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 is in need of major repairs or replacement. Please help support the mission that for so many of you has been a wonderful tradition. Click here to donate

THE BAYOU TO BEACON: Join us for a Cajun Dance with Krewe de la Rue! On Saturday, Nov. 1st, The Beacon Sloop Club will hold a Cajun Dance featuring Krewe de la Rue. Bring a main dish to share at 5:30pm. Lessons in basics of two-step and waltz from 6:30-7pm. Dance 7pm -10pm. Refreshments, beverages and dessert will be served. This dance will benefit both The Beacon Food Pantry and The Beacon Sloop Club. Please come and have a great time and support these worthy causes!, Bring your friends! St. Luke's is located at 850 Wolcott Ave, Beacon, NY 12508 Admission is $15. Info: (914) 907-4928

NY Times article on the BSC
Strawberry Festival
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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.