America’s Boating Club

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This past June, the US Power Squadrons® officially adopted the name America’s Boating Club™. To introduce the new name, USPS has produced a video entitled, “Introducing America’s Boating Club™”. Two versions of the video are available: The full version lasts 3.5 minutes, while a short one takes only 30 seconds. The purpose of the videos is to arouse awareness, interest, and desire in adopting the safe-boating lifestyle and taking action by joining USPS.

Click the image below to see the 30-second video:

 

Or click here to see the full version

Lobster Party — Sunday, July 16

Don’t Miss the SquaIMG_2192.JPGdron’s Annual Lobster Party

Date: Sunday, July 16, 4pm

Location: Clambake area, Greenwich Point Park (Tod’s Point), Old Greenwich

Enjoy Capt’n John’s lobsters and clams (chicken available for landlubbers)

Spend a great summer afternoon at the Point

Bring family and friends!

Reserve a place before July 10: Email vicki@greenwichsps.org or call 914-714-1516

Price: Just $40 per person, including beverages (best deal in CT!)

Mail your check made out to GSPS to: 150 Southfield Ave #1201, Stamford CT 06902

 

Join Us at a Summer Raft-Up

Mark your calendars for one of the Squadron’s 2017 Raft-Ups

Dates: Saturdays, June 24, July 29, and August 26    

Location: La 41  00′  86″N,  Lo 073  34′  73″W

Enjoy your squadron mooring in Greenwich Cove off Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich.  

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What is a raft-up?  There will be an anchor boat moored at our mooring, and other boats come alongside and tie up. 

The main event will start at noon and all are invited to sail/power/kayak or hitch a ride to the mooring with a snack to share. Sail boaters should check tides/water depth and we can arrange to ferry you to the mooring from deeper water if necessary. 

No Boat?  No worries!  There’s room aboard.

Not a Greenwich resident? Let us know you’re coming and we can make arrangements with the Town.

Can’t get from shore to the mooring?  Call Dave 860-480-8222 from the Point and he will ferry you over.

Please email  GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com with your plans, or to request transportation.

  

Greenwich Sail & Power Squadron’s Spring Party, June 2nd

 6 pm

17 Tomac Avenue, Old Greenwich

Come and see old friends and make new ones
Talk boating – Have fun – Sign up for Sunset Cruises
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AS SPACE ALLOWS
Drinks and Hors d’Oeuvres
RSVP by May 30 to Vicki 914-714-1516 or email GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com
& mail $20 check made out to GSPS to

V. Malara, 150 Southfield Av #120, Stamford CT 06902

Vessel Safety Checks

Vessel Safety Check stickerIs your boat safe? You can now have it checked for free. Certified Vessel Examiners of the Greenwich Sail & Power Squadron can perform a free Vessel Safety Check on your boat to make sure it meets the federal, state, and local requirements.

All boaters should have an annual VSC performed on their vessels to ensure that current requirements are met and all equipment is up to date and in good operating condition.

For more information click here. To schedule a Vessel Safety Check on your boat,
contact us at GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com or visit the U.S. Power Squadrons® website page.

Weather Seminar (a must for all boaters)

WeatherThe safety and comfort of those who venture out on the water have always been weather dependent. The complex subject is presented in a way that is both understandable and useful by Jim Dobbs at a great Yacht Club.

All who register by May 5 will receive a practical waterproof quick guide to Weather Forecasting. Register NOW!

Thursday, May 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Riverside Yacht Club  102 Club Road, Riverside CT 06878. For directions, click here.

For more information download the flyer or contact Susan Ryan: 203-998-1864 or GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com