June 13th Commodore’s Post: Opening Day Weekend and Rendezvous information

Hi Everyone –

Well, its almost here! Opening Day weekend of SHYC is just two days away! Below, please find reminders of the cadence and schedule for the weekend. Additionally, I have included some important information shared from Fleet Captain Walden relative to the 2024 Rendezvous.

Saturday, June 15th 9:00 AM: New Member Breakfast 10:00 AM: Member Breakfast and Opening Day Ceremony 1:00 PM: Afternoon Racing begins note: only the Afternoon series will be heldon Saturday, June 15th due to the Opening Day ceremonies. Please see individual fleet SI’s for more information 6:00 PM: Opening Day Cocktail Party RSVP required Sunday, June 16th 8:00 AM: Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast (All invited…particularly dads!)
And other scheduling reminders…….

Launch Service is available daily beginning Opening Day. Launch hours are 8:00 am – Sunset.

Clubhouse is open daily beginning Opening Day. Clubhouse hours are 8:00 am – Sunset.

The Galley is open daily beginning Opening Day. Galley hours are 11:00 am – 3:00pm.

And Rendezvous information from Fleet Captain Shane Walden……

Our annual SHYC Mystic Seaport Rendezvous is scheduled for July 20th this summer. We have dock space reserved, but only until JUNE 20th. If you are interested in attending you need to reserve your space by June 20th. That is one week away! click here to reserve today: Mystic Seaport Museum slip, dock, mooring reservations – Dockwa

Note : Indicate you are a member of Sachem’s Head YC in the special request section

That’s it for now. Super excited to begin the summer and open the Club with all of you. See you Saturday!


2024 Season – SHYC Executive Committee Cutter Smith (Commodore)
Dan Fisher (Vice Commodore)
Shane Walden (Fleet Captain)
Phil Smyth (Secretary)
Colin Cooper (Treasurer)
Harlan Fichtenholtz (Head of House)
Thad Ozyck (Head of Jr. Sailing)
Brendan Brent (Entertainment Chair)
Wesley Cain (Liquor Commissioner)
Stuart Baldwin (Membership Chair)
Eric Davidson (Harbor Manager)
Bob Davidson (Corporation)
Whitney Peterson (Past Commodore)