Yearly Archives: 2017


2017 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

18th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 9-10, 2017 Light wind on Saturday morning forced the abandonment of the first Gold fleet race, and the weather remained dead calm through lunch. A small rain squall brought breeze down the lake from the NNE and allowed us to run three races Saturday afternoon for […]


Team Y-Knot Brings Home Gold at Clagett

NEWPORT, R.I.  —  The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta wrapped up on Sunday in Newport, with the Y-Knot team sliding to victory by one point in the Sonar fleet in their first ever Clagett appearance. Dave Whalen, Dan Kennedy and Spencer Raggio sailed in the new Sonar that was provided to Y-Knot […]


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Chalk Talk 3 on Saturday, April 22

Join us at the Clifton Park YMCA at 1pm for our third pre-season chalk talk. We’ll have video from North U, and focus on the race start (and pre-start),  as well as upwind trim and tactics. Boats are being launched in just a couple of weeks, this is a great opportunity to clear those winter […]


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Second Chalk Talk March 18

Join us at the Southern Saratoga YMCA on Saturday, March 18, from 1–3pm. Spencer Raggio and Rob Dexter will lead this Y-Knot Chalk Talk focusing on sail trim. We’ll also run through a few of Dave Perry’s rules quizzes based on situations our sailors encounter often. Study up and join us! The Southern Saratoga Y is […]


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Chalk Talk set for Sat Feb 18

Join us at the Southern Saratoga YMCA on Saturday, Feb 18, from 1–3pm. Rob Dexter and Spencer Raggio will lead this Y-Knot Chalk Talk. Topics will include: changes in the Racing Rules of Sailing for 2017; building sailing teams for the three-person Sonar; regional regattas for both Martin 16s and Sonars; and anything else you’d […]