The Beacon Sloop Club
Protecting the Hudson through
environmental advocacy.
Come Sailing
The Woody will not be sailing this year. After 36 years of serving the public providing free sailing on the Hudson River to thousands of people from all over the world, the Sloop Woody Guthrie will undergo a complete restoration. Please help support the mission that for so many of you has been a wonderful tradition.
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For more information on the Woody restoration project.
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Sun., Oct. 18, noon-5pm Rain/Shine THE BEACON SLOOP CLUB ANNUAL PUMPKIN  FESTIVAL:  Hudson Valley pumpkins all sizes and shapes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, apple cider hot and cold, famous stone soup. Two solar powered music stages. Main Stage featuring Cosby Gibson, Dan Einbender, Ingrid Heldt, Lost Ryders of the Wawayanda, Rick Nestler & the Dirty Stay Out Skiffers, Susan Reid Bozso, Vinnie & Maryellen Cerniglia.  Many free children's activities, environmental displays. Free Admission.  At  Pete and Toshi Seeger Park, 1 Flynn Drive, Beacon, NY.  Free. 845 463-4660

NY Times article on the BSC
Strawberry Festival Click here
The Beacon Sloop Club's pride & joy is the "WOODY GUTHRIE" , a wooden replica of a Hudson River Ferry Sloop. These boats, styled after Dutch designs, plied the Hudson throughout the 18th & 19th centuries.

Launched in 1978, her purpose is to promote the beauty and wonder of the Hudson River by offering free sails to the public and sail training to volunteers. Only by experiencing the power, serenity and sheer glory of this American treasure will we as a people be inspired to cherish and protect it, and thereby ourselves.