Sep
2
1:30 PM13:30

Sept 2nd -Labor Day (Ray Morgan)Single-Handed Race and Party

The Labor Day Single-Handed Race will start at 130 pm. The Party will begin around 4 pm after the conclusion of the race.  This race is named in honor of Ray Morgan, a former member who developed the special trophy which is made from a glove mold. The race began in the early 70's and is held on each Labor Day. Come & Join Us. No Spinnakers Allowed.

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Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Shake Down Sail to Charles Island, Milford, CT

Mark date on your calendar and there will be a email notice on Monday prior to event with specific plans such as departure time, etc. Sail together to Charles Island located off Milford and have lunch at anchor. Depending on weather conditions, fly your favorite kite, possibly motor into harbor, dock and enjoy ice cream together. The unassuming 14 acre island, now home to nesting birds, is steeped in local legend & lore which blames the lack of permanent settlement on the island on old curses still in effect.

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Spring Series Race #1
Jun
9
1:30 PM13:30

Spring Series Race #1

The first race day of the Spring Race Series will begin on Sunday, June 9th at 130 pm.  There are usually 2 races held each Race day. All members are welcome to race. There are no special skills needed, just a few simple rules to learn.  Look forward to seeing you on the race course.

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May
27
4:00 PM16:00

May 27th -Memorial Day Picnic

The Memorial Day Picnic will be held on Monday, May 27th from 4-7 pm. Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Veggie & Fish options, too. Beer, Wine, Soda, Water & Juices provided. Club Sponsored Event, members free and guests $5.00 each. Please bring a side dish to share - it’s nice to have tasty options! Volunteers for setup and cleaning gladly welcomed. Thanks so much. Looking forward to seeing everyone for the opening of the sailing season.

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Memorial Day -Hollingsworth Race
May
27
1:30 PM13:30

Memorial Day -Hollingsworth Race

The first race of the 2019 Season will begin at 130 pm on Monday, May 27.  Join other racers to compete for the trophies. If you have never raced, ask one of the racers for an explanation of the rules which are few and simple.  The Club uses the Portsmouth Handicap System so you can race in whatever sailboat you own. Come out and join us and then enjoy the Club Memorial Day picnic after the race.

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Work Parties Continue on May 4 & 5

The Spring Work Parties will continue on May 4 & 5 from 9 am to 4 pm. Bring your lunch. Wear work clothes and bring hand and electric tools as necessary. If heavy rain or unfavorable winds is forecast, contact you work leader for instructions. A lot of work is required to get the facilities operational for the upcoming sailing season.

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Apr
27
to Apr 28

Spring Work Parties are Scheduled for April 27 & 28 and May 4 & 5

Spring wok parties will begin on Saturday, April 27 from 9am to 4 pm each day. Bring your lunch. Wear work clothes and bring your gloves, hand tools and electric tools such as drill and sawsall or other types of saws. Work party will continue on April 28 and May 4 & 5. First weekend will focus on setting up moorings with chain, painting mooring buoys and repairing floating docks. Also, work will include scrapping exterior of Clubhouse for painting and repairing dumpster gate. There may be other work assignments. The second weekend of May 4 & 5 will focus on installing floating docks and moorings. There is a lot of work to do to get the facilities operational for the sailing season. Hope to see you there. In case of heavy rain and/or unfavorable winds, contact your Party Leader for instructions.

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Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

April 7, Splicing Party

The annual Splicing Party will be held at 12 noon on Sunday April 7. This is when the mooring lines are spliced by members. Come and learn how to splice 3 strand nylon rope for use as a mooring pennants. Club provides rope and instruction by fellow members. Club provides beverages and snacks. Come and enjoy the comraderie of fellow club members hard at work sharing sailing adventures! All members are encouraged to volunteer your time at this annual event.

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Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Feb 2 - Annual Awards Banquet at Amarante's

The Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at 6:00 pm at Amarante’s. This is our premier winter event to welcome in the upcoming 2019 sailing season. Get a chance to socialize with other Club members and share past sailing tales. Race and other trophies will be awarded. There will be a buffet dinner and a cash bar. Cost will be $40.00 per member and payments are due by January 23.

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Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Meeting- November 10th

The Club’s Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 10th beginning at 630 pm at the Clubhouse. There is a social hour and potluck dinner served before the meeting. The Club will provide snacks and beverages. Please bring a main course or dessert to share with other members. Come and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow members.

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Oct
27
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Work Parties - Oct 27 & 28 and Nov 3 & 4

The Fall Work Parties are scheduled for Oct 27, 28 & Nov 3 & 4. They start at 9am and end at 4 pm. Wear work clothes and bring hand and electric tools if available. The work projects include disassembling the moorings, removing the docks from the water and removing the steel pilings used for the docks. All full members are required to attend at least 2 Spring work parties and 1 Fall Work Party.

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Sep
8
to Sep 9

Sept 8 & 9 - Luxury Cruise to Clinton Harbor - This Event was Cancelled

Sail to Clinton Harbor and stay at a dock reserved for NHYC boats at Cedar Island Marina.  Will need reliable engine to navigate entrance to the marina. Cruise along the CT coast from New Haven to Clinton.  Enjoy appetizers and cocktails at the dock and dinner at Rocky's Aqua Restaurant.  Enjoy hot showers and an in-ground swimming pool. For breakfast the next morning, enjoy Nick's famous pancakes ashore. Return on Sunday to NHYC. Further information to come from the Cruise Chairs.

 

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