The Ephraim Yacht Club kicks into gear this week as our summer season begins in earnest! Here’s what’s happening:
The DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR SESSION A JUNIOR SAILING LESSONS is noon on Sunday, June 9. Session A lessons begin at 9:00 AM on June 10 and run through June 14. For more information about EYC sailing lessons, and to register, go to www.eyc.org/lessons
Beginning Monday, June 10, the EYC will be OPEN AND STAFFED from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 7 days per week, and later on some weeknights while races are taking place. Exceptions: the EYC will be open but not staffed on the afternoons of June 13 and 14 because the entire staff will be undergoing training. If you need assistance from the staff, please stop by between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM on those days.
The FYR BAL REGATTA is the morning of Saturday, June 15. This regatta takes place in Flying Scots and is also part of the regular Saturday Flying Scot series. The drawing for qualified members to use an EYC-owned Flying Scot is at 9:00 AM and the first race is scheduled for 10:00 AM. The EYC also races Flying Scots on Monday evenings. For more information see www.eyc.org/racing
The EYC’s OPTIMIST JUNE SERIES RACES kick off on the afternoon of Saturday, June 15. The drawing for EYC juniors to use an EYC-owned Optimist is at 1:00 PM and the first race is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Optimist races also take place on Sunday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday evenings. For more information see www.eyc.org/racing
The FYR BAL FAMILY COOKOUT begins at 6:00 PM on Saturday, June 15. Members and guests of all ages are invited. There is no charge for this event. The EYC will provide grilled meats; members should bring their own side dishes and beverages. Plan to spend the evening at the EYC to watch the Fyr Bal bonfires and fireworks!
LASER AND 420 RACES begin on the afternoon of Sunday, June 16. The drawing for EYC members to use an EYC-owned Laser or 420 is at 1:00 PM and the first race is scheduled for 2:00 PM. Laser and 420 races also take place on Friday evenings. For more information see www.eyc.org/racing
The DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR SESSION B SAILING LESSONS is noon on Sunday, June 16. Session B lessons run from June 17 through June 28. For more information about EYC sailing lessons, and to register, go to www.eyc.org/lessons
Don’t forget to check the EYC’s classified ads for member bargains! Most recent: a nice restored 13′ Whaler for $3995, and a Hobie 18 and trailer for only $2000! www.eyc.org/classified-advertising
Register now for the EYC’s July 13 Dinner with Gary Jobson! This event is filling up fast! For more information and to register, go to www.eycgaryjobson.eventbrite.com