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  • Meet 2023 Sailing Director - Lynn Benali

    QYC is delighted to introduce our Sailing Program Director for the 2023 season! Lynn is a passionate sailor who has been sailing for over 12 years. Beginning her sailing career in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Lynn eventually ventured to Marblehead, MA; Oyster Bay, NY; and Les Glénans, France, learning to sail in a variety of different sailing vessels like 420s, Optis, Lasers, Hobie Cat 16s, Swedish Match 40s, Farr 40s, Class 40s, and C30s. With

    Published 5:18pm on 23 May 2023

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    QYC Open House - May 20

    Are you curious about all QYC has to offer?  Come visit during our Open House, May 20 from 10AM - 12PM.  Meet members, learn about all the activities available at the Club, and take a sail with one of our friendly skippers!  We look forward to meeting you!

    Published 11:23am on 12 May 2023

  • DaySailer New England Championships Announced - August 12

    QYC is excited to host this year's DaySailer New England Championships.  Registration is available online at the link below! Host: DaySailer Fleet 67 Eligibility: Competitors are encouraged to be members of the DaySailer Association; registration forms will be available at the regatta, and are available at Boats must conform to the specifications set forth in the DaySailer Association by-laws. Schedule: Friday August 11 5:00 to 8:00 PM Club grounds open for rigging

    Published 2:26pm on 30 Apr 2023

  • Summer Employment Opportunity at QYC!

    QYC is seeking qualified applicants for seasonal positions. Not only will you be working in a fun and supportive environment, you'll also have the chance to spend your days on the water and in the sun at the country's oldest inland yacht club. This is a great opportunity for a passionate sailing professional to make a positive impact on the lives of young sailors and help grow a successful program. Our application is

    Published 5:07pm on 27 Mar 2023

  • YSP Priority Registration Now Open!

    If you've enrolled your children in our program before, you received an email on Saturday, March 25 with links to our priority registration for the 2023 season!    If you didn't receive a message, please reach out to the YSP Coordinator at to receive the direct links you'll need to register. Session One  - June 26 - July 7 (no camp on July 4)  Session

    Published 8:04pm on 25 Mar 2023

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    We want to hear from YOU!

    Thank you for you interest in our Youth Sailing Program! Volunteers are hard at work sorting out the details of the program for Summer 2023. We are looking forward to welcoming kids from Wakefield and surrounding communities to our beautiful lake to learn the sport of sailing this summer. As part of our planning process, we want to hear from YOU! Please take a moment to fill out this survey which will

    Published 12:27am on 8 Feb 2023

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    Summer Sailing Programs Coming Soon!

    Do you or your child want to learn to sail this summer? Volunteers are already hard at work sorting out the details of our education programs for Summer 2023. We are looking forward to welcoming people from Wakefield and surrounding communities to our beautiful lake to learn the sport of sailing this summer! If you would like to be notified when details are finalized and registration is available, please send a message with

    Published 4:21pm on 28 Jan 2023

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    QYC Board Election Scheduled for November 22!

    It's time again for us to vote on our Board for the coming year. We have a terrific slate of capable and enthusiastic candidates who are ready to navigate our club through 2023. While we normally vote at our Fall Meeting, we have gotten out of the habit during these COVID years, and are going to be trying something new this year - voting online via our web portal - in the interest of getting

    Published 1:21pm on 9 Nov 2022

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    Beautiful Weather Expected for Docks Out Day!

    Hello members! Looks like great weather tomorrow (Saturday, October 22) for Docks Out Day - bring your work gloves and please arrive by 9AM. Lots to do before Nappy Crane arrives, and all help is appreciated!

    Published 9:47pm on 21 Oct 2022

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    QYC Hosts 40th Annual September Winds Windsurfing Regatta

    Join us on September 24 for an exciting day of windsurfing! QYC is pleased to once again host the September Winds Windsurfing Regatta. Whether you surf, or just like to enjoy a fun afternoon at the lake, the Regatta promises to be an exciting and fun event. For additional details, or to enter the Regatta, please contact Mike McCaffrey at the email address shown. Hope to see you there!

    Published 3:13pm on 18 Sep 2022

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    Farewell to Summer BBQ and Moonlight Sail

    Save the Date! September 17 - 4PM The season is winding down, which means it's time for our annual Farewell to Summer BBQ and Moonlight Sail event! This family-friendly event is always tons of fun, and we hope to see lots of you there! Members are free to invite guests to this event. Main dishes will be provided by the Club, members are asked to bring a potluck-style side dish,

    Published 5:18pm on 2 Sep 2022

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    Sisters Under Sail Welcoming New Members

    After several weeks of meetings, Sisters Under Sail is pleased to welcome new members Dawn and Sue. Any ladies that are interested in joining our evening meetings on Tuesdays at 6PM are welcome to attend. Our mission is to provide an opportunity to maximize on-water activities for the women at QYC who are interested in sailing, sharing and fun. Our commitment is to offer educational opportunities that will build confidence and foster independence

    Published 3:08pm on 11 Jul 2022

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