The Heat is on!

Junior Activity- Wednesday, July 10

This week’s Junior Activity will be held on the dock and it’s the fun and wild Water Games day! Junior Activities sign up sheet is located in the clubhouse.  Participants must be an EYC student or family member.  Ages 8 to 17 years are welcome.  Younger children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  The weather in Door County is warming up, please send a water bottle with your child.


Ladies Sunset Social (FKA First Mates Potluck)- Thursday, July 11

Ladies Sunset Social! All Ladies are invited to wine and dine on the EYC dock at our sunset social on Thursday, July 11, 6pm.  This social event is traditional First Mates Potluck style, everyone please bring a dish to pass. BYO drink of choice, cups, ice, and water provided. We’re looking forward to hosting this event on our dock, the best sunset viewing there is!

Opti Regatta – Saturday July 13th and Sunday 14th

The Opti regatta is open to all boats of the International Optimist class, regardless of whether skippers are members of the Ephraim Yacht Club.  Boat Draw for EYC members will take place  promptly at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 15. Skippers must be present in  person to participate in the boat draw.  Registration is required for this regatta and can be done online using this link Opti Regatta Registration.. . On-site late registration  will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Family Sunset and Swim Party -Thursday, July 18th

Mark calendars for the Family Sunset and Swim Family Party on the EYC Dock on Thursday, July 18th (July 19th rain date). Details to come. All members are invited.

Geezer ‘Gatta/Flying Scot Series

EYC Race and Regatta Chair Woody Heidler and his pint size committee member Adalynn Heidler had the honor of awarding the Geezer ‘Gatta trophy to Skipper Roger Waleffe (a geezer at the age of 27) and Crew Wally Waleffe (ageless).  Congratulations!
Also shoutout to Jay Lott and Nancy Claypool as they continue to grow the EYC FS Fleet. Calista Troupe and Pete Moegenburg woke early to crew for FS races on  a Saturday during the July 4th holiday. That’s the enthusiasm for sailing EYC loves! Please contact Nancy Claypool if you would like to crew during FS races.

Ice Cream Social wrap-up

It was a beautiful night to celebrate July 4th with our EYC family and friends! July 4th wouldn’t be July 4th if it didn’t include Ice Cream Sundaes on the EYC Dock! Thank you Eliana Nagrant, Melissa Little and Jane Kennedy for coordinating this awesome event. A special thanks to those  volunteers who helped make this year’s Ice Cream Social a success: Red Barac, Tava Wilson, Steve Sauter, Lisa Gifford, Ty Little, Luke Kennedy and Jim Nagrant, (scoopers), Nancy Claypool (clean-up), and Claudia Werner for the waffle cones and bowls!  A Big thank you to Steve and Jessica Sauter for donating the delicious ice cream and thanks to those families that brought a topping to share.