Approximately 100 people attended the Squadron’s Holiday Party at Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club this year. Click here to see some photos of the attendees.
Dinner ~ Drinks ~ Prizes
Boatloads of Fun
Please RSVP to Janis by Wednesday, December 5th by email GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com or phone 203-820-9275 and mail a check made out to GSPS for a contribution of $20 to Janis Stahlhut ~ 1465 E. Putnam Ave, #323 ~ Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club 9 Grass Island Rd, Greenwich CT 06870
Presented by skipper Justin Bonar and the Crew of YYZ
Darien member Joe Spinella joins his fellow crew in showing their race video, and answering all your questions about the race, their personal preparation, outfitting the boat, how YYZ was named, and those Bermuda shorts. Both Joe and skipper Justin have taken several of our courses.
Wednesday, October 17th, 7 pm
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What Boaters Should Know presented by Captain Aaron Hilliard
Interaction between small and large vessels in New York Harbor and handling the unique Hudson/East River currents can be a frightful event for the unknowing… But it doesn’t have to be! The discussion will include information about what recreational boaters should know, be doing, and not doing when operating in near to close proximity to NYC commercial vessel traffic, and will include understanding what the commercial captains’ goals are and their assumptions about your actions. Also, if you are not familiar with how New York City currents impact your boat and your planned trip, stay tuned. The discussion will include “Good to know!” information about the NYC currents that most recreational boaters misuse and misunderstand.
Captain Aaron Hilliard is a graduate of Greenwich High School, and has skippered the SoundWaters schooner in our local waters.
7 pm ~ Usual light refreshments will be served.
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club, 9 Grass Island Road, Greenwich CT 06870
Next Speaker event: October 17: The Crew of YYZ, Winner of 2018 Bermuda Race