ClubBuzz: Special Election Results and August Pub Quiz

ClubBuzz: Special Election Results and August Pub Quiz

Election Results
August Pub Quiz (Zoom)
RC Laser Racing

Special Election Results
President and Secretary

Voting closed at midnight on Friday and the votes were tallied on Saturday. 

Robin Robin Driscoll was elected to be President of The Club
Kevin Parker was elected to be Secretary of The Club

August 28th and 29th
August Pub Quiz (Zoom)
Spectator Boats Needed

This month we are back on Zoom for the Pub Quiz. Join us on Friday for the usual fun and nonsense.

For August’s PubQuiz here is another teaser: in the form of a three-word mash-up. Example: what is the mash-up sentence that comes from 007 and A Sydney Bathing Spot? Answer: James Bondi Beach. Here are some for you:

1) Millennium Falcon’s Captain and Last Test Before Getting Your Wings
2) Oliver Twist’s Young Criminal Mentor and Home Of The Giants So Cal Rivals
3) Ageless Neverland Boy and Defunct Airline

Answers in the Chat in SlipStream.

Register for Zoom here.

August 28th and 29th
C420 Pacific Coast Championships
Spectator Boats Needed

We need spectator boats and both on-water and on-land volunteers on Aug 28 and 29th, to support the junior C420 Pacific Coast Championships. There will be junior sailors from all over the west coast visiting PY and Westpoint Harbor to participate in the championships. Projections suggest about 30 sailboats racing, and with west-coast specific attendance, parents of the junior racers will likely be in town too and would love an opportunity to ride on a spectator boat to view the race. 

Please let me know if you’re interested in volunteering, either on-land or on-water (spectator boat or committee boat). Shannon (email)

Sausalito Cruise-Out – Labor Day Weekend
Registration Now Open

Hello TCAW Cruisers,

I’m excited to announce that this week I was able to secure Schoonmaker Point Marina in Sausalito for our Labor Day Cruise Out. 

This cruise out will be the first actual cruise out to another marina since before COVID—I can’t believe it’s been over a year!

The Labor Day cruise out is officially Friday, Sept 3rd, and goes to Monday, Sept 6th (Schoonmaker requires a three-night minimum stay that weekend). 

Grunion will be spending much of the preceding week at Schoonmaker, and we encourage others to join us! Otherwise, we suggest boats plan to arrive by Friday afternoon. Slack at the San Mateo Bridge is around noon, so ride the ebb up the bay and arrive before sunset! 

We will start with Welcome Docktails on Friday afternoon as everyone arrives. A preview of the planned weekend activities include:

  • Saturday breakfast — Tod and I will prepare a large Shakshuka on the beach (see pic)
  • Saturday evening — a beach potluck BBQ supplemented with award-winning Lockford Meats grilled sausages, games, and prizes
  • Sunday morning —  we’ve reserved a block of appointments at Cavallo Point Spa (if interested, please look at the available treatments as you will be asked to make a selection during the sign-up process)
  • Sunday night — we’ll celebrate with a dinner out as a group (location TBD)

No boat? No problem! Yes, you are more than welcome to join us for any part of the long weekend! 
All members are welcome to “blacktop” to Schoonmaker to join the group either for a day or for the weekend—there are several hotels nearby.

Important Note: The sign-up sheet for this cruise out is link for the sign-up.

Space is limited as are the spa appointments so reservations for the cruise out will be assigned first-come, first-served. 

We’re looking forward to you joining us on Labor Day Weekend in Sausalito!

Shannon Amerman (email)
Tod Klingler
S/V Grunion

August at a glance

   August 2021
   6th, Friday August Pub Quiz
   8th, Sunday RC Laser Racing
   9th, Monday Save the date
   20th, Friday Friday Fun Series Sailboat Racing
   21st, Saturday End of Summer Concert: Jinx and Whisk Food Truck
   26th, Thursday Craft WHISKEY Night

If you have any questions please let me know.

Kevin Parker

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