It’s hard to believe that the holidays are upon us yet again; a joyous and happy time to share with friends, community and family. It’s also hard to grasp that 2011 is rapidly coming to a close and the end of my tenure as Commodore. Still, all good things come to an end and good it has been!
A very special thank you to our November Watch Mary Grace Swift and Bob Steele, and Mori Whitney and Katherine Buchanan. The delicious dessert was enjoyed by all. Also, a special thank you to our own Dan Newland for his riveting presentation on hull-form dynamics, sail area/displacement/aspect ratio/keel depth coefficients and Bernoulli’s Principle. The wave tank demonstration was not to be missed!
Our November Crab Feast was unparalleled in its success, with all the fresh cooked crab, potatoes, coleslaw, bread and dessert one can eat. This annual event was very well attended and my thanks to our Crab Feast Captains Barb and Paul Hager and their crew of cooks, preparers and servers for a truly great event.
Our “Spooktacluar” costume party held just before Halloween was a lot of fun with everyone showing up in costume. Prizes were handed out for especially cool costumes and, as a followup, you might want to ask Club member Paul Happel about his imaginary companion he brought to the party on a leash. Very cute but he does bite! (more…)