41°01'25" N | 73°35'30" W

Visit by Water

Boat Reservations

Guest Slip/Mooring Request Form (click here)

Prior to arrival, visiting yachtsmen should inquire about availability of berth or mooring space by completing our Guest Slip/Mooring Request Form. Once received by RYC, someone will contact you to confirm your request. 


Upon entering the harbor, please contact the dockhouse for specific instructions. Our Waterfront staff monitors VHF channel 74. Please say “RYC Dock” and identify your vessel on VHF channel 74. Waterways staff will then direct you to a tie up or guide you to a mooring in the launch. After securing your mooring or berth, please check-in at the Dock House.

Boat Draft

The maximum allowable draft is 8 feet.

Dock Space

Boats requiring dock space or mooring must secure clearance from the Waterways manager prior to arrival at the dock.


All charges, at the waterfront and at the Clubhouse, will be at the guest rate and can be billed to the host member’s account or to the guest’s home club. 


  • Guests with reciprocity $4.75/ft Daily


  • Guests with reciprocity $75 Daily


  • 30amp $13/day
  • 50amp $18/day

Pump Out

  • Guest with overnight slip or mooring: no charge
  • Other guests: $25


Colors are observed at sunset by standing in silence on the Clubhouse deck as the ensign and flags are lowered. Persons inside the Clubhouse should observe silence.

Communication Devices

Cell phones, PDAs and other communication devices may not be used in the Clubhouse, deck, on the adjacent lawn or in the pool area.

Dining at the Clubhouse

Please call the club’s front desk at 203-637-1706 for reservations. Dining reservations cannot be made with the Waterfront staff. Please call for the formal dining rules.

Dress Code

Bathing suits or bare feet are not allowed in the clubhouse or on the deck. Collared shirts are required in the evening; t-shirts may be worn only after sailing on racing evenings. Men are not permitted to wear hats in the clubhouse. Riverside is a smoke-free facility.

Fuel/Pump-Out Dock

Valv-tect Diesel & gas, oil, water and waste pump-out are available year-round. Owners are required to pump their own fuel, water and waste (although the Waterways staff will pass hoses aboard). Boats have a time limit at the Fuel dock and must be attended at all times. Ice is available in the Dock House. Credit Cards are Accepted for all fuel dock purchases. Hours: May 1-Oct 1: 0800-Sunset. Please call ahead off-season; pump-out is not available winter months.

Launch Service

Launch service is available from May through October. Hours:0800- 2200. Check with dockhouse other months. Please hail VHF channel 74 or sound three horn blasts. State of CT rules require that children under age 12 must wear PFDs. Smoking or consuming beverages onboard the launches is prohibited.

Launch Hours: Thursday-Saturday 0800-2300 Sunday-Wed 0800-2200


Lavatories and showers are available in the dressing rooms adjacent to the pool.


Receptacles for refuse and for recyclables are on the decks.


Please call the Waterfront staff and 911.

RYC is not responsible for the safety or condition of guests’ boats. All guests shall sign a statement holding the club harmless from any liability arising out of their boat’s presence or use at the club. This statement is part of all space applications and must be signed in order to obtain any space assignments.