Niantic Bay Yacht Club




At a glance

Enrollment is open for 2017 sailing instruction. Visit Niantic Bay Sailing Academy for course descriptions and sign-up.


The 2017 Early Bird Regatta will be held at NBYC on June 4th. Notice of Race

Niantic Bay Yacht Club is a private organization whose purpose is the education of youth and others in general navigation and seamanship, and to that end, provide for the teaching and practice of a knowledge thereof; to purchase, mortgage, lease and sell real estate and personal property to maintain a building on Niantic Bay and an anchroage therein; to own and operate boats; to conduct sailing races; to promote yachting and a knowledge thereof in Niantic Bay and adjacent waters and such other things as necessary or incidental, all for said purpose of general navigation and seamanship.
NBYC provides rental slips and moorings for transient boats as vacancies present themselves. NBYC does not have a pump-out station, provide fuel, or have public facilities. To reserve a slip or mooring, call the NBYC Management at (860) 739-0558. NBYC monitors channel 72.

Coordinates are:

  • 41deg18'44.5'' N Latitude
  • 72deg12'1.5'' W Longitude

There are a few rock outcroppings and hazards that are well marked by navigational aids. If you hit any of them, let us know so you can be considered for an award. Niantic Bay averages about a 25' depth, and 8' pier-side at the Club. The rise and fall of the tide maxes out at about 3 1/2 '.

Copyright © 2017, Niantic Bay Yacht Club, 8 Shore Road, Niantic, CT 06357 — 860 739 0558 — marine channel 72