Branford, CT, Residents Oppose Yale Sailing Center Expansion

Branford, CT, Residents Oppose Yale Sailing Center Expansion
Yale University’s McNay Center. Photo/Yale University.

New Haven Register: A slew of zoning questions and concerns from residents and members of the Civic Association of Short Beach prompted officials representing Yale University to send plans to expand the school’s sailing center back to the drawing board.

“The best course is to withdraw the present application,” Joseph L. Hammer, a New Haven attorney representing Yale, told CASB members at the conclusion of Monday night’s 3-hour public hearing. “We still think the property does present an opportunity to improve the yacht club without expanding the programs and without expanding the number of boats.”

Read more about the opposition to Yale’s plans to expand its sailing center.