City Island Yacht Club

Incorporated 1907


Commodore’s Update 9.3.20

Sayers Series – September 12 Our most popular race! For members only. Around the buoys in the morning, around Hart Island in the afternoon. Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the club.

Mariner’s Advisory: There is a submerged object in the Harlem Yacht Club mooring field, about 100 yards NW of WR6, a little bit SW of where Laughter is moored.  This is a confirmed navigational hazard. Be careful and give the area a wide berth.

Fall General Membership Meeting: September 30, 2020, 7:30 pm. Elections of officers and the Board of Directors. Reports on the condition of the club. Location: TBD (We would like to have this in person if possible. Otherwise, it will be by Zoom.)

Fall Work party – October 24, 25 All hands on deck!  A painting party for club porches, dock and beach. We will have plenty of brushes. We need plenty of hands. To participate, please contact George Keeber at


Douglaston Yacht Squadron Captain’s Island Race – September 12 The last in the Triple Crown Series. This race will be held, despite any previous information to the contrary.  For information, please go to:


Eat, Drink and be Merry. Use up your minimums!

It is imperative that you sign your chit at the restaurant before you leave. This is your way of making sure your bill is correct. Otherwise, we have no way to correct an inadvertent mistake.

No Wednesday Service after September 2

New Restaurant Food Service Hours

  • Friday, 12-10 pm
  • Saturday, 12-10 pm
  • Sunday, 12-7:30 pm

Call to reserve your table or order take-out service to your boat via the launch: or (718) 885-2487 x2.

Party, Party, Party!

Going Out of Commission – October 3, 2020 (Rain date: October 4, 2020)

CIYC Awards Brunch – October 10, 2020 (Rain date: October 11, 2020)

Big Tom Awards Brunch – October 17, 2020 (Rain date: October 18, 2020)

For details and reservation, please contact AnnMarie Galante:


Labor Day Weekend Launch Hours

24 Hour Launch Service: Friday and Saturday.

Weekday Launch Service: Sunday – Thursday 8am-12am.

Remember to wear your mask on the dock and on the launch.


Log-In When You Come to CIYC

  • To continue keeping everyone safe, we ask that you log in with your name and a phone number when you come onto the site.
  • The logbook on the West Porch is for the purpose of contact tracing if someone (God forbid) should fall ill. Your compliance will help us contact you should that become necessary.


  • Please wear your mask at all times while on the CIYC site, except when you are eating, drinking or smoking. Children under 2 and those who cannot tolerate a mask due to health conditions are exempt.
  • Stay safe!
  • Wear a Mask!
  • Wash Your Hands!

See you on the water and at the club!


Commodore Ira S. Bigeleisen