Posts for April 2017

Upcoming Event Schedule

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Club News

 

 

 

Date           Event
Fri, Apr 28
Sat, Apr 29
Sat, Apr 29
Sun, Apr 30
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 13
Fri, May 19
Sat, May 20
Sun, May 21
Fri, May 26
Sat, May 27
Sat, May 27
Sun, May 28
Sat, Jun 3
Sun, Jun 4
Sun, Jun 4

Mathews Yacht Club Cruise
Crew Training-Water Session 1 (Registration is closed)
One Design Opening Day/Spring Series 1
Offshore Spring Series 2
Crew Training-Water Session 2 (Registration is closed)
YAM Derby Day Picnic
Offshore Spring Series 3
Captains Choice Cruise
Offshore Spring Series 4
One Design Spring Series 2
YAM Cookout
Family Regatta
Laser Training Day
Open House Regatta ...

One Design Season Kicks Off This Week End

Joe Nelson on

One Design Racing

 

Hello,

 

Saturday kicks off the One Design race season with the Spring Series Race 1. We’ve Set Fire to the Rain so the forecast calls for sunny skies and winds in the low teens, perfect for racing. We won’t be Rollin in the Deep like the off-shore folks; instead, we will be in Fishing Bay like we normally do with Brad Squires as PRO. And, remembering last year, we all look forward to RuthAnna Jenkins Turning Tables in the kitchen as Social Chair.

 

Rumor Has It that two weeks ago several boats in the fleet got an early start to the season when a training day was held at the club. We extend many thanks to Rob ...

New to Sailing? Learning is as easy as 1-2-3

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

1. Visit our website, click on “Get Sailing/Adult Sailing” and sign-up for a day of sailing lessons on either Saturday, May 6; Saturday, June 3; or Sunday, July 16. You’ll learn basic sailing principles and how to rig a Flying Scot or J24.

2. Once you’ve taken a class, you now qualify as a skipper and can reserve a boat any day of the week. Go cruising or race. It’s up to you.

3. There is NO COST for any of these classes. For a one season charge of $100 per family, you can sail either boat whenever they are available—and reserve one in advance twice a month.

But let’s say you already know how to sail ...

Clouds & Rain Couldn’t Stop Another Great Opening Weekend!

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

Opening Day 2017 started with the annual flag raising ceremony & captain’s meeting for the first race of the year. Tirteen boats participated in five division races in this year’s Opening Day Regatta.  Joe Roos & the Flag Officers met with new members in the Clubhouse shortly after racing finished for the day. Please take a minute to welcome these new members!
- Judy Miller
- Rich & Jean Rhame
- JD, Kaitlyn, & Aiden Blackwell
- Craig, Mary, Finn, & Henry Ciszewski

Cocktail hour began in Ric’s Place & the Blessing of the Fleet started shortly after. A great crowd packed into the Clubhouse for Doug Anderson’s annual officiation. The cannon’s blast delighted one of the Club’s new members & startled resident ospreys ...

Upcoming Event Schedule

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

 

Date Event
Sat, Apr 22
Sun, Apr 23
Fri, Apr 28
Sat, Apr 29
Sat, Apr 29
Sun, Apr 30
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 13
Fri, May 19
Sat, May 20
Sun, May 21
Fri, May 26
Sat, May 27
Sat, May 27
Sun, May 28
Opening Day (Registration closes April 18)
Offshore Spring Series 1
Mathews Yacht Club Cruise
Crew Training-Water Session 1 (Registration is closed)
One Design Opening Day/Spring Series 1
Offshore Spring Series 2
Crew Training-Water Session 2 (Registration is closed)
YAM Derby Day Picnic
Offshore Spring Series 3
Captains Choice Cruise
Offshore Spring Series 4
One Design Spring Series 2
YAM Cookout
Family Regatta
Laser Training Day
Open House Regatta ...

YAMs Hosting "Kentucky Derby Picnic" | May 6th on Stove Point

Blake Kimbrough on

Social Events
Please join the YAMS for a Kentucky Derby picnic at the Branch's home on Stove Point on Saturday, May 6th, 2017.
 
Wear your best seersucker, sundresses and derby hats! Bring a picnic basket and a blanket, dress up for the classiest southern springtime tradition, and enjoy and celebrate a "day out at the races" with us! 
 
We'll have race day Juleps and Pimms cocktails, southern sweet tea, snacks and lawn games for the whole family, including a table for the youngin's to make their own derby hats!
 
This event is open to all members, their guests and children alike...so please go ahead and sign up here: https://new.fbyc.net/events ...

Upcoming Event Schedule

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

 

Date Event
Tue, Apr 11
Sat, Apr 15
Sat, Apr 22
Sun, Apr 23
Fri, Apr 28
Sat, Apr 29
Sat, Apr 29
Sun, Apr 30
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 13
Fri, May 19
Sat, May 20
Sun, May 21
Crew Training-3rd Session (Registration is closed)
One Design Training Day
Opening Day (Registration closes April 18)
Offshore Spring Series 1
Mathews Yacht Club Cruise
Crew Training-Water Session 1 (Registration is closed) 
One Design Opening Day/Spring Series 1
Offshore Spring Series 2 
Crew Training-Water Session 2 
YAM Derby Day Picnic
Offshore Spring Series 3 
Captains Choice Cruise
Offshore Spring Series 4 
One Design Spring Series 2

 

Spring is well underway and Summer is ...

Sign Up NOW for Opening Day!

Brian Ankrom on

Social Events

WHEN: Saturday, April 22 – Registration for the party closes on April 18

COST: 

  • $25.00 – Adult members (Includes dinner & 1 complimentary drink)
  • $30.00 – Adult guests (Includes dinner & 1 complimentary drink)
  • $15.00 – Teens (Age 12-17)
  • $5.00 – Children (Ages 12 and Under)

CONTACT:

SCHEDULE:

  • 09:00 – Captain’s Meeting
  • 11:00 – Start of Opening Day Regatta
  • 15:30 – Membership meeting in Main Clubhouse
  • 17:00 – Bar opens at Ric’s Place
  • 17:30 – Blessing of the ...

Changes to Piankatank River Aids to Navigation

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

Please be advised of the following Piankatank River marker changes made over the winter:

  • Light #5 (aka "FBYC A" – Light changing to Quick Flashing
  • Light #7 – Relocated
  • Light #8 – Relocated
  • Buoy #8A – Removed
  • Light #10 – Relocated
  • Daybeacon 10A – Removed

The USCG is also proposing to discontinue the use of Light #6 (aka "FBYC B").  If interested, you are encouraged to submit potential navigational safety impacts of this proposal BEFORE April 17 – please reference project 05-17-037(D).  You may send comments to CGD5Waterways@uscg.mil or provide feedback using the USCG Fifth District Waterway online data sheet found here:

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/pdf/lnms/D05%20LNM%202015%20Special%20Notice_Waterway_Proposal%20Feedback ...

Upcoming Event Schedule

Brian Ankrom on

Club News

  

Date Event Notes
Sat, Apr 8
Sun, Apr 9
Tue, Apr 11
Sat, Apr 15
Sat, Apr 22
Sun, Apr 23
Fri, Apr 28
Sat, Apr 29
Sat, Apr 29
Sun, Apr 30
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 6
Sat, May 13
Welcome Cruisers Party
Offshore Training Day
Crew Training - 3rd Session
One Design Training Day
Opening Day
Spring Series 1
Mathews Yacht Club Cruise
Crew Training On-Water Session at FBYC
One Design Opening Day & Spring Series 1
Offshore Spring Series 2
Crew Training On-Water Session at FBYC
YAM Derby Day Picnic
Offhosre Spring Series 3
Registration is open
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