SailorsWho Are We?

  • Sailors are a group of friendly adventurers who enjoy self sufficiency and freedom…
  • Sailors seek independent self sufficient life styles…
  • Sailors endeavor to live off the societal grid; Sailors were green before green was popular!
  • Sailors sail always with an eye on the horizon, distant lands, far and near.
  • Sailing people seek unobtrusive contact with cultures a different, without impacting them… Sailors leave only their footprints and a part of their hearts on distant beaches…
  • Sailors are accepting of all others as we care about the freedoms of our sailing brothers and sisters as we know the preservation of our life style choice is paramount…
  • Sailors like to talk story, soon becoming proficient. We are the poets and merrymakers…
  • Cruising Sailors like to sail, we like competitive sailing as long as it’s friendly and there is wind! We are not afraid of a motor!
  • Cruising sailors like to fish, but never take more than we can eat… always sharing the bounty; always giving thanks for the life style we so enjoy… we were green before green was popular.
  • Sailors seek knowledge through the experience of sailors who came before us… as well as star gazing. We share our gained wisdom, easily never imposing our view on others…
  • Sailors endeavor not to depend on others to get us out of a jamb… as we especially do not want to put others at risk… we are, however quick to lend a hand to another in distress.
  • Sailors don’t like officialdom and frown on unnecessary bureaucracy.
  • Sailors don’t like to pay big fees or little ones either! We do steadfastly pay our way…
  • Sailors don’t like obnoxious or loud people, excepting, of course in the cockpit or around a beach fire when they laugh with us, listening to our stories and pouring the drink…
  • Sailors carry their independence with confidence along other walks in life, all the while appearing at times somewhat adrift, always with an eye on life’s horizons.
  • Sailors are engaging, fun loving, responsible and self sustaining. We are the world’s poets, always the first to help and always the quickest to laugh, heartily…join us at www.hyccruisingsociety.com.

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Capt. D.J. “Skip” Riley, CMS “Tuatha”
HYC, Cruising & Voyaging Society
Founder