Although we did not expect any competitors to arrive in yachts named the Nina, Pinta or Santa Maria, the Milford Yacht Club, Housatonic Boat Club & Windjammers Sailing Club hosted the annual Columbus Day regatta on Sunday, October 8th.  Below are the final results, thank you to all sailors and on-water support teams!    

The Nutmeg Regatta returns for the 65th year on September 30th & October 1st, make sure to come down to the club and support a great tradition. Volunteers are always welcome! Contact Star Fleet Captain Lou Roberts (lroberts@crsol.com) for opportunities to participate. Background on Nutmeg Regatta, Don Spengler, Commodore of the Milford Yacht Club (1950-51)

Hurricane Season Best Practices

Thursday, 07 September 2017 by

Our neighbors to the north, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), provide an excellent resource, National Hurricane Center, for the status of storms in this active hurricane season. With the memories of Irene & Sandy in our recent past, it is good to revisit the necessary precautions to be taken as active coastal residents.  For

The Milford Yacht Club hosted an ECSA event today, titled the “Last Chance” Regatta , giving PHRF racers an opportunity to add points to their ECSA standings on Sunday, September 24th, or the last chance to race on a weekend in the summer of 2017! (Technically, the last item is false, as the first day

Forecasts early in the week looked grim. Rain, thunderstorms and even some weather stations forecast hail! The front came through at 0700 hours, power was knocked out locally, but the skippers and crew departed the docks @ 1100 hours to the race course.  End of day, with a nice breeze filling from the southwest at

MYC’s own Josh Revkin, was crew for the 2017 Star Class World Championship winning boat, helmed by Norwegian Eivind Melleby. Proud father, Jim Revkin, representing MYC helmed the 45th place boat (with crew Alexey Selivanov). The regatta consisted of six races over seven days (July 1st – 8th), hosted in Troense, Denmark, with 70 boats

Milford Yacht Club Invitational, Challenge for the Boardman Cup – August 5th, 2017 The Milford Yacht Club’s premier “big boat” event is just around the corner, celebrating the 31st anniversary.   All members are invited to join the sailors and enjoy this great racing tradition.  The tradition began in 1986, “Swim Across the Sound” actually

Wednesday July 26th, MYC hosted the 23rd Annual OptiSail Regatta   MYC membership has always stepped forward to help make this one of the most successful and fun regattas in the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound (JSA-LIS). It was a great day, and the team of volunteers stepped up their game again. From

The first class is Wednesday, June 28th at 6:00pm, meet at the blue cranes in the dry sail area.  Forecast looks good, clear skies, low 63F, winds W at 5 to 10 mph. We will continue every Wednesday night until August 9th for a total of 6 classes over the span of 7 weeks (assuming

Blessing of the Fleet, June 18th

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 by

  It’s that time of the year again . . . Summer is in the air, boats are in the water. Tradition says that participation in the Blessing of the Fleet ritual will assure cruisers of fair weather and safe passage, and racers of success on the race course. Others say this is mere superstition,

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