Chelsea
CYC Burgee     Yacht
Club

Sailing on the Hudson

Cruising Long Island Sound

Getting the Boat Ready

Here's a list of things to do in preparation, based on a diesel auxiliary.

  • Have shaft alignment checked if not done earlier in season.
  • Change engine oil and filter.
  • Change fuel filter.
  • Change engine zinc.
  • Check transmission fluid level.
  • Check lights.
  • Check VHF.
  • Check LORAN or GPS.
  • Make sure reference documents are aboard.
  • Do a thorough cleaning, especially below decks. A funky boat full of mildew can make a rain-delayed layover or a windless, humid night unpleasant.

Itinerary and Schedule

Equipment and Supplies

Getting the Boat Ready

Transiting the Hudson and East Rivers

Out on the Sound

Places to Go - Notes on the Good, the Bad and the Rest

Special Topics

List of Yacht Clubs With Which We Have Reciprocal Privileges


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Chelsea Yacht Club
 Box 180
Chelsea NY 12512
Latitude  N 41° 33.190    Longitude  W 073° 58.221
Chartered in 1881 as the Carthage Ice Yacht Club
Member:
Hudson River Boat and Yacht Club Association
 Hudson River Yacht Racing Association
United States Sailing Association