Second only to the National Sponsorship program, the New York Live and Silent Auctions are the most important aspect in raising additional proceeds for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and its Department of Athletics. The New York Live Auction is comprised of approximately10-14 luxury items and takes places during the dinner reception of the New York Blue & Gray Golf Classic. Last year, the auction raised $23,600. If you would like to donate an item to the Live Auction, please contact Gregg Matalas.