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Meet your Captain or meet your Crew

Reply to CIYC only see bottom of page.  Always wanted to sail, but don't know how to get started? Are you interested in either cruising or racing? A boat-owning skipper looking for crew, or crew looking for a sweet ride? Need someone to help get your boat ready? Want to learn Zen and the Art of Boat Maintenance for free? How about having a boat to sail this summer for much less that you would think, with virtually none of the grief? Just want to hang at a cool Yacht Club and meet new people?

City Island Yacht Club... a picturesque, waterfront, private club has allowed me to offer this meetup to a limited number of Bergen SEAS members. (It helps to be the Retired SEAS Commodore!) This is their first big event of the season - where you get to connect with many skippers and crew on a face to face basis. No wallflowers here as everyone gets to work the room, table by table, to talk to skippers and exchange numbers for racing, cruising, you name it.

We attract people with all levels of experience from the curious to circumnavigators. Many have caught their first sail through this event, many are now cruising or on race teams... and a number have found their "sailmate". Let's get this 2013 season started! The restaurant and pub will be available.  They can only accommodate 120 people (last year was filled). Did I mention there's no admission?

Please RSVP on the Greater New York Sailing Group website.

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  • AlanCIYC

    Please RSVP at So that the Club can have an accurate count and you will be admitted if we reach capacity.

    April 9, 2013

  • Elys

    I look forward to meeting everybody!

    April 8, 2013

  • AlanCIYC

    Please call[masked] or email to make reservations for dinner.

    April 4, 2013

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