City Island Yacht Club

Incorporated 1907

Big Tom Wednesday Night Series

BIG TOM YACHT RACING Website 

Big Tom Yacht Racing’s name stems from a pesky rock named “Big Tom” at the northeast corner of Eastchester Bay near the shore of City Island. This rock has snared far too many unsuspecting sailboats. It is near the location for the starting mark for our events.

City Island YC along with our partnered neighboring club, the Harlem YC, established Big Tom Yacht Racing in 2020 in an effort to revive yacht racing on Eastchester Bay. For a variety of reasons, participation under the prior organization had been dwindling. Our new organization stressed simple, friendly, fun, inclusive racing. In our inaugural year, despite the Covid pandemic, participation in our Big Tom events increased dramatically as compared to recent years.

Big Tom Yacht Racing administers the following two events that can be accessed via the links:

Additional information for both events can be found at www.BigTomYR.org and below. 

Big Tom Events:

 

Big Tom Wednesday Night Series – July 14, 2021

BIG TOM WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERIES – EACH WEDNESDAY MAY 19-SEP 1, 2021  The Big Tom Wednesday Night Series (BTWNS) is administered ...
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Big Tom Wednesday Night Series – July 21, 2021

BIG TOM WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERIES – EACH WEDNESDAY MAY 19-SEP 1, 2021  The Big Tom Wednesday Night Series (BTWNS) is administered ...
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Big Tom Wednesday Night Series – July 28, 2021

BIG TOM WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERIES – EACH WEDNESDAY MAY 19-SEP 1, 2021  The Big Tom Wednesday Night Series (BTWNS) is administered ...
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Big Tom Yacht Racing News

Commodore’s Update (July 3, 2020)

Dear Friends, This weekend, the weather is expected to be exceptionally fine. Celebrate July 4th with expanded al fresco dining ...
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Big Tom Yacht Racing is the New Version of a Classic Weeknight Sailboat Racing Event…

At the westernmost end of Long Island Sound, the Big Tom Wednesday Night Series offers 16 weekly sizzling summer evening ...
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