Larchmont Yacht Club

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Duane S.

“ The view of Long Island Sound did compensate and I felt the price was fair for the location. ” in 4 reviews

Tina C.

“ This yacht club is historic as members obviously come from old money . ” in 3 reviews

Lindsey W.

“ Perfect place for Sunday brunch overlooking the water, wearing Lilly Pulitzer, and storing your expensive sailboat. ” in 2 reviews

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1 Woodbine Ave

Larchmont, NY 10538

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Attended two multi day Regattas at Larchmont. The staff were very respectful and helpful, even though they knew that I was not a member. I had an issue with a lost rain jacket and they had a very well designed lost and found system which resulted in the retrieval of my jacket. BTW is you need a high quality foul weather jacket, there are several that are unclaimed. Had numerous meals there from grab and go lunches, continental breakfasts and social dinner buffets. One day the coffee was so good, I thought they had put cocaine in it. The next day it had grounds. Stayed in Commodore suite for three days. The room was small with twin beds. The bathroom doors did not close. The view of Long Island Sound did compensate and I felt the price was fair for the location. My only complaint if continental breakfast was that hot pots should have been primed. They had a couple of different models and it took a minute to figure how to pump and then the next day my beverage of choice would be in a different style pot. Too early in morning to be doing trouble shooting in an un caffeinated state. They will not sell Larchmont Yacht Club branded merchandise to non members. That is their prerogative. I have plenty of LYC SWAG from regattas. The boat staff are very professional and respectful. Being in a regatta on LYC and American Yacht Club loaned boats, I was looking at every minor deficiency to win in One Design Racing. They were supportive where possible and within the Regatta sailing instructions.

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Classic, elegant yet beautiful overlooking the Long Island Sound. I attended a wedding reception held here nearly a decade ago with my former love and his family. The service is somewhat attentive as well as the food is catered. Sunday brunch wearing Gucci and Burberry bags with Manolo Blahnik shoes complete with Tiffany jewelry of men and women, which envisioning it is very common yet a staple to old money to this historic yacht club. The view is amazing as well as the surrounding houses. The lawn is always freshly cut and well maintained. This yacht club is historic as members obviously come from old money. There is an elephant shaped plant on their lawn that is picturesque. I rate it four stars as the service and food are not superb.

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Easy going Yacht club on the Long Island Sound. Interior is clapboard paneled and there are wood tables to have lunch at. Plenty of boat-themed paraphernalia hanging from walls. Staff quizzical: underage, they have no answers! Parking is tight. Magnificent views from front lawn over shimmering water. Rebel: 4

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Attended a rehearsal dinner here recently. The building is gorgeous and very nicely inside...even the bathroom was beautiful! The cocktail hour was very nice with lots of appetizers being passed around and plenty of cheese, crackers, and drinks. The staff was friendly and attentive. The seated dinner was nice. I had the chicken francese which was really good and the portion sizes were great. I loved the view from the dining room and only wish we could have seen it during daytime so I could've gotten an even better view of the water!

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Rude employees! The tennis courts and tennis shop were so disorganized. The manager of the tennis facilities did not accommodate me and my needs at all. Will not come back here again!

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Classy, Elegant, and Breathtakingly beautiful! My boyfriend's company has a company/family picnic here once a year and this year I decided to attend his company picnic with him since I've never been to any of his company functions. This place is massive with lots of grass area for little kids to run around and others to take a nice stroll. There's a gorgeous view overlooking Long Island. The staff here are very friendly and kind. There was lots of of food - such as lobster with butter, pasta salad, burgers, hot dogs, salad, dessert, ice cream, and open bar. The lobster was so moist, tender, and just amazing! I had two for myself. The pasta salad we had was delish as well! I really enjoyed the picnic and it was nice to meet his colleagues and it was a nice escape from the city for a few hours. I look forward to his company function next year at Larchmont Yacht Club.

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We had a luncheon there following my grandmother's funeral two days ago. My aunt and uncle are members there and it was a very nice, yet emotional time with my family. Honestly, I have no idea how much I can put in this review without losing it. This place is absolutely beautiful and has so much history. It's been around for over 200 years and this place IS old money. The staff was extraordinary and the food was quite pleasing. My mom has told me stories about how her proms were here. She is a real-life Lorelai Gilmore, rebelling against her debutante destiny and posh upbringing. Maybe I should fill in the fact that I'm adopted and that is how my connection to this place lies. Anyway, the view from the dining room is amazing. Overlooking the Long Island sound and just thinking of the really nice homes surrounding this place. I guess I really like it here. Quiet, peaceful and I'm sure that I would most likely get mistaken for staff here too. I left off the fifth star because even though I have a connection with this place...I will never be a member here. I'm too dark; too poor... don't mind me...I'm not myself right now...

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An Oasis - as good as it gets. Tons of rich people, sure, but very few bad attitudes. Old money, classy people.

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Great location and great place... Staff is helpful and kind. Good $ connections to be made here... Best part is it is 40mins away from Manhattan yet feels like Rhode Island... Will def come back again.

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This place is so classic and old school. Everyone has money oozing from their veins. Perfect place for Sunday brunch overlooking the water, wearing Lilly Pulitzer, and storing your expensive sailboat. I still give it 5 stars since it has a great history and sometimes it's the perfect place for traveling back in time. Also the "ladies' powder room" is nicer than my house.

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How Much is a Yacht Club Membership? 3 Common Price Ranges

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The cost of an annual yacht club membership can vary widely depending on several factors, such as the location of the club, the amenities offered, the exclusivity of the membership, and the size of the yacht being accommodated. We’ve compiled a set of guidelines below to help you estimate what you can expect to pay for an annual yacht club membership.

Local or Less Exclusive Yacht Clubs

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These clubs might offer basic amenities such as docking facilities, a clubhouse, and some social events. Annual fees can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. Membership fees could be as low as $500 to $2,000 per year.

Mid-Range Yacht Clubs:

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These clubs may offer more extensive amenities, including high-quality dining facilities, repair and maintenance services, fitness centers, and a busy calendar of social and boating activities. Annual fees for these clubs can range from $3,000 to $10,000 or more.

Prestigious or Exclusive Yacht Clubs

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The most exclusive yacht clubs, often located in prime locations with extensive facilities and services, can have annual membership fees that are significantly higher. These can range from $10,000 to $30,000 or more per year, with some of the most elite clubs costing even more. Additionally, these clubs might have initiation fees that can range from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

It’s also important to note that many yacht clubs have additional costs beyond the annual membership dues. These can include initiation fees for new members, monthly minimum spending requirements at the club’s facilities, and additional fees for docking, storage, and maintenance services.

Additional Considerations

Some yacht clubs require yacht ownership as a prerequisite before being accepted into the club. Hence, while the yacht club membership itself might only be between $500 and $2,000, the true price of a yacht club membership might be tied to the cost of ownership of your yacht as well.

Bottom Line: Simply Ask If Interested

If you’re interested in joining a yacht club, make a list of yacht clubs that you might be interested in joining, and reach out to them via email or phone to get the most accurate and up-to-date information. Most yacht club members are quite friendly and are willing to help those who are interested in joining.

We wish you good luck in your yacht club search, and hope that you were able to find this article helpful.

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A Tale of Two Shorelines

By Carin Rubenstein

  • Aug. 31, 2003

AT the Larchmont Yacht Club one day not long ago, near the wide veranda of an elaborate Victorian clubhouse overlooking Long Island Sound, well-dressed parents and well-mannered children chatted on the deck of a sparkling pool. In the seawater below, boats rocked gently on the tide as further out in the haze, in a scene that might have been a backdrop in an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, a flotilla of sailboats raced in distant circles.

It was not quite as Gatsby-esque on an overcast Saturday at the minuscule Hudson River beach at the Philipse Manor Beach Club in Sleepy Hollow, just behind the Metro-North railroad station. There, a man wearing scruffy black water shoes climbed into a shiny white kayak and pushed off the muddy bank, while a pregnant woman played with her cranky 4-year-old in the coarse, sticky sand just north of the Tappan Zee bridge. Lifeguards watched languidly as a smattering of members ate at picnic tables, read or docked a small powerboat.

Westchester is surrounded by water and boats, and devotees of each side tend to resemble baseball fans who can root for the Mets or the Yankees, but never both.

The two shores have many differences: The Long Island Sound side features exclusive yacht clubs and big boats, as well as pollution caused by sewage runoff that causes sporadic beach closings. The Hudson River side is characterized more by simpler boat clubs and smaller sailboats, plus silted-in marinas, industrial pollution and several high-profile organizations devoted to cleaning up the river.

Beyond the navigation and pollution differences caused by the two shores' distinctly different physical features, each side has its own culture, the Long Island Sound side boasting something of a Gold Coast feel, and the Hudson side with a more economically diverse river-town culture.

On the Long Island Sound side of Westchester, there are about 40 marinas and yacht clubs, as well as 25 beaches, said Kimberly Zimmer, public outreach coordinator for the Long Island Sound Study at SUNY Stony Brook. From Pelham Manor to Port Chester, the wavy shoreline runs about 36 miles, she said. The harbors, on the whole, are deeper on the sound than they are on the river, and thus they tend to attract bigger boats.

On the Hudson River side of Westchester, there are 22 marinas and boat clubs and four separate beaches, the highest concentration anywhere on the river, said John Lipscomb, a boat captain for Riverkeeper, an environmental organization based in Garrison. From Yonkers to the Bear Mountain Bridge, the craggy Hudson River shoreline stretches 62 miles, said John W. Ladd, a board member of the Hudson River Environmental Society.

Water recreation on the New York portion of the Long Island Sound coastline, which includes southern Westchester to Montauk, may generate as much as $1.2 billion in revenue annually, about one quarter of which is spent in Westchester County, according to an estimate by Chris Squeri, executive director of the New York Marine Trades Association in Amityville.

A total of 14,064 boats were registered to Westchester County residents in 2001, the sixth highest county total in the state, according to the most recent data available, provided by Jennifer Morris, a spokeswoman for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Albany. (The leaders, in order, are Suffolk and Nassau counties on Long Island, Monroe County on Lake Ontario, Erie County on Lake Erie and Onondaga County on Oneida Lake.)

''Boating is perceived to be a small industry, but it really isn't,'' said Ginny DiForio of the Hudson Valley Marine Trades Association in West Haverstraw. ''People don't realize how much business it generates.''

Most water lovers are attached to one side or the other, either by geography or by convenience. The contest about which shore is better is ''the age-old question,'' said to Brian Plotkin, 24, who spends a great deal of time on his family's 48-foot power boat and helps his brother, Steve, run the Half Moon Bay Marina, on the Hudson side in Croton.

Mr. Plotkin is that rare, bi-coastal boater, a guy who docks on the Hudson but drives over to the Long Island Sound. This is no small decision, since it takes nearly $100 worth of fuel to get his three floating bedrooms and two baths to the other side.

But he enjoys his weekly trips, he said, because ''there's more to do on the sound, it has more coves and more restaurants.'' Also, his large boat is more well-suited to the wide-open Long Island Sound than to the relatively narrow Hudson, he said, echoing a common view that big boats belong on the sound.

Still, Mr. Plotkin and his boat, ''Never Enough,'' sleep on the Hudson. ''The Hudson River is very calm and easy and I always get a sense of relief when I turn out of Spuyten Duyvil on my way home,'' he said.

Part of the difference is in the water's character. Experienced boaters agreed that Hudson River waters tend to be more peaceful than the sound, which can be very temperamental.

''The Hudson is very calm, but the sound can go from nice to windy to really, really scary,'' said Steve Plotkin, manager of the Half Moon Bay Marina, which is unusually deep for the Hudson, about 8 1/2 feet at low tide. The marina has 173 slips, with a minimum starting price of $30,000.

Other mariners agreed that boating on the Hudson is more scenic. But there is a great deal of commercial traffic there, including tugboats and huge tourist boats that can create large, dangerous wakes. The sound features hidden nooks and crannies, restaurants and serious fishing.

Then, there's the thorny, and truly unresolvable, issue of which side is truly better.

''We don't have train tracks like they have over there that separate them from the water,'' said Bernard Rosenshein, president of the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. The Metro-North commuter line tracks run right up the riverbed on the Hudson line, making long stretches of shoreline difficult to reach for the Hudson River water clubs. (The flat riverbed made railroad construction relatively easy, and the Hudson River Railroad reached Peekskill by 1849, eventually driving the steamship companies out of business, according to the Westchester County Historical Society.)

The boats on each side tend to be different, too. The water at many marinas on the Hudson is quite shallow at low tide, and is silting in at the rate of seven inches a year, which means the clubs can't accommodate large boats with a deep draft, said John H. Vargo, publisher of a monthly magazine, ''Boating on the Hudson and Beyond.''

''Big sailboats have difficulty in most marinas on the Hudson River, and the silting is a serious problem,'' Mr. Vargo said.

Dredging marinas on the Hudson River is costly, since the silt must first be tested for toxicity, and then treated and removed, Mr. Vargo said, which is why most river marinas choose not to fight the battle of the silt.

It takes money to own any kind of boat, of course, but it takes bigger money to have a boat on the sound, many boaters said.

''The corridor on the sound from Larchmont to Greenwich is economically one of the highest in the country,'' Mr. Rosenshein said, adding that, ''I can't say the same for the Hudson side.'' His view of the difference between boats on the sound and on the Hudson, he said, is ''a question of whether you have a Ferrari or a Chevrolet.''

Clubs on the Hudson tend to be working clubs, in which members donate their time to maintain the property. Eugene Manzella, 82, who lives in Peekskill, keeps a 25-foot fishing boat at the Cortlandt Yacht Club, which has 170 boats on the Hudson River. ''We all chip in with work,'' Mr. Manzella said. He added that he spends nearly all day at the club during the summer, answering phones and handing out homemade coffee and store-bought cake.

The seven-acre club has no restaurant, no cocktail lounge, no snack bar. Membership is limited to 100 members who share ownership, and 50 associate members.

Yacht and boat clubs on the sound, for the most part, tend to be clubs in which members pay other people to do chores.

''The clubs are far more expensive on the sound,'' Mr. Vargo said. At the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club, for example, ''our food is known throughout the area,'' Mr. Rosenshein said.

The Larchmont Yacht Club, which was built in 1880 and has 625 members with 316 boats, has three dining rooms, a bar, a grill, a snack bar, and an outdoor veranda.

These are the kind of clubs where a love of sailing, as well as club membership, are passed down from generation to generation. John Lyons, a 56-year-old banker and a member of the Larchmont Yacht Club who lives in Mamaroneck, has been a member since his father joined in 1951. His oldest daughter, 13, races her own 14-foot sailboat, as did Mr. Lyons when he was a teenager.

Several yacht club managers on the sound refused to discuss membership fees. One member of the Larchmont Yacht Club, who asked not to be identified, said that the initiation fee is $10,000, annual dues are $3,300, and there is a dining minimum of $120 a quarter, plus a mooring rental fee

A manager of the American Yacht Club in Rye, one of the most exclusive on the sound, refused to discuss the club with a reporter.

Fishing on the two waterways also differs. Both sides have commercial fishing, including lobsters and oysters on the Long Island Sound and shad on the Hudson River, but recreational fishing is bigger business, said Mark Tedesco, director of the Environmental Protection Agency for Long Island Sound. Anglers there fish for striped bass, bluefish, tautog, flounder and porgies, although there are advisories on how much of the fish is safe to eat for pregnant women, he said. On the Hudson, the catch is striped bass, and shad during a brief spring season; women of childbearing age are advised to limit the amount they eat.

Swimming differs, too. While there are more swimming beaches on Long Island Sound than on the Hudson River, both sides have pollution problems and occasional beach closings. Swimming on both sides became appealing only in the mid- to late 1980's, when effective sewage plants were built and industrial pollution was curtailed.

Now, however, the public beach at Playland Park in Rye, one of the busiest on the Long Island Sound side, attracts about 2,600 swimmers each weekend, according to Peter Tartaglia, the park's director of marketing.

From early spring to late fall, both river and sound are patrolled by police units, including Hudson River police departments in Yonkers and Peekskill, and the Long Island Sound police departments in New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Rye City and Port Chester.

''People stop and ask me how they can get my job,'' said Andrew S. Landau, commanding officer of the village of Mamaroneck Police Marine Unit, who has been a water cop for 19 years, armed with a shotgun and a rifle, and the authority to enforce laws on any body of water in New York State.

''Any vessel with a motor has to be registered. If you have a log with a motor it has to be registered.'' He also enforces more obscure violations, such as ''possession of mutilated lobsters,'' creatures missing a claw, for instance, and a ban on ''water skiing between sunset and sunrise.''

On an overcast Sunday in August, Lieutenant Landau turned on the blue flashing lights of his 26-foot working boat with a 250-horsepower engine and pulled over a pale, blank-faced man smoking a cigar who said he did not know that a registration was supposed to be affixed to his inflatable boat. The lieutenant gave the man a warning.

Marine units are also responsible for most water rescues.

''It can be hellish on the water if you are not expecting a summer squall,'' said Sergeant Heine. He has sometimes tuned into the marine rescue channel and heard ''wails and screaming from people on boats who think the world is ending,'' he said.

One place you won't find water cops on their days off is on the water.

''When I'm off the boat, I'm off the boat,'' said Lieutenant Landau. He avoids water, he said, ''unless I'm swimming in it or playing over it on a golf course.''

The Water's Cleaner, but Still ...

At the Philipse Manor Beach Club, on the Hudson River, the head lifeguard, Arley Morton, 18, said he has found a skinned cat, a headless seal and syringes.

At the Manursing Island Club, on the Sound, an occasional dead deer, dead raccoon, or syringe washes up, said Alison Plati, longtime beach and pool director. Still, both bodies of water are cleaner now than they used to be.

''The Hudson River is in magnificent condition,'' said John H. Vargo, publisher of a magazine about boating on the Hudson. Decades ago, he said, ''I remember when you had to swim with one hand in front of you to push the debris away.''

In the late 1960's, ''the Hudson River was a virtual biological desert,'' agreed Cesare Manfredi, a retired engineer for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Several decades ago, he said, there was a continuous oil sheen on the water, and a factory near Peekskilldumped molasses waste into the river that was so thick ''you couldn't get a boat into the water.''

During the 1900's, Hudson pollutants included waste from the General Motors plant in Sleepy Hollow, the Anaconda Wire and Cable Company in Hastings, Standard Brands in Peekskill and General Electric in Fort Edward. Between 1947 and 1977, the General Electric plant leaked 1.3 million pounds of toxic PCBs into the river, and was ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up 40 remaining hot spots by the end of 2012, according to Manna Jo Greene of the Hudson River Sloop in Poughkeepsie, a group working to improve water quality.

In the 1960's, several rivers flowing into the Sound ''were literally open sewers,'' said Mr. Manfredi. The four Sound-side sewage treatment plants in Westchester County dumped barely treated sewage into the water. The water has improved, he added, although Mamaroneck still has sewage spills.

Until the blackout on Aug. 14, only seven beaches, all on the sound, had been closed this summer, including Harbor Island, Shore Acres, Beachpoint, Mamaroneck Beach and Cabana, Orienta, Echo Bay and Hudson Park, according to the Westchester County Department of Health. After the blackout, the county closed all 56 county beaches as a precaution, including all those on the Long Island Sound, the Hudson River, and on inland lakes, according to Gabe Sganga, beach program director for the Bureau of Public Health. By Sunday, Aug. 17, all county beaches had been reopened, he said. CARIN RUBENSTEIN

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Larchmont , NY 10538

(914) 834-2440

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The mission of the Larchmont Yacht Club is to instill and enhance an interest in yachting and the spirit of sportsmanship in members and their families; Encourage and provide programs for members and their families to promote and support yacht racing in the Corinthian spirit; Support a program of yacht racing events that meets the expectations of members and their families and enhances the reputation of the Club as a prestigious center of yachting and yacht racing; Encourage and provide compatible leisure and sporting activities, including intra- and interclub competitions; Provide an active and enjoyable family-oriented social environment which members and their families will support, and in which they can participate, with pride and enthusiasm.

From the Commodore:

The Board of Trustees of the Larchmont Yacht Club voted to become a Founding Member of the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis, Maryland. Larchmont Yacht Club joins other prestigious yacht clubs in the United States in supporting the National Sailing Hall of Fame as it moves forward to construct new facilities in Annapolis, where it is destined to become “a home for the Sport of Sailing” in the United States.

Larchmont Yacht Club, founded in 1880, and located on Western Long Island Sound in Larchmont, New York, has a long and successful tradition of yachting and yacht racing, fostering generations of sailors who have and who continue to excel in sailing. Commodore Carl Olsson confirmed that “sailing and competitive racing at the Larchmont Yacht Club prevails as a way of life today as it did 131 years ago and the Club is proud to support the National Sailing Hall of Fame as a Founding Member in the spirit of that tradition.”

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When the Larchmont Yacht Club was founded, in 1880, the United States had been a nation for 104 years. Its total population was 50 million. The Civil War had ended 14 years earlier.  The village of New Rochelle was settled in 1688; Mamaroneck, as part of Rye, had also long been existence; but in between these two, there was no Larchmont.

The story of the origin of the Larchmont Yacht Club has often been told. In the early evening of Memorial Day in the year 1880, five young men were warming themselves over a bonfire built in a cleft of rocks on the shore of what is now Horseshoe Harbor, in Larchmont Manor. These five loved boats and they had just finished a hard racing day. Since a bonfire is scarcely the most comfortable way to close a hard day at sea, it is not surprising that these young men fell to discussing the possibility of organizing a yacht club.  They were Frank L. Anthony, Fred W. Flint, William C. France, Loring Lothrop and Charles E. Jenkins.  Their boats were part of a small mixed fleet of jib and mainsail sandbaggers, sloops and cat boats moored in Horseshoe Harbor.

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It was decided that evening to organize a yacht club to be called the Larchmont Yacht Club and to invite others to join.  The problem of a Clubhouse was resolved quickly.  Fred Flint was elected a committee of one to approach his father, T.J.S. Flint, who was President of the Larchmont Manor Company and owned most of the property in Larchmont Manor from the Post Road south to the shore line. On this property was the small Union Church. The young charter members made a deal with the elder Mr. Flint for the use of the church as a clubhouse and signed a lease for $1.00 per annum.  However, it was made clear that the newly formed Club would have use of the church every day except Sunday when the clubhouse would be opened to them only after church services were over.

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The club membership grew so fast, however, that a larger clubhouse was soon needed, and in the fall of 1881 the club leased the Fleming residence near the church for the annual rental of $1,500 per year.  The club continued to expand so it became necessary in 1884, to lease the Shepard House.

Three years later, in 1887, the year of the incorporation of the Larchmont Yacht Club, the present site of eleven acres was purchased at a cost of $10,000 from Benjamin A. Carver, a railroad magnate.

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The original Carver residence was much smaller than the present clubhouse – the east and west wings having been added subsequently to the purchase. The Pandemonium was built fifteen year later in 1902. Our present Junior Clubhouse was the Carver stable and the basement was the cow barn while the first floor housed the horses.

Thus, the origin of the Larchmont Yacht Club.

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All Are Welcome

We encourage newcomers and not-so-newcomers to purchase an annual membership starting in September all the way through to the spring. All residents of Larchmont, New Rochelle, and Mamaroneck (including Rye Neck residents with a Mamaroneck address) are welcome! That said, there are several categories of membership:

*NOTE: There is not an additional fee to participate in Playgroups but you must first purchase a Family Membership. 

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The Family Membership costs $60/year and covers annual dues for families (up to 2 adults and all dependent children).

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The Single Membership costs $40/year and covers annual dues for an individual.

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OCTOBER 7 - 8, 2023

Organized by the Storm Trysail Club and the Larchmont Yacht Club

2023 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Design: Kate Somers / Photo: Steve Cloutier

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WELCOME TO THE IOR

From the IOR Co-Chairs: We are excited that you and your team made the effort, once again, to join us for this great regatta. There are a few new schools too, which is wonderful! As Co-chairs for the event, we

have had the pleasure working with a gifted set of volunteers and boat owners this past year to ensure the success of the regatta. We couldn’t do this without them, the Storm Trysail Foundation, our sponsors and private donors and our host Larchmont Yacht Club all who allow us to make this weekend spectacular for you. We are here to answer any questions that may come up.

Enjoy the weekend and SAIL FAST!

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Jim Holland

Larchmont Yacht Club, IOR Co-Chair

Welcome to Larchmont Yacht Club, particularly those who are visiting for the first time. We are pleased to again co-host the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, which has grown over the past decade into the largest collegiate regatta in the country.

This relatively rare big boat experience is important to LYC as we are committed to growing the sport, and it is an opportunity for college sailors from around the country to get to know us.

In the last 18 months, LYC has done two things targeted directly at retaining our junior sailors after college while also attracting post-college sailors from other areas located in New York. The first was the purchase of 20 z420s to expand our existing dinghy and keel boat team racing offerings. These z420s are used for both inter-club and intra-club events. The second was a restructuring of membership costs for younger sailors in recognition of the cost realities of post-college life in our area.

When combined with competitive winter sailing, and our Ideal 18, one-design, and big-boat programs make Larchmont Yacht Club the preferred choice for post-college sailing. And our affordable Summer Memberships include access to our clubhouse and waterfront facilities at a modest cost giving you a feel for what it would be like to be an active and permanent part of our LYC sailing community.

I encourage you to visit LarchmontYC.org for links to the z420 and Winter Sailing (IC Dinghy) fleets or contact LYC Sailing Director Doug Reynolds ( [email protected] ) or any Club officer with any questions.

All of us here at Larchmont Yacht Club extend our best wishes for your team’s success in the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta. Enjoy your weekend here and enjoy Larchmont Yacht Club. I look forward to seeing you on the water.

Steve Leicht

Commodore, Larchmont Yacht Club

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The Long Island Sound IOR is a very special regatta that

attracts college sailing teams from as far north as Nova Scotia, east as France, south as Florida, and west as California! You will be sailing with teams from well outside your usual venues, and will be making friends and memories to carry into your future.

The Storm Trysail Club exists to promote good fellowship

among blue water and ocean racing sailors and to encourage the sport of ocean racing and offshore cruising. This event, and the Great Lakes IOR, take aim at introducing collegiate sailors to big-boat racing and, hopefully, generating excitement for more. While the qualifications for regular membership in the

Storm Trysail Club may be beyond your current experience, the standards for junior membership may be within your reach.

The STC members among you this weekend are here because they have a passion for sailing. Many of them began as junior and collegiate sailors and are continuing their love of the sport by volunteering their time, their boats, and their expertise as an investment in your sailing future. A prime example PRO Ken Legler. There isn’t enough room in this welcome letter to describe what Ken has brought to collegiate sailing in over four

decades at Tufts. As Josh Adams, a three-time All-American and later Director of US Olympic Sailing, said in a Sailing World article on Ken’s retirement from coaching, “When they do a Mount Rushmore for college sailors, Ken Legler will be there. As a coach, he’s more philosopher than technician. What he’s good at is getting sailors on the water to learn from being on the water. When you graduate Tufts and look back, you realize that all those practice days and all those practice races were led by an exceptional PRO.”

Please join me in thanking all of the volunteers, our sponsors, and our partners, including Larchmont Yacht Club and the Storm Trysail Foundation, for making this regatta happen.

Ray Redniss

Commodore, Storm Trysail Club

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Sail fast and sail safely!

ShopRite of Carteret is pleased to help bring  big boat sailing to collegiate sailors from across the country.  Enjoy the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Practice if coordinating

1700 - 1900: Check In

1730 - 1930: Hot Dogs Galore Served

0700 - Check In

0800 - Launch Begins

0900 - Skipper's Meeting*

1100 - First Start

1700 - Buffet Dinner and Raffle

1730 - Keynote speaker: Jerome Rand, Sailing Into Oblivion

* Skippers meeting should be attended by boat owners, skippers, and tacticians only. Crews and coaches should go out to their boats right away and start rigging.

0800- ALL IOR PARTICIPANT PHOTO ON THE LAWN

0805 - Launch Begins

0930 - First Warning

1430 - No Warning After

After Racing - Pizza and Awards

Harken Derm has gained the trust from Opti's to American Magic. Now we are proud sponsors of the Intercollegiate Offshore Race. Our advanced high-performance sunscreen empowers college sailors to conquer the waves and sun, ensuring peak performance on any race course. Make sure Harken Derm is in your sailing gear bag.

INTERCOLLEGIATE REGATTA

Initially established the early 1970’s by The Corinthians. This invitational regatta for college sailors is held annually out of Larchmont Yacht Club and brings together keel boat owners and young sailors for an opportunity to go head to head each Fall.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

LATEST NEWS

October 9, 2023

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IOR 2023 Recap

The IOR is a unique event that allows 30+ schools to compete simultaneously in donated boats.

October 8, 2023

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IOR 2023 Photos

All photos from Steve Cloutier. You are free to use with full credit and watermark only. If sharing on social media, you must give credit and tag @BlockIslandSteve and @StormTrysailClub.

NOTICE BOARD

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Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, Registration List, and Entry List:

Storm Trysail Club

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Dedicated to blue water sailing. Sponsor of inshore, distance, and offshore sailboat races. Supporter of the interests and needs of sailors.

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Official Sponsor of:

Adult and Junior Hands-on Safety-at-Sea Seminars

Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Block Island Race

Block Island Race Week

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Congratulations to the winners of the PUFF Trophy.

McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers is proud to support the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, an event that is important to all who worked with Howie over the years at McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers.

Congratulations to this weekend’s IOR runner-up team that will be receive the PUFF Trophy presented in Howie’s memory.

FROM THE PRINCIPAL RACE OFFICER

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Special Thanks to the USMMA for donating two of thier boats for teams this weekend!

The USMMA Sailing Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 public foundation. Its mission is to actively solicit the donation of vessels to be used in support of various maritime programs for education and training. The Sailing Foundation works with numerous partner organizations to advance maritime training and education opportunities.

Learn more usmmasailingfoundation.org

IMPORTANT REMINDERS FROM THE PRO

1. BE ON TIME: We have to race when the conditions allow us to so we will NOT delay a start because you're late leaving your mooring or you've sailed too far from the starting line between races.

2. PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR RADIO: All the course and race information will be signaled as required by the racing rules. In addition, the Race Committee will do its best to keep you apprised of our intentions by radio and whenever possible, we'll give you a "HEADS UP" that something is about to happen. You can't hear this if you're not listening.

If you have questions (when you're not racing) you can call the Race Committee by radio and we'll respond if we're not in the middle of something important.

3. CHECK THE SIGNAL BOAT BEFORE YOU START: We will use different courses for different classes so don't get comfortable just following the class that starts in front of you. Make sure you know what course your class is supposed to sail for that race!

4. THINK SAFETY: On occasion, we've had a lot of wind for this event and we don't want anyone to get injured. BE CAREFUL AND BE SMART!

We'll race as long as we think you're not having problems handling the boats. We will mandate the use of smaller jibs and curtail the use of spinnakers if conditions warrant.

5. CARE OF YOUR BOATS: This event could not take place were it not for the generosity of the boat owners.  We expect and require that you avoid boat-to-boat contact at all costs. There will be a Safety Officer/ Owner's Representative on each boat and if it appears necessary, he or she will step in and take command. If that happens, your entire crew should respond accordingly.  FINALLY, WHEN YOU MEET ANY OF THE BOAT OWNERS, PLEASE MAKE IT A POINT TO SAY "THANK YOU".

6. STARTS AND FINISHES: In order to give you all the racing we can, the Race Committee may start succeeding races for some classes while other classes are still racing.  This can lead to congestion at the signal boat when some boats are starting while others are finishing. Please be alert to this possibility. If a starting sequence is in progress, you will hear the horns and see the boats maneuvering to start.  While the racing rules cover these situations, you are only racing against the boats in your class.  Do your best to avoid boats that are not in your class up to and including giving way even when you have the right of way.

7. WINDWARD MARK FINISHES: If your race finishes at the windward mark, please use your engine to get back down to the starting area. The sooner your class reaches the starting area, the sooner we can get you racing again.

8. PROCEDURES IN THE EVENT OF AN INJURED CREWMEMBER: There will be two or three Safety Boats on the race course while racing is going on. Each boat will be a fast inflatable manned by a Senior Member of the Storm Trysail Club or the Larchmont Yacht Club, an EMT and one or two assisting crewmembers. They will monitor the Fleet VHF channel (05A) at all times.

When dealing with an injured crewmember situation, the Senior Yacht Club member will be the “ON SCENE PERSON IN CHARGE” at all times.

If you’re dealing with a minor injury and can keep racing, call the Race Committee after finishing. The RC will direct one of the Safety Boats come alongside and put the EMT on board to examine your crewmember. If the EMT decides no immediate attention is required, he or she will get off and you can keep racing. If the EMT decides the medical attention is required, the Safety Boat will take your crewmember ashore for treatment. If you want to keep racing, Call the Race Committee for permission to do so.

In the event of a serious injury to one of your crew, call the Race Committee and stop racing immediately. Lower your sails and proceed toward Larchmont Harbor under power. The RC will direct a Safety Boat to come to your assistance. 

FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE PERSON IN CHARGE. DO NOT CALL THE YACHT CLUB OR DIAL 911 FROM THE WATER. THE RACE COMMITTEE WILL HANDLE ANY SUCH CALLS.

PAST IOR PHOTOS FROM STEVE CLOUTIER

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Photos by Steve Cloutier 2022

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Photos by Steve Cloutier 2021

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Photos by Steve Cloutier 2019

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CHARTS & HAZARDS

When leaving Larchmont Harbor, proceed directly out to the open water. Make sure to keep green cans 7 and 3 and Green Bell 1 to starboard when leaving the harbor. Don’t get too close to the breakwater as it does not go straight down as the photo above shows. Larchmont Yacht Club Marine Facilities monitors VHF Channel 72.

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The Paul Hoffman Trophy

The trophy will be awarded to the overall winner of the

Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta calculated as the class

winner with the highest winning percentage.

2022 – TBD - University of Wisconsin

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The Edward du Moulin Trophy

The du Moulin Trophy recognizes the generosity of the

boat owners who lend their boats to this event and will

be awarded to the boat owner of the winning team.

2022 – Julia O’Dowd - TBD

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The Commodore James D. Bishop Trophy

In 2022, the trophy was redesignated and is awarded to

the individual or team who, in the opinion of the event organizers, have done a significant amount to enhance or further the ideals of the IOR through dedication,

sportsmanship, or generosity.

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The Puff Trophy in honor of former Commodore Howard McMichael

In honor of former Commodore Howard McMichael,

The Puff Trophy is awarded to the school that is runner

up in the overall scoring of the regatta.

2022 – Gray Matter/ US Coast Guard Academy

Other IOR related trophies donated by the Corinthians awarded to the Class winnders :

  • Thomas Carroll Trophy
  • George C. Crocker Memorial Trophy
  • James Jacobson Trophy
  • Edward Moore Memorial Trophy
  • Foster Tallman Trophy
  • Class 6 Trophy

THE SAILORS BEHIND THE TROPHIES

Long-time Storm Trysail Club and Larchmont Yacht Club members Paul Hoffmann, Jr. and Richard du Moulin have donated perpetual trophies in memory of their fathers.

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Paul Hoffman

Paul Hoffmann was a prominent member of Larchmont Yacht Club and The Storm Trysail Club for many years. Hoffmann served as Commodore of The Storm Trysail Club in 1973 and 1974 and was one of the members responsible for founding Block Island Race Week in 1965. During a sailing career that spanned more than 40 years, he owned and raced four boats, all of which he made into winners: eight-meter named Cayuga, the famous clipper bow cutter Hother , his first Thunderhead , a Rhodes designed cutter, and in 1971, he commissioned Sparkman and Stevens to design a new, larger Thunderhead . This boat was 58’ LOA and was built in aluminum at the Derecktor yard in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Paul raced her continually on the Sound, to Bermuda, and in Florida waters until his untimely death in 1996.

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Edward du Moulin

Edward du Moulin was a member of the Knickerbocker Yacht Club (where he served as Commodore), the New York Yacht Club, and The Storm Trysail Club. He was a founding member and first Chairman of the America’s Cup Hall of Fame Selection Committee. In later years, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in recognition of his management of more Cup campaigns than anyone in history: Enterprise in 1977, Freedom in 1980, Liberty in 1983, and Stars and Stripes in 1987 in Fremantle (bringing the Cup back to the USA). Ed and Arthur Knapp of Larchmont Yacht Club also co-founded the Knickerbocker Cup Match Race in 1982 to enable local sailors to race against ranked world class sailors. Ed was dedicated to training and mentoring young sailors and then moving them on to more famous boats and events, including the America’s Cup.  

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James D. Bishop

This trophy is awarded to the winner of the Commodore James. D. Bishop Class, which this year will be the J/44 Class in recognition of Jim’s longtime involvement with that class. A long-time member of the Storm Trysail Club, Jim Bishop’s contributions to the sport of sailing have touched many clubs and organizations over the past five decades. Racing since a teenager, and entering world of ocean racing in the early 1950s, Jim spent much of his life sailing IODs and J/44s, many named Gold Digger. He raced IODs around the globe, and, as the President of the Long Island Sound J/44 class since 1990, Jim was the visionary who developed the practice of class-owned sails that are rotated between boats each regatta to keep the class competitive and affordable. An ocean racer at heart, Jim sailed 23 Newport to Bermuda Races (winning the J/44 class in 1996). Another pride of Jim’s was the Coastal Queen, the graciously restored Chesapeake buyboat that he brought to this regatta every year.

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Howard McMichael

Howard McMichael, Jr. was the longtime leader of and inspiration for McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers, having taken over the company from his father, Howard McMichael, Sr., upon Howie’s return from serving in the U.S. Army in 1962.

Having grown up in the boat yard, Howie started selling boats, managing purchasing and marketing for the company. Under his leadership, McMichael grew to one of the country’s major yacht brokerages and yacht servicing companies.

Howie served as President of McMichael through 2019 at which time he became the company’s Chairman. Under his watchful eye, the leadership of the company transitioned to its current President, Steve Leicht, a McMichael family member.

DINNER PRESENTATION KEYNOTER

Jerome Rand became the captain and owner of the Mighty Sparrow , Westsail 32, in late 2015. Within two years he set off on a

solo non-stop circumnavigation around the world. After 271 days at sea the trip was a success and covered nearly 30,000 miles placing Mighty Sparrow with only a handful of boats of its size to complete the voyage.

Since then, the adventure hasn’t stopped. In the following years Jerome added another 40,000 sea miles to Sparrow with both good and not so good results. Tropical Storms, Pandemic Closures, and equipment failure have all played a big role in the various voyages over the past three years.

Starting his sailing career on the shores of small inland lakes in Northern Michigan, Jerome never imagined just how far the world of sailing would eventually take him. With a decade of sailing in the Caribbean as part of the Bitter End Yacht Club, Jerome gained experience crewing on various yacht deliveries in the North and South Atlantic Ocean.

While on land, Jerome shares his experiences in hopes of funding the next expedition to the open ocean. With only a few places in the world left to explore, Jerome plans on visiting them all.

Read more about his circumnavigation on here Scuttlebutt or watch the video above from before he left. More on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@SailingIntoOblivion/videos

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Photo: Steve Cloutier

About the Storm Trysail Club

The Storm Trysail Club, born in the middle of a 1936 Atlantic gale, grew into adolescence through the desire of a few shipmates to have a drink or two together, and became an outstanding organization of ocean racing sailors. The Club’s membership stands today at more than 1,000, every one of whom knows how to handle themselves when the barometer drops and the wind and sea whip up. 

The Club is headquartered in Larchmont, N.Y., and operates in conjunction with its regional stations across the U.S. Each station serves as the organizing authority and host racing, social, and junior events for its members and other sailors, both on the water and ashore. The Club has been key to of development of events, rating systems, yacht design, and safety procedures.

Membership in The Storm Trysail Club is by invitation and “Candidates must have set a storm trysail under storm conditions, offshore, or have weathered a storm at sea under greatly reduced canvas. They also must be experienced blue water sailors, capable of taking command of a sailing vessel offshore under any or all conditions.”

The Club runs and helps to run many of the country’s great ocean races including the 180-mile Block Island Race, Block Island Race Week, the Ft. Lauderdale to Key West Race, the Montego Bay Race, the Ft. Lauderdale to Charleston Race, IRC Championships on Long Island Sound and the Chesapeake Bay, the Pacific Cup and, in 2019, the Club was one of the organizers of the last TransAtlantic Race.  

In recent years, The Storm Trysail Club has intensified its focus on developing young sailors and encouraging them to enjoy the excitement and teamwork of big boat sailing, particularly ocean racing. As part of that effort the Club has created a Junior Membership. Candidates for junior membership shall be between 18 and 28 years of age, have completed a Club-approved Safety-at-Sea course, and sailed a minimum of four off-shore or distance races of not less than 150 nautical miles each, with a total minimum of 1,000 nautical miles. They must also be committed blue water sailors. A junior member has seven years or until age 33 to meet the qualifications for regular membership. 

We encourage all young sailors who are qualified sailors Junior Membership to chat with STC members at the Regatta, and e-mail your sailing resume to STC ( [email protected] ). We will try to find you opportunities to sail, and provide a list of members so you can identify people you may know.

About Larchmont Yacht Club

The Larchmont Yacht Club was founded on the evening of Memorial Day, 1880. Five young men were warming themselves over a bonfire built in a cleft of rocks on the shore of what is now Horseshoe Harbor, in Larchmont Manor. The five loved boats and they had just finished a hard racing day. Since a bonfire is scarcely the most comfortable way to close a hard day at sea, it is not surprising that these young men fell to discussing the possibility of organizing a yacht club. They decided to organize a club, the Larchmont Yacht Club, and to invite others to join.

In the following 141 years, Larchmont Yacht Club has become one of the premier yacht clubs in the U.S. and the world. Moving to its current location in 1887, the Club has expanded and upgraded the original center building numerous times. Throughout those years, the Club’s mission remained focused on sailing and sailboat racing. The membership roles of the Club have read like a Who’s Who of yacht racing. Legendary sailors including Marshal Wilson (of schooner Atlantic fame), Arthur Knapp, and Cornelius Shields have called Larchmont Yacht Club their home port. Today, the Club is renowned for its offshore credentials as well as its small boat success. Claiming a Vanguard 15 fleet of over 30 boats, and 15 Viper 640s, LYC’s Summer Sailing and Junior Member programs have attracted the best college sailors locating in the New York area after graduation. 

Team racing is also a major thrust of the Club and LYC has hosted the U.S. Team Racing Championship (Hinman) twice – Team LYC finished 2nd in 2012–and, with American Yacht Club, hosts the annual Robie Pierce Regatta for sailors with disabilities.

The Flag Officers and the members of the Larchmont Yacht Club welcome all IOR participants and encourage them to explore the history and beauty of the Club.

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THANKS TO OUR 2023 SUPPORTERS

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact [email protected]

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Stories from the Larchmont Yacht Club

Larchmont Yacht Club 1 Woodbine Avenue Larchmont, NY 10538 (914) 834-2440

Website: http://www.larchmontyc.org/

The mission of the Larchmont Yacht Club is to instill and enhance an interest in yachting and the spirit of sportsmanship in members and their families; Encourage and provide programs for members and their families to promote and support yacht racing in the Corinthian spirit; Support a program of yacht racing events that meets the expectations of members and their families and enhances the reputation of the Club as a prestigious center of yachting and yacht racing; Encourage and provide compatible leisure and sporting activities, including intra- and interclub competitions; Provide an active and enjoyable family-oriented social environment which members and their families will support, and in which they can participate, with pride and enthusiasm.

LARCHMONT YACHT CLUB BECOMES NSHOF FOUNDING MEMBER

From the Commodore:

The Board of Trustees of the Larchmont Yacht Club voted to become a Founding Member of the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis, Maryland. Larchmont Yacht Club joins other prestigious yacht clubs in the United States in supporting the National Sailing Hall of Fame as it moves forward to construct new facilities in Annapolis, where it is destined to become "a home for the Sport of Sailing" in the United States.

Larchmont Yacht Club, founded in 1880, and located on Western Long Island Sound in Larchmont, New York, has a long and successful tradition of yachting and yacht racing, fostering generations of sailors who have and who continue to excel in sailing. Commodore Carl Olsson confirmed that “sailing and competitive racing at the Larchmont Yacht Club prevails as a way of life today as it did 131 years ago and the Club is proud to support the National Sailing Hall of Fame as a Founding Member in the spirit of that tradition.”

When the Larchmont Yacht Club was founded, in 1880, the United States had been a nation for 104 years. Its total population was 50 million. The Civil War had ended 14 years earlier.  The village of New Rochelle was settled in 1688; Mamaroneck, as part of Rye, had also long been existence; but in between these two, there was no Larchmont.

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The story of the origin of the Larchmont Yacht Club has often been told. In the early evening of Memorial Day in the year 1880, five young men were warming themselves over a bonfire built in a cleft of rocks on the shore of what is now Horseshoe Harbor, in Larchmont Manor. These five loved boats and they had just finished a hard racing day. Since a bonfire is scarcely the most comfortable way to close a hard day at sea, it is not surprising that these young men fell to discussing the possibility of organizing a yacht club.  They were Frank L. Anthony, Fred W. Flint, William C. France, Loring Lothrop and Charles E. Jenkins.  Their boats were part of a small mixed fleet of jib and mainsail sandbaggers, sloops and cat boats moored in Horseshoe Harbor.

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It was decided that evening to organize a yacht club to be called the Larchmont Yacht Club and to invite others to join.  The problem of a Clubhouse was resolved quickly.  Fred Flint was elected a committee of one to approach his father, T.J.S. Flint, who was President of the Larchmont Manor Company and owned most of the property in Larchmont Manor from the Post Road south to the shore line. On this property was the small Union Church. The young charter members made a deal with the elder Mr. Flint for the use of the church as a clubhouse and signed a lease for $1.00 per annum.  However, it was made clear that the newly formed Club would have use of the church every day except Sunday when the clubhouse would be opened to them only after church services were over.

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The club membership grew so fast, however, that a larger clubhouse was soon needed, and in the fall of 1881 the club leased the Fleming residence near the church for the annual rental of $1,500 per year.  The club continued to expand so it became necessary in 1884, to lease the Shepard House.

Three years later, in 1887, the year of the incorporation of the Larchmont Yacht Club, the present site of eleven acres was purchased at a cost of $10,000 from Benjamin A. Carver, a railroad magnate.

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The original Carver residence was much smaller than the present clubhouse – the east and west wings having been added subsequently to the purchase. The Pandemonium was built fifteen year later in 1902. Our present Junior Clubhouse was the Carver stable and the basement was the cow barn while the first floor housed the horses.

Thus, the origin of the Larchmont Yacht Club.

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Sailing the Sound Since 1888

Founded in 1888, horseshoe harbor yacht club is located on a beautifully protected cove in the heart of larchmont’s manor park. for 136 years, sea lovers have flocked to this picturesque location for its natural beauty and convenient  access to the long island sound. as one of larchmont's birthplaces, the club holds a rich history in the community and a special place in the hearts of many generations of  sailors. horseshoe harbor yacht club's mission is to promote sailing, seamanship, casual racing, and camaraderie through its many social activities..

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    Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, New York. 513 likes · 100 were here. When the Larchmont Yacht Club was founded, in 1880, the United States had been a nation for 104 years. Its total population was...

  13. Larchmont Yacht Club

    Larchmont Yacht Club. Location: 1 Woodbrine Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538. Message Us. Click to Call. Claim Business. Email or call for working hours. Larchmont Yacht Club is a private, members-only yacht club situated on Larchmont Harbor in the Village of Larchmont, in Westchester County, New York. Larchmont Yacht Club is home to several racing ...

  14. Larchmont Yacht Club slip, dock, mooring reservations

    Mooring. Enter a length overall, height, draft, arrival, and departure to view price. Request Reservation. Larchmont Yacht Club typically responds to reservation requests in under an hour. Book faster with the free Dockwa app. 27 Reviews.

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    Photo Courtesy: Larchmont Yacht Club. Larchmont Yacht Club. Located in Westchester County, New York, the Larchmont Yacht Club has been in existence since 1880, when the original members met in a church where they had the right of use for a fee of $1 per year—every day but Sunday, unless they waited until Sunday services were over. Today ...

  16. Membership Rates

    A Club Member must ALWAYS accompany guests. ... Pass along the good word about Larchmont Swim Club to your neighbors, friends and family. As a "thank you" for referring a new FULL* season family (has never been a member), we will reward you with a guest book for 10 visits - an $120.00 value. ... Mail photos, application and payment to ...

  17. PDF 2023 MEMBERSHIP RATES

    291 larchmont blvd • mt. laurel, nj 08054 • larchmontswimclub.com 2023 membership rates larchmont rules and regulations early bird whole season late season weekender 1 member 2 family members 3 family members 4 family members 5 family members 6 family members 7 family members senior citizen (65 & over) senior citizen (family of 2)**

  18. Banquets & Events

    When filling out the form below, please include your member number in the additional information field. Banquets & Events. LARCHMONT YACHT CLUB; 1 Woodbine Ave., Larchmont, NY 10538 ; 914-834-2440; 40°55'26"N 73°44'38"W; VHF 72 ... Larchmont Yacht Club event facilities are available only to members in good standing and their authorized guests.

  19. JOIN US

    The Family Membership costs $60/year and covers annual dues for families (up to 2 adults and all dependent children). The Single Membership costs $40/year and covers annual dues for an individual. All Are Welcome We encourage newcomers and not-so-newcomers to purchase an annual membership starting in September all the way through to the spring.

  20. Guest Information

    1 Oak Bluff Avenue | Larchmont, NY 10538 914.834.1516 LSC location on Google Maps. Larchmont Shore Club is located on the "Sound Shore" of Westchester County, NY and is surrounded by the city of New Rochelle, the Village of Scarsdale and the Town of Mamaroneck. Via public transportation, the Club is a short car ride from the Larchmont train ...

  21. IOR 2023 Program

    IOR 2023 Program - Storm Trysail Club. OCTOBER 7 - 8, 2023. Organized by the Storm Trysail Club and the Larchmont Yacht Club. 2023 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta. Design: Kate Somers / Photo: Steve Cloutier. NOTICE BOARD. SCRATCH SHEET. SCHEDULE. PHOTOS.

  22. Larchmont Yacht Club

    The Board of Trustees of the Larchmont Yacht Club voted to become a Founding Member of the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis, Maryland. ... Larchmont Yacht Club, founded in 1880, and located on Western Long Island Sound in Larchmont, New York, has a long and successful tradition of yachting and yacht racing, fostering generations of ...

  23. HorseshoeHarbor

    Sailing the Sound Since 1888. Founded in 1888, Horseshoe Harbor Yacht Club is located on a beautifully protected cove in the heart of Larchmont's Manor Park. For 136 years, sea lovers have flocked to this picturesque location for its natural beauty and convenient access to the Long Island Sound. As one of Larchmont's birthplaces, the club ...