2020 Winter Programs

During the off season, the MYC Program Committee invites experts to present boating topics such as chartering, engine maintenance, cruising, and safety.  Most programs are Free and open to MYC members and the general public.  These programs offer a great way to learn something new, meet fellow boaters, and stay engaged with the Club during the off-season.

Shorthanded Sailing 

Thursday, January 23 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm 

Presented by Jonathan Green


Jonathan Green, who has logged 20,000+ shorthanded miles along the US eastern seaboard as well as two solo transatlantic crossings, will speak about some of the nuances of shorthanded sailing.

Whether you and your spouse plan to do some doublehanded coastal cruising, or you’re gearing up for a shorthanded, long distance offshore passage, these topics will be relevant to your preparations: sail handling, autopilots, electronic alert systems, sleep strategy, safety training and more. 

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat now.  

Wooden Boat Building

Thursday February 20, 7:00pm to 9:00pm 

Presented by Graham McKay of Lowell Boat Shop

Graham will present wooden boat techniques and share some recent and upcoming boat building projects.

Click here to reserve your seat.

Ocean Wildlife of Alaska and Antartica 

Thursday March 19, 7:00pm to 9:00pm 

Presented by Berit Solstad, Oceanographer

Berit will present his recent trips to Alaska and Antartica including the beautiful ocean wildlife.   


Reserve your slot here.

Sailboat Racing: Starting Techniques

New Date:

 Thursday April 23, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Presented by North Sails

Looking to up your starting game?  Come to learn starting techniques, tricks and tips.


Reserve your space now.

Latitude: 42° 29' 46.95"

Longitude: -70° 51' 10.0944"

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4 Cliff Street

Marblehead, MA 01945

Tel 781-631-9771

VHF Channel 71


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