Rich in Tradition

    The Raritan Yacht Club provides activities for the entire family, and a sharing of inter-club activities with member yacht clubs around the bay. Our anchorage extends from the old ferry slip at the front of Smith Street, to the South Amboy railroad bridge and is dotted with over 250 yachts and our yard hold several dozen dry-sailing vessels.

    News & Announcements

    Posted Mon., Mar. 19

    Join your friends and fellow RYC members to sample Five of Scotland's Most Unique Scotches. Jason Waddleton, proprietor of The Haven, Boston's only Scottish Restaurant, will provide attendees with the history of each scotch and guide us through this tasting event. Seating is limited to 30 people. This event is open to members and guests. Click the link in the calendar to register.

    Posted Thu., Mar. 15

    The AHA’s BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This class will be held on March 31, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Reflecting science and education in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, this course teaches basic life support skills with a focus on high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction. After successfully completing the BLS Course, students should be able to • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival • Describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival • Apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult • Describe the importance of early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) Cost is $35 per person for new students, $15 per person for returning student. Lunch will be available in the galley for an additional cost.

    Posted Wed., Mar. 14

    In this full day seminar we cover Upwind and Downwind Sail Trim. You'll learn how angle of attack, depth, and twist control upwind power and proper trim for light, moderate and heavy air, and how optimum trim changes with sea state. We'll explore spinnaker trim from both symmetric and asymmetric spinnakers and see how changes in trip and shape can improve performance and control in all conditions. Come with questions, Leave with Speed. Register at

    • Raritan Yacht Club
    • 160 Water Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    • P (732) 826-2277
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