MSSA Racing Information

Interested in yacht racing on Long Island Sound? Come sail with us!

ACS RegattaMSSA yacht racing involves competitive sailing in yachts in the twenty to fifty foot range. We conduct our races in four divisions (2 spinnaker, 2 jib-and-main) under the PHRF handicap system which theoretically renders all boats competitive regardless of design, size, or vintage. Generally fifty races of various types will be held between May and October (which does not include small boat and frostbiting events). Distances will vary from two to forty miles, while starting times will range from weekday evenings to weekends.

Our races are typically conducted in the waters immediately adjacent to Mount Sinai Harbor, with courses including both club-maintained and Government marks as indicated in the course chart below.

Want to get involved? Have questions? Contact the Vice Commodore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Racing Information:

  1. 2020 Race Schedule
  2. MSSA Sailing Instructions
  3. MSSA Course Chart
  4. American Cancer Society Regatta
  5. YRALIS PHRF Regulations 2020
  6. MSSA PHRF Database (2018)

Getting Started:

  1. Racing with MSSA: Introduction
  2. Racing with MSSA: Rules Review