Welcome to the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club! Founded in 2002, the Clubhouse is located in historic Stonington Borough at the entrance to Stonington Harbor. We are a year-round club offering a wide variety of both water and land-based activities as well as extensive event facilities. We invite you to learn more about us by exploring our website.
By the summer of 1928, the traditions of getting together at the Eastern Point Colony, in the shadow of the Morton Plant mansion, with all its grandeur, were ready to be stabilized. A yacht club – a friendly one incorporating local people as well as summertime visitors, could centralize the good fellowship of families who had long enjoyed summer on the water in the area. In addition, it could co-exist nicely with those whose interests leaned toward the landlubberly, but […]
The Sachem’s Head Yacht Club is located on the Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound, in Guilford, Connecticut. The clubhouse near the Thimble Islands, serves an active racing fleet and is a summer base for families and juniors involved in sailing, swimming and tennis. The club was founded in 1896.
New Haven Yacht Club was established in 1882, making it one of the oldest chartered yacht clubs in the country. During its heyday in the earlier part of this century the NHYC was host to many nationally renowned yachting squadrons including the New York Yacht Club during its annual tri-cornered regatta on Long Island Sound. The Club was originally located at the end of a 1,100 foot pier off Water Street (near the foot of Franklin Street.) in New Haven. […]
The first meeting of HCYC, of which there is any record, was called an organizational meeting and was held at the Lake Breeze Tavern in Old Lyme on October 19, 1946. The Lake Breeze Tavern was located in Haines Park on Rogers Lake and subsequently burned to the ground. Apparently, a lot of effort went into planning for the meeting, as a Constitution was presented and approved on that date. Officers and Trustees were elected in accordance with the provisions […]
GWC offers families and individuals a private, waterfront retreat with year-round social activities. It’s a place where serious fitness and water sport devotees, as well as recreation seekers, can enjoy their time and improve their well-being. With sweeping views of the Mianus River, the property features a full service marina, dedicated rowers boathouse, an elite fitness center, three pools, and a Clubhouse restaurant with outdoor dining and private event rooms.
The Salty Dog Sailing Club (SDSC) of Denver is a Colorado nonprofit group of adults interested in sailing and socializing with others who share their love of sailing. Boat owners and non-boat owners, singles and couples are welcome. The Club hosts about 12 partial-day sails or weekend sails each season at area lakes. Three-day weekend sails may include Granby, Dillon, and Pueblo, as well as McConaughy in Nebraska and Glendo in Wyoming. Salty Dog members and friends also organize blue […]
One cold day in 1912, members of the Grand Lake Yacht Club enjoyed this elegant menu in the downtown Denver Club with their guest, Sir Thomas J. Lipton, British tea merchant and yachtsman extraordinaire. After an evening of frivolity and sailing stories, Lipton announced that he would sponsor a trophy to be awarded as the grand prize at an annual sailing competition held on Grand Lake. The next summer, Lipton shipped an ornate sterling silver cup to Colorado. Although he […]
The marina was sold to Bill Neuens, Jim Nicholls, Dave Simmons and Norman Petit who then started to sell Ensigns. Norm, who brought the first Ensign from Lake Minnetonka in 1968, explained, “Most guys who bought a boat from us had no idea how to sail. After we sold a boat, we went out and taught them the basics.” The Sunfish fleet went from 40 members to nothing over night! Half got into Laser sailing and the other half bought […]
South Beach Yacht Club (SBYC) is an all-volunteer club located in San Francisco’s exciting South Beach neighborhood. With 500 members, we are the second-largest club in San Francisco after the St. Francis Yacht Club. We’re known for our active racing program that draws over 50 boats during the summer, a growing junior sailing program now spanning five weeks, and a relaxed atmosphere in our airy, member-designed clubhouse on the second floor of the South Beach Harbor building. South Beach is […]
Oyster Point Yacht Club (OPYC) is a private, not-for-profit yacht club. Since 1964, club members have enjoyed a passion for boating. Oyster Point Yacht Club is dedicated to bringing boaters together in an atmosphere of camaraderie, fun and service. We offer a splendid waterfront venue for rental that suits any occasion, for non-members and members alike. From our location in South San Francisco, just north of the San Francisco Airport, we are easy to access via Hwy 101 from Oyster […]
he Navy Yacht Club San Diego is an element of the Commanding Officer Naval Base Coronado’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program. It operates in support of the MWR programs established by the Chief of Naval Personnel. The club is located in facilities at the Fiddler’s Cove Marina, on Strand Way, Coronado, CA. The club is a member of the San Diego Association of Yacht Clubs, San Diego Cruiser Association, the Southern California Yachting Association, and the United States Sailing […]
Mission Bay Yacht Club has a rich history — the early sailboats had to be flat bottomed to maneuver in the shallow water of the Bay. The Flapper, a 12 foot catboat, was the first class to race. A variety of boats, including some from San Diego Yacht Club, formed a handicap fleet and raced when the tide permitted. By 1931 the Skimmer was the hot boat in this area. Each Opening Day we relive some of our early history […]
The Club is quite flexible when it comes to times of availability and special requests, including beverage requests. Your desires should be discussed in advance with the Rear Commodore, so you can tailor the event to your needs. The Club will clean up after the event; however, you are responsible for cleanup during the event and for kitchen/galley cleanup and removal of decorations. The Club can arrange for assistance during an event at a nominal additional cost. There is one […]
Lake Washington Sailing Club is an association of individuals and boat owners interested in small boat sailing and racing. We are an independent club licensed by the Port of Sacramento. Our Club facility are located at the Port of Sacramento at the South end of Harbor Blvd. Lake Washington Sailing Club has the most consistent winds among the sailing venues nearest Sacramento. Membership allows for daily use of the club facilities located on the Port of Sacramento grounds. This includes […]
The Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club history began one lovely afternoon in August of 1935 when Arthur and Marjorie Johnson took Max Barbour canoeing at Long Pond. The Johnson’s wanted to fully show Max this beautiful sheltered haven with its many arms just 15 miles from St. John’s, and yet without a summer home on it. According to Arthur Johnson, Max’s mind took off like a rocket and he said, “Our maritime people must have a yacht club.” The following spring […]
The Bay of Islands Yacht Club is located in Corner Brook, Newfoundland – Canada. Nestled in Allen’s Cove the yacht club was founded in 1975 and offers all the conveniences you would expect. Clubhouse Showers Laundry Washrooms Boat launch Winter storage The Bay of Islands Yacht Club is also home to Crystal Waters Boat Tours. A favorite among tourists and locals, this boat tour offers spectacular view scapes of the bay and live entertainment on board embracing the local culture. […]
A yacht club is formed by a group of people with a common interest in using boats to get away from land and enjoy cruising local and distant waters, racing for the thrill of personal combat against other sailors and the elements, or just messing about on boats. In the children’s classic “The Wind in the Willows”, it is described thus: “There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats…or with […]
We provide sailing training, racing, and recreational sailing activities from our clubhouse at scenic Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Slap on the sunscreen and PFD and sail our dinghies, cruiseboat, catamarans, and windsurfers, or paddle our kayaks on English Bay with the spectacular downtown skyline, Stanley Park, and mountains as a backdrop. Relax on the Jericho Sailing Centre members’ patio deck apres (the best view in Vancouver) with a cold beverage from the Galley restaurant (sailing is thirsty work). Share tales […]