Women's Sailing

At Larchmont Yacht Club we provide many opportunities for women of all skill ranges to get involved and get out on the water. Whether you have never stepped foot on a boat or you are a veteran sailor we have something in the sailing scene here at LYC.

Club Programs

Learn to Sail – Thursdays & Saturdays · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Team Racing – Mondays · 6:00 PM
Coached Fleet Racing – Tuesdays · 6:00 PM
Harbor Racing – Wednesdays · 6:00 PM
Family Racing – Fridays · 6:00 PM

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Club Events:


Women on the Water (WOW) Supper Series
LYC sends women sailors to neighboring clubs in May and June on Tuesdays or Wednesdays evenings for Ideal 18 sailing and dinner. Be in touch with Angela Nesbitt or Pam Washington if you wish to participate.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, LYC hosts WOW sailors in casual Ideal 18 racing and dinner afterwards. Be in touch with Angela Nesbitt (angela@jaziri.com) or Pam Washington (pwash@optonline.net) if you wish to participate.

Ideal 18 Summer Regatta Series
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019

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Commodore Mendez Trophy
Saturday, September 14, 2019


Women on the Water

Women on the Water of Long Island Sound is made up of an enthusiastic group of over 210 women sailors from over 11 CT and NY area yacht clubs who love to sail, race, learn and socialize. LYC joins 10 other affiliated clubs that are committed to supporting and promoting women's sailing education, social events and regattas within our own clubs by reaching out to women sailors. Their signature activity is the 'Women on the Water (WOW) Sailing Supper Series'.  Each affiliated club hosts an Ideal 18 race, followed by a dinner.  We sail, drink, laugh and dine. To learn more about WOW click here.

Regional Events

Queens Cup
Black Rock Yacht Club - Saturday, July 13, 2019

Gillespie Women’s Regatta
Norwalk Yacht Club - Saturday, July 20, 2019

Women’s Invitational
Pequot Yacht Club - Thursday, July 25, 2019

Lorna Whittlesey Women’s Regatta
Indian Harbor Yacht Club - Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019



Angela Nesbitt

Nicky Souter, Waterfront Programs Director



Hobie Ponting, Sailing Director