Philadelphia Yacht Squadron



Founding Clubs and Associations





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Welcome to the online home of the Philadelphia Yacht Squadron. Founded in January, 2014, the Philadelphia Yacht Squadron is an association of Philadelphia Yacht Clubs and Sailing Associations, organized with the support of the Independence Seaport Museum (ISM). The ISM seeks to support and encourage sailing activity and compettition at all levels on our regions waterways.






Mission Statement






         Promote all things nautical in the Philadelphia Area.

         Coordinate schedules of the member organizations by maintaining a calendar of events.

         Promote larger regattas featuring greater participation by encouraging members of member clubs to participate in the events of the other clubs.

         Find ways to serve our local clubs and organizations dedicated to promoting sailing.

         Encourage junior sailing and events for the public to watch sailing competitions.

         Encourage and help facilitate sailing competitions in the Philadelphia region.

         Promote recreational and competitive sailing on our regions waterways.



Calendar of Events 2014



Member clubs may e-mail to add, or correct calendar events






January 25

Union League Commodore's Ball

February 19

Racquet Club model boat pool regatta.  Drinks and light dinner by credit card - A fun time was had by all ! Results were a dead tie between Ken Stevens (RC) and Win Dougherty (Troop) after normal racing and unbelievably a dead tie after a run off.

A Taste for high end Scotch was noted in the squad membership.

February 27 6:00 PM

America's Cup Principal Race Officer Talk 6:00 PM at the Union League Meade Room. More Info is here.

March 19

Squadron Flag Officer's Dinner - USS Olympia
Drinks and light dinner in the officer's mess for club flag officers and their designee's.  $50 More info is here

April 8

First Racquet Club Tuesday Sail on the Delaware.  Tueday evenings through May

May 16-18

Union League Spring Regatta Gibson Island, MD

May 22-26

Corinthian Spring Chesapeake Cruise. Starting at Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford, ending in the Solomon's Islands. Last year orders are here

June 6

NY City Regatta with the Manhattan Yacht Club
Interclub Class racing from North Cove Marina, awards and drinks after on the MHYC Barge

August 9

Racquet Club Newport Regatta, Newport, RI

September 6-7

Union League Fall Regatta, Annapolis, MD Sailing Hall of Fame

September 18-21

Corinthian Chesapeake Regatta

September 27

Seaport Museum Philadelphia Cup

October 3-5

First City Troop Fall Cruise, Annapolis, MD Saling Hall of Fame

October 7

Racquet Club Tuesday Evening Sail.  Tuesday evenings through mid November