Posts for January 2018
Following up on a previous notice where we announced the prohibition of the use of space heaters aboard boats at the club, a committee has been formed to re-examine this issue and the board will be reviewing their recommendation at the next board meeting in February. If a “safe” heater standard is approved, all slip holders we receive an addendum to their lease which will need to be signed and returned to the club.
Please realize we are trying to address a potential safety concern at our docks.
As always please feel free to reach out to me with any questions.
Rob Whittemore -- Commodore
All Jackson Creek slip holders will soon be receiving (or have received) their 2018 slip lease agreement. In a continuing effort to improve the quality of our operations and member experience, we have made some changes to the lease agreement.
- The new lease will auto-renew and not need to be signed every year. Annual proof of insurance will still have to be submitted to the club.
- You will also notice the use of space heaters on any boat is now prohibited.
- Finally, the club now reserves the right to charge for electricity usage above and beyond a reasonable level. This change only applies to boats on the new east dock, which will have metered slips.
Additionally, we will also be …
The recent winter storm froze over Jackson Creek and left quite a bit of snow upon Fishing Bay Yacht Club.
Fortunately, local Chesapeake Bay photographer Stephen Blue took an amazing aerial 360 photo above a snow-covered FBYC!
US SAILING ONE DAY RACE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
Saturday, January 20, 2018 – hosted by Hampton Yacht Club
Deadline for Registration – January 15, 2018
This seminar gives an in-depth look at race management and why race committees do what they do., i.e. sailing instructions, people and equipment, setting good courses with proper lines and legs, good starting sequences (and recalls), changing and shortening courses, and finishing the race. There is something here for everyone wanting to be a more knowledgeable member of the race committee, not just the PROs.
Also, the seminar meets the course requirements for folks wanting to certify (or re-certify) as a Club Race Officer.
All materials, deli-bar lunch, plus coffee, pastries, etc. throughout the day are included …