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 Posted On Friday, May 11, 2018
5/12 Open House - Lots to do Rain or Shine! 
Join us Saturday, 5/12 (11:30AM - 2:30PM), for our Open House! Lots of great activities on tap, including participation from other boating orgs - most will be under cover in our pavilion or upstairs in our clubhouse. Click READ MORE for latest list.
 Posted On Friday, April 27, 2018
Commissioning Day 
Club Commissioning is Sunday, 5/6. New member reception starts at 4 PM and Club Commissioning ceremony / party is 5 to 6:30 PM. CPYC Ship's Store is planning to have samples of on-line CPYC products, as well as other items for immediate purchase. Hope to see everyone there!
 Posted On Monday, April 23, 2018
Race Mgmt Seminar Sat, 4/28 
Join us Sat April 28, Noon - 3 PM, for Steve Gruver's race management seminar. The training seminar this time around will be called "DRO and Below". Gruv will address all those little things that must happen for things to go well in an attempt to help ALL members get more comfortable on RC.
 Posted On Sunday, April 15, 2018
Spring Cleanup Thanks 
Thanks to all that participated in this year's club cleanup! Click READ MORE to view photos (members only).
 Posted On Thursday, February 15, 2018
Summer Basin / Drystall Applications 
Application forms for 2018 Summer Season Storage have been posted (see Club Notices or READ MORE below) and are due March 15. Applications arriving after this date will be handled in priority order.
 Posted On Monday, December 04, 2017
Proctor 4th at Worlds 
Ched Proctor with son Charlie and Meredith Killion finished 4th at the Lightning Worlds in Salinas, Ecuador. Josh Goldman and his team also did quite well with an 11th overall. The winning team was Olympic medalist, Javier Conte from Argentina. Winner of last year's CT/RI Districts at CPYC, Nick Sertl, was 2nd (top US boat).
 Posted On Monday, November 20, 2017
Proctor Wins in Ecuador 
Ched Proctor with Meredith Killion and Todd Wake won the International Lightning Masters Championship and finished 5th (top U.S. boat) in the South American Championships, 11/17 - 20 in Salinas, Ecuador. Way to go! The World Championship is next up in Ecuador, 11/21 - 25. Good luck to Ched and Josh Goldman!
 Posted On Sunday, November 05, 2017
Annual Banquet 
Fun was had by all at 11/4 Annual Banquet! Perpetual award winners included: Marion Pietrowski (Remlin Trophy), Kathy Thackaberry (Eadie Trophy), Steve Gruver (Harry Heydt Trophy), and Ann Breschard (Governor's Junior Cup).
 Posted On Thursday, October 19, 2017
Recent Regatta Results 
Proctor wins 10/14-15 Lightning Frigid Digit in Annapolis; Scrivan, Dickey, Fisk - 1, 2, 3 at 10/1 Fall Laser Regatta @ CPYC; Pickens - 2nd at 9/30-10/1 Thistle Fontelieu @ CPYC; Blouin wins 9/16-17 Waszp National Champs @ CPYC
 Posted On Monday, September 18, 2017
Storm Policy Enacted 
Due to the approaching Tropical Storm, Jose, the Club Manager and the Board of Governors are enacting the CPYC Storm Policy, as outlined in the House Rules (Section XII, page 87 in your yearbook). We are expecting severe weather and, as such, we would like to remind every member that the safety of your boats is your responsibility. Please secure your boat, sails, and covers adequately. If your boat is in the basin, it is recommended that you take down your roller furling jib. If your boat is in the drystall area, covers should be removed - particularly those that may cause additional windage. Thank you for your prompt call to action regarding our storm policy!
 Posted On Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Proctor Takes 2nd at Masters 
Ched Proctor with Kelly Chang and Ben Cesare finished 2nd in the Lightning Master's North American Championship (8/2 - 4) in Metedeconk, NJ. Josh Goldman was 10th and Stephanie Swann, crewing for her Dad in the refurbished 'Love It!' finished 18th.
 Posted On Monday, July 31, 2017
Proctor 3rd at Lightning ACCs 
Ched Proctor finished 3rd in the 49 boat Lightning ACCs in Mallets Bay, VT (7/29 - 30). Bill Bogardus, Eric Heller, and Lindsay Doyle also represented CPYC. Click READ MORE for recap. (Photo by Art Petrosemolo)
 Posted On Monday, July 17, 2017
6 in a Row for Proctor! 
Ched Proctor won his 6th Lightning regatta in a row with a victory at the CT/RI District Championships in Niantic, CT, 7/15 -16, with Charlie Proctor and Meredith Killion crewing.
 Posted On Friday, July 07, 2017
Commodore's Cup Recap 
Busy July 4th / Commodore’s Cup weekend at CPYC with 60 boats and 49 races over the 3 day period! Click on 'READ MORE' for race results summary and link.
 Posted On Sunday, May 21, 2017
Proctor Wins Early Bird 
Ched remains perfect in 2017 by winning this year's Lightning Early Bird Regatta at CPYC (5/20 - 21) with Charlie Proctor and Meredith Killion crewing. Dave Peck was 2nd and Bill Bogardus 3rd.
 Posted On Sunday, March 26, 2017
Proctor Again in Miami! 
Ched Proctor wins again at Lightning Midwinters in Miami with CPYCer Jay Lurie as crew, and is also the overall Lightning Southern Circuit winner. CPYC member Dave Peck with wife Nina (formerly Cuccio) who races out of Niantic was 2nd. Josh Goldman was 9th and finished 7th overall for the Southern Circuit.
 Posted On Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Ched Proctor Wins in St Pete! 
Congrats to Ched Proctor for winning the 70th Winter Lightning Championships in St Pete! Josh Goldman ended up 14th and after capsizing on Day 1, Rod Ratcliffe had some respectable finishes on Day 2 & 3. (Bill Clausen photo)
 Posted On Monday, February 20, 2017
Ched Proctor Sailing World Interview 
See Ched Proctor interview during Lightning racing at the February 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in St. Petersburg.
 Posted On Tuesday, December 27, 2016
John Cuccio Sr: 1920-2016 
John Cuccio Sr., a mainstay of the Lightning fleet in the 70s and 80s, passed away this fall.
 Posted On Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Jane Lawrence, sailor par excellence 
Jane was lost to us on November 30th.