ClubBuzz: Tonight is Pub Quiz, Saturday Valentines Lunch, Sunday Super Bowl Potluck – Sign Up Today

ClubBuzz: Tonight is Pub Quiz, Saturday Valentines Lunch, Sunday Super Bowl Potluck – Sign Up Today

The Buzz
Newsletter of The Club at Westpoint
Friday, February 10th, 2023

February at The Club

This weekend:
  • Friday > Pub Quiz,
  • Saturday > Valentine’s Luncheon,
  • Sunday > Super Bowl LVII
**And episode 5 of The Club Chronicles**

Tonight, 10th, at 6:00 pm – Pub Quiz (our monthly trivia night)
Saturday, 11th, at 1:00 pm – It’s almost Valentine’s Luncheon at the Ritz Carlton
Sunday 12th, at noon – Super Bowl LVII – potluck
Friday 17th to 19th – Cruise-Out to St. Francis Yacht Club
Saturday 18th – PICYA Circumnavigate Treasure Island
Monday 20th – Book Club
Friday 24th – Guest Speaker Molly Vandemoer – World Championship Racing

Members are reminded to use the sign up button below (or through the sign up on the website). Many of our events are catered and we need to be sure we order enough food.

February Pub Quiz
Friday, February 10th, 6:00 pm – Clubhouse & Zoom

Our monthly Trivia Session. The usual general knowledge questions, silliness, and fun.

There will be snacks provided.

Snacks at 6:00
Quiz at 6:30
Winners at 7:30

This month’s teaser question:
What was the highest score ever by a Super Bowl team? And which team was the scorer?

Join us for Super Bowl Sunday Potluck in the clubhouse. Details below.

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It’s almost Valentine’s Luncheon
Saturday, February 11th, at 12:45 pm
at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

There are still places available our “It’s Almost Valentine’s Day” luncheon on February 11th, at 12:45 pm at the RItz Carlton in Half Moon Bay. The luncheon will be no-host for drinks and dining. Dress is ladies’ luncheon attire. The Ritz has strict small-party reservation policies, so please email Carolyn Peterson to reserve your spot on a first come first serve basis. If you are not sure if you can make it and want to be on a wait list, please let her know by email ( Please let Diana Psyras know if you would like to be on a waitlist for 1:00 or 1:15 seatings (

Super Bowl LVII Potluck
Sunday, February 12th, 3:00 pm – Clubhouse

Dana Sanderson is hosting our Super Bowl Party on Sunday, February 12th. This is a potluck, so bring something to share.
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The Club Chronicle
Episode 5: Another “Side” of Cruising

I couldn’t resist the chance to insert an “intended pun.”  Thus, the subtitle for this story is “The End is in Sight!” 
Now, back to the story …
As you know, boats have all sorts of fun (and challenging to access) “hidey holes.”  Whether intended or not by the Naval Architect who designed the boat, they are there. Those of us who cruise or live-aboard put them to good use. That’s the “good news.” The “bad news” is the fact that one doesn’t always remember where something is stowed.
On my last cruise to Mexico, I had more single-handed passages

than crewed ones. As a result, much of the provisioning catered to my tastes and was placed in readily-accessed locations. However, I also had to factor in Paula’s desires for certain foods as well as her cooking/baking requirements. This resulted in her stuff ending up in less-easily-accessed hidey holes since she would be aboard for only certain passages and anchorages. Therein lies the problem and the story behind the photo.
When aboard, Paula would tell me what she had in mind for an evening meal when docked or at anchor. She would list the items she needed (known beforehand when planning the cruise and stowed “who knows where?”).  This would elicit a “Yes, dear” from me, and the immediate start of a “search and rescue mission.”
The photo says it all. The entire time I’m thinking, “I know it’s here somewhere!” Unfortunately, the desired item was always in the last place I looked. 
Now, if I could only look in that “last place” first! . . .


 Submitted by:  Neal Doten  s/v No Moss

PICYA’s annual cruise around Treasure Island
Saturday, February 18th, at 11:00 am

Join us for the 3rd Annual PICYA 360-degree Treasure Island Cruise
PICYA cordially invites you to parade around Treasure Island in celebration of the  1939 Golden Gate International Exhibition Anniversary!

Meet up: TI Ferry Terminal at 11 AM

Gather up and we will proceed in line for a narrated full 360-degree circumnavigation of Treasure Island.
After the cruise head into Clipper Cove or other destinations.
Fun together on the water!  

Skippers sign up here

Sailing the World Championships
Molly Vandemoer, Director and Head Coach at PYSF
Friday, February 24th, at 6:00 pm

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron was host to the 2022 Women’s Match Racing World Championships, as part of the Women’s World Match Racing Tour.

Molly will describe the event and the experience as being among the world’s best sailors in this grueling and challenging match racing competition.

There will be food at this awesome event.

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