Bay Shore Yacht Club offers several races throughout summer and early fall. Highlights include the annual Commodore's Cup, Commodore's Memorial Cup and Husband/Wife race.
Non members are accepted on a first come first served basis for one season only.
Schedule for May through September
Our sailing classes are conducted at different levels, starting with Beginner Crew / Opti I and continuing through Advanced Sailing/Racing, Tactics and an Apprenticeship program. The following class descriptions offer a general overview of each class. They are listed as a general guide, and students will be placed in classes most suitable to their experience, skill level, and age.
Organized in 1906 GSBYRA is a not-for-profit, sailing organization where fellow sailors race, share and explore educational experiences building boats, promote on the water safety, and enjoy the camaraderie of maritime heritage at social events. Visit the GSBYRA website for a list of their hosted races.
The South Bay Cruising Club (SBCC) was established to promote cruising and racing under sail on the Great South Bay, Long Island, NY and nearby waters. Since it’s founding in 1951, it has grown to a group of over 200 sailing families. The only requirement for membership is owning a sailboat with an enclosed cabin in which one can prepare a meal and spend a comfortable night.
Our sunfish co-op is for adults and young adults (16+) who want to occasionally sail. Sunfish are easy to sail yet fast enough to be interesting. Use is members and Jr. members 16+. Members’ children <16 must have a member 16+ on-board. When signing up for the co-op please list all family members eligible to use the boats. Non-resident immediate family members who are visiting are allowed to use boats. Non-members may not use the boats without a member onboard.