1 August 28, 2013 Half Moon Bay Yacht Club Tell Tales Weekly Spotlight Upcoming Events Sunday Skippers COmmittees & Social Clubs Club Calendar
2 Half Moon Bay Yacht Club Upcoming Events Wed, Aug. 28 Wednesday Night Sailing 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Every Wednesday until sundown, all welcome just for fun or join the beer-can race. Fri, Aug. 30 Welcome Sailors Supper: $8 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Live Music by Chuck Little & his Band Sat, Aug. 31 Live Music with Mike Ahern 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Build Your Meal & Seafood Tapas 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sun, Sept. 1 Continental breakfast 7:00 am - 10:00 am Mon, Sept. 2 Sailors Happy-Tizers Nigel, Clive & The British Invasion Lads playing 60s rock & roll oldies Argentinian Passion for Cooking by Richard Poncini Labor Day Laser Sail Off (Rig set up at 9am) 12 Noon - 3:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5:30 pm or 7:30 pm 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Tues, Sept. 3 Sailing Committee meeting 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Wed, Sept. 4 Wednesday Night Sailing 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Every Wednesday until sundown, all welcome just for fun or join the beer-can race. Thurs, Sept 5 Technology Integration meeting 7:00pm - 8:00 pm Fri, Sept 6 Happy Hour is BACK! 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Along with Friday Food Sat, Sept 7 Events Committee meeting 10:00 am - 12 Noon Sun, Sept 8 Quarterly Membership Meeting 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm all members are encouraged to attend Tell Tales August 28, 2013
3 Friday Night Cafe Chef de Somer is preparing for this Friday s dinner a menu that is Tasty and Hearty and will fill the dreams of any sailor from near or far! Enjoy with us... Sausage and Ground Beef Meat Lasagna (Veggie Option available) Green Salad of mixed Field Greens w/ Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Carrots and a Creamy Balsamic Dressing Garlic Bread Cup of Portobello Mushroom Bandolini Soup (made with chicken stock) $8.00 per person paid directly to the Chef, exact change appreciated. Ready to serve at 6 pm until there is no more or 8:30 p.m. whatever happens first. Come join us for the kick off of the Labor Day wonderment at the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club.
4 Youth Sailing Camp 2013 This year our summer youth sailing-camp was our most successful yet reaching well over 100 kids in the span of 8 weeks, enrollment pushed 16 in a couple of the weeks. Much was learned, much fun was had, and all 8 Optis took it in their stride. HMBYC is bringing on a great new generation of sailors. Those who made things possible include Lucy Gillies, Dave Morris, Kelly Pike, Women s Sailing for providing scholarships and benefits for our young women sailors and instructors, Lisa Hernandez for constant on-shore support, scores of dedicated parents, and the team of instructors. Our 2013 Instructors were: Brett Baron (Junior Instructor in Training), Kiera Cullen (Junior Instructor In Training), Nina Hipkins (Junior instructor in training), Elias MacLeod (Junior Instructor), Lauren Orloff (Junior Instructor), Emma Reynolds (Junior Instructor in Training), Tanner Rhodes (Junior Instructor in Training), Rachel Wilson (Junior Instructor), and last but not least Hannah Tuson-Turner, HMBYC s inimitable Head Instructor and Sailing Program Coordinator. Tell Tales August 28, 2013
5 HMBYC s Fall Sailing Program After-School Youth Program 2013 Teen Racing Begins September 10: Tuesdays 4-6pm Students will explore our fleet of lasers, C15s, and occasionally the club s fleet of Cal20 keel boats. Participants must have at least 1 week of sailing camp at HMBYC or elsewhere within the last two years to attend: Ages Youth Opti Sailing Begins September 7, Saturday Morning: 9am-12pm This just-for-fun based class is designed for kids with some sailing experience that wish to continue the fun outside of summer camp. Participants must have at least 1 week of sailing camp at HMBYC or elsewhere within the last two years to attend: Ages 8-14 Youth Day Camp Begins September 8 Sunday Morning- 9am-12pm Kayaks, Cal20s, Lasers, Tide-pool Walks, Stand-up Paddle Days, Beach Games and more. Depending on the weather each weekend, this session will include sailing and other fun activities in and around the harbor. After School Youth Program: Registration & Information
6 HMBYC s Fall Sailing Program Adult Sailing Classes Introduction to Cal20 keelboats Begins September 8: 1-4 pm Sunday Afternoons September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Topics covered in this introduction course include: Basic Seamanship skills: steering, balance and sail trim parts of a boat wind awareness points of sail rigging and de-rigging a boat sailing upwind sailing downwind launching and docking knots and terminology safety and right of way rules Adult Laser Class Begins Sept 7 or 11 Wednesdays: 4-7 pm Sept 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2. or Saturdays: 1-4 pm: Sept 7, 14, 21 & 28 Novice through experienced sailors welcome, perfect for Cal20 sailors to hone their skills. Learn how to rig, tune and sail with finesse on our club lasers. The laser is a great boat to learn the basics on. Wetsuit required! Adult Sailing Classes: Registration & Information
7 America s cup video coverage at the Club Semifinals and finals are set to record on the club s DVR. To watch a pre-recorded race: Hit the MENU button on the DirecTV remote go to RECORDINGS go to PLAYLIST Select YACHTING Select the race you want to watch Follow this link to our America s Cup web page and YouTube coverage of Round Robins, Semifinals, and finals.
8 Sail-in Labor Day Friday, August :30 pm Welcome Sailor s Supper: $8 Live Music by Chuck Little & his Band Saturday, August pm Live Music with Mike Ahern 3-8 pm Featuring Build Your Meal & Seafood Tapas Sunday, September am Continental breakfast 12-3 pm Sailor s Happy-Tizers 5 pm - 9 pm Nigel, Clive & The British Invasion Lads playing 60s rock & roll oldies, Beatles & some Bossa Nova. 5:30 or 7:30 pm Argentinian Passion for Cooking by Richard Poncini Argentinean Flank steak w/chimichuri sauce, Cuban Chicken, Spanish Vegetarian Paella, Argentina salad w/lettuce, tomatoes & onions, rolls & Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Labor Day Weekend Aug 30 Sept 1 Bar will be open Saturday & Sunday from 10am until 11pm. Holiday Special: Bloody Mary Bar on Sunday 10am - 2pm 5:30pm Seating Registration Below Choose your $30 per Person Dining Tim e 7:30pm Seating Registration Below Limited seating, so make your paid reservations now! $35 at door if available. Water-Taxi from our unique floating dock to & from anchored/rafted-up fleets will be available Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
9 LABOR DAY LASER SAIL OFF Members with their own boats are welcome to add to the fleet. Please RSVP to reserve a club boat: Join us for a FUN day of sailing Lasers. MONDAY, SEPT 2nd 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Meet at 9.00 to help rig and set the course. Remember we have 2 Radials and two 4.7 rigs for those who don t want the full speed version! Bring along a dish to share or something to put on the BBQ after sailing
10 Sunday Skippers Every Sunday from 2-4pm, there will be two checked-out skippers available to take members for a sail. Look out for the skippers and let them know you are interested in sailing. Sunday September 1 = Labor Day Sail In = No Sunday Skippers Sunday September 8 Dave Slater Marcus Choy Tell Tales August 28, 2013
11 We are looking for Member Chefs, who enjoy preparing fine German cuisine such as Sauerbraten, Spatzle, traditional German Sausage etc. Our Oktoberfest is right around the corner, October 5th! Please contact Frau Nat at
12 Half Moon Bay Yacht Club Normal Clubhouse Hours: Friday, 5pm -10pm Saturday, 12pm -10pm Sunday, 12pm - 7pm Office Hours: (Call) phone: fax: Princeton Ave Princeton, CA Commodore Mike Mann Vice Commodore Natalie Sturm Rear Commodore Clive Jones Directors Treasurer Terry Ramseyer Secretary Nancy Economopoulos Membership Lucy Gillies Facilities Carliane Johnson Port Captain Charlie Quest Director-at-Large Terri Lahey Staff Members Bar Manager Chuck Burgess Kitchen Manager Ellen Clark Events Chair Cynthia Ramseyer Quartermaster Deirdre O Connor Bookkeeper & Office Lisa Fernandez PICYA Delegate Liz Allison Race Director Charlie Quest Sailing Chair Marcus Choy Sailing Program Coordinator Hannah Tuson-Turner Adult sailing Instructor Lauren Eisele Facebook Kathy Love Betts Tell Tales Clive Jones Tell Tales Art Director Bernard Prinz Boatyard Manager Carliane Johnson Webmaster John Simons WO Scheduler Bernice Marshall Women Sailing Chair Peggy Ruse/Martha Bruce Cal20 Fleet Co-Chair Dave Morris & Dave Slater C15 Fleet Charlie Quest Cruise Outs Leann Nassar The information provided in this Newsletter is obtained from sources which the Editor believes to be reliable. However, the Editor has not independently verified or otherwise investigated all such information. Neither the Editor, nor any of their respective affiliates guarantees the accuracy or completeness of any such information.
13 Get Involved...Committees and Social Clubs TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION COMMITTEE First Thursday of the Month: 7 pm Next Date: September 5, 2013 TI oversees technology planning and acquisition to improve the operation of the club and all aspects of sailing. Includes computers, audio/video, pointof-sale, hardware/software, Web-site, etc. Interested in participating on this Committee, contact: Knit Happens Weekly on Thursdays 6-9 pm A Coastside Fiber Artist Community of Knitters, Weavers, Crocheters, Spinners, & Stitchers. Bonnie, Leann, Suzanne & other HMBYC yarnies invite everyone who likes working with fiber to get together for conversation, sharing & show & tell! Group meets at the Club. Join the Yahoo! Group for updates. Contact: Leann Nassar at Bonnie Lemons at
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