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 Avalon Yacht Club in Avalon, 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.

David Schmidt from Sail World did a Q&A with Jennifer Truscott and Diane Kampf - read about it here
Three Junior Teams sailed in the first ever stand alone Junior NAC at Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport, CT. Light winds prevailed on day 1, with a little more wind on day 2. All three teams worked hard and had a great time at the event. Results are here  Thanks to John Cooke, Brian Hayes and Tyler Andrews for a great event for the kids. Videos coming soon. Awesome photos by Linda Cohen are here:
Pictured - Phil Scheetz, Dorothy Wesley, Mark and Adam Riefenhauser - picture courtesy of Matt Cohen Nockamixon Sail Club hosted the Glenn Wesley Regatta on 6/17/2023 in Quakertown, PA. Thiss Regatta is named for our lare friend and skipper Glenn Wesley, who was instrumentla in keeping the Nockamixon Fleet going as well as making making majorcontributions to this website. Glenn's wife Dorothy was on hand as usual to help with the regatta. After 4 races, the Championship Winners were... Read More
This is Linda Gordon;s posting from Facebook - photo by Gretchen Yengst: Sprite Island Yacht Club 1 Day Douglass-Orr Regatta this past weekend with 4 races and 1 throw out. Plenty of wind, gusts, and shifts to challenge skippers and crew. 1st place —Brian Engel and Jens Miller, Cedar Point Yacht Club 2nd place — Doug Main and Doug Main, Candlewood Yacht Club 3rd place —Tim and Linda Gordon, Sprite Island Yacht Club Leg 1 results for CT Cup: 1st place —Brian Engel and Jens... Read More
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