Sign up forms for the Junior Race Team now online

Junior sailors can sign up for the Junior Race Team at the link below. The Junior Race Team meets Wednesday afternoons at 2:00 pm on July 9, 16, 30, Aug. 6, 13, 20 [NOT July 23]. Racing drills and advanced instruction will be covered. The goal will be to prepare participants for a higher level of racing in HSC races and also away regattas, such as SANJL events. Students must have enough experience to sail upwind. The fee is $50 for the planned six week program.

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Junior Race Team participants must also have completed the following forms completed prior to acceptance in the class: A Medical & Transportation Waiver and Universal Health Care Form. See the Join Us page for links to the forms.

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Sunfish championship/challenger/junior fleet rosters for 2014 announced

Here is the fleet roster for the championship, challenger and junior fleets for the 2014 sailing season.

Championship Challenger Junior
Baumann Rich Albanese Debra Davies Hannah
Bertocci Simon Albanese Tommy Davies Will
Brown Doug August Jim Janulius Cali ?
Davies Dave Beisner Wendy Lovisa Chris ?
Dehe Rainer Chin Eina Reyes Nick
Khutoresky Alex Corsentino Peggy
Mallows Susan Davies Hannah
Manson Steve Davies Will
Manson Alec Drucker Noreen
Titman Jeff Duffy Tammy
Wheeler Mike Elizabeth Kiernan
Gilmarten Andrew
Greenhorn Ellen
Halsted Jay
Janulius Ted
Janulius Cali
Kaplan Mark
Katie Kiernan
Kuhot Karen
Larieau Ken
Lovisa Chris
Marshall Joanne
Peterson Dave
Reyes Robert
Reyes Nick
Schoff Mike
Seiple Bill
Sell Gordon
Stockwell Dave
Stockwell Andrew
Strome David
Ward Scott



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Preliminary Wednesday night Twilight Series race committee assignments posted

The first draft of the Wednesday Twilight Series event calendar and race committee assignments is complete. Here are the assignments so far. If you haven’t yet signed up for RC, please contact with your preferred dates.

TWILIGHT Race Committee/Sunfish Regatta Race Committee
Date Day Series Day RC Chair RC Crew
30-Apr Wed Twilight 1 1 Gordon Sell Angelo Lovisa
7-May Wed Twilight 1 2 Ted Janulis Cali Janulis
10-May Sat SANJL Dave Strome
14-May Wed Twilight 1 3 Bill Seiple Karen Kuhot
Jim Sun
21-May Wed Twilight 1 4 Steve Manson Scott Ward
26-May Mon Memorial Day Regatta
28-May Wed Twilight 1 5 Mike Wheeler Candice Teuber
Joanne Marshall
4-Jun Wed Twilight 1 6 Bill Foster Werner Heck
11-Jun Wed Twilight 1 7 Mark Kaplan Dave Strome
18-Jun Wed Twilight 1 8 Dave Davies Rainer Dehe
25-Jun Wed Twilight 2 1 Don Esch Chris Lovisa
2-Jul Wed Twilight 2 2 Doug Brown Susan Mallows
Jim August
9-Jul Wed Twilight 2 3 Nicky Einthoven Dayle Vander Sande &
Anthony Bellov
16-Jul Wed Twilight 2 4 Jay Halsted Wendy Basner
23-Jul Wed Twilight 2 5 Ellen Greenhorn Tammy Duffy
Rich Talian
26-Jul Sat Sam Nelson & Walter Finne Regattas Alexander Khutoresky
30-Jul Wed Twilight 2 6 Dave Petersen Katie Kiernan
Peggy Corsentino
02-Aug Sat SANJL Jr Regatta
6-Aug Wed Twilight 2 7 Rich Baumann Mike Schott
Jeff Titman
13-Aug Wed Twilight 2 8 Robert Reyes Nick Reyes
20-Aug Wed Twilight makeup/I Can’t Believe it’s Over Regatta x David Stockwell Ken Lareau
1-Sept Mon Labor Day Regatta


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Ever wonder what it takes to race your sailboat?

New for 2014, Hunterdon Sail Club is offering a one-day class intended to teach participants the basics of sailboat club racing. The class will consist of lectures on racing protocol and coached on the water practice sessions in the club Sunfish sailboats. Those participants that wish to bring their own Sunfish are welcome to do so.

[[Newsflash! Learn to Race 1 is full! There are still spaces available in LTR2.]]

Who should take this course – recent participants in the Adult LTS programs and anyone that would like a primer in sailboat club racing. Anyone who is capable of rigging and sailing a Sunfish sailboat at all points of sail, particularly upwind.

Class size will be limited to 15 boats total 12 club boats + 3 with their own boats, Sunfish only

Two Sessions
Session 1 - Saturday May 31st
Session 2 – Saturday July 19th

Both sessions run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fee – $25
LTR 1: Class is full.

LTR 2:

You are encouraged to contact our volunteer Membership Coordinator, Mike, with any questions.  Please include your phone number if you need a return call.

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Sailing Season Preview: Join us for Spring Work Day

We hope you will join us at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 19th (rain date Saturday, April 26th) as we need all hands on deck to get the club ready to go for the 2014 season!

We will be launching our Race Committee boat, See Which Won, as well as taking care of the usual cleaning/organization of the safety boats and shed, making sure all of the Club’s equipment is ready to go for Opening Day!

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April Foc’s'le Newsletter

Spring is here and the sailing season is only weeks away!

Join us for the spring work day on Saturday, April 18 at 10:00 am, to launch the See Which One and prepare our equipment for sailing.

And sign up for learn-to-race classes!                                        April_2014_Fo’c's’le

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Interested in sailing lessons and sailboat racing? Join us on Sunday, March 23

The Hunterdon Sailing Club invites you to an information /members’ meeting on Sunday, March 23rd, at Riley and Jake’s Restaurant (formerly the Sunset Inn) at 1831 New Jersey 31, Clinton, NJ. The meeting starts at 12:30 for socializing (you can order lunch) and at 1:30 for the information session.

Join us to find out about the club’s upcoming events, how to sign up for sailing lessons for youth and adults, and to meet club members.

See you there!

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Foc’s'le Newsletter announces plans for 2014 sailing season

Preparations for the 2014 sailing season at HSC are well underway!  Check out the February editions of the Foc’s'le newsletter for updates from the Commodore, Fleet News, 2014 Event Dates, and information about the upcoming membership meetings (February 23 and March 23!)


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Welcome to Hunterdon Sailing Club’s 2014 Season

Celebrating 50 Years on Spruce Run Reservoir

It is February and the start of our 50th year of sailing on Spruce Run Reservoir. Before we know it, the weather will be warming up and our thoughts will turn to sailing. The Club has great plans in place for 2014!

Our first Member Meeting will be held on Sunday, February 23rd, at Riley and Jake’s Restaurant (formerly the Sunset Inn) at 1831 New Jersey 31, Clinton, NJ.   The meeting starts at 12:30 for socializing (you can order lunch) and 1:30 for the agenda.  This meeting will focus on upcoming events on the 2014 HSC sailing calendar, sail training and fleet reports. A representative of Spruce Run State Park will provide an update on Park procedures and events. This presentation will be just in time for the State Park’s Summer Boat Storage sign-up on March 1st.

Our second Members Meeting will be on Sunday March 23rd, also at Riley and Jake’s. Both meetings will start at 12:30 with socializing, lunch and we’ll kick off the agenda at 1:30.

Online Membership
: Last year we introduced on-line membership and training sign-up and it was a huge success.  We will shortly set up 2014 membership and training registration links on this website.

Additional information about the season will be in the February edition of the Foc’s’le Newsletter which will be released shortly. We look forward to seeing you soon, either at the membership meetings or out on the water in the upcoming sailing season.

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Special Holiday Foc’s'le Newsletter

Attached is the holiday edition of the Fo’c’s’le newsletter. This year-end issue features this season’s winning sailors, special award recipients, and the newly-elected 2014 club officers!


Happy holidays, see you in the Spring!

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