City Island Yacht Club

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Day Trip
Not Offered
63 Pilot Street
City Island, NY 10464
Check-in after 01:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
VHF 72

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32 Reviews

by Simon P. - Verified user on Oct 15, 2022
Friendly and convenient. Definitely recommend!

by Jonathan S. - Verified user on Sep 27, 2022
I loved this place. I only stayed one night, but would have liked to stay longer. Both launch drivers were great. One even let me tag along on a trip to the chandlery. I will be back. Oh yeah, west winds are difficult here.

by Amy B. - Verified user on Aug 27, 2022
The service at the club was really good. The amenities are minimal but Dave, the harbor master is very helpful. He guided us in and helped us with any needs. The problem is not the Yacht Club but rather the location. Be warned. It can be very noisy at night (Dave warned us and he was right). Motor boats buzz around the harbor blasting music, even on weeknights. I can't imagine what it would be like on the weekend. Once the music stopped (around 11), we enjoyed the night.

by Giovanni S. - Verified user on Aug 23, 2022
Excellent service, decent bathrooms.

by Clifford A. - Verified user on Aug 14, 2022
Our cruising club thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were headed to New York City, via Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City. We had 13 boats in our fleet at that time. Some of us took a tour of the City Island Maritime Museum which was very special. We ate at the "Johney's Reef which was a short walk from CIYC. We happened to meet the Commodore who was very informative and recommended how to traverse the East River and Hell's Gate that were very helpful. We would love to visit this yacht club again!

by Dave S. - Verified user on Aug 13, 2022
Good moorings and excellent launch service

by Herbert J. - Verified user on Aug 11, 2022
Great people with super launch hours. Easy access to the city.

by Joseph L. - Verified user on Aug 08, 2022
Great spot, very friendly people.

by Beth S. - Verified user on Aug 04, 2022
Lovely place to stay. Great launch driver and the Commodore was very welcoming and shared some good information with us. Nice bar, clean bathrooms and showers.

by Donald B. - Verified user on Aug 02, 2022
Nice club with friendly staff. Very convenient for East River passage. Dockmaster Joe very helpful.

by Mariah D. - Verified user on Jul 17, 2022
Great location to stop before entering or after exiting the East River. We enjoyed the launch service and welcoming staff. The clubhouse is cute, but a little outdated. The men's bathroom is in the basement, which has a very low ceiling. The women's bathroom requires walking up 2 flights of stairs. We loved walking around City Island and had an incredible dinner at the Black Whale. If we ever come back through NYC, we will definitely moor here again.

by Mary W. - Verified user on Jul 15, 2022
It was GREAT! We were on a mooring, and enjoyed the friendly treatment of Dave, the launch captain. He went out of his way to help us. Welcomed us to The Bronx! And made great recommendations for dinner! We had lovely views at night too!

by Richard O. - Verified user on Jul 11, 2022
Great location, easy access to New York City and the airports. Cute little town with lots of options for dining and sightseeing. Marina staff and members were great. Only downside was no access to Wi-Fi in the Mooring field.

by James D. - Verified user on Jun 25, 2022
Very pleasant visit and nice people

by Daren A. - Verified user on Jun 24, 2022
Wet friendly, low key club with moorings and free tender service. Perfect location to stage a trip to NYC. City island was surprisingly quaint and pleasant.

by Barry B. - Verified user on May 28, 2022
Left our 45’ Jeanneau and tender for 10 days on a mooring ball while we travelled back home in prep for our next leg. Staff suggested tender be stored at small dock which is under security cameras. No problems at all. Uber access was quick and easy to airport and rental cars. Dock staff and everyone we met were friendly and professional. Highly recommended if you need a stop before timing currents at Hells gate or just sailing the area.

by Sam S. - Verified user on May 24, 2022
Great stop for an overnight. Easy access tenders run till 10 pm nice little town short walk to get provisions or go out to dinner

by David S. on Nov 19, 2021
I keep my boat at a CIYC every summer. The club is fantastic, and the people are great. It is perfect mooring spot -- protected and convenient. It's the gateway to the Long Island Sound, and in the other direction a good place to wait for the right current through Hell Gate. Highly recommended!!!!

by Blake D. - Verified user on Jul 21, 2021
Always a pleasure to stay at CIYC

by Kurt A. - Verified user on Jul 19, 2021
The Bathrooms/showers are old but kept clean. The staff is excellent as well as the resteraunt. City Island is a very quaint, friendly town with lots of ship building history.

by Jamie S. - Verified user on Jul 19, 2021
Great launch service, delicious dinner on the patio overlooking the Harbor at the club. Nice bar.

by Tim M. - Verified user on Jun 30, 2021
This truly is a hidden jewel. Excellent launch service and very accommodating to some special request we had during our stay. Great view of Manhattan skyline in the distance and beautiful sunsets. Looking forward to our return in the fall!

by Richard R. - Verified user on Jun 09, 2021
Great location and great people! Enjoyed it very much. Nice walk in town with laundry, great coffee shop and fun restaurants. Who new that The Bronx had great marinas!

by Skip P. - Verified user on Jun 07, 2021
Mooring field directly in front of the Yacht Club. Launch service available. Club is very quaint with excellent food.

by Amy F. - Verified user on Jun 06, 2021
They sent a launch out to help us to find our mooring. The water taxi was quick and friendly. Dinner in the restaurant was very good. We asked for advice on transitting Hell Gate and they found a cruising group we could join for the transit. Outstanding!

by Babek - Verified user on Aug 30, 2020
Very warm and inviting. Members treated us like we were home. Highly Recommend this place.

by Roy G. - Verified user on Aug 12, 2020
A bit bumpy with a strong SW breeze but nice people. Would stay again. Great location if you are planning a run through Hell Gate the next day.

by Courtney B. - Verified user on Aug 11, 2020
Not good, unprotected and a few mooring balls did not have lines to hook too!

by David E. - Verified user on Aug 10, 2020
good value, funky facility, great staff. By the way, they have a restaurant! Unfortunately we didn't find out until after standing in an extremely long line with extremely mediocre food, but we will try the YC next time. Yes, there will be a next time.

by Judy M. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2020
Easy in and out if you’re waiting to go through HellsGate

by Mike R. - Verified user on Sep 08, 2019
Gave us a mooring in close, away from “the edge”. Convenient to main road in City Island, bus stops, shops and restaurants.

by Anonymous - Verified user on Jul 29, 2019
Launch 7x24, plenty of restaurants, Arties, Sammy's etc....All within walking distance.

About City Island Yacht Club

Situated at the gateway of the Long Island Sound and East River, City Island Yacht Club is a continual destination of choice for sailors. Whether for an extended stay or a convenient stopover to points east or west, guests enjoy our unique season-long 24/7 launch service, deep-water mooring field, Wi-Fi service to the fleet, the club’s fine dining room, lively pub, and comfortable amenities.

The club is within walking distance of supermarkets and delis, pharmacy, laundromat, chandleries for your boating needs, antiques and collectibles dealers, City Island’s famed eateries, and the historic City Island Nautical Museum. A 20-minute cab ride will put you in the heart of Manhattan and its unparalleled offerings.

Whether you’re out for a day sail or a week vacation, CIYC is the ultimate in starting points. Just a short sail away are some wonderful destinations, including Little Neck Bay, Manhasset Bay, and New Rochelle. Just a little farther are day trips to the beaches of Captain’s Island and the July 4th fireworks in Hempstead Harbor. Overnight destinations include Oyster Bay, Northport Harbor, Southern Connecticut, Sandy Hook, and picturesque Port Jefferson.

Booking Info

Max LOA: 65'

Max Beam: 25'

Max Draft: 12'


  • Launch Service
  • Wireless Internet
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Ice
  • Groceries
  • Restaurant
  • Winter Storage
  • Captains Lounge
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles



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