City Island Yacht Club (CIYC) is a unique and vibrant sailing community located in the heart of City Island, New York. CIYC is proud to offer a variety of programs and services that cater to sailors of all levels, making it a top destination for sailing enthusiasts in the region.
One of CIYC’s unique offerings is its unparalleled waterfront location, with easy access to some of the best sailing grounds in the area. The club’s location on Long Island Sound offers a prime location for competitive racing, leisurely cruising, and a variety of other water sports.
CIYC is also renowned for its comprehensive sailing education programs. The Club is an American Sailing Association (ASA) certified training facility, offering a range of courses and certifications for sailors of all levels. From basic sailing and navigation courses to advanced racing and cruising certifications, CIYC’s ASA-certified instructors provide the highest quality training available.
Beyond its excellent sailing facilities and education programs, CIYC also offers a robust social calendar and a tight-knit community of sailors who share a passion for the sport. Members can participate in regular social events, regattas, and community service initiatives, all while enjoying the unparalleled beauty of City Island, the gateway to Long Island Sound.
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ASA Sailing Certification Courses Offered
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Learn basic docking skills for boats with single inboard or outboard engines. Discover the basic theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury.
Other Services Offered
- Weekend Courses
- ASA 'Challenges'
- Summer Camps for Kids
City Island Yacht Club
|Address||City Island Yacht Club Sailing School 64 Pilot StreetCity IslandNew York10464United States|
|Phone||718-885-2487 Ext. 4|