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.

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
Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport, CT, proudly hosts the Fontelieu One Design Regatta on 10/2-10/3/2021. For more information, visit the event website here:
Phot courtesy of Charlie Clifton. From Mark Riefenhauser on Facebook: The GNY District were held on 7/31/2021 at Moriches Yacht Club on Long Island, NY.. We had over 20 boats racing. Great turnout!! Winds were on the heavy side and some boats retired as the day went on. Watch for results! Many thanks to Gina Soto and Tony DiResta, Moriches Yacht Club and West Hampton Yacht Squadron!! Full results are at here.