U.S. Coast Guard inspection at IBYC waterfront

By: IBYC, 2:48 AM GMT on July 11, 2014

This years Coast Guard inspection of crew documentation and IBYC Launches Cygnet and Carlotta went swimmingly. In fact it is common each summer for the inspectors to comment on how good the launches look and how well safety systems and mechanics are maintained. The entire IBYC launch crew performed the Man Overboard drill flawlessly. Upon launch inspection, other than no reflective tape on the launch's throw rings, we passed with flying colors. Concerning crew membe...

Updated: 1:43 PM GMT on July 11, 2014

Hurricane Arthur

By: IBYC, 2:59 AM GMT on July 04, 2014

As I write this on Thursday afternoon, the consensus among meteorologists is that come Saturday afternoon Arthur will have veered east of MA, with perhaps only the Cape getting hurricany in any way. As boaters, this should absolutely not lull us into a sense of security. For one thing will be certain regardless of what this storm ends up doing: Storm Surge. We all know that storm surge causes coastal flooding, however, especially IBYC boating members whose boats are...

Updated: 3:05 AM GMT on July 04, 2014

A note about launch service suspensions

By: IBYC, 2:27 PM GMT on June 19, 2014

Yesterday the IBYC launch operator temporarily suspended launch service due to extremely high winds.

These temporary launch service interruptions, although quite necessary, can be very frustrating to our boating members (especially to those who actually arrive at the waterfront and learn of it then and there). And because Plum Island Sound has it's own unique weather, launch service interruptions are difficult to predict (for example, I have seen wind sp...

Updated: 12:12 AM GMT on July 06, 2014

Welcome!

By: IBYC, 3:38 AM GMT on May 23, 2014

~Welcome IBYC members, to the 2014 boating season!

~Have a fun and safe summer!!

~Check with your mooring company to inquire of it's status prior to launching!

~Stop by the dock house to say hi to the staff and update your contact and vessel information!

~You can check this site to access IBYC weather data and to get alerts from the launch crew!

~The IBYC dock house weather station (wind, temp, precipitation) is...

Updated: 2:27 PM GMT on June 26, 2014

Meet the Crew

By: IBYC, 3:29 AM GMT on May 23, 2014

Our team will do whatever it takes to help you have a fantastic day out on the boat with your loved ones.

So let's meet them!


Richard Langlais ~ Commodore

Bill Fabri ~ Vice Commodore

Tom Lewis ~ Dockmaster

Andrea Thoen ~ Launch Operator

Elias Hayward ~ Launch Operator

Danielle Doucot ~ Launch Operator

Sophia Lichoulas ~ Launch Operator

Andrew Haley ~ Launch Opera...

Updated: 1:12 AM GMT on May 30, 2014

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About IBYC

The Ipswich Bay Yacht Club overlooks Plum Island Sound. It is situated between the Ipswich River and Eagle Hill River. It was established in 1946.

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Ipswich Bay Yacht Club
Ipswich, MA
Elevation: 9 ft
Temperature: 70.3 °F
Dew Point: 67.0 °F
Humidity: 89%
Wind: 8.0 mph from the NNW
Wind Gust: 9.0 mph
Updated: 2:25 AM EDT on August 28, 2014
High St. Ipswich
Ipswich, MA
Elevation: 56 ft
Temperature: 71.1 °F
Dew Point: 68.0 °F
Humidity: 90%
Wind: 2.0 mph from the North
Wind Gust: 4.8 mph
Updated: 2:36 AM EDT on August 28, 2014

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