is a reminder for the Thursday November 21st gathering at Marco
November 2019 Meeting Reminder
Sailors Social &
viewing of the film Maiden, (1
hr. 37 min.)
This is a reminder that this
month's meeting will be held Thursday November 21st from 6:00-7:37 at
Marco T's, 302 W Fireweed Ln, 99503.
Maiden is the inspiring true story of the first
all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World yacht race.
Still looking for recommendations for topics for
winter membership meetings.
Our thanks to last winter/spring presenters ASA
Sailing Instructor of the year Randy Altermatt on the topic of MOB
and longtime member, cruiser/racer John Baker on the topic of winch
maintenance and the general membership on favorite local
Some ideas of other topics of interest:
Voyage Reports - Kodiak, crossing the Gulf, Inside
How to access a sailboat for the least amount of
money... and just how little can that be? Joint ownership? Lease?
Members willing to share their experience and help
If you can't make tonight's meeting, we hope to see
you at next months meeting in December, for the annual election
of officers and Christmas potluck dinner. The meeting will be at the
Bayshore Clubhouse, on December 12th. Will follow up with a time and the
The next board meeting will be Wednesday December 4th
at 17:30, at Turnagain Brewing Company, 7920 King Street,
Tentative Schedule of Events 2019-2020
January 16th membership
meeting (topic? presenter?)
February 20th membership
meeting (topic? presenter?)
March 19th membership
meeting (topic? presenter)
April 16th general
May 15, 16 & 17 Fri,
Sat & Sun 2020 Harbor Opening: progressive boat party, club
open house, barbecue, breakfast.
June 6th Sat Race #1
Destination Sunny Cove Race - Rabbit start, or self timed?
July 3rd thru 5th Fri, Sat &
Sun 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
For anyone willing to lead, or help talk/present any
of the topics mentioned above, or another that you think might be of
interest to the club please contact myself or one of the board
members. Or drop a note to email@example.com.
Thanks to William Ennis for offering up the topic of
cruising in far away places, and his vote for keeping a physical
With the election of officers coming up at the annual
December meeting, anyone willing to serve as commodore, or on the
board please step forward.
Still outstanding is finding 3 club members to meet
with Kate Pruit, Deborah Altermatt and Peter Murphy of the Kenai
Fjords Yacht Club (KFYC) to answer the question of establishing
some as yet to be determined relationship with KFYC. Can we, should
we combine, and if so, in what fashion. If you are interested on
serving on this committee please contact me.
A special thanks and recognition to our Treasurer, Deb
Perala for her successful pursuit of insurance to cover alcohol in
the club house. I look forward celebrating her achievement with a
drink in the clubhouse this coming season.