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


Monthly General Meeting Program Change

UpdateWhat’s New / What’s HOT: The Latest in Marine Technology

Review the latest & greatest new marine technology & equipment for boaters: Digital Radar, Chirp and bottom scan multi-frequency depth sounders, chart plotter advancements, differences in electronic charts, weather and GRIB file downloads, phone & tablet apps that really work, VHF radio with DSC plus the latest on AIS. Plus….Man overboard locators, Wifi, digital TV and MORE!

For details about this presentation click here  Flyer_WNWH

Wednesday, March 15, 7.30 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht ClubFor directions, click here.


The Squadron’s March General Meeting

optima-marine-batteryCome to learn everything you need to know about marine batteries, but didn’t know who or what to ask!

Christopher P. Labozza, Director of the Marine Electronics Division, Precision Marine Center in New Rochelle will share his expertise and advice.  You’re sure to leave with the know-how to solve basic electrical issues and how to choose and maintain your batteries.


For details about this presentation click here Flyer about the March GM on Marine Batteries

Wednesday March 15, 7.30 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht ClubFor directions, click here.

CHANGE of WATCH and Annual General Meeting

Friday, March 3rd 7 pm
Innis Arden Country Club
120 Tomac Ave, Old Greenwich
Cash bar ~ Dinner ~ Social
District 2 Commander Vince Evans will swear in next year’s commander and officers while we celebrate our past year and future plans.
We ask you to RSVP to Vicki by Monday,
 February 27 by phone 914-714-1516 or email
Mail check payable to GSPS for $40 per person to
Vicki Malara ~ Apt. 1201
150 Southfield Ave ~ Stamford CT 06902

History of the U.S. COAST GUARD

coast-guard-vessel-16x9The Squadron’s January meeting features a special guest speaker: Lieutenant Commander Dave W. Ratner of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Come to the meeting to learn about the history of the U.S. Coast Guard from its creation in 1790 to now days.

Members and their guests are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

For details about this presentation click here  HISTORY OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD

Wednesday January 18, 7.30 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht ClubFor directions, click here.

Learn more about LCDR Ratner on the COAST GUARD COMPASS.

” LT Ratner’s story is a perfect example of how our small service can accomplish such large missions by empowering individuals. In the end it is individual coasties like Ratner who make ours the greatest sea-going service”.