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New Rochelle Yacht Club

New Rochelle Yacht Club
Formation 1885
Legal status active
Official language

The New Rochelle Yacht Club (NRYC), formerly situated on Harrison Island with its anchorage in Echo Bay, was one of the foremost yacht clubs on Long Island Sound during the late nineteenth early twentieth century. The club was organized in 1885 and for several years had its headquarters on Harrison Island. Later it moved to the mainland occupying a larger site in Hudson Park on Echo Bay, and in 1901 was moved back again to Harrison Island, occupying the entire island.

From its inception the club was a leader among those organizations which catered particularly to the sailing element of yachtsmen, the percentage of boat owners always particularly high. When the first long distance race for small boats from

  1. ^ Constitution, By-laws, Racing Rules, Etc. of the New Rochelle Yacht Club: Club Houses: Harrison Island, Shore Station: Hudson Park, Anchorage: Echo Bay, New Rochelle, N.Y.; Knickerbocker Press, 1911
  2. ^ 1904 New Rochelle Yacht Club Ragatta


The New Rochelle Yacht Club, on Harrison Island, was destroyed by fire in 1926.[2]

Its regattas were better attended than any club on Long Island Sound.

. Newport and New York Yachting It has turned out many notable sailors and its burgee was known in practically every known harbor between [1]

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