New York Sailing Clubs
We’re about more than just boats. Join us and enjoy a community and a camaraderie with events and friendships both on the river and off. We offer full memberships and slips for those looking for a home for their boat, and social memberships for those who just want a great place to meet new people and to take part in our wonderful events. Plus, as a member of one of the oldest yacht clubs in the country, you have the opportunity to attend events up and down the river at other Mohawk-Hudson Council of Yacht Clubs member clubs.
Welcome to American Yacht Club, one of the most prestigious and historical private sailing clubs in America! American Yacht Club is home to world-class sailing, shore programs, exquisite dining, the most beautiful views and more!
Whether you are interested in recreational activities, competitive sailing experiences, going fast, going slow, or somewhere in between, we have opportunities for everyone to get out and enjoy Long Island Sound and places beyond!
Located on the west shore of Great Kills Harbor in Staten Island, we are only 15 minutes from the Verrazano Bridge and Sandy Hook by water. Atlantis is a full service marina equipped with floating docks for 140 boats ranging from 18 to 100 feet, with a holding tank pump out station for your convenience. We also have 30 floatation slips for personal watercraft. We offer an extensive listing of brokerage boats as well as new. We are an authorized dealer for Egg Harbor Yachts. Many boat lines are available through Atlantis.
On the eastern shore of Lake Erie, at the head of the mighty Niagara River, sits the Buffalo Yacht Club, comprised of an active group of Western New York men and women who enjoy a historic clubhouse with beautiful and comfortable dining rooms and lounge, quality boating facilities in both US and Canada, and a year-round program of activities blending both family events and member parties. Affordable, yet selective, the Club provides members, their families, and their guests facilities for leisure time activities and entertainment. The Buffalo Yacht Club is the only twelve-month, private yacht club that enjoys two locations in two countries and is said to be the 3rd oldest yacht club in America, being formed in 1860.
Canandaigua Yacht Club is a membership sailing club located on Canandaigua Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State. The Club is dedicated to encouragement and facilitation of sailing and sailboat racing, as well as social activities for it”s members. The location puts the club in easy reach of the suburbs of Rochester.
Founded in 1947, the Centerport Yacht Club has served for almost sixty years as a boating and social activities focal point for the boating community in and around Centerport, NY, on Long Island”s North Shore. One-design racing has been an institution at CYC since the club was founded.
The fleets that raced in the early years were Lightning’s, Comets, Thistles, Stars and Penguins. In the 1960’s the Luder-16 class became very active, until it disappeared around 1982. The Ensign class became active in 1963, and is still going strong. The J-24 fleet became active several years ago but does not race under the Tri Club Association. The latest addition to one-design racing is the Ideal 18. The J-24s, Stars, Ensigns, JY-15s and Ideal 18s are actively raced today.
City Island Yacht Club is known as the Club in Western Long Island Sound for a great dining experience, deep mooring and docking area, friendly people and a sailor’s dream. Its captains and boats are well-known in the racing community for their successes and eagerness to help fellow racers and boaters.
CIYC boasts a large and active contingent of cruisers of all types-from committed day sailors to weekend cruisers to serious long-range passage makers, and each summer we try to schedule events to reflect this diversity. Regardless of one’s goal or experience, we invite all sailors to share in the advantages of safety, discovering new places, and the collective knowledge and camaraderie of CIYC cruising.
The DYC is located inside the Dunkirk Harbor, or often called Chadwick’s Bay. It is protected by two break waters to the North, the Dunkirk City Pier on the East and land to the South and West. Our club house is built above and surrounded by water.
The Genesee Yacht Club (GYC) was established to encourage yachting and sailing, to further the arts and sciences pertaining to seamanship, piloting, and navigation, and to provide and maintain suitable clubhouse and dockage facilities for use of the members by cooperative effort at minimum expense.
Since 1934 our members have contributed their time and talents to the construction and maintenance of our facilities, and the organization of our race programs, social events and every other aspect of the club. Nothing happens without it! Working and socializing with other members builds friendships and instills satisfaction in our accomplishments while keeping our costs under control.
TYC was established in 1968 and has been home for hundreds of families since then. We are located in beautiful Wilson, New York on the south shore of Lake Ontario 11 miles east of Youngstown and 29 miles southeast of Toronto. Wilson has always been a favorite stopover for cruisers on the south shore. The Tuscarora Yacht Club is ideally situated on a sheltered island and the adjacent shoreline in the unique & beautiful Wilson Harbor, at the edge of the village of Wilson, NY.