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Archived News: 2009

1 seawall MG 6765 The Annual Cruise fleet at Mystic Seaport. Dan Nerney photo. Read more..

july20 yellowlogo Fleet Captain Dr. Garry Fischer wants to remind members that the Captains’ Meeting will be held today, August 1st at 1800 at Harbour Court, kicking-off the start of this year’s 153rd Annual Cruise. Read more..

NEWPORT, R.I. (September 26, 2009) – While history didn’t quite repeat itself today, it came pretty close. The final races of the 2009 12 Metre World Championships were sailed on a sparkling Rhode Island Sound. Read more..

2009 invitationalcup No one knew quite what to expect. Even though a year and a half of planning went into getting 19 teams from 14 nations to Newport, R.I., for the inaugural New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. Read more..

Marie Klok Crump (right) will skipper the Royal Danish Yacht Club’s entry in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup this September. Her husband, Will Crump (left) will crew. Read more..

Despite "partly cloudy" weather, 300 NYYC members and guests enjoyed the 22nd Commissioning of Harbour Court on May 16. NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. Read more..

2009 invitationalcup Newport, R.I., USA (Sept. 15, 2009) – Seemingly overnight, the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court facility has transformed into an international village teeming with hundreds of people. Read more..

April 30, 2009. Inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame in Bristol, RI were John Biddle, the late filmmaker; John Longley, a member of the crew of Australia II and co-author of the IACC Rule, and Thomas Ratsey, the late sailmaker. Read more..

swan42 logo Newport, RI, July 17, 2009 – Friday’s light winds allowed two relatively breathless races at the NYYC Swan 42 Nationals at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court. Preliminary results after five races indicate that Andy Fisher (Greenwich, CT) sailing Bandit has 23 points, three points ahead of Philip Lotz (New Canaan, CT) and Arethusa. Read more..

anna tunni The final day of the New York Yacht Club Women’s Match Racing Clinic & Regatta brought lighter and shiftier northeasterly winds and a variety of current conditions. Those conditions challenged the sailors in the semi-finals and finals. Read more..

George David's Rambler at the start of the Annapolis-Newport Race. Don Dement photo. Read more..

Joe Dockery's Carrera holds the course record. Dan Nerney file photo. Read more..

More than 200 members and guests attended the Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday November 12 atthe NYYC's 44th Street Clubhouse. Here Phil Lotz, left, receives the Herreshoff Medal from NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. Read more..

99 yachts are sailing in the 153rd Annual Cruise of the NYYC, August 1-8 of southern New England. These photos by Dan Nerney are from the Captains’ Meeting onAugust 1stat Harbour Court. Read more..

The second annual Holiday Cocktail Party at the NYYC's Harbour Court was on Saturday, December 19. More than 75 members, their families and friends gathered to celebrate the holiday season. Read more..

The Annual Meeting of the New York Yacht Club was December 3, at the 44th Street Club House. More than 100 members, officers, trustees and committee chairs attended the meeting. Read more..

The "murkies" still held Newport in a tight grasp on Friday, June 12th, but there was plenty of racing in Narragansett Bay in the NYYC's 155th Annual Regatta, presented by Rolex -- the oldest regatta in America. Most of the fleet raced around Jamestown (Conanicut Island), while most of the Club Swan 42s began their eliminations for the Invitational Cup in drop-mark courses. Read more..

The “glass” was two-thirds full for the 105 yachts in the NYYC’s 155th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. It was sunny, warm, clear and – most important -- there was plenty of racing. Read more..

Dan TNMG 3770 Newport, RI, July 19, 2009 – Phil Lotz's Arethusa has won the NYYC Swan 42 Nationals on the final day in the final two races. He passed Andy Fisher's Bandit that dominated this regatta since the first race. Read more..

The Awards Dinner of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup on Saturday. Dan Nerney photos. Read more..

Barking Mad wins the Farr 40 worlds in Porto Cervo. Photo by Kurt Arrigo / Rolex Porto Cervo, Italy, June 27, 2009 --Provisional results indicate that Barking Mad, sailed by NYYC member Jim Richardson, has won the Rolex Farr 40 Worlds. Read more..

Photo by Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi. Porto Cervo, Italy, 27th September 2009 -- Pieter Taselaar’s (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) Bliksem (USA) has taken victory in the Audi Melges 32 World Championship 2009. Read more..

On Thursday, November 5th Rear AdmiralCharles D. Michel spoke at a club night in the Model Room of the NYYCon Piracy and maritime security -- a topic much in the news these days. 115 members and their guest attended. Read more..

The Cruise in Company that began on August 29, 2009 is to the San Juan and Canadian Gulf Islands, in the Pacific Northwest. In attendance are members of the NYYC and the Seattle Yacht Club (SYC). Read more..

The Royal Canadian Yacht Club, Terry McLaughlin, is second in the regatta after five races. Behind is the NYYC entry, Phil Lotz, first in the regatta at this point. Read more..

It doesn't get much better than this. The penultimate day at the NYYC Invitational Cup. Read more..

The New York Yacht Club's Phil Lotz won the first NYYC Invitational Cup. Consistency has long been Lotz's way. Read more..

The NYYC’s Exumas Cruise-in-Company was held March 28-April 3. It began with a welcome dinner at the Sampson Cay Club and then continued northward through the Exuma District of the Bahamas, ending up in Highbourne Cay. Read more..

Gary Jobson, third from right, moderated a press conference on Friday after racing. As it turned out the next day, L-R, Phil Lotz, of the NYYC,would win the regatta. Read more..

First picture from the Galapagos Expedition of the New York Yacht Club on the M/V National Geographic Endeavour. Photo by Maureen Koeppel. Read more..


Phil Lotz and his team from the NYYC are in first place after five races.Photo Mo Burns/RHKYC. Newport, R.I., USA (Sept. Read more..

Gary Jobson receives New York Yacht Club Medal from Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. as William
Mooney, of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, looks on. Read more..

july24 garyjobson PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (March 28, 2009) – US SAILING, the national governing body of the sport, announced Saturday at US SAILING’s Annual Spring Meeting in Denver that the Nominating and Governance Committee intends to nominate Gary Jobson of Annapolis, Md. as the organization’s next president. Read more..

The Leukemia Cup was held June 5-6th at the NYYC’s Harbour Court with 42 yachts competing and auctions, raffles and barbecues. Sponosrs were Rolex and Sperry Top-Sider. Read more..

On January 7 NYYC Historian John Rousmaniere opened Marine Art and History Month. John gave a lecture in the Model Room on the founding fathers, like John Cox Stevens and his brother Edwin. Read more..

Bruno Troublé of the Yacht Club de France. Michael Levitt photo. Read more..

Royal St-George Cotter Whisper credit Kurt Arrigo Rolex preview New York, N.Y., USA (Sept. 2, 2009) – The luck of the Irish will play a big part in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, September 15-19. Read more..

july23 mehran halmos Alex Mehran and Nick Halmos, both NYYC members and former members of the Brown University Sailing Team, won both legs of the 17th Biennial Bermuda 1-2 Race, hosted by the Newport Yacht Club on their Owen Clarke Class 40, Cutlass. In his single-handed debut in June, Mehran won the first leg of the Bermuda 1-2, from Newport, RI to St. Read more..

july25 nautorsswan s New York, N.Y., USA (July 15, 2009) – The New York Yacht Club today announced that Nautor’s Swan has become an official sponsor of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup.The regatta, scheduled for September 15-19, will feature world-class, Corinthian sailing among 19 yacht club teams from 14 countries aboard one-design NYYC Swan 42s. Read more..

A New Members Reception was held at the NYYC's 44th Street Clubhouse on Thursday, October 8. 100 members and guests attended the evening, hosted by Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. Read more..

NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. welcomed new members and their sponsors to the New Members Reception at Harbour Court on Friday May 15. Read more..

155annual s NEWPORT, R.I. (June 8, 2009) – Now that the Annapolis Newport race is winding up, crews are prepping for the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) 155th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. The regatta starts Friday, June 12 and runs through Sunday, June 14. Read more..

2009 invitationalcup Building upon a partnership established in 1994, the New York Yacht Club today announced that Rolex Watch U.S.A. has become an official sponsor of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. The event is to be held Sept. Read more..

The crew of Arethusa, Phil Lotz's NYYC entry, celebrate their victory. Dan Nerney photos. Read more..

Commodore David K. Elwell Jr.'s Conspiracy in the NYYC Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. Read more..

33amcup s The New York Yacht Club has amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief to the Court of Appeals State of New York. The brief addresses issues involving the 33rd America’s Cup. Read more..

On Wednesday, October 28, Gary Jobson entertained 100 members and guests who braved rather inclement weather to attend his new video on the NYYC Invitational Cup, sailed September 16-19. Here 19 yacht club teams from 14 nations competed in NYYC Swan 42 one-designs. Read more..

2009 mascalzone s At Acura Key West 2009, held Jan. 19-23, Mascalzone Latino a Farr 40 skippered by Vincenzo Onorato, a NYYC member, won the Farr 40 class. Read more..

2009 miamiocr Jan. 31, 2009, Miami -- Erin Maxwell and Isabelle Kinsolving -- the latter a NYYC member -- finished second in the Women's 470 class at the Rolex Miami OCR to Henriette Koch, of Denmark. Read more..

Zima and Bella Mente. Photo by Amory Ross. Read more..


Bandit, Andy Fisher, seems to be stealing the show. Dan Nerney photo. Read more..

july26 troubador Express 37 Troubador. Photo by Rolex/Dan Nerney. Read more..

2009 ramblerstart s Halifax, Canada, July 10, 2009. NYYC member and trustee George David was first to finish and first overall in the Marblehead-Halifax Race with his 90-foot Rambler. Read more..

2009 marion s Bermuda, June 24, 2009. Martin Jacobson (a NYYC member) drove his Swan 44 MkII Crescendo first across the line off St. Read more..

NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. welcomes competitors, their friends and families to the Opening Ceremonies of the NYYC Invitational Cup. Read more..

The Palm Beach Rendezvous, organized by the Cruising Committee of the NYYC, was held on Saturday, January 31st, at the Sailfish Club in Florida. 167 members and guests attended the Rendezvous. Read more..

The 2009 NYYC Invitational Cup at Harbour Court. Read more..

Terry McLaughlin and his Royal Canadian Yacht Clubteam won today's race in the NYYC's Invitational Cup. DanNerney photos. Read more..

The Territory Imperative, or racing on Sunday, the final day, in the NYYC Swan 42 Nationals. Dan Nerney photo. Read more..

Tuesday was the second day and the second practice day. NYYC Photographer Dan Nerney was there to catch the action in a light southerly breeze. Read more..

The Annual Cruise fleet at Mystic Seaport. Dan Nerney photos. Read more..

july25 kirby Jerry Kirby, right, and Ken Read. PhotobyRick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race. Read more..

The 153rd Annual Cruise began with racing for the Queen's Cup on Sunday August 2nd. The Queen's Cup was won by Rambler, sailing in Class 1 IRS, owned by, George David. Read more..

Photo of Rambler by Michael Berwind. On Saturday, July 18, 43 yachts successfully sailed the 58. Read more..

Photo by Olivier Blanchet / DPPI / Vendee Globe. March 10, 2009 -- Crossing the finish line off Les Sables d’Olonne at 12h 43m 19s GMT Rich Wilson completed the 24,840 mile Vendée Globe solo non stop round the world race in ninth place. Read more..

(L-R), Peter Nicholson, Anna Tunnicliffe, Terry Hutchinson and Charles Leighton. Photo by Rolex/Dan Nerney. Read more..

Photo Dan Nerney. Newport, R.I., USA (Sept. Read more..

YMYW It wouldn’t be December without the annual “year in review” and “best of” lists. The release of US SAILING’s shortlist of nominees for the 2009 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards marks that traditional milestone for the sport of sailing in the United States. Read more..

155annual s The 155th Annual Regatta was a "weather feast," as Mark Twain might have put it. Friday was rainy. Read more..

2009 invitationalcup Sperry Top-Sider is an iconic American brand best known for inventing the first performance boat shoe. The New York Yacht Club is one of the pre-eminent yacht clubs in the world. Read more..

Phil Lotz's Arethusa, in first place three days into the regatta. Dan Nerney photo. Read more..

july25 hutchinson s The 2008 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year is Terry Hutchinson (Annapolis, Md.), a NYYC member. Read more..

july25 kohler s US Sailing, national governing body of the sport, has awarded its prestigious Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy to Terry Kohler. Terry is a NYYC member. Read more..

leukemiacup s The Leukemia Cup was held June 5-6 at the NYYC’s Harbour Court with 42 yachts competing and auctions, raffles and barbecues. Sponsors are Rolex and Sperry Top-Sider. Read more..

Ken Read packed the house on Thursday, October 15th for a Club Night on the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09. His Puma finished second. Read more..

Swan 42s and J/122s at the NYYC 155th Annual Regatta, presented by Rolex. Rolex/Dan Nerney photo. Read more..

Phil Lotz's Arethusa will represent the NYYC. Dan Nerney photo. Newport, R.I., USA (Sept. Read more..

The popular Rendezvous at Ziegler's Cove was held September 26. 160 members attended by boat, by car and by foot and bike. Read more..



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