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The Klang Association seeks new members for continued fun and funding of the historic boat. All members are volunteers and all proceeds are dedicated to the costs of the boat.

Photo Credit: Viktorija Juodenaite
Photo Credit: Viktorija Juodenaite
Klang Membership levels:

Crew: receive email notices of sailings, bring along a friend annual dues: $100

Mate: receive training in boat handling and navigation following American Sail Association training course in 10 sessions: $500

Privateer: schedule a personal sail party with 10 friends $500

Skipper: train to command the Klang as per Coast Guard regulations and insurance review $1000

Admiral : personal or corporate sponsorship of the Klang for continued improvements, private sailings and preferred use of boat $5000

School groups, private parties and special events are welcome.

Please recommend joining the Klang to anyone having an event for 12 people as a gift membership.

Please contact: Capt. Rip Hayman,  914-263-6716, riphear@aol.com .

About the Klang and the Klang Association

The Klang Association was formed in May 2000 to purchase, renovate and operate the Klang II as a community recreation sailboat.  The Klang II was fitted and sailed from Essex CT to New York City for OpSail 2000.  Klang has a mooring at Petersen's yard in Nyack NY.

The boat was originally registered in British at the historic seafaring port of Falmouth and later in the Channel Islands at Jersey.    Klang is now registered with US Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation # 633148, currently sailing out of Mystic, CT.  

The Klang Association was established as an un-incorporated recreational association under New York State law.  

Founders and officers of the Association are:

bulletCapt. Rip Hayman, President, USCG Master
bulletMartin Sheridan, Restauranteur, Vice President
bulletWilliam Webb, Financial Analyst, Treasurer
bulletMark Sweeney, Artist, Secretary
bulletMichael Parmelee, Naval Architect/Maritime Attorney

Associate Members:

bulletCapt. Angus McCamy, USCG Master
bulletCapt. Roy Scott, USCG Master

Community Members:

bulletPaul Newman
bulletJustus Vogel
bulletWillie Vanderpool
bulletFred and Susan Canavan
bulletJim Shapiro
bulletLynn Appel
bulletLa Bronya
bulletNeal Bailly
bulletBeth Romizer
bulletJohn & Robin Rarrick
bulletEleanor Powers
bulletMarianna Houston
bulletMariellena Granger
bulletHazam Gamal
bulletDoug Leibacher
bulletKent Patterson
bulletDavid Simons
bulletLisa Karrer
bulletIris Brooks
bulletMies Hora
bulletEllen Bernstein
bulletEd Sweeney
bulletJoan Adams
bulletSoline McLean
bulletSally Curtis
bulletPaul Daly
bulletEllen Burstyne
bulletPaul Durso

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