Safe Boating Class Starts Feb. 24

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The Squadron’s next Safe Boating class starts on Tuesday, February 24

7 – 9 pm at Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Road, Greenwich CT

Over four Tuesday evenings, learn the basics to safely and comfortably go on the water with your boat from our NASBLA-certified and experienced instructors. Topics include:

  • Seamanship
  • Boat handling
  • Safe towing
  • Docking
  • Anchoring
  • Jet ski operation
  • Rules of the road
  • Navigation aids
  • Regulations
  • Boating in adverse conditions
  • Marine VHF
  • Marlinespike (Knots)
  • Trailering

Graduating students will be eligible to obtain the Connecticut Boating Certification and Personal Watercraft Certification and have six months free membership of the Greenwich Squadron to attend our speaker events, raft ups, lobster parties and for further boating education.

$70 for materials payable to instructor. (Family discounts.)
$29 payable to Greenwich Adult Continuing Education

Register here
Questions?  Email the Squadron

Annual Meeting / Change-of-Watch Dinner

On Friday, February 6th, the Squadron will be having our annual Change of Watch at the BURG-3VS-16Water Club in Cos Cob.  L/C Leslie Napoleon will be sworn in as our new Commander.  This is a wonderful time to get together as a squadron in a formal setting and celebrate Leslie becoming Commander. Click here for more details.

Please RSVP to L/C William Vernon. His email address: williamcvernonjr@gmail.com

Art Sale and Wine Tasting

2015 Art Show invitation final-2

Proceeds from art sales and wine orders will support the Young Mariners Foundation, a non-profit organization for underserved children.  The YMF is dedicated to improving academic performance and expanding the horizons of young people who would not have access to sailing as part of their education. The program, created in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, helps children to get out on the water each summer and experience the joy and companionship of learning to sail on Long Island Sound.

Annual Holiday Party, Dec. 5

Holiday PartyPlease join your fellow squadron members and guests for holiday merriment and cheer! Festivities will begin at 7 pm with food and drink provided by our Administrative Officers, Jenny deGarmeaux and Bill Vernon. Cost is $18/person.

GSPS Annual Holiday Party
Friday December 5, at 7 pm
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club
9 Grass Island Dr., Greenwich, CT

RSVP by phone or email no later than Monday, December 1
Make your checks payable to GSPS and mail to:
Jenny deGarmeaux, 15 Corrigan Lane, Greenwich CT 06831.

RSVP by phone: 203-629-4424
RSVP by email: jenny@greenwichsps.org

Meeting: Wed. Oct. 15

Captain Aaron Hilliard presents:

Sailing Solo to Nova Scotia on the 30-ft Catalina Endeavour and other tales. . .

October Meeting
Wednesday, October 15
at 1930 (7:30 pm)
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club
9 Grass Island Road, Greenwich CT

For more info: GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com

There will be plenty of food and drink starting at 1930; the speaker will begin about 20 minutes thereafter.

Directions to the Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club:

From the North or East:

  • Take I-95 to Exit 3, Arch St
  • At end of exit ramp, turn right onto Arch St
  • Make an immediate left onto Horseneck Lane
  • Make first left onto Shore Rd
  • Make first left onto Grass Island Dr
  • At Guardhouse, make a right & drive 300 ft to Club parking lot 

SAVE THESE DATES!

  • November 19:   General Meeting 
  • December 5:      Holiday Party
  • January 25:       Art Show/Wine Tasting