This Week at EYC- June 19th

Please come join the fun at EYC as our season’s activities begin!  Below are daily highlights of club activities for the upcoming week:

Friday, June 19th

5:00pm   420 races    The start of the first race is one hour after the 5:00pm boat draw.

Saturday, June 20th

7:30am- 10:30 am.  All EYC members and friends are invited to the  EYC’s Fyr Bal Pancake Breakfast at the Ephraim Village Hall.  This is a fun way to begin your Fyr Bal Weekend.  Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for $9.   Please contact Jay Lott [email protected] if you can volunteer to help.

9:00am   Fyr Bal Regatta  (part of the Saturday morning Scot series) Come sail in the Fyr Ball Regatta.  This event will be followed by a debrief session led by Michael Faugust about what he observed or questions from racers about what occurred during the race.  Contact Jennifer Ikeda (Faugust) if you have any questions, [email protected] or 920-724-1771.

1:00pm-3:00pm     EYC Open House  Encourage your friends to stop in to find out more about the EYC.   Jodi Hoyerman, Membership Chair, and fellow members will be on hand to answer questions and give tours.  Light refreshments will be provided.

1:00pm  Laser Races    The start of the race is one hour after the 1:00pm boat draw.

6:00pm  FYR BAL Family Cookout    Come down to the club to socialize and dine before the Fyr Bal evening activities.  Once again, brats and burgers will be provided by the originators of this event: the O’Rouke-LaTreille-Richter families.  Please bring a generous sized, side dish to share with the other participating families and your own beverages. This is a fun, family barbecue. EYC is the perfect place to watch the Fyr Bal bonfires and fireworks in Ephraim!

Sunday, June 21st

9:00am  Opti Races

1:00pm  420 Races    Races begin one hour after the boat draws.

Monday, June 22nd

5:00pm Flying Scot Races

6:30pm  Bunco

Tuesday, June 23th

5:00pm  Laser and Opti Races     The start is one hour after the 5:00pm boat draw.

Wednesday, June 24

Junior Activities Begin!     We are kicking off our weekly youth events with a new activity–“Photo Scavenger Hunt” led by Jeanne Papenthien from 5:30pm-7:30 pm.  Please bring a cell phone camera, sneakers, water bottle and plan on having fun. The team with the most pictures or points wins!   Sign up in the clubhouse beginning Friday, June 19th. There is a $5 per youth participation fee. Youths are welcome from ages 8 years and up.  EYC youth are encouraged to bring a non-member or even two for this initial event and share the fun of Wednesday night youth activities.  Contact Jeanne Papenthien with questions or if you want to help. (661-917-0831). Check our EYC facebook site for the most recent updates.

Thursday, June 25th

5:00pm  Opti races   The start of the race is one hour after the 5:00pm boat draw.

Teen Activities Begin!   Meet at Johnson’s Park in Sister Bay at 5:30pm.  Bring your own funds.  Teen Activities are for EYC members and their guests who have graduated from 8th grade.  Please contact Duska Pearson at [email protected] with any questions. Sign up at EYC beginning Saturday, June 20th.

Friday, June 26th

5:00pm   420 races   The start of the race is one hour after the 5pm boat draw.

Saturday June 27th  

9:00am   Annual Family Regatta    After the race, join us for a post-race debrief led by Jay Lott and Michael Faugust. They will facilitate a discussion among the top finishers to share what they did or observed during the race, answer questions about the race and address any racing rule issues that may have arisen on the course. The session will begin immediately following the races. You do not need to own a Flying Scot to participate or benefit. Any questions, please contact Jennifer Ikeda at [email protected] or 920-724-1771.

1:00pm   Laser Races   The start of the race is one hour after the 1:00pm boat draw.

6:00pm  EYC Opening Social    Please join us as we begin the season with our annual Opening Social and the Blessing of the Fleet. This event is a time to reconnect and meet new members.   Our Commodore will introduce our 2015 Sailing Staff.   We will also honor those EYC members who have passed during the last year. We regret  not mentioning the passing of long time member Joanie Shannon in the spring issue of the Eagles Cry.  On Saturday, members  Catherine Hoag, Sallie Heidler, Scott Isaacson,  Arvid W. Munson, Joseph F. Schoendorf, Jr., and Joannie Shannon will be honored.  This event is for members 18 and older. The club will provide beverages.  Please bring an appetizer to share.  (Thank you for remembering this is a pet-free event.)

 Dry Slips and Lockers

This spring, we installed new lockers in the EYC clubhouse. We replaced our smaller lockers with 5 new large, but slimmer, lockers (34″ x 12″ x 16″) for the season for $63.30 and to offer 10 “Large” lockers (34″ x 14″ x 16″) for the season at $79.13.  The locker rental period runs until 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 5. There are Reserve your locker here:

The EYC has a variety of dry slips available for rent by club members including: Flying Scot ($600), Laser on rack ($100), Laser, Sunfish, 420 or Optimist on trailer or dolly ($400), Optimist on pile ($100), Windsurfer, paddleboard, and kayak on rack ($100). The slip rental period runs until Wednesday, September 30, except that Windsurfer, paddleboard, kayak, and laser (on rack) rental periods end at 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 5. Reserve your slip here: “