News, Events & Articles
Artist Pamela Johnson will be exhibiting her Plein Air Paintings at Berkeley Yacht Club from June 3rd to July 26th. Please join us on Sunday, June 11th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm for a reception with the artist. Pamela is a friend of member/artist Sharon Hind-Smith and is part of our BYC Artist Wall. Please join us to hear more about the artist and her work.
Vice Commodore Chuck Bullett and wife Captain Lisa Chapin Bullett invite you to the Vice Commodore's Party. We are throwing a Pirate Theme Party. What makes this SO special is that this will be a huge kick-off event to celebrate the start of BYC's Junior Sailing and Kids' Kamp week. Feel like donating a sponsorship for a special junior pirate for kids kamp? This would be a great night to do it.
PEGASUS AND BYC BARBECUE DINNER AND A MOVIE.
Pegasus Spring Dinner honoring student accomplishments and the Shorebird Park Nature Center’s Patty Donald.
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.
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
Do You Know? • 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? When did you join Berkeley Yacht Club? Was it 1992 or before? You are an Old Salt and you have made Berkeley Yacht Club into the club it is today. We recognize members at 25 years, 30 years, 35 years, 40 years and 45 years for their continued participation in the club activities.
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”!
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.
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.