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Please remember that WHYC events have limited space available. To be assured you can participate in our events please call the Club at (401) 596 - 4986 in advance to obtain your reservation. in some cases, taxes and gratuities may apply.
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June 29th
Semi Annual Meeting
9:00 AM

June 30th
Boat Licensing Course
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Earn your CT/RI boating license when you complete this annual educational program taught by Sally Hanson, USCG Auxiliary. Recommended for ages 12+. Pre-registration by June 25 required $40 per person. (For additional family members in the same household with a shared book $25 per person). Complete and mail registration form with check payable to "USCG Aux Flotilla 79", by June 25th. download a registration form.

June 30th
Junior Sailing Presentation

July 3rd
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

July 5th
Independence Day Beach Party
6:00 - 10:00 PM
One of our best annual casual family events of the season, hosted at the WHYC Cabana Beach. Great food, libation, and music by the band "Creamery Station."

RSVP by July 1 - $65 per adult
$15 per child under 12

RSVP after July 1 - $75 per adult
$20 per child under 12

Music and dancing after 8:00 PM, $10 per person

July 6th - July 14th
WHYC East Cruise
This club cruise heads East to some of Southern New England’s best harbors. Ports include Bristol, Sachuest Cove, Cuttyhunk and Jamestown. Click here to learn more!
Cuttyhunk

July 10th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

July 11th
Junior Members' Event
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Fun for the younger members and their guests at the WHYC. A babysitter or adult must accompany children under age 8. RSVP by July 10th. $10 per person

July 12th
Music on the Deck at WHYC
8:00 - 11:00 PM
Meet your friends for cocktails on Friday evening and enjoy the beautiful harbor view and acoustic music by Majestic Fuzz on the front deck of the Watch Hill Yacht Club. Bar service will be available on the deck.

July 14th
An Evening of Magic in Watch Hill
with members of the NYYC American Magic, a U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup
Save the date for this special presentation held at One Bay Street.

July 17th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

July 18th
Book Talk and Luncheon
12:00 PM
Join us for a Book Talk and Luncheon at the WHYC featuring member author Deborah Royce speaking about her new novel "Finding Mrs. Ford". Includes a copy of the book and a plated lunch with choice of entree.

RSVP by July 12th, $50 per person

July 21st
Junior Sailing Tippy Cup Race
1:00 PM
Have some great laughs and come see what the junior sailors have learned as they captain their Optis in this fun and competitive adult/child race. There is even a category for adults! Advance registration required for this event. No entry fee.

July 24th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

July 26th
Music on the Deck at WHYC
8:00 - 11:00 PM
Meet your friends for cocktails on Friday evening and enjoy the beautiful harbor view and acoustic music by Ethan Cash on the front deck of the Watch Hill Yacht Club. Bar service will be available on the deck.

July 28th
Junior Sailing Banquet
6:00 PM
This celebratory evening is for the July sailing session Junior Sailors and their parents. Dinner and awards. RSVP by July 26th. No extra charge.

July 31st
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

August 3rd
Quad Party at Wadawanuck Yacht Club
6:30 - 10:00 PM
Invitation and more information to follow.

August 7th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

August 8th
Epicurean Night
6:30 PM
The first Epicurean Night of the season. A special theme menu will be prepared by Chef Sergio with wine pairings. More information to follow.
RSVP by August 2nd, $120 per person
RSVP after August 2nd, $130 per person

August 8th
Junior Members' Beach BBQ
6:00 - 8:00 PM
A great night for WHYC Juniors at the Cabana Beach. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, dessert and lots of beach fun (no swimming). A babysitter or adult must accompany children under age 8.
RSVP by August 6th. $15 per person

August 14th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

August 16th
WH-15 50th Anniversary Party
6:00 - 9:00 PM
More information to come on this celebratory event with proceeds benefiting the WHYCSA.

August 16th
Music on the Deck at WHYC
8:00 - 11:00 PM
Meet your friends for cocktails on Friday evening and enjoy the beautiful harbor view and acoustic music by Majestic Fuzz on the front deck of the Watch Hill Yacht Club. Bar service will be available on the deck.

August 17th
WH-15 50th Anniversary Race
10:00 AM
Join us at the WHYC Cabana Beach to watch this special anniversary race.

August 20th
Book Talk and Luncheon
12:00 PM
Join us for our second Book Talk and Luncheon at the WHYC featuring national best selling author Jamie Brenner talking about her newest novel "Drawing Home". Includes a copy of the book and a plated lunch with choice of entree.

RSVP by August 15th, $50 per person

August 21st
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

August 25th
Junior Sailing Banquet
6:00 PM
This celebratory evening is for the July sailing session Junior Sailors and their parents. Dinner and awards. RSVP by August 23rd. No extra charge.

August 28th
Luncheon & Bridge
Noon (by reservation)

August 31st
Board Meeting & Semi-Annual Meeting
 

August 31st
Commodore's Dinner Dance
6:00 PM
WHYC's formal dinner dance will showcase a continuous three-hour music set by the eight-piece band "Fever". Chef Sergio will prepare a celebratory served dinner for the evening.

RSVP by August 26th; $120 per person
RSVP after August 26th; $130 per person
Dancing after 9:00 PM; $15 per person

September 1st
WH-15 Labor Day Race and Commodore's Tea
12:30 PM Race
4:00 PM Tea
WH-15 annual race takes place off the Cabana Beach.
Commodore's Tea immediately following at the WHYC.

September 12th
Artists in Residence Art Show: Opening Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM
Come meet WHYC member-artists and see an exhibit of their wonderful talent. Show runs through Sunday. Cash bar.

September 12th - 15th
WHYC West Cruise
This cruise will travel West to visit some beautiful harbors in Long Island Sound. Ports include Essex, Hamburg Cove and Shelter Island. Click here to learn more!
Misty During the 2013 Cruise

September 19th
Epicurean Night
6:30 PM
Save the date for our second Epicurean Night of the season. A special theme menu will be prepared by Chef Sergio with wine pairings. More information to follow.
RSVP by September 13th, $120 per person
RSVP after September 13th, $130 per person

October 13th
Annual Chili Cook-Off
5:30 PM
Bring your best chili to compete in this juried exhibition of the Club members' culinary talent... or bring your appetite!

RSVP by October 10th. No charge with an entry.
$10 per person without an entry.

November 2nd
Mexican Night
6:00 PM
Join us for a fun evening featuring Chef Sergio's authentic Mexican Menu.
Reserve early for this popular event.

November 9th
Pot Luck Dinner

November 16th
Pot Luck Dinner

November 23rd
WH-15 Owner's Meeting

November 23rd
Closing Pot Luck

November 30th
WHYC Holiday Party
6:00 PM
Come enjoy friends and holiday cheer for this end of the year favorite event.