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.

The 2021 North American Championships at Cedar Point Yacht Club is on!  And, we have some fun in store for you, along with some fine racing at one of Connecticut’s foremost one-design racing yacht clubs.  There’s nothing, and I mean nothing, like skipping a year of serious, large fleet, competitive racing to get the Class’s kindred spirits fired up BIG.  Oh yeah, this is happening.  Don’t ask twice.  It (the 2021 North American Championships) is happening! ... Read More
WInners Dan Walsh and Crew Randy Swartley  The Greater New York District Championship Regatta A Success In South Jersey by Bruce Nicholson - full results are here. It was not the most enticing prospect for a regatta. What with Covid 19, monsoon rains on Friday and a forecast lack of wind for Saturday. Plus the fact that we are the southern most point of the Greater New York District (due east of Washington DC as the crow flies). But on Saturday July 21 Avalon Yacht Club (Fleet 208)... Read More
In 1899 Moriches Yacht Club began as a sailboat-racing club, meeting in summer months only. The first clubhouse was located in a small building on the shore of one of the club member’s homes. Moriches yacht Club was officially incorporated in 1902, and Dr. William Carr was the first Commodore. Located on the East End Long Island, New York, located on Moriches Bay one hundred and twenty-one years later Moriches Yacht club is a club that is rooted in tradition with Sailing being an integral part... Read More
Lavallette Yacht Club in New Jersey hosted the 2019 Atlantic Coast Championship on 9/21-9/22/2019. Regatta Chair Roy Childers did a super job organizing the event and it was a great time for the sailors. There were 25 boats from 6 states on the line for PRO James Wlash and his RC. They got in 3 races on Saturday in very difficult and choppy conditions and 2 races on Sunday when Mother Nature was a bit kinder! And rock star Hans Noordanus was here visiting and sailed with John Wake to a second... Read More
  There was a time when only Thistles raced in the two-day Fontelieu Regatta in the Long Island Sound off of Westport, CT.  After all, the regatta is named after Ted Fontelieu, a capo of the Westport Mafia (aka Thistle Fleet 99). Not that Flying Scots and Lightnings weren’t invited; they were, but the Thistle Fleet’s East Coast Fall Series participants seemed to dominate the field.  Not so this year. Cedar Point Yacht Club’s decision to organize a second One Design Regatta (“... Read More