by donlonj11 on Jul 15, 2020
This was are summer YACHT CLUB cruise Traveled with seven boats , Staff ,very rude Made stay very uncomfortable will not be returning
by jsobel on Jul 14, 2020
We are very sorry that we chose to stay at Fishers Island Yacht Club. They took our yacht clubs reservation during COVID 19 and did not say a word about restrictions. Two days before we were to begin our clubs 10 day cruise, they sent an email saying that due to COVID the bathrooms would be locked, and that we were being asked not to leave the very small property (no dining facilities on premises, no pool, no amenities).
We called ahead to ask them if this was true considering we were from the same state and not mandated for a quarantine. They said it is just a request for us to stay on premises, but there was no enforcement.
Once we arrived, the staff could not have been more rude and condescending to the members of our club. They continuously scolded us like children about not leaving the property and one of the staff encountered us at an outside restaurant and loudly and rudely scolded our friend for leaving the property in front of all of the patrons at the restaurant.
COVID is serious and restrictions are appropriate when based in science. As a health care worker these rules were absolutely not based on any science, nor embraced by businesses outside of the yacht club. In any case, it is never ok to be rude to guests.
Do yourself a favor and stay in Mystic instead!
by adam285 on Jul 07, 2020
After docking we were informed we could not leave the marina premises due to Covid restrictions. The dock hand said he called everyone to tell them this.
We did not get the call. What is most frustrating, is both Dockwa and FIYC confirmed my reservation without notifying me of the restriction. Is is too much trouble to but a notice on the website or say something in the two confirmations? I guess so. We were told we could order dinner from a local restaurant and they would bring it to us. But the restaurant's website was down. We were told the rest rooms and showers were closed for the year. They did kindly make an exception for us, but gave us the wrong combination to the door so we couldn't use them after all. They did give us a 20% discount on the bill, but double charged my credit card in the end.
Maybe next year :(
by peternye on Jul 05, 2020
The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. They are clearly dedicated to ensuring their guests have the best possible experience and they openly share their love of this very unique island. The facilities are very well maintained and the setting is tranquil and beautiful.
by heroncap on Oct 28, 2019
Very quiet post Columbus Day. Dock master called us the day before with harbor details as docks unmanned.
Only restaurant open thus time of the year was the Legionnaires Post. Good pizza and drinks, what else did we need?
Mind the buoys in and out. We draw 7 feet, got stuck for 10 minutes on the way out. Mud bottom, so no big deal.
Beautiful old fashioned harbor and island. Will make a longer visit next summer.
by mikec541 on Sep 26, 2019
Excellent experience. Nice facilities. Plenty of help at the dock and easy to get to. Thanks
by johncharde on Sep 24, 2019
We found the club staff to be very helpful and responsive. The facilities were current and neat, and we'll certainly be back.
by jnelson45 on Sep 22, 2019
Always helpful and they do call you back when you hail them during a busy time.
by izjz2fwtfcspte5b7gys on Sep 09, 2019
Great spot - super staff and best showers yet. Floating docks would have been nice.
by garypsmarinas on Sep 02, 2019
Courteous staff and updated heads made for a pleasant stay.
by rdwmarinas on Aug 31, 2019
We came to FIYC from Dodsons in Stonington and the contrast was stark. If I never meet the young dock hand, again it’ll be too soon. His attitude soured the experience from the get go. Grudgingly courteous, he lacked warmth, hospitality, and good manners. He had the gall to comment upon my wife’s degree of participation during docking. I suspect he is well thought of by the FIYC members since he was attentive to them. That’s not a bad thing in and of itself, but he essentially encouraged a member to buzz the dock a few times in a jet boat, which caused a wake.
Lincoln White, the dockmaster was very helpful, after the fact. The market was worth the long walk. I’d say the marina is trying to gain positive cash flow for the yacht club, but for someone without friends on the island, it would be better if they had a few moorings and a dingy Dock.
I won’t go back unless I’m visiting someone on the island.
by cptn5245 on Aug 30, 2019
Had a great experience, staff was very polite and helpful. Facilities were neat and clean.
by hherbermann on Aug 26, 2019
super nice setting, helpful and friendly staff, excellent value, good communication
by futuredays on Aug 25, 2019
Ian was awesome. Thanks for getting us out of the slip in that heavy wind!!!
by rib4marinas on Aug 25, 2019
Friendly, gracious, very pleasant and quiet.
by rs111 on Aug 22, 2019
This is our second year coming to FIYC and looking forward to next year. They have a great staff, Ian was great from the minute he helped us when we arrived and was always checking with us during our stay to see if we needed anything. When Lincoln greeted us first things he asked was how did his guys do with our arrival. Would highly recommend
by vernonb on Aug 12, 2019
Area is beautiful and yacht club personnel great. Excellent wi-fi
by jsf1106 on Aug 02, 2019
Great spot. Very quiet. Lincoln is extremely accommodating. Love this place
by skobi2 on Jul 29, 2019
The staff was very friendly, faculties were clean and we were so happy to have been able to stay at FIYC! Loved our time on Fishers!
by paulboyf on Jul 27, 2019
For such a beautiful island, the Yacht Club is third rate. Docks ate old, hard to find electric hook ups that worked, docks not lighted at night. It would be easy to fall in without a flash light. The staff was rude, never telling us the code for the showers and heads. At 11:30 the day of check out they practically threw us out say larger boats were coming, but that didn’t happen. Find a different marina to spend your money.
by 5169225539 on Jul 26, 2019
A great quiet spot at the dock. Fun places within walking distance, even an IGA well stocked grocery store!
by joefro4 on Jul 22, 2019
Clean facilities. Clear instructions via radio for docking. Attentive and friendly staff. I’d return without hesitation!
by somarra on Jul 20, 2019
Nice, quiet club. Staff is friendly and helpful.
by scottrtraver on Jul 17, 2019
Staff not overly helpful. Fixed docks on pilings. Facilities were disgusting.
by pnboehm on Jul 15, 2019
We had several issues with the club, but overall it was a reasonable two night stay.
First I think their summary on Dockwa needs to be updated:
1) The entire property closes at 5. If you arrive later, you will have no idea where you should tie up.
2) Docks are fixed/non floating and they do not provide fender boards.
3) They are unreasonable on trash/recycling. I went to put recycling in containers and was told I needed to sort ON MY BOAT BEFORE BRINGING to trash. Also - I was told that a single empty wine bottle had to be put in a plastic bag (so add more plastic???).
4) Dockhands had attitude. One in particular was down-right disrespectful.
5) There is only one public restaurant on the entire island!!!
In general, we got the feeling that we weren't really wanted at the YC or on the island. Therefore I will not be returning again.
by dlivingston on Jul 14, 2019
Great location and accommodating staff. Couldn’t have been easier to make reservations, dock the boat and enjoy a beautiful night. Thanks!
by pnschlegel on Jul 13, 2019
Great service & support at a well-run, friendly & welcoming club/marina. This is a quiet venue but a real gem.
by vic on Jul 08, 2019
FIYC staff very nice,, stay relaxing!
by stillbrown on Jul 07, 2019
Very good as usual at this marina
by dauntless on Jul 07, 2019
We stayed two nights on our 36 foot sailboat over the July 4 weekend. Our yacht club from Connecticut held a picnic at FIYC. Everyone had a great time. The staff are facilities at FIYC are excellent.
by hopscotch3549 on Jul 04, 2019
Fishers Island is a special place and so is the quaint Fishers Island Yacht Club. Everything you need is here on a smaller scale than some of the bigger stopping points. Everything is in walking distance (there is one restaurant, one deli, and one great ice cream store.) The staff is very nice and they work hard to be sure you have what you need. The highlight for us was getting cooked lobsters and scallops delivered to our boat! We could become regulars...
by wharton3549 on Jul 02, 2019
Terrific very quaint and quiet which for us was perfect. Very nice people
by richarderikwarren on Oct 02, 2018
Very comfortable dockage. Manager was great assisting over the phone with details.
by greardon on Sep 30, 2018
Nice spot. Quiet and peaceful. Fixed docks were a little difficult for getting off and on. Lincoln the GM was awesome with communications and tying us up. Nice clean showers and restrooms. Recommended.
by chowland0413 on Sep 11, 2018
Could not be more accommodating: caught lines and gave directions to a “mooring” guy coming into a slip. Had to extend our stay 2 nights and there was no problem. Great spot!
by jsheff1947 on Aug 28, 2018
Lovely harbor, well-protected marina/yacht club, very clean and remodeled rest rooms/showers, and a quaint family-oriented restaurant a short walk away. Friendly staff met us at our slip for docking assistance, but then (5 pm) closed up/locked up, and left the premises before giving us rest room unlock key or WiFi password. Would definitely go back again.
by winegirl on Aug 26, 2018
This was our first time at Fishers Island. The yacht club and marina are absolutely beautiful. It was completely relaxing. We loved the great little beach and the easy walk into town. The bathrooms and showers were spotless! Will absolutely be back!!
by flmonty on Aug 26, 2018
Clean facilities. Beautiful island. Great museum.
by bparker23 on Aug 26, 2018
Ian and QP could not have been more helpful. Beautiful island and marina. Highly encourage you to visit.
by roygreenwald on Aug 17, 2018
Great people and showers/restrooms. Wifi has almost zero range and could be improved.
by qfour on Jul 09, 2018
A great service and beautiful location.
by wardfrench on Jul 09, 2018
Rebecca and crew couldn't have been more professional. Fantastic new facilities.
by pauhana1508 on Jul 06, 2018
Will go back. Only drawback was no trash service. WiFi week at end of dock, but able to log on close to club house. Free bikes great way to see island. Would have been nice to get a map of island with location of ice cream store, market and resturants provided.
by ttaussig on Jun 19, 2018
Great visit, very gracious and helpful staff, brand new Clubhouse and restrooms, showers etc. Will definitely go back again.
by iduff on Jun 04, 2018
Great facility, very helpful staff
by gwlk99 on Aug 27, 2017
Great small facility. Staff most responsive and accommodating.
by gregd0720 on Aug 13, 2017
Very Quiet place and friendly people
by jakt6 on Aug 11, 2017
Great destination. Very nice facility with friendly professional staff, but heads and showers were very dirty.
by yachtmom9 on Aug 09, 2017
Amazing place! Came here for the first time last weekend and the staff was wonderful at getting us through the channel and docked. My husband and I had cooked lobsters delivered right to our boat, then went to the Pequot inn for some drinks. Bathrooms could be nicer, but the harbor was beautiful! They even gave us access to the members-only clubhouse to watch tv and check email. We will definitely be back soon!
by richardsise on Aug 07, 2017
Great staff. Nice dock
by aequitas on Jul 28, 2017
A great place to stop en route from Shelter Island to Newport. Small yacht club, but with a lot of charm. Quaint village a short walk away.
by joebarry on Jul 27, 2017
excellent could have not been better
their staff is awesome
by kmuir on Jul 16, 2017
We had a lovely stay at fisher island. We will definitely be back for another stay . Thank you for all your hospitality!