About the Club

SHYC Club shot from water
SHYC Flagpole

Sachem’s Head Yacht Club History

Sachem’s Head Yacht Club, founded in 1896, is located in Guilford, Connecticut on the shore of Long Island Sound. The clubhouse near the Thimble Islands serves an active racing fleet and is a summer base for families and juniors involved in sailing, swimming and tennis. The club was founded in 1896.