Wishing Commodore Mark Bird and his 2019 Board smooth sailing and fair winds. Fun things happening during January: Friday Winter Nights; Sunday Chowder Races except Midwinter Race weekend 12th and 13th; and Dinner meeting on the 19th. Keep watching the website and facebook for upcoming events.
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The Commodore's Mystery Cruise will begin Tuesday morning, January 1, 2019 with a pancake breakfast and coffee. The full scope and nature of the cruise will then be revealed. It promises to be international, educational, traditional, gastronomical, economical and a general good time. If you think you will be participating in said cruise out please RSVP me by responding to this email or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Bird, BYC Commodore
Do not make any plans for New Year's Eve other than to attend the NYE Bash at the Berkeley Yacht Club!
Come out to the BYC and get jiggy with it on Monday, December 31 from 8:00 pm to 12:30 am. Shake what you got to the tunes of the Blues Bottle Band and enjoy delicious Tapas served to you by Stagione Italiane and Chef Lorenzo Bonissoni. Specialty beverages made with love will be available. This will be a catered event with live music so do not miss it! Look for more info in the next couple of days
BYC FAMILY HOLIDAY EVENT FEATURING HAPPY HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY SONGS by Pat Lowther and her Ukulele Friends
Bring your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or the cute tot next door or just come and enjoy the smiling faces of other members' kids! There will be much to entertain and Santa will make his annual appearance by sea. Be sure to bring a gift for each child escorting you clearly labeled with his or her name. (Please write clearly and attach the label so Santa can get the right presents to the child).
Ahoy Berkeley Yacht Club!
We will be participating in a holiday toy drive for needy children this season. A box for new unwrapped children's gifts has been conveniently placed in the central lounge space of the club for your convenience. We would like to have an OVERFLOWING box to donate by December 18th. You might consider bringing a gift as early as this Friday! We would appreciate YOUR help as well!
Join us to experience the wonder of the Berkeley Waterfront and the magic of the winter season!
November means lobster. This month's dinner meeting is Saturday, November 17th.
This is also the month in which we announce the newly elected Board of Directors for 2019 but mainly it's lobster. The dinner menu will include:
Appetizer: Shrimp Cocktail
First Course: Ceasar Salad
Main Course: Maine Lobster / Idaho garlic smashed potatoes / California corn on the cobb
Dessert: Autumn apple pie a' La mode
Election of the 2019 Berkeley Yacht Club Board of Directors Ballot will be mailed to you by October 31st. Please return your ballots by mail or in person to the club no later than Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1800 (6:00pm).
Vote for the following:
Commodore Mark Bird
Vice Commodore Julie LaPlant
Rear Commodore David Janinis
Fleet Captain Tiburcie de la Carcova
Oktoberfest and Corporation Meeting October 20th
On behalf of the Nominating Committee, please find below the proposed slate of candidates for the 2019 BYC Board of Directors.
First, we would like to thank all 2018 board members for the considerable amount of work and their contribution to the club. Special thanks to members that are stepping down from the board: Commodore Chuck Bullett, Paul Boatman, Tom Loughran and Bob Bratton. Chuck, enjoy the silver stars :-).