August 2021

Waterford Yacht Club Newsletter – August 2021

Recent Events

Happy Hour July 9  – Russell Parrish and Lisa Longoria hosted this months WYC happy hour gathering for a couple dozen members in Pavilion B.  Each HH will often have something special or different about it, this month it was music.

Margarita Social July 24 – Laurie Dielh and Education Director Daniel Knierien made sure the marina was humming with the sound of blenders.  Thanks to all the blendmasters who prepared more than six styles of refreshing margaritas for the 36 members in attendance.  By secret ballot vote Daniel won the frozen category and Jim Barrows on the rocks.  Each winner received a $100 gift card.

Bloody Mary Sunday August 8 – Before the afternoon heat set in about two dozen members stopped by for an eye opener.  Thank you to WYC treasurer Vickie Voorhies for organizing the event and to those who brought something extra to eat.  The drinks were complete with several garnishes, and of course bacon.  Vickie’s flip-flop sandal theme allowed members to cruise on back home with a new pair.

Pelican Rest Cruise August 21 & 22 – Our long-awaited return to Pelican Rest was a great success.  Nine boats made the marina run along the HSC and ICW.  Thank you to Vickie Voorhies for coordinating our shared meal, Vice Commodore Laurie Jachimiec for the BBQ delivery, and to all who brought something to share.  Steve Nolin’s brussels sprout casserole was delicious and made me change my childhood decision about sprouts.  About 18 members and guests enjoyed the meal, the pool and all sorts of  chit-chat including the calm waters, essential HVAC operation and fuel tanks.

New Members – Michael Burbank aboard power vessel Liquid Therapy has joined; stop by pier 16, slip 1 and say ahoy.

On the Horizon

Beer Tasting Saturday August 28 – Former WYC officers Scott and Jennifer Stillman will host the party where members bring a few to share and enjoy tacos from nearby Habanero’s Tacos (281 474-4400).  You can bring beers from any of the hundreds available including at least six Mexican beers.

Happy Hour September 10 – Our Friday night HH continue into September.  Stop by Pavilion B with for the latest news from around the marina.

Birthday Bash Saturday Oct 30 – WYC will host a party at the Sundance Grill II to celebrate another year at WHM.  It will almost be Halloween, so you’ll have an extra day to wear your party costume.  Look for an evite soon to describe additional details.  

 2021 Volunteers – Step right up, don’t be bashful!  Your boating, social planning, or other interests are sure to be beneficial to the general membership. Go ahead and volunteer to support a club event.  For details contact a 2021 board member or send an email to .

-Daven Voorhies, WYC Commodore