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Archived News: 2010

leukemiacup s 70 boats raced in the 16th Annual Leukemia Cup at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court on Saturday, June 5th. Thunderstorms in the morning before racing started, gave way grudgingly to fog but then clearing conditions with wind from the south building to 12 or 13 knots in the afternoon. Read more...

NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. welcomes members and their guests to the Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 11. Read more...

The raising of the flags at the 23rd Commissioning of the New York Yacht Club's Harbour Court in Newport. Michael Levitt photos. Read more...

Twenty-four leading American yacht clubs will compete in this summer’s U.S. Qualifying Series. The event is hosted at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court facility, pictured here. Read more...

2011 invitecup Newport, RI, January 11, 2010 -- David K. Elwell Jr., commodore of the New York Yacht Club (NYYC), announced today that the club has invited 26 pre-eminent American yacht clubs to compete for places in the second New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, which will be sailed in Newport, R.I., September 10-17, 2011. Read more...

Admiral Gary Roughead is the 29th Chief of United States Naval Operations and a New York Yacht Club member. He shared his views on world military affairs and the role of the U. S. Navy within them, ata special Club Night at the 44th Street Clubhouse on Thursday, April 8th. Read more...

2009 anna bora Rolex Watch U.S.A.’s President and CEO Allen Brill, 2009 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.), 2009 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich. Read more...

NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr.'s Conspiracy, a NYYC Swan 42, on the 2010 NYYC Annual Cruise in Maine. Read more...

Robert C. Towse Jr. became the 62nd Commodore of the New York Yacht Club. Read more...

AR 200 NEWPORT, R.I. (June 10, 2010) – The longest-running regatta in America – New York Yacht Club’s 156th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex – heads to the starting line in Newport, R.I. at Noon this Friday, June 11, with the Around the Island (Conanicut) Race, and continues with buoy racing Saturday, June 12, through Sunday, June 13. To date, 111 boats are entered across divisions for PHRF, Classic, 6 Metre, 12 Metre, IRC-rated entries and Swan 42 and J/105s one-design classes. Read more...

Bruce Kirby spoke at the Leading Yacht Designer Series at the NYYC on Wednesday April 21st. 125 members and their guests attended. Read more...

Rolex Middle Sea Race Trophy & Rolex Chronometer presentation to IRC Overall Winner Bryon Ehrhart (LUCKY). Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo. Read more...

nyyc teamracing NEW YORK, August 9, 2010 - The New York Yacht Club (NYYC) announced today that twelve teams have been awarded entries for the Eleventh Annual NYYC Masters Team Race. To the victor goes the Commodore George R. Hinman Masters Invitational Trophy — the NYYC’s Masters team-racing championship. Read more...

NYYC members on a Cruise-in-Company of the Amalfi Coast, in Italy, September 4-18. The cruise was chaired by Joe Vittoria and Glenn Fuller. Read more...

650 NYYC members, family members and their guests enjoyed Newport's Fireworks Display, in honor of the Fourth of July. Photos by Dan Nerney. Read more...

26 NYYC yachts enjoyed a cruise-in-company of the Hudson River, October 8-13. The trip was organized by members Tom Whidden and Carol O’Malley. Read more...

John B. Bonds, CAPT, USN (RET), at the Safety at Sea Seminar at the NYYC in March 2010.
Photo Rae Derke. Read more...

The New Members Reception, held at Harbour Court on abeautiful evening in May, saw 90 members and their guests attend. The reception was hosted by NYYC Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. Read more...

At the NYYC's Harbour Court in Newport 150 members and their guests enjoyed a gala end-of-the year celebration with dinner and dancing. Slideshow features photographs by Dan Nerney. Read more...

Winning NYYC Team: The New York Yacht Club’s USA team, skippered by Phil Lotz, won the inaugural NYYC Invitational Cup. Credit Dan Nerney. Read more...


12 Metre Worlds in Newport, RI 2009. Photo Michael Levitt/NYYC  Newport, RI, USA, March 30, 2010 – New York Yacht Club Commodore David K. Elwell Jr. Read more...


L-R, Stan Schreyer,of the NYYC, Pepe Ribes and Alex Pella. Photo Nico Martinez/FNOB Wednesday, 21 April, at 02:37:06hrs Barcelona local time (00:37:06 UTC),NYYC member Stan Schreyer, Pepe Ribes, and Alex Pella established the newsailing speed record between New York and Barcelona on their boat TeamEstrella Damm. Read more...

transatlantic s New York, NY, April 13, 2010 -- The Transatlantic Race 2011 and Atlantic Ocean Racing Series 2011 were announced today by their organizers. The organzing clubs are the New York Yacht Club and the Royal Yacht Squadron, in association with the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Storm Trysail Club. Read more...

Newport, RI….Over the first three weekends of August, a total of 289 sailors from across the United States as well as a team from England sailed in 225 races in Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay off of Goat Island. Read more...

The Notice of Race for the New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex is now available. The event is July 17-24 at the NYYC's Harbour Court. Read more...

bmw ora logo The New York Yacht Club extends its warm congratulations to Larry Ellison, Russell Coutts, Jimmy Spithill, Tom Ehman, the entire BMW Oracle Racing Team and the Golden Gate Yacht Club on their impressive victory in the 33rd America’s Cup. We also congratulate Vincenzo Onorato and the Club Nautico di Roma on their selection as the Challenger of Record for America’s Cup 34. Read more...

nyyc teamracing The inaugural NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Invitational, August 7-8, at the NYYC’s Harbour Court, was won by Noroton Yacht Club in Noroton, Connecticut. Then came the NYYC, American, Southern, St. Read more...

july23 skandia s Weymouth, England, August 14, 2010 -- The only U.S. teams to medal in the Sail for Gold Regattawere NYYC Members. The regatta, in Weymouth, England, is the venue for sailing in the 2012 Olympics in England, and the regatta wraps up the 2009-2010 ISAF Sailing World Cup. Read more...

KGB1 s The Coral Reef Cup was a breezy Miami Etchells regatta. It fulfilled its promise of being fun and low key with intense racing on the water and camaraderie on land. Read more...

A dark and stormyday. Vento Solare, a J/109, skippered by Paul Milo. Read more...

Straight Jacket, Sanford Tyler, a Quest 30, sailed in PHRF 1. Rolex/Dan Nerney photo. Read more...

Tumbleweed, a J/122, owned by George Shaw, of Denver. Rolex/Dan Nerney photo. Read more...

Ted Herlihy's Gut Feeling winner of the J/109 class and J/109 North Americans. Photo by Rolex / Dan Nerney. Read more...

Rives Potts's Carina, winner of the distance race in IRC 5. Carina is fresh from a win in the
Bermuda Race. Read more...

Richard Oland’s Vela Velocehas four class firsts and a second. Photo by Rolex/Daniel Forster. Read more...

Phil Lotz's Arethusa, a Swan 42, won three races on Day 1. Lotz won the class's National Championship last year and the NYYC Invitational Cup. Read more...

The Distance Race of the US-IRC Nationals -- part of NYYC Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex -- took the boats to or near to Block Island. The finish was at Quonset Point. Read more...

Rambler, George David, won both races in IRC 1. Rolex/Daniel Forster photo. Read more...

Dan Meyers's Numbers is -- after three days and five races -- at the head of IRC 1.
Rolex/Daniel Forster photo. Read more...

Numbers, skippered by Dan Meyers, won IRC 1 with three first-place finishes and three second-place finishes. Rolex/Daniel Forster photos. Read more...

keywest2010 s Key West, Fla, January 23, 2010 -- Bella Mente, sailed by NYYC member Hap Fauth, won IRC Division 1. In the process was first in eight of 10 races in Key West 2010. Read more...

july23 rives June 25, Bermuda – NYYC yachts fared well in the Bermuda Race, hosted by the Cruising Club of America (CCA) and Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Carina, sailed by A. Rives Potts, chair of the NYYC's Sailing Committee, won the St. Read more...

We were ashore early this morning.The hike-de-jour was offered at the “moderate” level or the “leisure” level. Read more...

2010 ocr Miami Florida, January 30, 2010. It was "one race, one chance" today at US SAILING's 2010 Rolex Miami OCR, the second of seven stops of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup 2009-2010. Read more...

Nearly 200 NYYC Members attended a U.S. Sailing-sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminar at the 44th Street Clubhouse on Saturday March 27. The event was hosted by Seamanship Committee Chair, CDR Charles H. Barber III, USN (Ret. Read more...

230 NYYC members and their guests filled the 44 Read more...

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston entertained more than 200 members and guests at a Clubnight March 3. In 1968, Knox-Johnston became the first person to race non-stop, single-handed around the world to set a new record. Read more...

westwardcup s 29th January 2010, Cowes, Isle of Wight. The Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) and two partner Clubs, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) and Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM), are staging the Westward Cup regatta in Cowes from 5-10 July 2010 in collaboration with Boat International Media. Read more...

2009 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.). Read more...

Bayview Yacht Club is #1 and Number One. Photo by Amory Ross / New York Yacht Club. Read more...

The team from Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit was the low-point leader after the first day with 21 points. Skipper Bora Gulari, better known for sailing nearly lighter than air International Moths, complete with hydrofoils,had a hot hand with keel boats as well. Read more...

1 is a J/22 sailed by Annapolis Yacht Club, first in the Red Fleet. Photo by Amory Ross/New York Yacht Club. Read more...

The team from Ida Lewis Yacht Club,in Newport, R.I., is skippered by Jamie Hilton. Sonar 9 is sailed by the San Diego Yacht Club and skippered by BillCampbell, the club's commodore. Read more...

7 is Eastern, Bill Lynn, and 5 is Annapolis, Peter McChesney. The two teams are
tied for first in the Gold Fleet with 24 points. Read more...

Eastern Yacht Club, of Marblehead, Mass., won the U.S. Qualifying Series of the NYYC Invitational Cup with a low-point total of 40 points. Read more...

Photo shows Zaraffa, an entry in the Transatlantic 2011. She was the winner of the Transatlantic race in 2003. Read more...



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