Posts for September 2009

Noel's daughter Elizabeth stars in Utah

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Pioneer Theatre Company opens season with ‘A Chorus Line' Full story with VIDEO - Elizabeth can be seen in pink top and burgundy bikini bottom The audition: what every aspiring or veteran Broadway dancer experiences. After more than 30 years, each new cast member of "A Chorus Line" can relate personally to the true stories the characters tell on stage.

"I think I've gotten to play this character as much as I have because I don't have to act. I can just kind of walk on stage and access 98 percent of what he has to say," says actor Miguel Angel Falcon.

Actress Elizabeth Clinard says her character is "sort of a …


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SBR News You Can Use
Good Grief!  It will officially be  FALL  tomorrow, September 22nd!  Better get in all the racing you can before 2009 expires!
RACERS AND THE RULES QUIZ:   If you miss a mark of  the course and no one protests, did you break a rule?  (Answer follows in this issue of SBRNYCU.)
FBYC Fall Series  got in two short races Sunday with LOOSE CANNON and HORIZON winning their fleets.  Loose Cannon, Strother Scott, and Blade Runner, Brad Davis, tied for first for the day in PHRF A, but Loose Cannon won the tie breaker by virtue of his first place in the second race.  Sam Michener's Double Eagle took third place with a …

Indian Summer / Sail Against SIDS-3rd Annual

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One Design Racing
Indian Summer / Sail Against SIDS-3rd Annual

Saturday, October 3, 2009
****Reservations requested by September 24, 2009****

One Design Sailors and Juniors are invited to enjoy a weekend of fall SAILING AND FUN. The races and associated activities are to raise awareness and resources to benefit the research and prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants between the ages of 1 and 12 months. There is currently no known cause or cure. All proceeds will go to the either the Maxwell Raymond Braun Memorial Fund or Hayes Hitzeman Foundation ( whose vision is a future in which no one experiences the loss of a baby to SIDS. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Starts …

Please vote for Richmond Native in GQ Poll

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murrayfisher.jpg Please vote for Murray Fisher at GQ asked readers to nominate an agent of change striving for the betterment of society through charitable work, volunteerism, and/or community involvement—someone who is working hard to make this a better world. GQ selected the five best submissions as finalists and readers have determined the potential winner by popular vote.

One if the five finalists of the 2009 Better Men Better World Search is an old Friend of FBYC. Vote now.

Murray Fisher has dedicated his life to the environment and education. His greatest and proudest achievement is the New York Harbor School, a public New York City high school he started at the age of 28 …

FBYC is on Facebook

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Club News
Please note that Fishing Bay Yacht Club now had a Fan Page on Facebook. You can see it at

We have 148 Fans at this time - some Juniors, but many adult members.

I'm not real sure what is will do for us, but web theoreticians might tell us that it may be the best way to market our selves and our events to the world. Thanks to Jon Deutsch for setting it up. He and I are the admins, if anyone else wants to be an admin, please contact Jon, as he may know how to add you!!

Mathews Yacht Club invites us to Paddle and Yard Sale October 3

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Club News
Mathews Yacht Club is having an event on Saturday morning, October 3, 2009, and wishes to invite you and your members at Fishing Bay Yacht Club to join us. NOTE: SAME DAY AS FBYC'S INDIAN SUMMER REGATTA

I am attaching two flyers for your information and ask that you please share them with your members. Bob and Sandy Warren are coordinating the paddle event and I, along with our manager Suzette Edwards, am working on the nautical yard sale. Please contact any of us if you need additional information or to make reservations.

Warm Regards,

John Caperton
Fleet Captain
Mathews Yacht Club


Your club and your family and friends are cordially invited …

NYYC Invitational Cup features 4 FBYC members on 2 yachts

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Club News
aret.jpgNext Wednesday, September 16th, is the first day of racing for all competitors in the NYYC Invitational Cup, sponsored by Rolex, Sperry Top-Sider and Nautor’s Swan. Beginning at 1100, 19 amateur teams from 14 countries will cross the starting line in NYYC Swan 42s, and many months of preparation will come to fruition as this exciting event gets underway.

Harbour Court will see plenty of action on and off the water, and NYYC members have been invited to enjoy watching the teams racing from spectator boats that have been generously provided by fellow members. In addition, members are invited to join in the social activities that are planned throughout the week.

Pictured at the top left is Phil Lotz …


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SBR News You Can Use
BATTLEWAGON   Wins  Halsey Trophy at Stingray.    Paul Cross'  Battlewagon swept the  PHRF Non-Spin Division at the 2009 Stingray Point Regatta - five bullets in five races over two days of racing.  A total of 35 boats were at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club annual Labor Day weekend regatta, got in some nice racing on Saturday and Sunday and, those who had deliveries to accomplish, dodged gentle rain showers on Monday on the way home.  Here's how things shook out when all was said and done:  RESULTS:     PHRF A (9 boats) - 1.Leroi Lissenden, Voodoo 2;  2.Bob Mosby, Cyrano;  3.Sam Mitchener, Double Eagle.    J/105 One Design (6 …

FBYC Juniors Form Richmond High School Sailing Association

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Junior Activities

Six FBYC Juniors have formed the Richmond High School Sailing Association (RHSSA) sponsored by FBYC and Deep Run High School. Madeleine and Graeme Alderman, Conrad and Eric Roos, Jeremy Herrin and Ben Buhl will sail on Saturday’s this fall and compete within the Virginia Interscholastic Sailing Association (VISA). Other schools include, Norfolk Collegiate, Hampton Roads Academy, Christ Church, Maury, Poquoson , Walsingham, and a few others.

FBYC Juniors in the greater Richmond area are starving for a venue to sail in the fall and spring. Randy Stokes, President of VISA was instrumental helping to pave the way for FBYC Juniors to gain an incredible opportunity. Additionally, with the help of Hampton Yacht Club, John Hanna, FBYC friend , David Revill, HYC …

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