The Mainsheet #2

What’s happening at the club this week…

In the Clubhouse

Saturday, June 28th

  • New member cocktail party 5 pm, all members are welcome, light appetizers and drinks will be served

Sunday, June 29th

  • Brunch 12 pm – 3 pm

Remember to pick up your member packets in the slicker room at the club.

The restaurant and bar are now open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner – come join us!

This week’s drink specials are:

  • Pirate’s Punch – Mt. Gay, pineapple and ginger ale
  • Tidal Wave – Capt. Morgan, lemon, OJ, Grand Marnier and soda.

On the Water

Saturday, June 28th

Sunday, June 29th

  • Cruising brunch at Devon YC 12 pm, all members are welcome to join by land or sea
  • H12 ½ Sunday Spinnaker Series 1 pm
  • Informal Laser Races 1 pm – 4 pm
  • Adult/Family Free Sail rigging and teaching day 1 pm – 4 pm.  Come learn and use the club’s open bics, windsurfers and 420’s. Contact Jeff Bresnahan at jcbre@conncoll.edu

Announcements:


photo by Stuart Johnstone

Etchells Worlds in Newport this week.

The International Etchells Class, in conjunction with New York Yacht Club, Sail Newport and Etchells Fleet 8, welcome competitors to the 2014 World Championship in Newport, Rhode Island.  Registration and measurement took place on Saturday through Monday, June 21-23, with the Skippers’ Meeting and Opening Reception on Monday evening.  Nine races are scheduled from Tuesday through Saturday, June 24-28.  Boats and trailers will be kept at Sail Newport.  Social activities will take place at both Sail Newport and New York Yacht Club.  See more photos here

We have several boats competing in the World’s this week including:
Jamie Mills, Jay Mills & Chris Constant
Scott Kaufman
Jay Cross
Aubrey Mayer
Will Ricketson
Friends of our fleet include:
Ethan Doyle
Meredith and Peter Carroll

Congratulations

to Petra Cahill and Don Shillingburg on the birth of Poppy Dare Shillingburg! Born  8 lbs 6 oz. on Thursday, June 19th at 9:21 pm.  June is proud to be a big sister and looks forward to showing her the ropes.