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.

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
The Greater New york District has a couple of upcoming events that will be a blast - try to go to one or both of them!  There is the Annual Cedar Point 2022 Fontelieu One Design Regatta in CT on 10/1-10/2 Cedar Point 2022 Fontelieu One Design Regatta  Then there is the 2022 Punzi Invitational and Greater New York District Championship at Candlewood Yacht Club in CT on 10/8-10/9 2022 Punzi Invitational & GNY District Championship   
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