News & Updates

November 2

210 Fleet Around Baltimore Light Race

2014 Around Baltimore Light Race NOR

November 1

1700 – Annual Meeting

1800 – Annual Dinner

October 25 & 26

Tom Price won the first Gibson Island One Design Invitational with three first place finishes sailing Egret, one of the oldest boats in the fleet. Sandy Yellott of Nantucket Yacht Club was second, and Courtenay Jenkins was third. Tom Lemaire of Sail Newport was fourth.

Fine weather and moderate wind on Saturday enabled the race committee to get off four races. One race was run on Sunday. Heavy winds on the Magothy River prevented a second race.

2014 One Design Invitational Results

Winner Tom Price’s Tuning Tips

Fall Cruise

October 11 & 12

October 11: Lighthouse Point Marina in BaltimoreSlip Reservations in Baltimore; 1800 Dinner ashore at Bo Brooks
October 12: Return to Gibson Island or Stop for Sunday night at Bodkin Creek

Crossland Cup

October 4


Mini Cruise

September 20th-21st

The September Mini-Cruise will stay in the Magothy River, anchoring and/or rafting in Forked Creek (on the south side of the Magothy, just past Ulmstead Point – opposite Broad Creek).

The Cruise Committee chose this destination to encourage as much participation as possible from power boaters and sail boaters alike. The location makes it easy to come and go for those who might want to come just for cocktails and then head back, as well as for those who are participating in, or want to observe, the Swim Across America event on Sunday morning, September 21st, in Eagle Cove (High Tide Farm, formerly known as Waltjen-Shedlick Farm). Not to mention those who would like to spend a lovely evening/night with fellow boaters in a really pretty and well-protected creek. Dog-friendly to boot!

So mosey on up the Magothy on Saturday, September 20th, taking time to duck into those coves and creeks you’ve never explored, and join GIYS in Forked Creek in the afternoon/evening, for a rollicking good time.

For more information, please contact the GIYS Cruise Committee at:

August 30 & 31

Annapolis Labor Day Regatta and Cedar Point Race

Annapolis Yacht Club | Eastport Yacht Club | Gibson Island Yacht Squadron

Chesapeake Bay Star Fleet

80th J Rulon-Miller Series

July 19 – 20, 2014

Photos by Mitch Koppleman | Facebook Page | Results
The Miller Series Perpetual Trophy was won by Murray Leigh. The 80th Miller Series was sailed at Gibson Island on July 19th and 20th in light to moderate winds and temperatures in the 80’s. Chesapeake Bay Fleet Captain Leigh and his crew Tommy Price sailed hull number 7996 Neva Jo to victory with a 7 point total for the five race series: 1 – 4 – 1 – [8] – 1. They finished three points ahead of second place finisher Tom Price and his daughter Saidee Price: [5} – 2 – 4- 1 – 3. The first five finishers in the two day regatta were separated by less than ten points. The traditional Saturday night party was held on Lone Star in the Gibson Island Harbor.
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June 7 Boat Tour

Saturday at 4:00 p.m. (1600) 1st Annual Open Boat Tour at the Boathouse

Around 100 people toured and toasted the 15 sailing and power boats in the Gibson Island Harbor.  Each boat served a signature drink and visitors also enjoyed hors d’oevres and an open bar at the boat house.  The best exhibit in boat tour was presented by Nick Savage, pictured here2014 Boat Tour Nick savage