This is notice cancelling the Thursday March 19th
meeting at 49th State Brewery at 717 West 3rd Avenue,
Anchorage, AK 99501
March 2020 Meeting Cancellation
The only thing certain is change. Given the
coronavirus outbreak this months meeting is cancelled. The board will
resume club activities as soon as conditions improve.
We wish you and yours the best, and especially good
Always looking for recommendations for topics for
winter membership meetings:
Commodore emeritus Sam Steel is trying to set up a
diesel engine maintenance class for this spring... stay tuned.
Please accept this missive as notice to renew your
club membership as the clubhouse will be available starting April
It is also of note that parking spaces adjacent to the
clubhouse will be available to the first 10 members, on the basis of
the date of their membership renewal, and at a cost of $50. It is
noted that on popular dates, when Seward is packed, all the spaces
may be taken. Come a day earlier and have even more fun.
The April 16th Spring Membership meeting is postponed
until further notice.
The next board meeting will be Wednesday April 1st,
17:30, at Turnagain Brewing Company, 7920 King Street,
Anchorage, AK, is under review... perhaps a discussion via email.
Tentative Schedule of Events for 2020
April 15th club house opens.
general membership meeting. In addition to great company and food,
this meeting will include a discussion of how to make our races work,
and an appeal to members to step forward as 'race sponsors/marshals'.
Members who will organize an individual race and be responsible to
see that it happens and help participants have a great event.
May 15, 16 & 17 Fri,
Sat & Sun 2020 Harbor Opening: progressive boat party Sat
16th and on Sun 17th for breakfast and a club open house.
June 6th Sat Race #1 Destination
Sunny Cove Race - Rabbit start, or self timed?
June 20th Summer Solstice
Cruise - WHSYC, KFYC & Sailing Inc.
July 5th thru 7th, Sun, Mon
Tue - Commodores Cruise
July 18th Sat Race #2
Destination Bulldog Cove Race
August 8th Sat Rum Doodle
August 9th, Sun Short Track
Race... Say Sea Life Center to Industrial Harbor and back
August 8 - 16, Seward
Silver Salmon Derby
August 28th, 29th,
31st & Sept 1st, Race #3 Alaska Cup combined with Fri, Sat &
Sun Sailing Inc. Day Harbor Cruise. Participants chip in $10 -
$20 for a goody bag for all participants?
Sept 25, 26 & 27th Fri,
Sat & Sun Clubhouse Closing Weekend
Wed. Clubhouse Locked for the season
Riggers are questionable at this point... anyone
looking for services please write in.
Electronics, spoke with Jim Damore of Gold Star Alaska
(Anchorage) about potential work on my vessel: $110/hour work time
and $75/hour travel time.
Thanks to this years boat show hosts & the plan is
for an even better presence at next years show.
Look forward to seeing you at our next meeting. In
anticipation of our sailors social I reviewed out accounting records
for boat ownership and found that over the last fifteen years we have
spent about $16,000 a year to maintain our 2003 Island Packet 380...
excluding interest and depreciation.