Posts for January 2020

Grab (or click on) Your Calendar and Mark These Dates

Karen Soule on

Social Events

FBYC has loads of events in the works--numerous opportunities to increase your skills and start thinking about our upcoming sailing season.  So mark your calendar for these programs and look for more details on how to sign-up:

                                 Saturday, February 1, 2020:  Junior Program Registration Begins

               Thursday, February 20, 2020:  First session in our new seminar, "Learn to Cruise the Chesapeake Bay."

                        Saturday, February 29, 2020 (Leap Day!) :  Winter Program with legendary sailor Jim Brown.

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FBYC Seeks Membership Engagement Chair

Joe Roos on

Club News

We are all looking forward to spring and getting ready for sailing at FBYC. As the weather warms up, activities will begin to pick up, as will members' efforts at getting the Club ready for the season and preparing themselves for exciting socials and great sailing. It is this effort that we all put into the Club that builds on our dynamic environment at FBYC and that helps us all feel more connected and make new friends.  The Board is looking at ways to broaden member participation and volunteer opportunities to support the great environment at FBYC.  

 

To further develop and raise awareness of members' opportunities to help with Club activities and events, the Board is looking for someone interested …

FBYC Needs a "Host Home" for Bermuda High Party Set for Saturday, March 14

Karen Soule on

Social Events

Can we burn a few socks and drink some Dark 'n Stormies at your home?

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Our Annual Bermuda High Party is the perfect way to cast off winter and plan for the 2020 sailing season.  It is traditionally held in the Richmond area where we rekindle friendships and introduce potential new members to FBYC.  

We've got the date--Saturday, March 14 2020--but need a "host home."  All you need to do is open your door to some happy sailors and we'll do all the rest:  Set-up, Food and Drinks, Music and Clean-up.

Can you either offer your home as a location or help with the party details?

Please drop Jerry Latell, our Winter Program Chair, an email at …

Fishing Bay Ramp Is Poured!

Brian Ankrom on

Clubhouse News

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The jetty is up and the new ramp concrete has been poured!

Please refrain from driving or stepping on the new ramp until the concrete has cured.

We expect the ramp to be ready for boat traffic in Mid-February.

Ramp Construction Begins!

Brian Ankrom on

Clubhouse News

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Haywood Marine has begun work on the Fishing Bay Ramp.

We expect construction to last a number of weeks.

The ramp is closed and will not be available for use until construction is complete.  Please stay tuned for updates.

Here's to a Great 2020 at FBYC

Karen Soule on

Social Events

Happy New Year to all our members, Deltaville friends and Chesapeake sailors everywhere.  While we all take stock of 2019 and plan ahead for this new year, we remain grateful for our relationships forged under sail and for the exquisite bit of beauty we call Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

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Looking ahead we can look forward to some new initiatives designed to develop our sailing skills and attract new members:

  • A new "Learn to Cruise" seminar to better equip those who want to explore both near and far
  • A "Safety at Sea Day" where we can practice lighting old flares (and get rid of expired ones)

But keep a sharp lookout for our established and successful programs:

  • Our upcoming Winter Program …
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