Scholarship dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 5

The club will host its annual Scholarship Dinner and Silent Auction on May 5 from 7-10 p.m.

Proceeds go to scholarship awards for Croton-Harmon High School graduating seniors. Dinner includes assorted pastas, salads, desert, coffee and tea. A cash bar is also available.

Cost is $15 for club members and associates and their guests. Teens are $10 and children are free. The public is welcome to attend - cost is $20, teens $10 and children are free.

 

Slips available for 2018 boating season

Welcome to the 2018 boating season!

Our 120-slip marina offers docking for vessels up to 35 feet (length overall). We also provide storage options for jet skis, kayaks and canoes. Boat docks are equipped with water and electric.

We also have a clubhouse with an outdoor deck with beautiful vistas of the river.

If you are looking to dock this summer at one the best spots on Hudson, please contact us by using the form on the Contact page.

 

Yacht Club Receives Award from Hudson River Fisherman’s Association

The Croton Yacht Club was honored on April 15 at the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association’s annual dinner and awarded “Friend of the HRFA” by President Dan Harrison and Director Scott Havner. HRFA member, past Croton Yacht Club Commodore and Director Dennis Kooney accepted the award on behalf of the CYC membership.

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The HRFA was established in 1966 by then Croton resident Bob Boyle who met with other advocates at the Crotonville American Legion and launched the Hudson River Fishermen's Association. The group's mission: To track down the river's polluters, and using federal law, make them pay for the cleanup. Those statutes also offered rewards to those who turn in polluters. The fishermen's association collected bounties and used the revenue to form Riverkeeper and pay for the work of the organization.

The organization was involved in stopping the Storm King power plant, a foundational case in federal environmental law and was involved in the legal action in the case of PCB pollution in the Hudson River. 

Their mission continues to “encourage the responsible use of aquatic resources and protection of habitat. We assist where possible in efforts to abate pollution and promote sportfishing and the management of that recreation.”

The Yacht Club was recognized for it’s extensive community outreach efforts to educate the public on the history and ecology of the Hudson. The Yacht Club shares a similar mission which includes “to promote respect of the Hudson River through education and policies that reflect our commitment to sound environmental practices.” Some of the many outreach programs mentioned at the award presentation included, annual educational seminars, Croton-Harmon High School scholarship awards and its Hudson River Day event.

The HRFA has supported the Hudson River Day event in recent years by conducting a free fishing clinic and contest for children and young adults. Traveling from as far away as New Jersey and upstate New York, HRFA members provide fishing equipment, bait and prizes augmented by Croton Yacht Club donations to attendees. Their passion and expertise exhibited in coordinating and managing this event is remarkable and the highlight of the day.

“To be recognized by the organization that started the environmental movement on the Hudson and whose efforts spawned organizations like Riverkeeper, Clearwater and Scenic Hudson is truly an honor and testament to the hard work and dedication of the Croton Yacht Club membership,” Kooney said.

 

About the CYC

Located on the picturesque Croton-on-Hudson waterfront, the marina provides easy access to popular boating, fishing and sailing destinations on the Hudson River.

Village residents who join as members are entitled to reduced slip and storage rates.

 

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