2016 Date, Place and Host!

The 2016 NY Architects’ Regatta Challenge will take place on September 15th off Pier 66 north of Chelsea Piers! This year’s Regatta Challenge will be hosted again by Hudson River Community Sailing. Spectators will be able to view the racing from the Pier 66 Maritime Bar & Grill, followed there by the after party!

Looking Back, Moving Forward

The weather is warming up, and our thoughts are turning back to sailing.  It’s a good time to take a quick look back at the 2015 event, as we pivot to the 2016 event. 2015 was a Success! The New York Architects’ Regatta Challenge (NYARC) has two goals: have fun, and raise funds.  In a year

2013 NYARC Highlights

2014 NYARC Highlights

2014 “Skipper’s Meeting” & Cocktail Party

Gerry Dolezar’s History of the Regatta!

We asked Gerry Dolezar, founder of the Regatta, to share some thoughts and memories of the beginning and history of NYARC so far! The very first regatta was held on September 9th, 2001. This photo shows Debbie Rizzo of SOM and George Chen of Gensler, Tony Rizzo of Rimi Woodcraft and myself, on the inflatable with Thomas the skipper on

New Host and Venue!

The 2015 NY Architects’ Regatta Challenge will take place on September 17th off Pier 66 north of Chelsea Piers! Spectators will be able to view the racing from The Frying Pan, followed there by the after party! We thank Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh and the Manhattan Yacht Club for hosting the NYARC for the first 15 years! They have shown us