Kingston Sailing Club Activities August – October, 2017

The Riverport Sailing School, a joint program of KSC and the Hudson River Maritime Museum, is running a successful pilot program for youth ages 10 to 18 on August 7 through August 18.

KSC Fall Series Racing Begins August 20 and runs on Sundays through October 15, with the exception of August 27. The Skippers Meetings are at 10:00 a.m. at the Riverport Wooden Boat School of the Hudson River Maritime Museum. First signals on the water are at noon.

The Spinnenweber Regatta will run August 26 and August 27.
All are welcome to join us! Please go to the KSC website and click the Racing Documents tab to find the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, and related documents.

If you are a newer skipper and would like to learn how to race, please get a copy of our crew list from our secretary Jack Arnold ( We have several experienced racing sailors who can sail with you and teach you the basics of racing.

If you need crew for racing or casual sailing, please consult our crew list.
Contact Jack Arnold ( for a copy. We have a number of eager sailors who would like to join you.

Women on the Water for Fall 2017 runs September 9 through September 30.
If you are interested in participating, contact our Race Committee Chair Jody Sterling (

Full Moon Raft-Up with Mystery Guest is scheduled for September 9.
Come out and enjoy a beautiful evening on the river! For more information, contact Deb Medenbach, our Cruising Committee Chair, at

Fall 2017 Race Committee Assignments

2017 Kingston Sailing Club Spring Series Race Committee Sign-Up

Fall Series: Sunday, August 20 So It Goes

Spinnenweber Regatta: August 26 & 27 Taffy Girl

Fall Series: Sunday, September 3 Innovator

Sunday, September 10 Partnership

Sunday, September 17 Skeleton Crew

Sunday, September 24 A Boy’s Dream

Sunday, October 1 Lapiz

Sunday, October 8 Puck

Sunday, October 15 Elan

Riverport Sailing School Opens in July

The Riverport Sailing School, a joint program of the Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Kingston Sailing Club, staffed by US Sailing Certified instructors and using centerboard boats (19 foot Lightnings and a 16.5 foot Capri) is launching soon!

Adult lessons begin in July.

The Riverport Sailing School youth pilot program, which teaches beginning sailing to youth ages 10-13 August 7 – August 11 and teaches teens ages 14 – 18 august 14 – 18, is filling fast. Sign your son or daughter up soon to reserve their spots!

Information is available at – Click on Riverport Sailing School.