Yale Corinthian Yacht Club

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Yale Corinthian Yacht Club
YCYC viewed from the dock
Founded 1881
Clubhouse 179 Clark Avenue, Branford, Connecticut 06405
Country  United States
Commodore Andrew Kurzrok
One-Design fleets Z420 (20)
Flying Junior (20)
Laser (4)
Website www.yale.edu/ycyc

Yale Corinthian Yacht Club is the home yacht club for the Yale University Coed and Women's Sailing Teams. It is located at 179 Clark Avenue in Branford, Connecticut. Founded in 1881, it is the oldest collegiate sailing club in the world.

It is generally abbreviated as "YCYC" and is affectionately pronounced "yic-yic."

Description of the Facility[edit]


YCYC is home to the fleet of the Yale University Sailing Team's dinghies. These include 20 Z420s, 20 Flying Juniors (FJs), and 4 Lasers.

Yale University Sailing Team[edit]

The Yale Sailing Team participates in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association.

Current Captains[edit]

  • Nicolas Hernandez (Co-ed Team)
  • Kira Woods (Women's Team)

Summer Program[edit]

The yacht club hosts a summer program annually for youth and adults in the interest of teaching novices to sail and race while partially funding the college team's racing activity.[1]


  1. ^ "YCYC Summer Program". Retrieved 2009-11-03.

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