"If a man must be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, and perhaps a bit better than most. A small sailing craft is not only beautiful, it is seductive and full of strange promise and the hint of trouble." - From The Sea and The Wind That Blows E. B. White -- 1899-1985" Meet with other sailing enthusiasts at our Meetup events, attend sailing education seminars, share stories, find skippers, find crew, and go sailing!! Last year many members became crew on competitive racing boats, others learned to sail, and some went for day sails cruising around Long Island Sound. We offer through City Island Yacht Club, a Club Boat Timeshare that offers unlimited sailing on two Catalina 25's and a J/24.
Last year's "Speed Sailing" event included 120 skippers and potential crew members connecting. No sailing experience is necessary, we offer a range of seminars that appeal to all levels, from newbies to advanced sailors. Our Meetup events are held on City Island, about an hour's ride from Grand Central Station on the #6 Lexington Ave local plus a short bus ride, also convenient to the Hutchinson River Parkway and the I-95. There is even a direct Express Bus that runs up Madison Ave right to City Island! ".
"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing, absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. In them, out of them, it doesn't really matter"
Kenneth Grahame, "The Wind in the Willows"
Welcome Sailing Enthusiasts!
City Island Yacht Club
63 Pilot St., Bronx, NY
Register at summersailstice.com-We will be looking for skippers to take people sailing and those interested in being crew.More details to follow
3 days ago · 11:00 AM
The largest sailing "Meet and Greet" in the NY area!
Come to our biggest Meetup event where you get to connect with over 100 other sailors .
Always wanted to sail, but don't know how to get started? Think joining a yacht... Learn more
6 days ago · 7:30 PM
‘Yachts and Sails through Time’ –Tom Nye
‘Yachts and Sails through Time’ Tom Nye –UK Sailmakers-
President and Curator of the City Island Nautical Museum, leading City Island historian, highly respected fixture... Learn more
March 18 · 7:30 PM
'Steering for Speed' Bill Gladstone, North U
‘Steering for Speed’ - Bill Gladstone, North U. – Wed, March 18th at 7:30 PM:Bill Gladstone - Director of North U., synonymous with sailing and racing education,... Learn more
March 11 · 7:30 PM
‘Pace and Position’ - Kerry Klingler, Quantum SDG
‘Pace and Position’ - Kerry Klingler, Quantum SDG – Wed, March 11th at 7:30 PM: Kerry Klingler: Consummate sail designer, leader of Quantum's J-boat division, J80 World... Learn more
March 4 · 7:30 PM
Butch Ulmer, UK Sailmakers ,Racing rules
Devil in the Details’ - Butch Ulmer, UK Sailmakers - Wed, March 4th at 7:30 PM:Butch Ulmer... Master and Commander of The Rules, consummate teacher, winning sailor, true... Learn more
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