Serving Eastern Long Island Sound and Western Rhode Island

ECSA April Events


April 1 – One Day Race Management Seminar at Milford Yacht Club

The One Day Race Management Seminar is designed for US Sailing Race Officer certification or anyone wanting to brush up on or develop race committee knowledge. $45 seminar fee includes course packets, online testing and lunch. Seminar will run from 0830 – 1630.

Click here for more information and to register for One Day Race Management Seminar.


April 9 – ECSA presents Dave Perry at Pine Orchard Yacht Club, Branford, CT

The North U Rules & Tactics Seminar covers the racing rules (new & old) and related tactics with a case-based curriculum so you’ll understand your rights, obligations and tactical options whenever boats meet.

Dave Perry’s North U Racing Rules & Tactics Workbook is included with the course.

Member $105, Skipper $135, Crew $105, Jr/ Student $60 (All prices include lunch).

Click here to register for April 9 Dave Perry Seminar!


2017 Online Membership and PHRF Application Open!

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ECSA Participation Report 2016

ECSA Participation Committee Report and Recommendations


Paul Risseeuw  6/23/43 – 11/27/15

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It is with deep sorrow that we inform you that Paul Risseeuw passed away on Novemeber 27th, 2015.

There will be a memorial gathering on December 5th, 2015, 11:00am, at Pettipaug YC.

All are welcome. Some recent articles about Paul:



The Day

Valley News






Save some money!

ECSA is now a member of the US Sailing MVP program. In a nutshell, you can save
• $10 for individual
• $5 for youth
• $15 for family
on your US Sailing membership if you sign up through this program. Regardless if you are current or prospective member of US Sailing, we encourage you to take advantage of the savings. To renew or join through our partnership program, sign up through this link:

In addition to your savings, ECSA receives a $10 credit ($5 for youths) for each of our members who join or renew as part of the MVP Partnership.  We can use these credits to pay for US Sailing training and educational programs.

Looking for Crew? Looking for a boat to sail on?
Click here for WindCheck’s Crew Connect!

Please consider a donation to our Grant Fund

ECSA is committed to promoting sailboat racing and one of our methods is the ECSA Grant Fund. It is designed to provide financial help to serious racers who are mounting a regional, national or international campaign.

If you are mounting a serious racing campaign, send the ECSA Board of Directors a letter explaining your campaign, plans and expenses. The Board meets monthly to decide which requests merit consideration. You can help by donating to the Grant Fund when you become a member, and you can do it on line.