Sachem’s Head Yacht Club (SHYC)

The Sachem's Head Yacht Club is located on the Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound, in Guilford, Connecticut. The clubhouse near the Thimble Islands, serves an active racing fleet and is a summer base for families and juniors involved in sailing, swimming and tennis. The club was founded in 1896. Quoted from the Sachem's Head Yacht Club website

The club has racing in 420s, Lasers and Optimists, as well as Sonars and Ensigns.

Sachem's Head Yacht Club Location

Long Island Sound, Guildford, CT
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Sachem's Head Yacht Club on the Web

Official Website:

Contact Information: Phone - (203) 453-9207

Other web pages for SHYC:

Videos of sailing at SHYC

You can find photos of SHYC on this page. There is also a great panoramic photo of the location of SHYC on their Wikipedia page

Main Dinghy Classes Sailed at Sachem's Head Yacht Club

Tips for sailing at Sachem's Head Yacht Club

Sailing Tips

  • The SHYC Sailing Instructions can be found here
  • Sailing normally starts in late June - in 2014 the Opening Day is June 22nd




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