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Opening Day Waffle Breakfast & Call for Volunteers

Sunday, April 23rd

As part of the Opening Day on the Bay events at the Berkeley Yacht Club on Sunday April 23th, there will be a Waffle Breakfast with pricing celebrating PICYA's 100th Opening Day (choose your own price, just like last year), serving waffles with all your favorite toppings from 8am to 11am.To make this event happen, volunteers are needed to help prep, prepare and clean up. One or two people are needed for each two hour shift with the schedule starting at 7am with more shifts opening up at 8am, 9am and 10am.

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?
• Who Glenn Waterhouse was?
• 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?

Summary of the 09.17.2016 BYC Shoreline Cleanup!

The Cleanup Crew

A special thanks to our BYC shoreline cleanup volunteers that included Terry and Wil Hand and Michael and Dylan Whitfield. Our mission was to participate in shoreline cleanups to “Help Keep the Berkeley Shoreline Plastic Free”!We all participated in the local shoreline cleanup Saturday 09.17.2016 along our BYC rocky coast for the International Coastal Cleanup. Patty Donald from the Shorebird Park Nature Center was in charge of this annual California State Coastal Cleanup Event which is the state’s largest volunteer event and is combined with the International Coastal Cleanup.

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
$10 For Music and Dinner

Salsa Sunday at the BYC

Sunday February 15th

Sunday 15th February in Salsa Sunday! Come and enjoy the buzz of a packed bar of post race midwinters racers followed by the best Salsa Music in the Bay Area
Food starts at 2pm / Music starts at 4pm
To RSVP please call 510-843-9292 or Email Manager@Berkeleyyc.org - See more at: http://www.berkeleyyc.org/articles#sthash.E5czszUr.dpuf
To RSVP please call 510-843-9292 or Email  Manager@Berkeleyyc.org