how do I get started?
Want to try model yacht sailing but don’t know where to start? Email us and we'll set up a test sail. Or rent a sailboat. Thinking of buying? A nice affordable entry-level option is the Dragon Force RG65. Or go all out and purchase a one-metre IOM racing boat. (Read More)
Besides racing model sailboats, a lot of our members are into designing and building their own pond yachts, from world class racing IOM’s to vintage-design boats. We’re happy to share resources and tips with anyone who's interested. (Read More)
Every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM CPMYC races the International One Metre (IOM), a one-design model sailboat class that's less expensive than similar size high-tech classes, helping to make the IOM the world's fastest-growing class. (Read More)
Vintage sailboat search
Next year, CPMYC will celebrate our 100th Anniversary. As part of the festivities we'd like to display vintage boats that saw time on Conservatory Water over the years. If you have one stashed in the basement or attic, please contact us with details.
In 1916, a group of model yacht enthusiasts founded the Central Park Model Yacht Club, an organization “determined to encourage those interested in designing, building and sailing model yachts.” 99 years later that goal hasn't changed. (Read More)
Boats for sale
This section is under construction. If you have a sailboat you're interested in selling, please contact us with details and photos. This is open to any and all. You don't need to be a club member.
Live outside NYC Metro area? Associate memberships available
Want to participate in and support one of America's oldest model yacht clubs even though you live outside of the area? Contact us for more info on how to become an Associate Member.
NEWS & EVENTS
Saturday IOM racing Interested in racing IOM sailboats on Conservatory Water? Join us Saturdays from 10 AM to 1 PM
Want to learn to sail?
Join us Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM till dark. We'll find a boat so you can give it a try. Or email us and we'll coordinate a test sail.
Official IOM points races will be held on the 2nd Saturday of every month These will be officiated and at season's end, a CPMYC 2015 Champion will be named. For details visit Events & Schedule
Sailboat storage permits now available while they last
Store a model sailboat in Kerbs Boathouse during the 2015 season by purchasing a one-year permit for $20 at the Arsenal building just inside Central Park at East 64 St.