Posts for February 2018
Please register to meet Jay Fleming at the Richmond Omni on March 7th.
Rain or shine, life's better outside. Fishing Bay Yacht Club (FBYC) invites you to come sailing with us.
Learn to sail or improve your skills with our popular annual sailing course for anyone interested in a team sport that will challenge the most competitive and give a lifetime of enjoyment to anyone who loves outdoor sports and good fun.
WHO: Beginners and intermediate sailors/crew.
WHEN: Tuesdays 6:30 to 9:00 pm on March 20; March 27; April 3
WHERE: Richmond, VA (optional on-water practice sessions in Deltaville, VA)
Please join us for the 20th Anniversary Southern Chesapeake
Leukemia Cup Regatta Kick Off Celebration
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Triple Crossing Brewery - Fulton
5203 Hatcher Street, Richmond, VA 23231
We will be kicking off the 2018 Leukemia Cup Regatta fundraising season, sharing LLS updates, and offering incentives for registering your boat!
Attendance is free for all with complimentary dinner & a cash bar.
Please RSVP by February 27 to Katey Sanders at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 804.774.2257
Visit www.leukemiacup.org/va to register today!
We have received some constructive feedback to the newly circulated lease provision banning the use of space heaters at the yacht club docks. In light of that feedback, we have done some additional review and believe that the new lease restriction and related rules should be relaxed to address the concerns expressed by a number of slip holders.
Safety is our concern, but we recognize that each slip holder is ultimately responsible for the selection and proper use of equipment on board boats docked at the Club’s facilities. Accordingly, the Board has approved the adoption of a new Club Rule that will have the effect of nullifying the lease restriction on the use of space heaters and similar devices …
March is packed with fun events to reconnect you with your sailing friends!
Check the website for details and sign up for our Winter Program with Jay Fleming on Wednesday March 7 and don’t miss out on the Bermuda High Party on Saturday March 24.
Contact Mary or Paul Almany if you have any questions.
See you there!
Dear members of FBYC:
As part of a continuing effort to provide greater visibility into the finances of the club, we have prepared a summary overview of our 2017 financial results.
We have continued to offer a high level of service to our membership, which comes at increased costs. Your board is doing everything possible to manage our expenses in a prudent manner. Additionally, we are planning on several capital improvements including the new floating dock and facility maintenance work this year that requires significant cash outlays, and we are tightly adhering to our planned budget for the spending.
Our biggest challenge is increasing revenues to keep pace with the ever increasing level of expenses. The biggest thing you the …