2018 Midwinter Championship at Sarasota Sailing Squadron, FL

Dining Suggestions

St Armands Circle, Lido Key - 5 stars -

This vacation central is home to many fine restaurants including Tommy Bahama as well as a number of premium shopping options.   Check out the raw bar and Happy Hour at the Daiquiri Deck.

A Guide to True Local Flavors - 4 stars -

A nice web site describing local gems.

Drydock Waterfront Grill - 4 stars -

412 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, 34228 - (941) 383-0102. 5 minutes from the club. Sit indoors or out. It’s the best place for the non-sailors to sit and enjoy a view of the racing area while eating.

Lazy Lobster - 3 stars -

Longboat Key Centershops. 5350 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, 34228 - (941) 383-0440.  Best lobster Mac & Cheese!  A truly local favorite.

Old Salty Dog - 3 stars -

1601B Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, 34236‎ - (941) 388-4311.  Only a short walk down the island from the club, this popular waterfront site is known for its views and fresh grouper sandwiches.

Sandbar Seafood and Spirits - 3 stars -

100 Spring Avenue, Anna Maria, 34216 - (941) 778-0444.  Dine literally on the beach & sip rum drinks while the kids play in the sand. This is a premium sunset location.

Star Fish Co - 3 stars -

12306 46th Avenue West, Cortez, 34215 - (941) 794-1243.   Like a place time forgot, this fish market has a restaurant with picnic tables on the back deck. Eat your fish from your very own cardboard box as workers unload the catch of the day. Flip flops preferred!

Another Broken Egg Cafe - 2 stars -

140 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, 34242 - (941) 552-8320.  Best breakfast in the area.  Siesta Key repeatedly voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world and again this year named Best Beach in America!

Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar - 1 stars -

5353 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 34231 - (941) 925-4444.   Purveyors of delicious oysters and cold beer since forever, according to its website.  A local institution.