What's Happening on Echo Island

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  1. Clean Up Day
    9:00am
    All hands on deck to get ready for the season. Put on your jeans and boots and lend a hand raking the beach, moving deck chairs, picking up drift wood and general clean up of the island. Refreshments served following the clean up.
    9
    April
  2. Commissioning Day
    9:00am
    The official start of the season with a ceremony to introduce the officers of the club and committee members. Meet the people who run the waterfront activities and new members.
    6
    May
  3. Boat Briefing and Open House
    10 am
    Open House for the Echo Bay Yacht Club & Port Sailing School and boat briefing. Meet the Fleet Captain and get together with others to learn more about the use of club boats and facilities. All those coming for the boat briefing receive a boat and chart briefing. All welcome.
    7
    May
  4. Weekend Sailing Classes Begin
    9:30am
    Learn to sail a 23 foot sailboat over the course of three weekend days, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday, Sunday and the following Saturday. Instructors are American Sailing Association certified. Students will receive ASA 101 keelboat certification after successful competition of the course. New class starts every Saturday throughout the season. Sail on club boats after completing class. Non-members welcome.
    13
    May
  5. Cocktail Party Every Saturday and Sunday Afternoon
    4:00pm
    Relax and watch the Sunset over the Sound with fellow members. Club provides free wine, beer, hard alcohol and soft drinks. Please bring something to nibble on for yourself and other. Activities for the kids too. Fee $15 for members and $20 for guests (no charge for children) .
    May- Sept
  6. Friday Night Racing Begins
    6:00 pm
    Attention Skipper and crew members. Hit the starting lining a race the club Sonar one design sailboats. Races take place within view of Echo Island. Meet at 6 pm and race until dusk. Contact the Fleet Captain to register as a Skipper. Refreshments to follow at the club house. $10 guests for spectator guests of members.
    12
    May
  7. Memorial Day Weekend BBQ
    1:00 pm
    All day event kicks off at 1:00 pm ending at 7:00 pm. Fixed price includes soft drinks, beer, burgers, hot dogs, salads, deserts and more. Bring the family and enjoy the beach, badminton, volley ball, horseshoes and more.
    30
    May
  8. Sunday Afternoon Cocktail Party
    3:30pm - 6:00pm
    Join us on the island! Please bring an hors d'oerve to share and the cocktails are on us. $15 for members, $25 for guests.
    25
    June
  9. Junior Sailing Starts
    9:00 am
    Session 1 of our Junior Sailing begins. This is a two week program with 4 sessions to select from: June 26. July 10, July 24 and August 7. Junior Sailing operates weekdays. Half day program available for ages 8- 10. Full day program 9 am to 4 pm.
    26
    June
  10. Summer Live Music & Buffet Party
    5;30pm - 10:00pm
    Join us as we enjoy the summer weather and The Saints; offering live music in the styles of R&B, Reggae, Latin and Swing. Buffet dinner along with beer, wine, ice tea and lemonade offered and as always, feel free to BYOB. $40 members /$50 per guest and $10 pp more for reservations made after 6/28. Contact Geri at 914.633.7399 or gerilizzo@msn.com to make reservations.
    1
    July
  11. July 4th Fireworks
    5:00 pm
    The best place to see the Grucci fireworks on the Long Island Sound. Join the fun for a BBQ & fireworks from Five Islands park.
    4
    July
  12. Hamburger Roast
    1 pm to 7 pm
    Hamburger roast is fun affordable day for the family. Burgers, hot dogs, salads and more. Activities for kids, volley ball, horseshoes and treasure hunt.
    TBA
    August
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