We know it is November by that familiar look on Sunday afternoon of a fleet of Dyer Dhows sailing out of the harbor. To paraphrase the Talking Heads, you may ask yourself. . . self, who are those hearty sailors on those little boats, and you may find yourself behind the tiller of a small

Soup Wars! Sunday, November 19th

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 by

So you think you “Got Soup?” Tired of just watching the Food channel, bring your best soup to the table. For those not familiar, Soup as a verb is “the act of combining various ingredients in a large pot to create a nutritious, filling, easily digested, simple to make/serve food” Rules: Entries must be received

November Rudder is posted . . .

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 by

As I am writing this note, the leaves are falling and it is a beautiful fall day. Fall Fun is on deck at Milford Yacht Club. The unofficial start began with many of the members’ children dressing up and enjoying the Halloween festivities at the Club. We all enjoyed seeing the little ones dressed for

Milford Yacht Club’s Children’s Halloween Party Friday, October 27th 5:30 pm Costume Parade & Trick or Treating.  Featuring Magician Bryan Lizotte at 6:30 pm Bryan is the official Magician of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and has been entertaining audiences for over 25 years!     Menu Creepy Chicken Tenders Frightening Fries Petrifying Pasta Spine Chilling

The October Rudder is published . . .

Thursday, 28 September 2017 by

As fall begins, the look of the Club begins to change. While many members are looking forward to the Columbus Day weekend regatta, many others are starting the process of winterizing their vessels and removing them from the marina. Many of the MYC Anglers are still enjoying the fishing season by chasing after bluefish and

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

August is wrapping up with a flurry of activity ranging from the Junior Sailing Banquet which marks the end of another successful program year to the Club Cruise in Essex. The heart of the summer season has come and gone but we have many offerings lined up for late summer and early fall. Please be

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

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