Spencer Raggio

2022 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

21st Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Sunday, September 18, 2022 The Silver Fleet went out first in the morning, in a southerly of 10-15 knots, cloudy, choppy but no powerboat chop. Bill Dutcher’s race committee set up the course approximately a third of the distance across the lake, away from “Powerboat Alley” along the eastern shore; a […]

2018 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

19th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 8-9, 2018 Saturday started off with strong breeze from the NE, giving the Gold Fleet plenty to work with. We saw steady winds in the mid-teens, with gusts up to 20. After lunch, things calmed down a bit for the Silver Fleet as winds dropped down […]

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 […]


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 […]

Chalk Talk

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 […]

Chalk Talk

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 […]


Welcome Reception for New Sonar Sailboat Dec 11

Y-Knot’s new Sonar will be arriving at the Camp on Sunday Dec 11 at 1pm — please join us for a welcome reception as she rolls into Lake George for the first time! (Well, not literally into the lake, it is December after all…) We’re also going to use this opportunity to launch our winter chalk […]


Sailabration Banquet on Sat. Nov 12, 2016

Y-Knot Sailors, Volunteers, Family and Friends: Another fantastic season will come to a close after we pull the boats out this weekend, and we look forward to celebrating the season at our annual Sailabration Banquet! Join us on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Reception begins at 5pm, with dinner following at 6pm in the Lewi Lodge Dining Hall at Camp […]

2016 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

17th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2016 Gold Fleet Place Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Race 3  Race 4  Race 5  Race 6  Race 7 Total Fleet 1 Steven Mintz 1 1 1  2  2  1  2 10 Y-Knot, Lake George, NY 2 Eric Rose 2 2 2  1  1 2 […]