6 things to Know before the Club opens in 5 Days

This Saturday is the Clean-up/Club Opening Work Day

Have you been counting the days until the EYC opens for the summer of  2022! Well it’s almost here! Come out on Saturday, May 28th to help get the club in “ship shape” for the season!  We will start at 9:00 a.m. and should be finished by 12:00 p.m.  Afterwards, burgers will be served.

The club officially opens on May 31st and racing starts Saturday, June 11th with Flying Scots @ 10:00 a.m. and Sunday, June 12th 420’s @1:00 p.m.

Membership deadline Approaching

It’s time for another idyllic EYC summer! If you have not already, renew your EYC Membership before it expires on 5/31/2022.
Please contact Lisa Gifford at [email protected] if you need assistance.

First Mate Position Vacant

We are looking for someone to lead First Mates.  The EYC First Mate overseas the clubs social calendar, hosts our First Mate meetings and coordinates the chairs of our events.  We use sign-up genius to register volunteers.  This is a two year role that follows the Commodore. The past First Mate, Jenny Miller, has already secured venues for this year’s events!  If you have an interest or questions please contact Laura O’Rourke 312-953-8320.

Blessing of the Fleet, Remembrance and Opening Social

On Saturday, June 11th, please join us for our Blessing of the Fleet on the dock at 5:30 p.m.  We will pay tribute to our departed members with a remembrance at 5:45 p.m.  The Opening Social will begin at 6:00 p.m. Wine, Beer and soft drinks will be served. Please bring an appetizer (serving 8-10) to share. This is an adult only event.

Let’s come together to kick-off the opening of our sailing season, greet old friends, make new friends and meet members of our  wonderful EYC summer staff.

Join us at the Fyr Bal Pancake Breakfast

Fyr Ball is back and the  EYC is also back to host the Pancake breakfast.  Come and eat, stay to volunteer.  The doors are open 8-10:30am on June 18th, with set up starting at 7am and clean up usually complete by 11am.  We are looking for volunteers to work in the kitchen (making coffee, mixing batter, cutting strawberries, etc), set & clear tables in Village Hall as diners come & go, grill sausages, flip pancakes, and take payment at the door.  Adults & kids are welcome to volunteer and eat!

Please sign up using this link- Pancake Breakfast VolunteersEmail Jane Reyerson Ford at [email protected] with any questions!


US Sailing Small Boat Level I Instructor Course

EYC is hosting a US Sailing Small Boat Level I Instructor course on July 2nd and 3rd. This certification is required for all of our instructors and looks great on a resume.   Use this link to enroll: http://www1.ussailing.org/enrollment/selectregistrant.aspx?courseid=13496882