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 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.

Today’s a whole new day, totally different than yesterday! Lighter wind, less waves. So we listen to North Sails’ Brian Hayes and Zeke Horowitz to figure out what we could have done better and what we can expect today. Thanks so much Brian and Zeke. While  waiting for wind, we also got a few clinic from Brian Hayes and Amy Smith Linton. All skippers Please note the umbrella you need for your crew!  
  Flying Scot 2021 NAC - Sorry no interim updates today. It was honking and my hands were too wet to use the phone - I tried! East winds blowing 15-18, sometimes over 20, challenged all the teams that went out today. Big waves, big wind - lots of fun! Some stayed on shore, some came in before racing and some retired during racing. One capsize - no one hurt. Two awesome windward-leeward 4-leg races, where staying upright, staying fast and staying away from other boats was the key!... Read More
Another awesome Coffee with North given by Brian Hayes and Zeke Horowitz. We should be ready for today’s racing! Championship snd Challenger Divisions are set. Finals start today. You can watch for results here https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=12992
Flying Scot Annual Meeting tonight - in person and remote! First, qualifier race awards, then some business, then turning over the gavel from outgoing President Bill Dunham to incoming President Nancy Claypool. We started the evening with great music from the band, then a visit from Past President Dave Jacobsen and his wife Margaret. That was followed with pizza from the Puzza Truck and the evening ended with gelato from the Pizza Truck. Yum! Thanks so much to Past PResident Bill dunham for... Read More
Three great windward-leeward races with a nice breeze 9-12 with 78-degree overcast skies. All 3 Qualifuers are done so we know the split beteen Championship and Challenger . On to pizza and the annual meeting. You can find results here: https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=12992 Some photos by Art Petroswmolo are here https://nauticalphotography.smugmug.com/Sailing-Regattas/Flying-Scot-Class/2021-Flying-Scot-NAC/Competitors-Photos Some photos by Mark Riefenhauser are... Read More

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