Silver Sailfish Derby, Thursday, Jan. 2022—Eager anglers charge sailfish season as soon as they can feel it in the air. Preparation for the Silver Sailfish Derby starts well before the week of tournament as crews aim to dial in all the details that could make or break their chance to become a part of the storied 4-line tournament history. The Derby celebrated its 85th year with a sold out 50 boat fleet in early January.
Silver Sailfish Derby Celebrates 85 Years with Sold Out Fleet
Monday, Dec. 20, 2021—The West Palm Beach Fishing Club will again host the ‘World’s Oldest Sailfish Tournament’ on January 6th and 7th, 2022. In its 85th year, the Silver Sailfish Derby is rich in history with a lot of prestige on the line for participants. The tournament fleet is limited to 50 boats and already sold out headed into the new year.
Miss Texas Wins Silver Sailfish Derby, Waterman Wins Pelican Yacht Club Invitational
Silver Sailfish Derby
First Place Most Releases Overall: Miss Texas
Second Place: Priceless
Third Place: Doing It All/Hardway
84 Years of Sailfishing off the Palm Beaches
Results: Pelican Yacht Club Invitational & 2020 Silver Sailfish Derby
Pelican Yacht Club Invitational
First Place – Wrapped Up, Capt. Patrick Price, 1900.
Second Place – Intents, Capt. Rhett Bailey, 1900.
Third Place – Showtime!, Capt. Jon Meade, 1400.
Final Results for 2020 Silver Sailfish Derby
Overall Team Sailfish Releases
First Place – Old, No. 7, with 17 releases.
Second Place – Native Son, with 14 releases.
Third Place – Day Sea, with 13 releases.
Final Results for 2020 Pelagic Rockstar Offshore Tournament
Overall Team Results
First Place – Top Fly, with 3600 points.
Second Place – Rum Runner, with 3100 points.
Third Place – Game Plan, with 2800 points.
2019 Silver Sailfish Derby Final Results
Congratulations to Captain Joe Garberoglio & the Fragrant Harbor crew! The champions of the 82nd Annual Silver Sailfish Derby with 13 releases overall and being Top Boat Day 1.
There were 43 boats in the tournament. The total number of sailfish released in the two days of fishing was 201.
Captain of the Year Tournaments Kicking Off the New Year
Southern Run Wins Silver Sailfish Derby 2018
The 2018 Silver Sailfish Derby West Palm Beach Fishing Club January 11-13, 2018 Final Results
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Double Take Wins West Palm Beach Silver Sailfish Derby Jan 5-6, 2017
January 6, 2017 Day 2 of the WPB Silver Sailfish Derby. Congrats to Double Take and all the competitors in the 80th annual derby!
Pretty Amazing! The Silver Sailfish Derby 80th Anniversary Approaching
Sailfish Derby to Celebrate 80th Anniversary
December 9, 2016 (images courtesy of West Palm Beach Fishing Club)The West Palm Beach Fishing Club’s (WPBFC) venerable Silver Sailfish Derby, headquartered out of the Sailfish Marina on Singer Island, will set sail January 4th through 7th, 2017. This will be the club’s 80th running of the prestigious event. Established in 1935, the Derby is recognized as ‘The World’s Oldest Sailfish Tournament’ and continues to attract some of the best sailfish anglers, captains and crews in the sport. [Read more…]