We had a gourmet meal cooked by Doug Roberts and all mates were well fed also by the great sides everyone brought. We have no shortage of good cooks in POYC. Thanks to all who brought food.
Vice Commodore Vinson opened the meeting at 6:30pm with a salute to past commodores,as the Commodore was away on vacation.
We have two new members to welcome to the club this month, Jay Mortenson and Scott Southwood, please say hello to them if you see them around the clubgrounds. Scott is the proud owner of a Chrysler 22.
The Race Committee is offering up a great schedule of events:
August 18th – The Karl Millen Regatta – this is POYC’s dinghy regatta, but all classes are welcome to compete
August 25th – The Glow Night Regatta – this is also a great event held at night under the moonlight
September 8th – The Dixie Cup
The Race Committee is always looking for help on the Committee boat, please contact Doug Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer, as always no experience is necessary, we will train you. This is a good way to break into racing.
The Yard Master has set November 10th as our Fall Work Party, all hands on deck !
Purser’s report: The bills have all been paid and we are in good standing with the Corp. We have about $3200 in reserve, with more expenses to come. If you are in arrears please pay up now. Next years dues bills will be sent out promptly on December 31st.
The Friends of Barren River Lake will host their annual Trashmasters Championship on September 15th. Vice Commodore Vinson reports we will use our Committee boat in this effort and we need volunteers to man it and collect trash. This will begin at around 8am on Saturday September 15th. This is our home lake, let’s all try to help in this worthy event to keep it clean and pristine.
Larry Caillouet is missing a yellow sail bag with a sail from his Flying Scot in it. If you come across this somewhere, please notify Larry and stick it in the shed.
Lee Huddleston gave an interesting talk on using the sail drying pole to help raise the mast on Lisa Howletts yacht. This is a possible help if your mast is heavy and or very long.
Vice Commodore Vinson adjourned the meeting at 6:51pm.