Club News:
•  Welcome Guests...
If you are visiting our website to explore the possibility of membership, a click-trip through the links above is an enlightening start. Check our Membership page for a comprehensive overview. Each page beyond – Racing, Cruising, Regattas, Club Boat Program, Pub & Restaurant... reveals more of our offerings, amenities and activities. Popular Sound races, inviting cruises, educational seminars and courses, noted guest speakers, and of course, parties and gatherings of all kinds. All speak to the deep passion for sailing and social life at our core.

Open Houses in March:
March 28th at 11:00 AM: The Greater New York Sailing Group Meet & Greet
April 11th at 11:00 AM: EBYRA and Fleet 61 presentation
April 18th at 11:00 AM: CIYC Club Boat Program presentation

For further information, and to tour our facilities at your convenience, contact our Membership Chair, Carl Leighton:, or the Club office at 718.885.2487, to set up an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!
•  2015 Spring Seminar Series – Through March and April:

March 25th, 7:30 PM: Tom Nye – 'Yachts and Sails Through Time': Leading City Island historian Tom Nye presents the City Island built America’s Cup boats, among others borne of City Island, the sails which drove them, and the technological march through to materials today. Tom weaves the colorful path leading from where we’ve been to where we are... about as entertaining as evolution can get! Be sure to reserve early.

Series schedule and details here

Our annual Spring Seminar Series features a roster of well-known professionals, sailors and racers. Each speaker combines great knowledge and expertise in their field with the ability to impart that knowledge in a clear and entertaining style. The seminars take place mid-week in March and April at 7:30 PM. Each features an ample Q & A period. Seminars are free for CIYC members. $10 admission charge for non-members includes a beverage coupon redeemable in our Pub. Boating public welcome!

Our Pub will open at 5 PM for dinner and drinks, served by our Michelin Guide recommended Steward, Kaia Catering. As space is limited and this Series is indeed popular, contacting the Club with number attending and desired dinner reservations is highly recommended:
718-885-2487 or email at Location and directions here.
•  Spring General Membership Meeting – Wednesday, April 1st at 8:00 PM:
This will be an important meeting of Membership – Please make every effort to attend. Your presence helps shape the future of CIYC.
•  Restaurant Reopens – Saturday, April 4th at 6:00 PM:
Come celebrate the official reopening of the CIYC restaurant for the 2015 season – hopefully devoid of cold and snow! Hors D'oeuvres, Anti Pasti & Beef Carving Stations, Music by DJ Henry, first drink on the house! Kaia Catering & Events with executive chef Billy Dineen promise a delightfully tasty evening.
$50 per person, inclusive of tax – exclusive of gratuity.
Email for reservations.
•  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:
American YC Fall Regatta
Whirlwind – William Purdy & crew: 1st Place, PHRF Division II – Winner of the Joyette Trophy for best overall performance of the PHRF fleets

City Island YC Sayers Series Regatta:
Division 1:
1. Cu Na Mara – Mike McNamara
2. Harm's Way – Hope Hild/Tom Diehl
3. Witt's End – Betsy Haggerty

Division 2:
1. Wild Child – Brad Stone/Peggy Kaplan
2. Eagle – Ernie Bivona
3. First Rate – Ed & Lisa Woolsey

Division 3:
1. Tanit – Vadim Permakoff
2. Airplane – Andrew Blackman
3. Too Many Toads – Hank Buchanan

Division 4:
1. Rita – Arthur Sa
2. Live Wire – Jim Lynch
3. Watercolour – Francine Alheid

Beneteau First 36.7 North American Championship - Black Rock YC:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 2nd Place

Storm Trysail & Riverside YC L.I. Sound Championship:
Whirlwind – William Purdy & Crew: 1st Place, Beneteau 36.7 Division

Douglaston YS Captain's Island Race:
Division 1 - Non-Spin:
Mustang Sally – Jim Dennis & Dave Stolarz (double-handing!): 2nd Place
Division 2 - Spin:
Excalibur – Charles Hurd & Crew: 3rd Place
Division 3 - Spin:
Chaika #150; Judson/Coar & Crew: 1st Place

Stamford YC 2014 Vinyard Race:
Thin Man – Todd Aven & Crew: 1st Place - Seaflower Reef, Class 4 PHRF:
Rita – Arthur Sa & Crew: 2nd Place - Cornfield Point, Class 2 PHRF

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.

 3/25: Spring Seminar Series - Yachts and Sailing Through Time
 3/28: Open House - The Greater New York Sailing Group "Meet and Greet"
 4/1: Spring General Membership Meeting
 4/4: Restaurant Opening
 4/5: Easter Sunday Brunch

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