Happy New Year!
2021 has finally arrived! What a year 2020 was. I want to say a huge thank you to AJ Mallory for leading us through so diligently, and to the entire 2020 Board who deftly adjusted plans and worked overtime to ensure the club stayed together, and members had opportunities to meet online and stay connected. We all owe you a deep debt of gratitude. Thank You!
Thank you for the honor and trust you have placed in me as your 2021 commodore. Myself and the rest of the board, are looking forward to a year of renewed cruises and club activities.
Serving you this year is:
- Vice Commodore: Evan Boyd
- Rear Commodore: Gene Laes
- Cruise Chair: David Horn
- Race Chair: Ben Lobaugh
- Treasurer: Yuri Konishi & LB Day
- Director at Large: Dennis Oelrich & Larry Clark
- Secretary: Katie Breitling
- Quartermaster: Barbara M.
- Webmaster: Carole Bianquis
- Fleet Captain: Tom Madden
- Rudderpost Editor: Pauline Bruce
I am believing that 2021 will be our comeback year! Alix, Clara, and I are starting the search for a new sailboat and we will need our SBYC friends to cruise with. With that in mind, my primary goal this year is going to be rebuilding our cruises, and possibly re-imagining how we can get out on the water together as the government restrictions ease.
In the meantime, we will continue to meet together via Zoom. Zoom provides us with the opportunity to have guest speakers from far outside our area. Evan Boyd is already lining up an exciting slate of speakers that I am sure you will enjoy!
Looking forward to a fun and safe cruising year with the SBYC Family!
Hello SBYC Family!
Join us this month, on January 19, for the virtual dinner meeting on zoom.
Here is the agenda:
- 6:30 pm – Official start. We will go “around the horn” and hear from everyone; join early if you would like to chat more informally.
- 7:15 pm – Presentation – “From the Mountains to the Sea” – a leap of faith story by Rob and Deanna Piwowarczyk.
- 7:45 pm – Wrap up.
In 2017 Rob and Deanna Piwowarczyk took a leap of faith and having never owned a boat before (aside from their canoe), sold their home and Rob’s business in the mountains of Colorado and bought and moved aboard Bella Luna, a 2005 Selene 55. After a couple of years learning her systems and the wonders of cruising, they embarked on their first big adventure South of the Border. A year later and Rob and Deanna are now working from and quarantining on Bella Luna and calling the Sea of Cortez, home.
Make sure to invite your friends who would make good club members to attend and show them how fun we can be – albeit online!!
Watch your email for the Zoom link invite.