The club

The Yacht Club, overlooking the beautiful setting of the Bay of Fables enclosed by the peninsula of Sestri Levante, was founded September 3, 1966.
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The Siege

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The siege of the Sestri Levante Yacht club is in the square Marinai D'Italia, in proximity of the harbour pier.
The siege, recently restructured, was semidestroyed by a fire in the April of 1991, with the loss also of good part of the documentation.
Today the reconstruction of the historical events of the Club turns out therefore entrusted to the memory of Founding Associates and city citizensi
For this we will not desist from the task to go back to the past, being looked for therefore to light bring back important events, manifestations, dates in the history of the Circle.

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Mooring YCSL

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Our moorings are reserved only to our members. A waiting list is visible at the head office.

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Our sports

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Steps of St. George the Trophy 2005

As mentioned in the Articles of Association, Article 2 Aims, the Yacht Club Sestri Levante will be seeking, inter alia, "Increasing yachting, regattas organize, promote the sport of sailing, motor boating, rowing, swimming and fishing sports, including educational promotional purposes of amateur sports."
We should not forget other possible activities in sports, such as various sports diving, scenic walking tours, both on foot and cycles and how much imagination and resourcefulness, especially for future Youth Members will indicate.

The Siege

yacht-club-sestri-levante-sedeThe siege of the Sestri Levante Yacht club is in the square Marinai D'Italia, in proximity of the harbour pier.
The siege, recently restructured, was semidestroyed by a fire in the April of 1991, with the loss also of good part of the documentation.
Today the reconstruction of the historical events of the Club turns out therefore entrusted to the memory of Founding Associates and city citizensi
For this we will not desist from the task to go back to the past, being looked for therefore to light bring back important events, manifestations, dates in the history of the Circle.

The Directive Council

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President: Nicolo' Gandolfo

As a result of the regularly elections in November 2015 and of the first reunion of whom elected Councilmen, the Directive Council for three years 2016-2018 turns out composed so:

President: Nicolo' Gandolfo
Vice-president: Cristiano Veronese
Treasurer: Felice Cesanai
Secretary: Aldo Gollo
Councilman: Riccardo De Lodi
Councilman: Andrea Bianchi

The Statute

Below we introduce you to some articles of the statute of the Yacht Club Sestri Levante.

Art. 1 - Costituzione
In data 3 Settembre 1966 è stato costituito, in Sestri Levante, lo "Yacht Club Sestri Levante Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica".

Art. 2 - Scopi
Lo Yacht Club Sestri Levante (che nel contesto del presente statuto verrà indicato con le sole iniziali Y.C.S.L.) è un'associazione sportiva dilettantistica, apolitica, apartitica, senza alcuna finalità di lucro.
Lo Y.C.S.L. si propone i seguenti scopi:
a) Favorire l'aggregazione e l'incontro fra gli appassionati del mare;
b) Coltivare, specialmente tra i giovani, l'amore e la difesa del mare;
c) Incrementare la navigazione da diporto, organizzare regate, promuovere lo sport della vela, della motonautica, del remo, del nuoto e della pesca sportiva;
d) Svolgimento di attività didattica promozionale ai fini dell’attività sportiva dilettantistica;
e) Ricercare tutte le agevolazioni per un miglior sviluppo ed un più agevole raggiungimento degli scopi proposti come, a titolo esemplificativo e non esaustivo, il mantenimento di una adeguata Sede Sociale possibilmente in zona portuale, un adeguato numero di gavitelli e/o posti barca per soddisfare le esigenze dei Soci, nonché la collaborazione con Associazioni ed Enti che abbiano analoghe finalità. (...)
Nessuna forma di retribuzione sarà erogata ai Soci che svolgeranno attività a favore dello Y.C.S.L. e/o rivestiranno cariche sociali.

Art. 3 - Sede
Lo Y.C.S.L. ha sede in Sestri Levante.
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Art. 5 - Guidone Sociale
Il Guidone Sociale, triangolare, porta due torri rosse in campo bianco. Le due torri rosse saranno il simbolo dominante anche nei vessilli e nelle insegne di cui lo Y.C.S.L. vorrà dotare l'Associazione ed i suoi Soci. I Soci avranno la facoltà di issare sulla propria imbarcazione il Guidone Sociale.

The statute (.pdf)

To become Members

The Associates can belong to the following categories:
• Associates Effectives
• Associates Students
• Honorary associates
• Meritorious associates
The admission to Effective Associate, is introduced by two Associates Effectives, will be undersigned from the same ones and the candidate . He will among other things contain its declaration of own engagement to the observance of the Charter, the regulations, the dispositions of the CONI and the dispositions of the Directive Council.
REGISTRATION MODALITY:
1) To compile the card of attached registration, completes of the presentation signature at least two associates.
2) To Entry quota Good Income of of euro 1.500.
The question will be scrutinized in the following spring and if accepted, the Effective Associate will have to correspond
to the Y.C.S.L the SOCIAL QUOTA ANNIVERSARY pairs to 360 Euros, such quota is established annually during ordinary assembly of the Associates.
In case available the Associate will be able to have use of the moorings in concession, in case of availability lack it will be however possible to enroll itself to the waiting list for the allocation.

The pier YCLS

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The dock is part of the history of Sestri Levante to its function as a service to the industrial activity of the city. During the last war it was destroyed by bombing, as it appears in the photographs.
It was rebuilt after the war to resume its original function.
It is now used as a loading dock for the Members to their boats.
Following the order, which was renovated in 2012, as appears from the photos, concessionaires Italian Naval League and Yacht Club Sestri Levante to ensure the practicability.

The City and its Port

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Sestri Levante and ' one of the typical villages of the Ligurian Riviera , located at the' end of the Gulf of Tigullio, the gulf between Portofino and the Cinque Terre.
Today Sestri Levante is a very popular tourist destination for its extremely mild climate and for its picturesque landscapes . In fact , originally a fishing village , is on a small peninsula that divides the Gulf in front of it - Tigullio gulf - in two bays truly impressive : The Baia del Silenzio and the Baia delle Favole . The same , especially in the summer, they offer points of anchorage and buoys for boats.
Between the two bays and the isthmus develops the historic center , whilst the more modern occupies the plain that stretches between the sea and the hills. 's Part of the history of the village construction leudi , sailing boats Latin , which today is still a splendid specimen restored on the beach of " Balin " in the Bay of Fables .
In addition to the wonderful views , Sestri Levante also offers beaches with bathing establishments , joined by a pleasant promenade that stretches from east to west , and a beautiful reef typical of many places in Liguria .
How to get there:
Sestri Levante and ' easily accessible, either by train or motorway (A-12 Genova- Livorno); many are daily ferry connections with Portofino and the Cinque Terre , very frequent during the summer season.
Whoever reaches Sestri Levante boat , enjoying one of the most beautiful and evocative of the Ligurian Riviera approaching the village , can moor your boat in the Bay of Fables and reach the mainland in tender or aboard boats of various mooring.