Please note that as of March 15, 2020 all of the Club’s classes and events are canceled for two months following CDC and State guidelines for the Covid-19 outbreak. Please watch your inbox and this website for any updates. Thank you for your understanding.
Mark your calendar for our upcoming events:
|January 15: 7 pm GBYC Movie, beer & popcorn|
|February 4: Marine Navigation course starts|
February 28: Dinner at New York Yacht Club
March 6: 7 pm Change of Watch, Innis Arden Country Club Old Greenwich
March 7: District Winter Council, Fishkill NY
|April 15: 7 pm GBYC Benoit Ansart presents first hand experience on Sanya for the Clipper Round the World race.|
April 18 and May 29 – 5 pm Greenwich Police HQ Safe Boating Classes
June 27, we will venture onto the water with a Practical on the Water Class and perhaps another class depending upon demand.
Wide Range of Boating Courses Scheduled for Spring 2020
A number of squadrons in the local area are offering various boating courses during the Spring of 2020. The courses include Marine Navigation, Engine Maintenance, Electronic Navigation, Marine Electrical Systems, and the Safe Boating Course. Click here to see a complete list.
Greenwich One-Day Safe Boating Courses for Spring 2020
Once again, the Greenwich Squadron will be offering two Safe Boating Courses in the Spring. This class qualifies you for your Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate and also enables you to obtain the PWC/”Jet Ski” certificate. Emphasizing boating safety, topics include: life jackets; fire extinguishers; distress signals; operator responsibilities; boating regulations; fueling; boating courtesy; basic rules of navigation; buoys; sound signals; navigation lights, shapes, and sounds; boat registration; and environmental considerations. Our course is offered in conjunction with the Greenwich Marine Police.
The one-day course will be offered twice: First on Saturday April 18 and again on Saturday May 2. Both courses will be held at the Greenwich Police Station. For more details, contact Andy Cummings at GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com.
September 18 6 pm – ??
Executive Officer Dave Leisten opens his boat for us – Slip C66, TGM Marina
There is no charge, but please bring a favorite beverage and something to eat to share. Space is limited so please RSVP via email
to Dave Leisten GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com
Our guest policy will be applied
Some Future Events
For all details, email GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com or watch for our e-flyers
|Sep 19-22||Norwalk Boat Show|
Sun Sep 22 1 – 5 pm volunteers needed
|Oct 16||7 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club|
Norm Bloom speaks about his family business Copps Island Oysters
|Oct 19||All day in Fishkill, NY|
District 2 Fall Conference
|Nov 20||7 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club|
Fine Wine Tasting and Sea Chanteys
|Dec 4||6 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club |
Help your Exec Committee decorate the Club
|tbd||7 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club|
Our Holiday Party
The safety and comfort of those who venture out on the water have always been weather dependent. In this course students will become keener observers of the weather, but weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology – the science of the atmosphere. This course focuses on how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with one another and reflects the availability of all sorts of weather reports and forecasts on the Internet. Boaters and non-boaters alike will benefit from delving into this fascinating subject.
Start date: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
Space is limited
Cost: $80 per student, member of America’s Boating Club
$180 per student, not a member
Discounts for families sharing materials
Membership of America’s Boating Club of Greenwich is $100
When: 7.00 – 9.00 pm over ten Tuesdays
Where: Greenwich Police Headquarters
11 Bruce Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
Questions? Susan Ryan: 203-998-1864 or GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com
Instructors: Jim Dobbs, Dan Dobryn
*Now known as America’s Boating Club
The SUMMER 2019 issue of Harbor Light, the newsletter for our club, has just been published. And be sure to mark your calendar for our upcoming events. Click here to read it.