Member Racing

S4S Race


Each series is 8 evenings of racing.

  • Spring - Tuesdays: 6:30-sunset. May 10th - June 28th
  • Summer - Tuesdays: 6:30-sunset.  July 12th - August 30th
  • Fall -  Sundays 9/11 - 10/23 
    9-11-16   1:30pm - 3:30pm
    9-18-16  1:30pm - 3:30pm
    9-25-16  1:30pm - 3:30pm
    10-2-16  11:30am - 1:30pm
    10-9-16  11:30am - 1:30pm
    10-23-16 11:30 - 1:30pm
    10-30-16 10am - 2pm (end of season regatta)

Racing Benefits

  • Race J-24s on the Hudson with Manhattan as your backdrop
  • Attend workshops and fun social events
  • J-24s are spinnaker rigged with all equipment aboard
  • Become part of the New York City racing community
  • Your racing supports our youth programs
  • Take guests racing
  • Enjoy the outdoors without the commute

How It Works

  • Race Leader - Pays for the boat. Must be an HRCS capt. or crew member. Can be more than one person in order to defray costs. Race Leaders are esponsible for finding crew.
  • Race Captain - Captains the boat. Must be an HRCS capt member. Bears the responsibility for all occurrences aboard the boat as per a regular HRCS capt member.
  • Fleet - 10 J-24s, rigged with spinnakers. Teams are rotated through boats during series.
  • Courses - Windward-leeward 1x or 2x, between Pier 76 and 62 in the Hudson River.


  • $900 Per Series.
  • The entire season (all 3 series') is $2430 (15% off).
  • 2 series' are $1,620 (10% off).
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If you are interested in racing with us please email the Race Director, Don Rotzien at

The HRCS Mission
Hudson River Community Sailing develops leadership and academic success in underserved New York City youth through sailing education and provides maritime education and recreation to the community at large.
HRCS is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

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