First Raft-Up

 

Enjoy your squadron mooring in Greenwich Cove off Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich.
The main event will start 1 pm on June 25 and all are invited to sail/power/kayak or take a launch to the mooring with a snack to share. Boats are welcome to stay on the mooring overnight. Sail boaters should check tides/water depth and we can arrange to ferry you to the mooring from deeper water if necessary. Some boats are expected to arrive  Friday June 24. 
        No Boat?  No worries!  There’s room aboard.
 Please RSVP to let us know if you will be rafting up overnight, just coming for the Saturday raftup or if you have no boat and need a ride from the shore to the raftup   Email us
La 41  00′  85″N
Lo 73  34′  73″W
High tide 3.40 pm on 6/25

Upcoming General Meeting “Bermuda-Bound – FAST”

newport-bermuda-race-logoSohier and Elaine Marks will discuss their Bermuda racing experience. Whether in 20-foot seas or in a dead calm, they have been sailing  offshore for some 30 years.  Sohier has competed in four races to Bermuda from both Newport and Marion and shares tales of a rudder breaking, an alternator quitting and how to manage crew.

For our recent Weather students, Sohier will reveal his way to prepare for Bermuda-bound Weather.

Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 pm, Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club

‘Safe Boating Week in Greenwich’

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The ‘North American Safe Boating Week’ began May 21 and continues through May 27.

The Greenwich Sail and Power Squadron, in conjunction with the Greenwich Marine Police Section, will be offering the Connecticut Boating Course on Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Greenwich Police headquarters, 11 Bruce Pl. in Greenwich. Learn more 5.23.2016 Safe Boating Week press release