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VICE COMMODORE'S BON VOYAGE PARTY

Saturday, June 16th

Vice Commodore Hell Week this year begins on Saturday, June 16th, with the Vice Commodore’s Bon Voyage Dinner Event. That’s roughly 3 weeks before some of our intrepid members will be heading out the gate for a 2000-mile ocean race, Cruise Chair Peter Masson’s Cetacea and Wyatt Jones, skipper on Imagine along with Fleet Captain David Janinis and veteran Pacific Cup racer Paul Kamen as navigator being among the entrants.

Tri-Island Pursuit Race 2018 / THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 3RD

Tri-Island Pursuit Series 2018 marks the 6th year of the Tri-Island Pursuit Series. With beer can races shifting to Friday evenings, I thought it would be nice to have a monthly Sunday race to bring afternoon sailors out and to keep the Club somewhat lively on the weekends. Thus was born the Tri-Island Pursuit Series.

The Sun will be Shining Bright for the Swap Meet

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Our renowned boaters swap meet is just around the corner. From shackles to sheets and davits to dinghies, this annual fundraiser provides a wonderful opportunity to buy or sell a wide variety of nautical gear, equipment, clothing or whatever, all while meeting fellow club members and enjoying our famous coffee and donuts and world-renowned hot dogs!

There are several ways to participate in this fun event and support BYC programs…

Berkeley Yacht Club Inaugural St. Patty's Day Crab Feed

Saturday, March 17th

Crab Feed & Corporation Meeting

$40pp ($50 at the door - if there's any crab left!) $15 for Veggie or Chicken $12 under 12's

***IMPORTANT***

1. PLEASE INCLUDE ALL MENU CHOICES WHEN YOU RSVP (CRAB OR CHICKEN OR VEGGIE) OR YOU MAY NOT GET YOUR CRAB!!

2. AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT BY RESERVING YOUR SEATS NOW!! Manager@Berkeleyyc.org or call (510) 843-9292

Connie Ruben Memorial

Saturday, March 10, 2018 1pm to 5pm

Connie’s memorial service will be at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden from 1pm to 5 pm this coming Saturday, March 10. Parking is at the Lawrence Hall of Science with a bus shuttle to the Botanical Garden building. The pick up will be in the Lawrence Hall of Science parking lot about 1:30pm, and continued service to & from and last return 4:30pm (white bus or van). Light refreshment is planned for the event. Friends are encouraged to have reminiscences to share.

February 17th Dinner Meeting -Tri Tip and The Story of Stuff

Our Presenter will be Ocean Advocate Stiv Wilson presenting on "The Story of Stuff" and plastics in our oceans". Stiv had been researching on and active against plastic pollution of our watersheds and oceans for more than ten years. He'll talk about sailing expeditions to the so called "ocean garbage patches" logging over 35,000 miles aboard a 72 ft Challenge Yacht, Sea Dragon. Most notably, Stiv built the policy to ban microbeads from personal care products federally which has lead to a world wide phase out.