Native Peoples’ Day Flotilla
Up the Mahicantuck River
Thursday night Start 10/6
Overnight Anchorage and raft-up behind Statue of Liberty/State Park
8-20 ft, mud, good holding, some abandoned tackle.
Dinghy and/or transient dockage at Liberty Landing marina, Honorable Wall, Marina restaurants, Jersey City/ brewery/Surf City/restaurants/ferry service and gas docks are 24hrs.
Friday Morning: 10/7
Flood current reverses north at 04:00
Follow current up river to Ossining or Croton on Hudson
First night best at Ossining: Westerly Marina/Shattamuc Yacht Club (easy restaurants/metro north
Saturday 10/8 : Sail to Garrison or stay in
Flood current begins at 6:30
Croton: Beautiful Half Moon Bay Cove for anchorage and raft-up : Rainbow regatta in Haverstraw Bay
Half Moon Bay Marina for dockage
Pot-luck, or dinner at restaurants depending, 20 min walk to train/restaurant, excellent parking.
Sunday 10/9 Sail to Chelsea Yacht Club
Enjoy areas near West Point, Explore Newburgh, Beacon, Cold Springs, StormKing, Chelsea Yacht Club, etc. Move flotilla north to Newburgh or Chelsea, Beacon Bridge and south unless perfect conditions, remain put where arrived.
Monday, 10/10 Return and disperse
Ebb current from NB Bridge at 14:00
please contact Erik Frampton and Andrew Kirsch for more info
Knickerbocker Sailing Association
New York, NY