The Beacon Sloop Club
Protecting the Hudson through
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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.Click here to donate

Save the date:  Corn Festival - August 9, noon to 5:00pm at the Pete & Toshi Seeger Park 1 Flynn Drive, Beacon, NY. The Festival features fresh, ready to eat local-grown Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob. Chili and other summer treats will be available to purchase from the Beacon Sloop Club and a variety of food and craft vendors. There will be a variety of live music throughout the day. This is a kid friendly event with many activities for the little ones. Admission is free.

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.