Greater New York

Greater New York

The Greater New York District encompasses fleets in Connecticut, New Jersey, some of Pennsylvania and fleets in New York that are on the Atlantic Coast.

Our active Connecticut fleets are Riverton Yacht Club in Riverton, NJ, Riverside in Long Island Sound , Candlewood Lake in Fairfield, Cedar Point in Westport and Sprite Island in Norwalk. In New York we have Moriches Bay in Center Moriches, Hampstead Bay in Island Park, Southside Scots in Blue Point and Westhampton Yacht Squadron in Remsenberg, In New Jersey we have Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank, Toms River Fleet in Toms River. Shrewsbury Sailing & Yacht Club in Ocean Port, Hunterdon Sailing Club in Clinton, Lavallette Yacht Club in Lavallette and Stone Harbor Yacht Club in Stone Harbor In Pennsylvania we have Lake Nockamixon in Quakertown.

The District Governor is Mark Riefenhauser from the Candlewood Fleet and this is the home of FSSA President Bill Dunham.

We had perfect fall weather at the Punzi Memorial and Greater New York Districts this weekend at Candlewood Yacht Club in CT. PRO Mark Riefenhauser and the Race Committee ran 6 awesome races, 4 Saturday in N winds 15-18 and 2 Sunday in W winds 19-16. Both days were mostly sunny in the 60's and the conditions were tough with lots of shifts and gusts but still lots of fun. John and Connie Eckart from Massapoag Yacht Club won the Punzi Regatta. Dave Irving win the Greater NY ... Read More
The Greater New york District has a couple of upcoming events that will be a blast - try to go to one or both of them!  There is the Annual Cedar Point 2022 Fontelieu One Design Regatta in CT on 10/1-10/2 Cedar Point 2022 Fontelieu One Design Regatta  Then there is the 2022 Punzi Invitational and Greater New York District Championship at Candlewood Yacht Club in CT on 10/8-10/9 2022 Punzi Invitational & GNY District Championship   
Moriches Yacht Club in New York hosted the 2022 NERD with 17 boats on the line. Saturday came with big breeze 10-17 MPH and temps in the high 80's. Hopefully there were no shark sightings, although the movie Jaws was playing on a big screen on the lawn Saturday night!  Sunday was about the same wind and temps so the teams, with some sailing 3 up, had a great workout  The top 3 skippers were in their early 20's and gave the others a run for their money.... Read More
Copied from the Raritan Yachtg Club website, with permission from Paul Suzdak The Ice Bucket regatta this past Saturday (1/8/2022) lived up to its reputation of being Cold and Blustery. Mother Nature served up bright sunshine, temps in the mid 20s, 8 kts of breeze, and backdrop of fresh snow for the 2022 Ice Bucket Regatta After clearing the boats of snow & ice, nine competitors launched 4 boats and competed in 5 closely contested races.   In this, the final event of the the... Read More
At the Roger Punzi Memorial, 11 boats had the pleasure of 5 great races on 2 beautiful sunny days in new Fairfield, CT. RAce Committee Richard and Jenn Palmer and crew had to be patient on Saturday and flew the postpone flag for an hour or so. The first race was light air, but in the last leg, the wind picked up and held for the rest of the day. At the end of day 1, the Kampfs led with 3 bullets, followed by Mark Riefenhauser and David Irving with 8 points each. Sunday was a... Read More