On the banks of the Guarapiranga Dam

Nature, well-being and freedom: these are the sensations experienced by those who attend the Yacht Club Santo Amaro. Located in the city of São Paulo on the banks of the Guarapiranga Reservoir, YCSA is surrounded by greenery, creating a perfect natural setting for sailing.

Birthplace of several world champions, YCSA carries the tradition of an admirable biography alongside the modernity of its facilities and boats. Being part of this club is helping to write a story that started in 1930 and that, since then, has marked the life of each member.


With a privileged nautical structure, the club has modern hangars to stay with sailing and motor boats, a sailing school with its own boats, a 25 meter wide ramp with a low incline to access the dam, deck and pier with wonderful views of the dam, tractor and crane for transporting vessels, well trained sailors and speedboats and support boats.

For the family, the Club offers an extensive leisure area with playground, multi-sports court, tennis court, swimming pool, sauna, exercise room and playroom, as well as a snack bar and the famous La Vieira’s Restaurant, with full buffet service and structure for events and conventions.

Sailing practice

With 24 thousand m² full of nature, YCSA is known inside and outside the country for its state-of-the-art nautical structure offering the best conditions for learning and practicing sailing.

The club is recognized not only for its champion athletes, but also for hosting national and international sailing events.


YCSA members enjoy the following advantages:

  • Family atmosphere.
  • Proximity to nature within the metropolitan region of São Paulo.
  • Complete nautical infrastructure.
  • Several leisure options.
  • Sailing sporting environment alongside great champions.
  • Quality of life.