The Shelter Island Yacht Club

A Centennial History

1886-1986
A book written in 1986 to commemorate
the 100th anniversary of the founding of the club.
THE SHELTER ISLAND YACHT CLUB
A Centennial History
1886-1986

by Stewart Herman

©  1986 Shelter Island Yacht Club
International Standard Book Number 0-8488-0335-3



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

Chapters

I The Time, The Place
II The Club Takes Shape
         Pictures
III Waterborne
IV The Club Finds a Mooring
V Off to a Fresh Start, 1920-1930
         Pictures
VI Stormy Weather, 1930-1945
VII The Wood Pussy Era. 1945-1961
         Pictures
VIII Steady As You Go, 1962-1971
         Pictures
IX  More land For Sail 1971-1975
         Pictures
X Heading for Hundred, 1979-1985
         Pictures





Frontispiece:
Off Soundings Club Rendezvous, June 1981. Photo by Don Allen.




This map of Dering Harbor was published in 1905 and appears on the inside back and front covers of the 1986 Shelter Island Yacht Club, Centennial History, 1886-1986.
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