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Argh!!! It's a Swashbucklers Pirate!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Vice Commodore Chuck Bullett and wife Captain Lisa Chapin Bullett invite you to the Vice Commodore's Party. We are throwing a Pirate Theme Party.  What makes this SO special is that this will be a huge kick-off event to celebrate the start of BYC's Junior Sailing and Kids' Kamp week.  Feel like donating a sponsorship for a special junior pirate for kids kamp? This would be a great night to do it.

BYC Celebrates Opening Day Sunday, April 23rd

April 23, 2017

Berkeley Yacht Club participates in Cruising the Century 100th Year of PICYA Opening Day on the Bay Parade.  We have a wonderful list of schedule events for Sunday, April 23rd.   If you haven't enjoyed the wonderful waffles by Waffle Maestro John Danielson you are really in for a treat.  Maestro John Danielson is suggesting a special pricing of "Choose your own Price" so bring your family, bring your friends, just come.  Big Thanks to Glenn Fagerlin for volunteering his Kronos 45 Catamaran Perception to represent BYC in the historic 100th Parade on the Opening Day.  There is still time to

What's an Old Salt?

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Do You Know? • Why the club was changed from the original design (Cape Cod) of our Clubhouse to the present design? • There was a submarine under the dining room of the clubhouse? When did you join Berkeley Yacht Club? Was it 1992 or before? You are an Old Salt and you have made Berkeley Yacht Club into the club it is today. We recognize members at 25 years, 30 years, 35 years, 40 years and 45 years for their continued participation in the club activities.

Opening Day On the Bay

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Come for the Waffles and Minosa's and stay for all the other activities BYC has planned for Opening Day on the Bay.  Starting at 0800 with BYC's famous Waffles and continuing with Blessing of the BYC Fleet 1000, Dedication of Names 1015, and BYC Fleet Sail Past at 1100.  Go out and sail the Bay but be back at the Club by 1600 for Yacht Christening/Re-naming (don't forget to sign up with Patti Brennan) and Music and Supper starting at 1700.

PICYA Delegates Dinner Hosted by BYC

Monday, October 5, 2015

Berkeley Yacht Club is hosting the Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association of Northern California (PICYA) Delegates Dinner Meeting on Monday, October 5th.  As a member of PICYA we receive reciprocal privileges at other associated yacht clubs.  PICYA sponsors many yachting activities, opening day on the bay, safety and management seminars, races, and youth programs to name a few.  It is an honor for BYC to host the delegates dinner meeting.  BYC has two delegates that represent us at the monthly PICYA meetings they are Patti Brennan and Karen Lile. 

Sunday 15th March SALSA SUNDAY

Come watch the brilliant guitar maestro Jeff McNish and his band of merry musicians that all converge at Berkeley Yacht Club once a month to create the best Salsa music in the Bay Area... and that's tomorrow!

Chef Tom will be preparing a whole bunch of wonderful foods for your delight, all this for.. $7!!

Food starts at 2 - Salsa starts at 4

Friday, March 13th - Jazz at the BYC

 

Jeff McNish, Bob Johns & Fred Johnson - Tomorrow!! Music in the Bar has been building steadily. Good food followed by good music is the routine. Byc's Sunday Jazz Band (Bob Johns & Fred) and Salsa band (Jeff McNish & Fred) combine to bring us a show in the Bar tomorrow night.

Chef Tom's Menu

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes, Steamed Veggies and a Tossed Salad

Food starts at 7pm Jazz starts at 8pm