ClubBuzz: Tonight! The amazing 🐳Cpt Jamis – Pacific Voyages You’ll Never Make – In Person and Zoom









ClubBuzz: Tonight! The amazing 🐳Cpt Jamis – Pacific Voyages You'll Never Make – In Person and Zoom






Tonight: Zoom and In Person
Captain Jamis
Telling Tall Tales of Life Afloat

 

International Speaker Series
Pacific Voyages with Jamis MacNiven
Friday, May 14th, 6:00 pm (Zoom and In Person)

Jamis MacNiven
Jamis MacNiven is the founder and proprietor of Buck’s of Woodside, the restaurant known around the business world as Venture Capital Central for almost 30 years where Valley tech companies including Netscape, Hotmail, Paypal, Tesla, and countless others had their earliest investment meetings.

With the management of the restaurant now in the hands of his three sons and origin stories of tech giants now the stuff of legend, Jamis has set his sights on new voyages — chronicling the fascinating and wondrous history of distant locales and remarkable voyages of the vast Pacific Ocean.

“My motto is: ‘Travel to places you will never go.’ Trust me when I say I will take you to places you have not considered. This is a vacation from the cares of the world with not a whiff of the virus. But watch out for malaria, beriberi, blackwater fever, typhus, cannibals, murderous mosquitos, sharks, sea urchins, saltwater crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, political shenanigans, white bread with Spam and wildly overpriced Pina Coladas.”

“For me, it’s time for some blue water under the bow; so come with me and my parrot, Zimbabwe, and I’ll take you on a trip to strange and wondrous places.”

Please join us Friday, May 14th at 6:00 pm

They’re Back
Steve Stanley and Friends
In Concert, Saturday, May 22nd

Steve Stanley and Friends
The Fabulous Big Band
This will be an awesome party with Steve and Friends and delicious food provided by the Whisk on Wheels Food Truck. Steve will have a truly “big” band this time with 10 musicians performing for The Club at Westpoint until sunset!

Steve Stanley is an incredible talent and recently toured with Todd Rungren. He is a first-class sailor, and sailing instructor, and one of the earliest members of The Club at Westpoint.

We’re back on the Helipad for this sell-out event so register early.

Whisk on Wheels Food Truck Opens at 5:00 pm
The concert starts at 5:30pm

Whisk on Wheels: The Bay Area’s ONly Certified Green Foodtruck
Menu:

  • Angus Burgers
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich
  • Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

Sides:

  • French Fries with Mediterranean Sea Salt
  • Garlic-roasted Cauliflower

Member Pictures from Craft Beer Tasting
Huge thanks to Maureen, Paul, and Sonya 

Please congratulate member Winston Bumpus
Awarded the PCYA Burgee of Merit Trophy

At the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Yacht Association Meeting (PCYA), Winston Bumpus was awarded the PCYA Burgee of Merit trophy. Each year the Commodore of PCYA selects a candidate who has best supported the mission and promoted the image of the Pacific Coast Yachting Association. This unique silver cup was actually given to a first-place finisher in a PCYA regatta in 1923, the first year of its existence. The cup is on display at The Club for the remainder of the year. Congratulations Winston and thank you, for all you do for boating, for The Club, and for youth sailing.
 
Pacific Coast Yachting Association (PCYA), established in 1923, is composed of yachting and cruising associations from Vancouver, B.C., Canada, to San Diego, California. These associations are in turn comprised of hundreds of clubs representing thousands of competitive and recreational boaters. PCYA’s Mission is to promote boating for the greatest good of the sport itself, in all its forms, across the entire Pacific Coast of North America and Hawaii by the holding of Pacific Coast Championships on the highest Corinthian plane. Winston served as their commodore in 2018. For more information go to www.pcya.info

Special Member Presentation
The epic transatlantic adventure of
the White Family

Friday, June 11th at 6:00 pm 

Part 1: “Launching “Hugo”
and Sailing the Mediterranean”
In March 2016 The White family flew from Australia to La Rochelle (west coast of France) to move into their new home on the water – a Nautitech 542 sailing catamaran called “Hugo”. 

Join Russ and Tina as they present a brief overview of the first 6 months of their sailing journey that took them from La Rochelle, through the Bay of Biscay, Northern Atlantic Ocean into the Mediterranean Sea as far to the East as Turkey stopping in Gibraltar, the Balearic Islands, Sardegna, Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Strait of Messina, Greek Peloponnese, Dodecanese Greek islands, Cyclades Greek Islands, Corinth Canal, mainland Greece, Ionian Greek Islands, Italy, Corsica, Italian Riviera, Côte D’Azur, Cannes Boat Show, Balearic Islands and Costas Del Sol, Spain before departing the Mediterranean Sea. 

Please join us Friday, May 14th at 6:00 pm

And join us for part 2 Atlantic Crossing and part 3 Panama Canal Transit later in the year.

May through July at a glance

   May 2021
     
   14th, Friday Special Event: Pacific Voyages with Captain Jamis
   21st, Friday Friday Fun Series Race #2
   21st, Friday Pub Quiz
   22nd, Saturday CONCERT: with Steve Stanley and Friends – on the Helipad
   Memorial Day Weekend No events
     
   June 2021
     
   4th, Friday Pub Quiz
   11th, Friday Crossing the Atlantic with Russell and Tina White
   18th, Friday Friday Fun Series Race #3
   19th, Saturday CONCERT: with Native Elements (Chris Cortez) on the Helipad
     
   July 2021
     
   2nd, Friday Cruise-In from Coyote Yacht Club
   3rd, Saturday CONCERT: with Dirty Cello on the helipad
   9th, Friday Pub Quiz
   16th, Friday Westpoint Regatta Pre-Race Party on Treasure Island
   17th, Saturday Westpoint Regatta and Island Time Party
   18th, Sunday Westpoint Regatta Breakfast
   23rd, Friday Friday Fun Series Race #4

If you have any questions please let me know.

Kevin Parker
GM@TheClubAtWestpoint.com
650-224-1691


One minute video of the construction of the road to the new clubhouse and restaurant

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