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Lobsters Lobsters and more Lobsters November 17, 2018

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 BYC Board of Directors

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

Oktoberfest and Corporation Meeting October 20th

This month's dinner will be our Oktoberfest dinner and our fall corporation meeting so come in your best business casual attire and be prepared to make venn diagrams out of your weinersnitchel. The dinner will be traditional and delicious German fair such as Bratwurst, sauerkraut and German potato salad with perhaps a nice apple strudel for dessert. A more detailed menu will be posted soon. Specialty Oktoberfest beers will be available as well. @yahoogroups.com>

Nominations for the 2019 BYC Board of Directors

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 :-).

The Blues Bottle Band - BYC Winter Nights

Friday, October 5th

BYC Winter Nights welcomes the Blues Bottle Band to the BYC Lounge this Friday, October 5 at 8:00 pm.

Why are they called the Blues Bottle Band? No idea. But I do know that I like a good five piece blues band in a cool setting like the bar at the BYC.

The jammin' starts at 8:00 pm so why not get here a little early and get in a nice sunset and a cocktail beforehand.

Winter Nights have arrived!

Mark Bird BYC Rear Commodore

September 15th Dinner Meeting will be a Prime Event

The speaker for the September 15th dinner meeting will be Mr. Jim Hancock. Jim is the Founder and President of The San Francisco Sailing Science Center, a non profit dedicated to the creation of an interactive sailing science themed museum in San Francisco (sailingscience.org). Jim will present his vision for the museum and give you an opportunity to ask questions and even get involved if you like.

FANTASTIC Coastal Clean-Up OPPORTUNITY

September 15, 2018

Save the date! Improve the Marina!  September 15, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Help represent our Berkeley Yacht Club at the once-a-year Coastal Clean-Up. Coffee and breakfast snacks provided. Keep a weather eye out for more details later this month.

Please respond to email dvhanson@yahoo.com

Thanks,

Ginger and David Hanson

Coastal Clean-up Chairs

August Dinner Meeting is August 18 (Viva Mexico!)

August 18, 2018

July is past us and that means it's dinner season once again! This month's Member dinner will be on Saturday, August 18 and will have a cruising theme. That can only mean one thing: Mexican food! Everybody loves cruising and eating in Mexico. Our Guest Speakers will be Amanda Witherell and Brian Twitchell who have just recently returned to the BYC after cruising for many years including a long stay in New Zealand. They will share their stories and insight.

NEWS FLASH!!! FROM RACE COMMITTEE

There is room for more folks on Berkeley Yacht Club’s Race Committee! Experience is not required! Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the learning and the fun! The next two months are packed with great racing events and we need you to sign up now!

The dates and details are:

August 25 – Classic Boats race #9. We anchor at the same place as we did on August 11 and run 2 races for 6 Divisions. Muster time at BYC is 0900.