- Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Crescent was formed in 1933. It was founded as a sailing club for "men (and now women) of moderate means" and this principle was embodied in the requirement, still in place today, that all members perform a minimum number of annual work hours as part of their membership.
Official Club History
On the evening of September 23, 1932 a group of young men met at the residence of Chalmers Burn and agreed to the formation of a club for the purpose of fostering yacht sailing. The September 30th meeting fixed a Membership Fee at $10.00 and a first year dues at $6.00. The name of "Corinthian Sailors Club" was suggested as a club name. At the dinner meeting on October 28, the name "Corinthian Sail Yacht Club" was adopted. Temporary Officers were elected: Chalmers Burn as Commodore, Art Miller as Vice Commodore and Charles Parker as Secretary-Treasurer.
On December 2, the first annual election was held after dinner at Joe Muer’s Oyster Bar. Chalmers Burn was elected Commodore, Art Miller - Vice Commodore and Howard Lauhoff - Rear Commodore. The Constitution was presented, discussed and unanimously adopted.
In 1933, the club changed its name to "Crescent Sail Yacht Club" when a group in nearby Marblehead was revived under the name "Corinthian Sail Yacht Club."
Junior and Adult sailing lessons and racing instruction is offered through the Crescent Sailing Association, the non-profit educational organization located at CSYC.
- Flying Junior
- Flying Scot
- Formula 18 (Sailing)
- 420 (dinghy)
- Laser (dinghy)
- Lightning (dinghy)
- Optimist (dinghy)
- Thistle (dinghy)
- Tornado (sailboat)
- Beneteau 36.7
- Cal Yachts 20
- Cal Yachts 25
- Express 27
- Melges 24
- S2 Yachts 7.9
- Tartan Ten
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