July 2020

Waterford Yacht Club Newsletter – July 2020

As prior Covid-19 restrictions were re-instituted WYC activities slowed.

July Events

Happy Hour July 3rd – More than 20 boaters practiced social distancing at our Happy Hour social event.  As always members were generous with appetizer sharing and Social Director Monique again offered custom flavoredshots to everyone..

Bloody Mary Sunday July 12th – You can’t buy Bloody Marys’ this good.  Two dozen members stopped by to visit, mix their drinks and enjoy the famous eye opener or mimosas.  Treasurer Vickie Voorhies arranged the beverages and fixin’s including celery and bacon.

August Plans

Happy Hour August 7th – The first Friday of the month will again feature our informal 6:30 social gathering at Pavilion B.  Try to bring an appetizer to share as we practice social distancing.

Dive-In Movie Saturday August 15th – Come out and enjoy a cool dip in the marina pool and Bill Murray’s aquatic parody of the Clouseau organization.  The party starts at 7:00 pm and the Sundance Grill II stands ready with outdoor service for your meal and beverage purchases.

Cardboard Regretta Saturday August 22nd – It’s been years since WYC sponsored such an event and now its back.  All fun loving marine architects and artists should sign-up,  WYC will get you started with a few pieces of 4′ x 8′ plastic board.  You and your crew add the cardboard, design, build, and paddle your dinghy sized boat through a WYC fairway.  There is nominal entrant fee plus prizes.  Material pickup is scheduled for Sat Aug 8th, more info is on the way from Commodore Daven Voorhies 832-5153561, so start your plans early.

Additional  events in September and beyond include:

• Happy Hour – Friday September 4th at 6:30 Pavilion B..

• Bloody Marys’ and Mimosas – Sunday September 6th.at 9:00 am.

• Gel Coat Repair Clinic – Saturday September 19th 10:00 am

• Birthday Bash – Saturday September 26th at Sundance Grill II.  This is a pirate theme party and charity event so bring your booty.

This is your club and host volunteers are always needed.  Contact Social Director Monique Henson at socialdirector@waterfordyc.com to learn more.

-WYC Commodore Daven Voorhies