The Beacon Sloop Club
Protecting the Hudson through
environmental advocacy.
Come Sailing
After more than 3 years of work the complete restoration of the Sloop Woody Guthrie is finally completed and we look forward to serving the public once again. We will once again provide free sailing on the Hudson River to people from all over the world. Please help support the mission that for so many of you has been a wonderful tradition.
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Woody Fundrasier Dinner - Sunday, April 15 at the Chalet on The Hudson on Rte. 9D in Cold Spring from 5-10. $60. Happy hour (cash bar) from 5-6, dinner after. Buffet with 4 entree options including vegetarian, fish and chicken or beef. Judith Tulloch Band will provide the music. To reserve please call Susan Berliner at 845-527-8671

Beacon Sloop Club Sail Class begins April 11th and runs for 8 consecutive Wednesdays from 7pm - 9pm. The cost is $50 and includes a learn to sail book. All classes are taught by the Captains of the Sloop Woody Guthrie. Contact Jim Birmingham 201-259-9634
The Beacon Sloop Club's pride & joy is the "WOODY GUTHRIE" , a wooden replica of a Hudson River Ferry Sloop. These boats, styled after Dutch designs, plied the Hudson throughout the 18th & 19th centuries.

Launched in 1978, her purpose is to promote the beauty and wonder of the Hudson River by offering free sails to the public and sail training to volunteers. Only by experiencing the power, serenity and sheer glory of this American treasure will we as a people be inspired to cherish and protect it, and thereby ourselves. 

NY Times article on the BSC
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