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Charlie Clark named U.S. Sailing’s Sailor of the Week

U.S. Sailing has just named Charlie Clark "Sailor of the Week" for December 10-16, 2008. Congratulations Charlie! You can read the article here.

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Posted on December 22nd, 2008 by Administrator in General News


Need a cookbook for a gift??

SBYC Cookbook Call Pam Prichard 978-546-1099 or e-mail pfjac@aol.com The price is $7.00  I will also send your request for $9.00 to cover the envelope and postage. Have a wonderful holiday season!

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Posted on December 3rd, 2008 by Administrator in General News


Online Store Open Until December 1

We have a new online holiday store open until December 1. Working with Jungle, Inc. of Ipswich, we have selected a few items to sell which will be shipped to you by Christmas. Begin your Christmas shopping by going to our online store here!

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Posted on November 12th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


2008 Fall Newsletter

This past summer was the busiest one I have ever seen at the club. Racing was very active, the Thursday evening programs were very popular and we had a full social season. On top of all this, SBYC hosted the Mass Bay Junior Olympics. Sandy Bay Yacht Club is such a special place because of […]

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Posted on November 6th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


SBYC is in an ALL CLEAR CONDITION

The SBYC Storm Committee has declared the club to be in an ALL CLEAR CONDITION with respect to Tropical Storm Hanna. This means that all club operations are back to normal and scheduled events will be held. Racing will resume, subject to conditions at the normal harbor start time (1:15 PM) when, as usual, the […]

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Posted on September 7th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


SBYC is in a Storm PREPARATION CONDITION

The SBYC Storm Committee has declared the club to be in a PREPARATION CONDITION with respect to Tropical Storm Hanna. This means that boat owners with boats on the dock should be prepared to remove their boats from the club premises if it becomes necessary. You are not required to move your boat now, just […]

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Posted on September 4th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


New Members’ Social

The Membership Committee invites all new members of the club who joined in 2007 and 2008 to join the Committee on the porch this Friday, June 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for this season’s only "Casual Friday".  Beverages and hors d’oeurves will be available.  Members from the Board of Governors, our Club Manager […]

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Posted on June 17th, 2008 by Administrator in General News,Social Committee


Pat Stadel Rules Seminar June 8th

Pat Stadel Returns to SBYC for Annual Rules Seminar

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Posted on May 24th, 2008 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Hilary Smart Regatta this Weekend!

The Hilary Smart Regatta kicks off the 2008 racing season Memorial Day weekend

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Posted on May 22nd, 2008 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


In Depth Weather Seminar

WEATHER  INFO YOU CAN USE – SATURDAY,  JUNE 7, 9:30-11:30 A.M. BOB THOMPSON,  Meteorologist in charge of Southern New England National Weather Service Forecast Office, will describe observed and forecast weather information available with a live internet demonstration,  and explain it . He will go beyond the NOAA site info and discuss the dominance between […]

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Posted on May 17th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


Annual Work Day Postponed

Due to a forecast of inclement weather, our annual volunteer work day, scheduled for Saturday, May 10, has been postponed to Saturday, May 17. Hopefully the weather will be better then!

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Posted on May 8th, 2008 by Administrator in General News,House Committee


Housing Needed For 2 Sailing Instructors

The Sailing Program is looking to find housing for two sailing instructors/coaches for the summer season 2008. We would need an apartment or house from June 16th through August 23rd to rent. Furnished would be great. If you have anything that may be available or know someone who might have something, please email or call […]

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Posted on May 8th, 2008 by Administrator in General News,Sailing Program


Paxton family buys Rockport, renames it to Sitka, and moves the town to Alaska

Well, not really. A large part of "The Proposal", a Disney film starring Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Betty White and Malin Akerman, was filmed in Rockport. The Disney Co. transformed Dock Square and parts of downtown and the harbor into the Alaskan seaport village of Sitka. "The Proposal" tells the story of a […]

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Posted on April 20th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


New Email Newsletter

Members of Sandy Bay Yacht Club whose email addresses are in our database have recently received our new email newsletter, providing timely news and notices about the Club. If you did not receive this email and wish to subscribe, go to the subscription page here. We have created two email lists: "Sandy Bay Yacht Club […]

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Posted on March 29th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


2008 Spring Newsletter

SBYC’s 2008 Spring Newsletter is now available here. Have a look… it’s shaping up to be a very active summer with a wide variety of social events and a very busy regatta schedule!

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Posted on March 28th, 2008 by Administrator in General News


2007 Fall Newsletter

2007 Fall Newsletter Farewell to Hurricane Noel and am I glad we didn’t get to know her any better than we did!  With mid-November approaching, it appears that we have made it through hurricane season unscathed.  Though I put my boat away for the season shortly after racing in the Gusto Cup on September 9 […]

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Posted on December 8th, 2007 by Administrator in General News


SBYC Store Christmas Sale – Saturday, Dec. 8th

The Ship’s Store at the Sandy Bay Yacht Club will be open for a Christmas Clearance Sale on Saturday, December 8th, from 1 to 3 pm. Limited items and sizes remain.

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Posted on December 6th, 2007 by srreed in General News


SBYC Store Christmas Sale – Saturday, Dec. 1st

The Ship’s Store at the Sandy Bay Yacht Club will be open for a Christmas Clearance Sale on Saturday, December 1st, from noon to 3:00 pm. Limited items and sizes remain.

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Posted on November 27th, 2007 by srreed in General News


Record Number of Boats but No Wind for Cherry Clark

A record turnout of boats for the Cherry Clark Memorial Regatta was postponed a week due to sporadic breezes on Saturday morning.

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Posted on July 18th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Lots of Wind, Pizza on Wednesday Night

Moderate to fresh breezes made for fast racing on Wednesday night. Afterwards, racers shared wine, pizza, and their exploits on the race course. Click “read the full story…” to see the race results.

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Posted on July 17th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


July Series gets Underway

The July Series got underway on Saturday with Flying Scots and Bullseyes sailing in a moderate, but shifty, westerly breeze. Click “read the full story…” to see the race results.

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Posted on July 10th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Fourth of July Regatta Wraps Up

The Fourth of July Regatta wrapped up on Wednesday, resolving several intra-fleet ties in the standings. Click “read the full story…” to see the day’s results and the regatta winners.

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Posted on July 5th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Fourth of July Regatta in Full Swing

The Fourth of July Regatta got started under beautiful, clear skies this weekend with an impressive turnout of boats from all classes. Click “read the full story…” to see the results so far.

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Posted on July 2nd, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Fourth of July Regatta Starts Saturday!

The Fourth of July Regatta starts this Saturday, June 3oth, and the weather looks like it’s going to be clear and comfortable the entire weekend.

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Posted on June 29th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing


Midweek Series Gets Going

The Midweek Series got going on Wednesday night with a steady, moderate southwesterly and very flat water which resulted in very fast conditions. Click “read the full story…” to see the race results.

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Posted on June 29th, 2007 by jim_lidington in General News,Racing