Cruising

2021 SUMMER CRUISE PROGRAM 

By sail, power, or land, come join the fun on water, at the dock or in port. This year we have four fantastic events planned for day cruisers and overnighters alike.
 


Cruise Program

Yacht Skippers are responsible to make slip or mooring reservations. Moorings at Montauk Lake will be reserved as a group based on Club cruise registration.
 


June 4th & 5th

Block Island, New Harbor

Port Captain David Grande

Cruise to Block Island with plans for a group dinner on the covered back patio of the Spring House on Friday, June 4th.

Slips can be reserved via Dockwa at Paynes Dock or Champlin's Marina. Slips at the Boat Basin can be reserved at https://www.newharborboatbasin.com. Moorings are first come, first serve via the harbormaster. Contact the harbormaster on VHF 12 upon arrival.
 


July 15th

Montauk Lake Club Cruise

Port Captain David Grande

Day cruise to the Montauk Lake Club. Enjoy a relaxing early afternoon lunch.
If skippering your own boat, submit a request to MLC Marina for transient slip / mooring reservation. MLC does not operate a launch. We will coordinate dingy support with registered participants based on dock space and mooring availability.  Montauk Lake Marina monitors VHF 12.
 



August 6th

Mystic River and Red 36

Port Captain David Grande

Come join a day cruise up the Mystic River and tie-up at the Noank Shipyard and Seaport Marine for a cruise group lunch at Red36’s second floor private party room. Noank Shipyard and Seaport Marine will work with us to locate dock space for 5 or 6 boats. We will coordinate boats and crew among registered participants. In the meantime, perhaps members can talk it up to self-organize into fewer boats. Noank Shipyard and Seaport Marine monitors VHF 09. 

 

August 20th - 22nd

Dering Harbor and Geenport, NY

Port Captain Bill McKendree

Cruise to Dering Harbor and the Shelter Island Yacht Club. Ferry over to Greenport, NY to visit the shops. Enjoy cocktails and a cruise group dinner on the back deck of the Shelter Island Yacht Club on Saturday, August 21st. Moorings can be reserved via SIYC (631) 749-0888; SIYC monitors VHF 74. Moorings or Slips also available via Dockwa at a number of marinas in Dering Harbor and Greenport, NY. 

 


September 17th - 19th

Safe Harbor Essex Island

Port Captain Fred Prelle

Cruise to the Connecticut River and Essex, CT. Arrive Safe Harbor, Essex Island. Jump the ferry to the mainland for dinner at the Essex Yacht Club on Friday, September 17th. Spend Saturday touring the shops in town, with plans for a happy hour at the Safe Harbor Essex Island docks and dinner in town at the Griswold Inn. Slip reservations can be made via Dockwa at Safe Harbor Essex Island. Essex Island monitors VHF 9. Moorings can be reserved via Dockwa at Safe Harbor Dauntless. Dauntless monitors VHF 68. Moorings may also be available in reciprocity at EYC (860) 767-8121.  EYC also monitors VHF 68.