The results are in- Our Junior Sailors are a force to be reckoned with…
Skipper Wally Dawydiak, Crew Ava Dawydiak, Matthew Linehan and Danny Strebel traveled to Wianno Yacht Club on Cape Cod, from August 2-6 to compete in the US Junior Chubb Championships. The foursome respectively tied for sixth place sailing for the first time in a Wianno Senior, a 25-foot classical gaff-rigged sloop that was designed in 1913.
I would like to thank the dedicated families that traveled on July 17 to the GSBYRA Junior Regatta at Narrasketuck. The Sailors enjoyed a wining day – Zachary Sparkes 2nd in Opti Red, Daniel Hale 2nd Opti White, Jake Sparkes 3rd Opti Green, Alex Wilcenski and Henry Smyth 3rd in the 420 Class.
Race Week July 22-24 overall standings: Daniel Hale 1st Opti White, Zachary Sparkes 2nd and Liam Brouillette 3rd in Opt Red, Jack Schultz 1st Opti Green, Jake Sparkes 2nd Opti Green, and Emily Malpass and Jesse Stoller 3rd in 420 Distance Race Bayberry to Sayville- Sayville to Bellport.
Griffin and Bridget Sisk attended the Opti Nationals this month. Griffin qualified to compete for a spot on the International Opti team. WYS was represented in the past by an International Opti Sailor -our very own Sailing Instructor Geoff Craz.
This past weekend WYS hosted our Annual GSBYRA, again THANK YOU TO ALL OUR MEMBERS THAT TOOK THE TIME OUT OF THEIR BUSY SCHEDULES TO ENSURE A GREAT EVENT! Junior Regatta results are as follows: Opti RBW and Green: Griffin Sisk 1st overall and 1st in Red, Bridget Sisk 3rd overall and 2nd in Blue, Daniel Hale 2nd in White, Liam Brouillette 3rd in Red Jack Schultz 2nd in Green. Saturday results as follows: Flying Scots – 1st Norm Wentworth, Ed Surgan and Cedric Scholtes, 2nd Brian Feil, Mike Disario and crew, 3rd Macklin Fluehr, David Grigg and John Greiner. The Sunfish Class results are Sunfish: Wally Dawydiak 1st, Griffin Sisk 2nd, and Sue Jenkins 3rd. The all ladies Opti Class: Bridgett Sisk 1st, Arden Fluehr 2nd, and Maeve Sisk 3rd.
WYS Swim Team Wins!
For the second year in a row our hardworking swim team wins the Hampton Cup!
Congratulations Christine and her team!
Sears Cup Regional Champions
A junior sailing team from the Westhampton Yacht Squadron (WYS) won the coveted “Area B” US Sailing Sears Cup regional championship …
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WYS Celebrates 125 Years!
Written by Betsy Craz
This is the third in a chronological series of the Westhampton Yacht Squadron’s life cycle, spanning the years of 1890 to 2015. The first installment covers 1890 to 1963 when the tradition of organized racing on Moriches Bay first began…