Membership Celebration and Barbecue

hamburger clipartSeptember 20, 4 pm, at Brewers Yacht Haven in Stamford

The Squadron invites all members to FREE hot dogs, hamburgers and fellowship!
New members will receive their USPS pins.

Please RSVP to Bill Vernon 203-561-4776 or williamcvernonjr at

Directions to Brewers Yacht Haven, Stamford:

  • Take Exit 8 off I-95 North
  • At end of Exit Ramp there is a Stop Light.
  • Go through the light to the next light (Canal Street) and make a right turn.
  • Go under the RR Trestle and make a left at first light (Jefferson Ave)
  • At second light, turn right (Magee Avenue)
  • At second light make a right onto Harbor Drive
  • Stay on Harbor Drive and you will come to a Guard Shack.
  • Try to find an outside parking spot around the Gate marked Pier 3, 4.

Future Events:

October 21: 7.30 pm Monthly meeting

“The Past, Present and Future of the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk”

by Dr. Brian Davis, new president of the Aquarium

At Innis Arden Country Club, Old Greenwich

Raft Up – Sunday, July 26 at Noon

GSPS-Raft-Up-2013-flatIf it’s summer, we’re on the water!

The squadron is in full summer mode with the successful lobster party last week, our  beautiful Tuesday night sunset cruises and now yet another on-water event this Sunday – our second annual Raft Up.

Bring your sailboat, power boat, kayak or paddle board to the GSPS mooring in Greenwich Cove, off Greenwich Point, Old Greenwich. Bring refreshments to share and enjoy some good boating chat.

GSPS mooring – Ball and Pickup: Coordinates:   41.00.85 N    73.34.73 W

Mooring is slightly North of the Palmer mooring in Greenwich Cove. OGYC Launch operators on Ch 73 will guide you in.

No boat?  No worries.  Contact Commander Leslie Napoleon  or  203-869-8057 who will help you on board.

Two reminders of future events:

  • To join us on the water for Tuesday evenings, just  email
  • Our Membership Appreciation barbecue will be held September 20th.

Lobster Party – Sunday, July 19

IMG_2807Come to our Squadron
Sunday, July 19th 4 pm
Rain or Shine

At the Greenwich Point Park Clambake Area

The Greenwich Sail and Power Squadron will host its annual Lobster Party at Greenwich Point. Captain John’s will provide their famous lobster bake, and there will be the usual wine, beer, soda and water.

The cost for a lobster dinner is $40. The cost for a chicken dinner is $22.

 Reservations must be received by Sunday, July 12th and can be made with Jenny deGarmeaux, tel: 203-629-4424, or click here  or with Bill Vernon: 203-561-4776, or click here.

When reserving please provide the names of any attendees who are not Greenwich residents so that a list can be given to the gatehouse at the Park.  Make checks payable to GSPS and mail to:  Jenny deGarmeaux, 15 Corrigan Lane, Greenwich, 06831.   

Tuesdays on the Sound

Sailboats at CannesEvery Tuesday evening during the boating season, we take our sailboats and powerboats out on the water for an hour or so and gather afterwards at Ponus Yacht Club.  If you would like to take out your boat, or if you would like to crew on someone else’s boat, please contact Gordon Updegraff or Susan Ryan  here.   We will email you each week to see if you are available and then match boats with crew.

Annual Spring Party – Friday, May 15

lets-party-200pxCome to the Squadron’s Annual Drinks &
Hors d’Oeuvres Celebration

May 15th, 2015, at 1900

chez Jenny deGarmeaux, 15 Corrigan Lane, Greenwich, CT 06831

Bring your life vest for a surprise!

On the evening of Friday, May 15th, the Greenwich Sail and Power Squadron will celebrate the onset of the boating season with a gathering at the lovely home of our Administrative Officer, Jenny deGarmeaux.   A wide array of finger food and small plate dishes will be served.  For sure no one will go away hungry.   Drinks will include  wine, beer, soda and water.

The cost per person will be $20 (payable by check made out to GSPS and sent to Jenny deGarmeaux at 15 Corrigan Lane, Greenwich, CT  06831.)  We have extended the RSVP date, but space is limited so please call Jenny deGarmeaux at 203-629-4424 or Bill Vernon at 203-561-4776 soonest to keep a place for you.