Come and see old friends, make new ones, and celebrate the holiday season with boaters.
Drinks ~ Dinner ~ Raffle
All USPS and GBYC members and friends are welcome.
Kindly RSVP to Vicki by Monday, December 4 by phone 914-714-1516 or by email GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com
Mail check payable to GSPS for $20 per person to Vicki Malara ~ 150 Southfield Ave #2309 ~ Stamford CT 06902
If you can contribute a raffle item, please let Vicki know
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club Grass Island, Greenwich
Click here to read the Squadron’s latest newsletter, The Harbor Light.
Presented by Lt/C Bob Reilly AP from Mid-Hudson Squadron
In 2016 Disney produced “The Finest Hours”, the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s most daring sea rescue.
This presentation delves into the reasons that caused two ships to split apart within hours of each other on that date. The mid-latitude cyclone, the new design, and construction method, and the inexperienced builders all contribute to the accidents. Also covered are the four rescue attempts (3 at least somewhat successful) where 36-foot motorized lifeboats tackle 70-foot seas, and blinding snow & rain to find the four boat sections and save over 72 of 84 sailors.
Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 pm.
For directions, click here.
All USPS and GBYC members and friends are invited to this extraordinary presentation – with our usual light refreshments
The J Class has its roots in the oldest sporting race in the world, The America’s Cup. This international event was born from an annual race around the Isle of Wight in Great Britain, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron, that was originally called the ‘100 Guinea Cup’.
Our expert speaker Rick Delfosse of Norwalk Cove and Rex Marine will cover the history of these incredible 130 foot yachts with photos from his personal files and movie clips of old.
Come and hear about such beauties as Shamrock V and how Endeavour was rescued from the mud, as well as the renaissance of the new J Class yachts that raced in Bermuda and Newport this year.
Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club. For directions, click here.
All USPS and GBYC members and friends are invited to enjoy the history with terrific photographs.
Light refreshments as usual; no RSVP needed
The September/October newsletter has just been published with a lot of pictures.
Click here to see the newsletter and be sure to mark your calendar for our upcoming events.
There is something very special about the thrill of cruising in new waters and the sense of accomplishment upon completing an extended cruise. International cruisers Marie and Chris focus on the preparation necessary for safe and enjoyable extended cruises on both inland and coastal waters.
Designed for cruising on either a sail or powerboat. Topics include:
Boat and Equipment * Anchors and Anchoring * Security * CharteringCruising Outside the United States * Crew Management * Provisioning * Voyage Planning * Communications * Navigation * Weather * Emergencies
Instructors Marie Genteale and Chris Nitzsche (shown above on Spirit)
Start date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
When: 7.00 – 9.00 pm over four Tuesdays
Where: Greenwich Police HQ, 11 Bruce Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
Cost: $180 per student ($80 for USPS members)
Pre-register: Paste into your browser http://tinyurl.com/GCP9-12
Questions? Susan Ryan at 203-998-1864 or GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com