Our mission is to share the joys of sailing with adults and children
River Rats provides mooring space and boat storage racks. In addition to the racks for dinghies there are taller storage racks for kayaks. Paddling is another way to enjoy the beauty of the Navesink River without using combustible energy. For those members who don’t have access to a boat, there are loaner boats that include a 19' O'Day, 15' Harpoon, and a 19' Rhodes. These may be used after completing a basic procedures class.
Better sailing skills provide more enjoyment of the sport. River rats has sailing programs for youth and adults. We also believe that sailing races are a good way to hone your skills as a sailor. Throughout the year we host both fun and competitive races. There are racing series for our members, as well as invitational regattas for other sailing clubs. River Rats is a member of US Sailing and the North Jersey Yacht Racing Association.
River Rats has a cruising program where members plan trips together. This is a good way to explore new waters with company and camaraderie.