Club News:
•  CIYC 34th Annual Women Skipper's Race – Saturday, August 9th:
We thank all participants for making this year's WSR another success! This race handed nothing on a silver platter, though, demanding the 'other kind' of exhausting skillset. A fragile, elusive breeze and a hungry, adverse tide lurking in the return leg combined to create a traffic jam of all four divisions, complete, at the windward mark. At speeds ranging from 'are we going backward?' to a quarter knot forward, the extrication process took quite a while... with no shortage of lively communication.
All women skippers and their crew remained undaunted, with winners emerging... eventually.
"Plain Jane" provided pumping music at the post party, and Ricca Auto Body sponsored the pumping beer.
Complete results available on Yachtscoring: WSR on Yachtscoring.
•  CIYC 61st Annual Day Race – Sunday, August 10th:
Again, we thank all participants for making this year's Day Race a great regatta! Conditions this day were clearly bitter... er, better! Wind speed doubled to a patchy, shifty 3 to 6 knots as racers criss-crossed the Sound in this 10-miler (Thanks to the RC for their short course selection!). Holes, voids and tides provided numerous opportunities to ply one's boat-handling, strategy and tactics skills. And what Long Island Sound Light Air Day Race would be complete without the perpetual, boat-stopping chop produced by myriad pleasure craft out on a nice Sunday? It all combined to create a challenging day for crews, frequent lead changes, and those at the helm routinely going below muttering to themselves...
Regardless, all competitors were resolute to the end and winners did emerge:
Complete results available on Yachtscoring: Day Race on Yachtscoring.
•  2014 JAM Race Series:
Another season of Fun in the Sun Sunday JAM Racing! This 5 race series takes place through the summer, and is open to all boats and levels of skill. Jib & Main only... No chutes, whompers, wheezers, whiskers or poles of any sort. 4 PM start, exceedingly amiable Race Committee, simple triangular courses... and complimentary drinks, chips and chat back on the CIYC dock approximately an hour later.
Do any individual race or all five – Each race scored independently.
Suitable for family, friends, those looking to wet their feet or hone their budding race skills.
Please Note! An amendment to the Sailing Instructions has been added, to wit:
If, as of 10 AM on the day of a race, a NOAA small craft advisory has been issued, the race for that day will be cancelled.

Race Results and all race docs available on our Regatta Page.
JAM Race 5 – Sunday, September 7th – 4:00 PM
•  2014 Spring & Summer Launch Schedule:
Click to view: 2014 Spring Launch Schedule.
•  CIYC Club Boat Program:
All of the benefits, none of the grief! Building on last year's success and a healthy demand, the CIYC Club Boat Program continues boat acquisitions chosen to satisfy both day-sailing and racing passions. Whether you're new to the sport, between boats, or interested in meeting new sailing companions, this program makes it a breeze to enjoy the great pleasures of sailing and Yacht Club membership.
See our Club Boat page for details, and see you on the water!
•  2014 Race Results:
City Island YC Women Skipper's Race:
J24 One-design Division:
1. Watercolour – Francine Alhied & Crew
2. Trinity – Julie Androshick & crew
3. Jeepers – Janice Sheinberg & crew

PHRF Non-Spinnaker:
1. Quee Queg – Lauretta Abbott & crew
2. Harm's Way – Hope Hild & crew
3. Maccabee – Bob Berent & crew

PHRF Spinnaker A:
1. Courageous – Karen Panariello & crew
2. Wild Child – Peggy Kaplan & crew
3. Desperado – Karen Martinez & crew

PHRF Spinnaker B:
1. Andiamo – Paul Strauch & crew
2. Sabotage – Alysia Johnson & crew
3. Thin Man – Barbara Karpinska & crew

City Island YC Day Race:
PHRF Divisions:
Non-Spinnaker A:
1. Sundance – Joel Ziev & crew
2. Impulse – Len Di Iorio & crew
3. The Real Macaw – Sid Kiwitt & crew

Non-Spinnaker B:
1. Mustang Sally – James Dennis & crew
2. Rowan – Jason D'amore & crew
3. Chieftain – Robert Chuda & crew

Spinnaker A:
1. Wild Child – Brad Stone & crew
2. Speedway Boogie – Chris Brady & crew
3. Excalibur – Charles Hurd & crew

Spinnaker B:
1. Thin Man – Todd Aven & crew
2. Red Pepper – Mark Corbisiero & crew
3. Courageous – Karen Panariello & crew

Spinnaker C:
1. Avalanche – Craig Albrecht & crew
2. Andiamo – Paul Strauch & crew
3. Six Brothers – Chris Kramer & crew

Larchmont YC Race Week:
PHRF Non-Spin Division:
Chieftain – Robert Chuda and crew: 2nd Place
Eagle – Ernie Bivona and crew: 3rd Place

RYC Stratford Shoal Race:
Thin Man – Todd Aven and (1) Crew: 3rd Place, PHRF Doublehanded Division

City Island YC Distance Race:
PHRF Spin Division:
Shooting Star – Steve Cain & Crew: 1st Place
Thin Man – Todd Aven & Crew: 2nd Place
Breakaway – Richie Palmer & Crew: 3rd Place

EBYRA City Island Cup:
PHRF Spinnaker Division:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 1st Place
Deviation – Iris Vogel & Crew: 2nd Place
Thin Man – Todd Aven & Crew: 3rd Place

PHRF Non-Spinnaker Division:
Eagle – Ernie Bivona & Crew: 1st Place
Wolf – Casey Rappold & Crew: 2nd Place
New Freedom – Mark Lasser: 3rd Place

Winner of the City Island Cup: Eagle

Cedar Point OD Regatta:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 1st Place, Beneteau First 36.7 Division

PWYC Day Race:
Wild Child – Brad, Peg & Crew: 2nd Place PHRF 2
Excalibur – Charles Hurd & Crew: 3rd Place PHRF 2
Mustang Sally – Jim Dennis & Crew: 1st Place PHRF 3 NS

AYC Spring Series Regatta:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 2nd Place, PHRF II, Division 2

2014 San Diego NOOD Regatta:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 6 Races, 6 Bullets, First Place, Beneteau First 36.7 Division
•  2013 Race Results:
Now on our Regatta Page.

 9/1: Labor Day Barbecue
 9/7: JAM Series Final - Race 5
 9/17: EBYRA Wednesday Nights Final
 9/20: 87th Annual Sayers Series Member Race and Hot Docks Party
 10/1: Fall General Membership Meeting

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