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.

   The NAC at Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport, CtT, is in the books and from all accounts it was a great time.  Thanks so much to Cedar Point, Sprite Island Yacht Club and Candlewood Yacht club for a wonderful event. The Race Management by Dick Thackaberry and crew was superb, and with very challenging conditions for the Race Committee and the competitirs, they managed to get 4 races completed. In the finals we had 15-20 MPH winds from the east on Tuesday and light air... Read More
The 2021 NAC us s wrap. Race 4 was a 3-leg Windward-leeward with south winds at 4-6. It was beautiful sunny day in the 80's. The Challenger Division was towed in when the wind died. On to the awards. Full results are here: https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=12992 Read More
The 2021 NAC is a wrap. Race 4 was a 3-leg Windward-leeward with south winds at 4-6. It was beautiful sunny day in the 80's. The Challenger Division was Yosef in when the wind died. On to the awards. Full results are here: https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=12992 Read More
One more chance to figure out how to sail in Long Island Sound. Thanks Brian Hayes and.Zeke Horowitz for another terrific talk! Hope we get some breeze today!
We started the day with a postpone on shore with some hope that the wind would shift SSE and pick up a bit.  Weil it did, so PRO Dick Thackaberry doused the cat-in-the-hat flag and off we went with enough wind to start, perhaps 6-7 SSE. The first 2 legs were ok but by the end of the downwind leg the wind was slowing a bit.  The last upwind leg was brutal but most boats finished. There was no wind after racing, so we got a tow in. After Day 2, David Ames leads the... Read More

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