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OktoberFEST & FEAST Saturday, October 19th

Please join us this Saturday, October 19th for Berkeley Yacht Club's Oktoberfest Feast! This year's festivities will be overseen by Monika (Moni) Blum, a native Bavarian and wife of Manager Phil Strause.

Dinner with RSVP - $20

At the Door - $30

Starters Bretzel mit Obatzda Pretzel with Obatzda - Obatzda is a flavorful German Beer Cheese Spread, is a beer garden classic made with camembert cheese, butter, and beer!

BYC Proposed Slate of Candidates for 2020

Berkeley Yacht Club Commodore, Board of Directors and Members:

On behalf of the Nominating Committee, please find the proposed slate of candidates for the 2020 BYC Board of Directors. We would like to thank all of the 2019 board members for the considerable amount of work and their contribution to the club.

The Nominating Committee submits the following slate for consideration by the membership:

Commodore – Julie La Plant

Vice Commodore – John Danielson

Rear Commodore – Tiburcio de la Carcova

Fleet Captain – Brian Cline

Ship's Store Custom Ordering Event

Announcing the annual arrival of new gear for the ship's store and custom ordering event dates!  We have over 75 items from Lands’ End, Helly Hanson, and LL Bean to re-stock the ships store. We will have four shopping events where you can get your items custom monogrammed with your boat name or your name along with the BYC Logo.

To make sure we have something for everyone at the custom ordering events we have three ways you can monogram gear.

1. Buy items from the current ship's store stock

Fall Member Dinner Festivities

Our final TWO membership dinners of the year are just around the corner and it is our hope that all of you will be able to join us!  Please mark your calendars and RSVP by email to office@berkeleyyc.org! Your RSVP is super important as it helps us cut down on wasted food and saves you money on the ticket price. As with all events here at BYC, we rely on volunteers to run these events. It would be greatly appreciated to have YOUR help!

Save the Date, Save the Date, Save the Date

October, 2019

October 4, 5, 6, 2019 EXPRESS 37 NATIONALS and October 19 & 20, 2019 OKTOBERFEST YRA WEEKEND REGATTA

These two events need a whole bunch of helpers, both on the water and in the Club. Highlights include the now famous Paella Party on October 5 for the Express 37 gang, and a revived Oktoberfest party on October 19. Plan on joining the fun!

For more information contact Bobbi Tosse, bobbi@jfcbat.com or 925-939-9885.

Vice Commodore's Party

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Be your Hippiest RSVP to manager@berkeleyyc.org.   June 15th's is our Vice Commodore's Party hosted by Vice Commodore Julie La Plant and will be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock!   Menu "Gourmet TV Dinner" Inspired by visions of the past from Vice Commodore Julie La Plant & prepared by the acclaimed Chef Christopher Harding of this year's "Old Salts" Dinner fame!

2019 Opening Day on the Bay & BYC 80th Anniversary

April 28, 2019

2019 Opening Day on the Bay & the Berkeley Yacht Club 80th Anniversary Celebration April 28, 2019

0900 – Breakfast: We will begin our festivities with our annual waffle breakfast. A big thanks to our hosts & cooks John & Marie Danielson!

1200 – On the Water Blessing of the Fleet & Sail Past the Commodore Bird’s Vessel: An annual tradition began by fisherman and now used to ensure a safe and bountiful season