Yearly Archives: 2012


Board of Managers Meeting: August 2012

Minutes from the Aug. 21, 2012, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting at the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Library, Clifton Park, NY, are submitted for consideration as follows:In attendance were George Malcolm, Rick Irvine (Treasurer), Spencer Raggio, Dan Kennedy, Don Miller (Vice President), Scott Stewart, Mark Carnevale (President) and Dan Byrnes (Secretary).The minutes from the March and April […]


New Dock Underway!

Camp Chingachgook is finally getting its Y-Knot dock project underway! This will be one of the largest accessible sailing facilities in the country. This new waterfront pavilion will be pproximately 50 feet square, with a second-story observation deck accessible via elevator. There will also be three new lifts on the western end of the dock […]


Regatta Report

Some photos and a personal perspective on the regatta from George Adams, one of our Y-Knot volunteers who sailed with Julia Dorsett in Saturday’s races: “We struggled with the conditions but both really enjoyed the race, particularly the finish where we were pushed by a gust to go about as fast in a sailboat as […]


2012 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

13th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 8-9, 2012 Connecticut sailor and long-time regatta competitor Donna DeMarest won the Y-Knot Cup for the first time this year. We held two races for the gold fleet in big breeze on Saturday (15-20 out of the south, with gusts up to 28); the extreme conditions […]


Board of Managers Meeting: April 2012

Minutes from the Apr. 17, 2012, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting at the Southern Saratoga YMCA, Clifton Park, NY, are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Spencer Raggio, Don Miller (Vice President), Scott Stewart, Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison), Mark Carnevale (President) and Dan Byrnes (Secretary). Keith Edwards said he’s ordered a […]


Board of Managers Meeting: March 2012

Minutes from the Mar. 20, 2012, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting at the Southern Saratoga YMCA, Clifton Park, NY, are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Spencer Raggio, Don Miller (Vice President), Scott Stewart, Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison), Mark Carnevale (President), George Malcolm and Dan Byrnes (Secretary). Minutes from the Feb. […]


Join us for Boat Work Day Sat, April 28

Y-Knot annual Boat Work Day is scheduled for 9am through 4pm at YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Saturday, April 28. You provide a little elbow grease, we’ll provide lunch. We need to get our fleet of Martin 16s ready for the 2012 sailing season. Help us scrub, wax and repair. We’ll check rigging and sails, and […]


Board of Managers Meeting: February 2012

Minutes from the Feb. 28, 2012, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting at the Southern Saratoga YMCA, Clifton Park, NY, are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Mark Carnevale (President), Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison), Dan Kennedy, Spencer Raggio, Don Miller (Vice President), and Dan Byrnes (Secretary). This meeting was originally scheduled to […]


Board of Managers Meeting: January 2012

Minutes from the Jan. 17, 2012, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting at the Clifton Park Library are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Mark Carnevale (President), Spencer Raggio, Don Miller (Vice President), Scott Stewart (Vice President), Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison) and Dan Byrnes (Secretary). Minutes from the Nov. 12 meeting were […]