ClubBuzz: New Pics of the Building, don’t forget to vote, August events, and more

ClubBuzz: New Pics of the Building, don't forget to vote, August events, and more

The Buzz
Newsletter of The Club at Westpoint
Friday, July 28th, 2023

In today’s Buzz:

  • New Building Pictures
  • Vote on allowing the board to move the Annual Members’ Meeting to October
  • New Billing System rolling out this week
  • Junior Sailing Early Registration

Notice of Annual Members Meeting
If you could vote on this by August 7th, we will announce the results on August 8th. You should have an email with your voter number. Please check your spam folder if you do not see it.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if you need me to send your voter registration again. Remember, only Full Memberships may vote.

Kevin Parker, Secretary, The Club at Westpoint.

New Billing System Rolling Out This Week
This week you will receive a statement in email of your current account with The Club. It includes all your transactions since The Club began and shows your current balance. Please read through it carefully and let me know if you have any questions.

In addition, you will find a Credit Card/ACH Authorization Form so that we can automatically charge your membership fees and any restaurant, event, or other charges you might incur. If you wish to charge to your account in the restaurant, you must have a Credit Card or ACH authorization on file.

You can still pay for your membership dues annually, or if you prefer quarterly, by check or credit card and can indicate your preference on the Authorization Form.

If you give us permission, beginning in August, we will start automatically charging your account for charges related to The Club when they come due. We will send a notice of the charge approximately two weeks before the charge is due.

Norma Evanhoff, Bookkeeper

August through October at The Club

Saturday, 5th
– Member hangout on the Large Barge and then …
Saturday, 5th – FIFA World Cup if USA Playing (Clubhouse) 7:00pm
Monday, 7th – Early registration for members in PYSF Fall Sailing program
Thursday, 10th – Board meeting
Thursday, 10th – FIFA World Cup if USA Playing (Clubhouse) 6:00pm
Friday, 11th – Friday Fun Series #7
Saturday 12th – PYSF Family Fun Regatta
Sunday 13th – RC Laser Racing
Thursday, 17th to Sunday 20th – GM on Vacation
Thursday, 25th to September 1st – Delta Cruise-Out

Friday, 1st to Monday 4th
– Schoonmaker Cruise-Out
Monday, 4th – Labor Day Observed
Friday, 8th – Pub Quiz is back
Sunday, 10th – RC Laser Racing
Friday, 15th – Friday Fun Series #9
Saturday, September 23rd – Red Bra Regatta South Beach Yacht Club

Friday, 6th – Friday Fun Series #10
Monday, 9th – Columbus Day observed
Friday, 27th – Annual Members Meeting (proposed)

PYSF Fall Sailing Program
Exclusive Registration for Members opens August 7th

Check out the Fall Sailing Program from our Junior Sailing team at PYSF. Exclusive Member registration opens on August 7th.

More details about the fall programs are here. The registration link will be in The Buzz next week.

This pre-registration is an exclusive member benefit allowing you to get your junior sailors into the program two weeks before registration is open to the public.

And do join the rest of The Club in supporting the PYSF Family Fun Regatta (see below) on August 12th.

PYSF Family FUNdraising Regatta
Saturday, August 12th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Chesapeake
then 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Westpoint

Family FUNdraising Regatta for the Lori Wilkinson Trophy

  • When: Saturday, August 12th from 10am-2pm
  • Where: Chesapeake Venue
  • Who: Current PYSF sailors, alumni and their families
  • What: Racing FJs in the turning basin adjacent to Chesapeake.  And spectating/heckling of the racers from the grass!
  • Cost: $250 entry fee (includes after party)
  • More information

End-of-Summer Party

  • When: Immediately following racing, Saturday 3-5pm
  • Where: Westpoint Venue
  • Who: EVERYONE!!!
  • What: End of Summer celebration.  We will have a band, taco truck, libations for all!  We will also have FJs, Cubes and Ideals waiting at the dock for everyone to sail (like a family night!)
  • Cost: $50 pp or $100 family
  • More information

Register here.

Upcoming PYSF events
July 29-30: BAYS Summer Series #3 @ San Francisco YC
August 12: Family FUNdraising Regatta and Party @ PYSF (10am-4pm)

Volunteers Needed to Serve Drinks
at the PYSF Family Fun Regatta on August 12th
Email Kevin at

Cruise-Out Calendar Update
from Shannon Amerman

Hello Cruisers, 

As we have had a couple of adjustments to the schedule, I just wanted to remind you of what we have planned for the next couple of months. Please mark your calendar with this info and I hope to see you.

  • Aug 25 to Sept 1: The Delta. One of my top 3 places to visit!
  • Sept 1 to 4: Sausalito (Schoonmaker)… Those that are in the Delta can stop here on the way home as it’s an easy stopover along the way, or if not in the Delta, please do come and join us for the Labor Day weekend.
  • Oct 20 to 22: Half Moon Bay

I’d love to get an informal “we’re planning to go” or “wish we could but can’t make it” email from you… so please, reply to me (no need to reply all) and just give me a sense if you are planning to join any of the above cruise outs. I will create sign-ups but would love to get a sense of the number of people planning to join. Mostly because planning a cruise out for 3 boats vs 15 boats is very different. 

Cheers, and looking forward to hearing from you. 


Red Bra Regatta
Saturday, September 23th, South Beach Yacht Club

This is the 11th annual Red Bra Regatta. This is a regatta skippered and crewed by women only in the south portion of San Francisco Bay. This is a fun event that allows women to race against each other and enjoy a beautiful venue. No host bar and food for a nominal fee will be held after the race at South Beach Yacht Club.

More details here

Thank you
Jocelyn Swanson
South Beach YC

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