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MAJESTIC J CLASS YACHTS HEADLINE 2017 NEW YORK YACHT CLUB SAILING SEASON

NEWPORT, R.I. — With a sparkling mix of tradition, technology, camaraderie and cutthroat competition, the 2017 racing season at the New York Yacht Club will be one of the most exciting, and diverse, in the Club’s rich 173-year-history. The coming summer’s regatta schedule will feature the magnificent J Class yachts—which will be returning to the site of their [...]

LYNN LYNCH HIRED AS NYYC SAILING DIRECTOR

NEWPORT, R.I. — The New York Yacht Club is going from strength to strength with the announcement that Lynn Lynch will take over for the retiring Brad Dellenbaugh as Sailing Director. Lynch, who is currently the Race Director for the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco and was previously the On-the-Water Director for the Chicago Yacht Club, will start on March 1, 2017. "We feel [...]

DENNIS CONNER AWARDED NYYC MEDAL

New York, N.Y. (November 13, 2016) — America’s Cup winner, Olympic medalist and sailing legend Dennis Conner was honored with the New York Yacht Club Medal on Thursday evening, November 10, at the Club’s 44th Street Clubhouse in the heart of Manhattan. The medal (at right) was first awarded in 1964 to the members of the Constellation America’s Cup syndicate as an [...]

2015 INVITATIONAL CUP WRAP UP: THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM FOR ROYAL THAMES YC

September in New England offers some of the best sailing weather of the year – and so it was last week in Newport, Rhode Island, a favorite venue among sailors worldwide. With its’ rich history of America’s Cup racing and, more recently, with the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court hosting a number of iconic races, including the 2015 Transatlantic Race, the 175th [...]