Dear WYC members,
I Hope everyone had a great Valentine's Day! I would like to thank all the members who attended the February 6th Social Meeting. We had several guest speakers.
Harbormaster Paul Milone spoke of boating safely and reminded everyone to wear a life jacket. Paul is hosting a Massachusetts Environmental Police Boating Safety Course at WYC on Saturday 2/24, 3/3, 3/10 & 3/17 this is a 4 week course, the course ID: 4158, you must attend all 4 classes & pass a written exam to receive a certificate. If interested in attending, sign up directly at https://www.mass.gov/forms/mep-boating-safety-course-online-enrollment-form
Angel Montanez of the USCG Auxiliary spoke of USCG Vessel safety check list & boat stickers, he is willing to come to the club and do inspections. If you are interested let me know & we can set up an appointment.
Alex Hall of DCR Boston Harbor Islands spoke of all the great offerings the islands have for boaters to visit.
John Hill, WYC Sailing Fleet Captain spoke of the proposed Club Sailing “Race” Event to be held on July 22, it would consist of power boat club members crewing on the sail boat members boats, there is a meeting scheduled for March 9 @ 6:00 PM to finalize the plans but it sounds like a great event.
Rob Durkin, WYC member spoke of his plan to host a club wide fishing tournament, proposed date June 2 more details to follow.
Joyce Albrecht, WYC Juniors Program Chairperson spoke briefly, she is currently putting together a committee and hopes to have some junior events to announce soon.
Refreshments were provided by Boat House Bistro,they are our potential new galley caterer for this year, we would like to welcome the owners Steve McCauley & Dennis Grady . We are looking forward to a great season with some good food and hopefully shorter wait times, they are also going to try some special events such as wine pairings,wine tastings etc.
A special thanks to Vice Commodore Bill Conway for cultivating this connection. There will be more details soon.
Reminder: the Next Business Meeting is Tuesday, March 6 @ 7:30 PM
Don't forget to join us for a Saint Patrick's Day Celebration on Saturday, March 17 – live entertainment with Bob Sylvia, sing along Irish tunes from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.
Wessagussett Yacht Club
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Debby Casna, Commodore............ Bill Conway, Vice Commodore
Jim Bennette, Rear Commodore
Ruth Ann Whitten, Secretary..........................Chris Butts, Treasurer