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Sailabration 2014 set for Sat, Nov 8

Y-Knot is holding its annual Sailabration banquet on Saturday, November 8 at YMCA Camp Chingachgook. Reception is at 5pm, dinner is at 6pm. Dinner is $20 per person, and there is a suggested (optional) donation of $30. Y-Knot volunteers can attend at no charge. Please RSVP by Nov 3. Call the camp at 518-656-9462 to […]


2014 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

15th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 6-7, 2014 Gold Fleet Place Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Total 1 Christine Lavallee 1 1 1 1 4 2 Katie Paialunga 2 2 3 2 9 3 Curt Leatherbee 3 4 2 3 12 4 Dave Whalen 4 3 4 4 […]


Racing Rules Chalk Talk Thurs 3/13

Another foot of snow on the way? Let’s talk sailing! Join us at Y-Knot for 2014’s first: Racing Rules of Sailing Chalk Talk Thursday, March 13, 6 – 8pm Southern Saratoga YMCA 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park The perfect opportunity to refresh your memory, fine tune your tactics, and satisfy the new Y-Knot requirements for […]


Racing Rules Chalk Talk Thurs 3/13

Another foot of snow on the way? Let’s talk sailing! Join us at Y-Knot for 2014’s first: Racing Rules of Sailing Chalk Talk Thursday, March 13, 6 – 8pm Southern Saratoga YMCA 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park The perfect opportunity to refresh your memory, fine tune your tactics, and satisfy the new Y-Knot requirements for […]


Donna Demarest repeats as Y-Knot Regatta Champion

From the start of the first race, last year’s Y-Knot Cup Regatta Champion, Donna Demarest, from Waterbury, CT, and Julia Dorsett, Philadelphia, PA, battled each other for the lead with Demarest taking the top spot at the finish. Dorsett was second, with Lake George sailors Steve Mintz and David Whalen finishing up 3rd and 4th […]


2013 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

14th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8, 2013 Gold Fleet Place Sailor Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Home Fleet 1 Donna Demarest 1 2 2 5 Waterbury, CT 2 Geoff Martin 5 1 1 7 Belleville, Ontario, Canada 3 Julia Dorsett 2 3 3 8 West Chester, PA 4 Steven […]


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 […]