Cruise-Out to San Francisco Yacht Club

Day 3: Epilog: After talking it through with Julie, our guests Barb Demere and Judy Hyrne, many of our fellow cruisers (several first-times like Julie and I), the consensus was it was a great event and everyone is eager for the next one. Thanks to all involved who made this such fun and especially toRead moreRead more

Burgee Exchange at The California Yacht Club

Here is Mark Sanders with Tim Clarke, Rear Commodore of The California Yacht Club, in the very elegant clubhouse in Marina Del Rey exchanging burgees. California Yacht Club was started in 1922 in Los Angeles harbor by a group from Los Angeles Athletic Club. They built a magnificent clubhouse with an anchorage of several hundredRead moreRead more

Burgee Exchange at Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast

Hi all, We did a burgee exchange with the Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast in Australia. Spent lots of time with General manager and treasurer, learned a lot and got some great new ideas. It’s the top club here and has 3500 members, and the manager has a staff of 100. Founded in 1946, it laterRead moreRead more

Crossing the Atlantic with Peter Blackmore

As part of our regular International Speaker Series, we had Club President, Peter Blackmore, present to us on Friday evening. It was a really well-attended event and a terrific presentation. The Caribbean food was also a big hit. Peter’s presentation can be found here. The 18-day journey from The Canary Islands to the British VirginRead moreRead more

Encinal Cruise-In: another fun weekend

It was with great pleasure that we were able to welcome Encinal Yach Club to The Club this weekend. They brought 5 boats and 15 members to The CLub and seemed to be having a great time. We exchanged burgees: with Encinal club commodore Charlie “Chuck” Thome. Friday night members joined us for our PubRead moreRead more