Model Sailboat Racing is Back at Conservatory Water in Central Park

 

 

 

Conservatory Water in Central Park

Conservatory Water Sailboat Racing is a unique way for urbanites, young and old, to enjoy the sport without leaving the mainland. This picturesque spot in Central Park, originally intended to be a small pool for a glass house and a formal, ornamental flower garden, morphed into a miniature yachting experience after its original intent proved to be too costly to keep up.

Founded in 1916, the Central Park Model Yacht Club is one of the oldest model yacht clubs in the country, with a rich history that continues today.

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