded Championship
Thursday: Force 5 Midwinter Championship
Friday: Force 5 Midwinter Championship
Saturday: Force 5 Midwinter Championship

For further information please contact: Tom Trump, Force 5 Fleet 50 Email: Cell: 305 304-9989


The BAYSIDE INN KEY LARGO is located just a few blocks from the sailing club,within walking distance. They are offering a discount for folks coming in to sail in UKSC regattas. Use the group code "UPPER". Rates differ depending on day/month.

The KEY LIME SAILING CLUB is owned by a club member and is within sailing distance (if not walking distance) of the club!

More hotel information can be found at

Access to the UKSC

The Upper Keys Sailing Club is a small but active organization of sailors, located on our own property on Buttonwood Sound on the bayside of Key Largo, FL. With a prevailing easterly breeze, that means wind AND calm water!!! If you need to come earlier or stay later, please let us know ( and we will make arrangements. Free wifi at the club!

UKSC Clubhouse/Bar Rules

We have a few restrictions imposed on us, including some by the lovely State of Florida, so please observe the following rules (not guidelines - sorry!)

  • Our club liquor license requires that all alcohol consumed on property MUST come from our bar. We didn't make this up to take your money, honest! Unfortunately that means that even during training days you can't bring a cooler of beer.
  • The bar will be open every day. We will run a tab for you throughout the regatta.
  • Please don't forget the bartenders, they can't print a tip line for when you settle up on your last day - so bring some cash to thank them for their hard work in keeping your thirst in check!