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Commissioning USS America (LHA6) 10/11/14

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The newest amphibious assault ship United States Ship America (LHA6) will be Commissioned at the Port of San Francisco, Piers 30-32 on Saturday, the eleventh of October two thousand and fourteen at ten o’clock.
Captain Robert A Hall, Jr. USN will assume command.

For general information visit the AMERICA Commissioning Committee Website:
http://commissioningamerica.org

Ship’s website.

USS America Photo Gallery

LHA6 Photo Gallery

 

September 28, 2014   No Comments

SBYC & Islander 36 Cruise-In

September 26 – SBYC Dinner
Bar open – 4 pm till?

September 27 -Dinner Schedule:
Bar Opens: 4 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm
Menu: Steak, Salmon, or Chicken with green beans, potatoes, green salad and rolls – and desert   $25 / person

September 28 – Breakfast Schedule
Bar opens at 8:30 am –
Breakfast – 9:00 am
Menu: Waffles, Eggs, Sausage, Potatoes and OJ—$10/person

Please be our cruise guest for the festivities.

RSPV to Steve Lane at thelane3@aol.com or to 925-984-0341

Click here to get the printable reservation form:
South Beach Sail In – 2014

September 23, 2014   No Comments

Women’s Sailing Seminar – 9/20-21/2014

Island Yacht Club will again host the Women’s Sailing Seminar in the Bay Area.

2014 WSS pink save the date

September 19, 2014   No Comments

TIYC in the Delta 2014

This past weekend the club gathered at Outrigger and  Sportsmen’s

 

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September 16, 2014   No Comments

Delta Trip Stops. 9/12 – 9/22

Will Smith is looking for RSVPs for some of our stops during the Delta Trip this year.

Friday, 9/12 dinner somewhere in downtown Martinez (short walk from marina)

Saturday, 9/13 dinner at Sportsman’s Yacht Club (Antioch)? $15 taco bar

Sunday, 9/14 dinner at Outrigger Marina (Sherman Island) $15+ drinks

if by boat: will you be leaving your boat at Outrigger? $10/night – very secure!

Friday, 9/19 will you join us for dinner at the bar at Windmill Cove (on deep water channel) $15+ drinks (live band

maybe)

Saturday, 9/20 – will you attend the potluck on the lawn at Tiki Lagun?

Monday 9/22 – It’s the Autumnal Equinox – let’s go sailing!! Many of us will hang out all week at Tiki Lagun $10/night

Friday, 9/22 – we’re sailing back to the bay to arrive in time for the 3YC cruise in – can you offer boat or car rides?

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September 14, 2014   No Comments

Northern CA Boat Fest

The Northern California Boat Fest will be held at the Marina Village Yacht Harbor in Alameda, September 18 – 21, 2014 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

See them on line at http://www.boat-fest.com.

 

September 7, 2014   No Comments

In Memorium – George Knies 1933-2014

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It is with great sadness that we report our beloved friend and one of the founders of Treasure Island Yacht Club, George Knies, has passed over the bar. He passed away the morning of 30-July-2014 in his sleep at his home surrounded by his wife and family.
George was Commodore of TIYC in 1984, has served for a long time as the Corporate Secretary and also was the editor of the “JIBE” newsletter.
George was very active with the Navy League and the US Naval Sailing Association.  He was involved in getting the Navy 44 sailing vessel  “Courageous” to be berthed in Richmond, CA as part of the NROTC training for UC Berkeley.
(see http://www.navysailing.org/courageous.html)
In addition to being a distinguished carrier based Naval air pilot, George was an accomplished Marine lawyer. He has served as the PICYA legal committee chair and was the legal officer for the International Order of the Blue Gavel and recently he worked with the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary as well as local yachting associations.
George was a Certified Race Officer with the Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay and a US Sailing, Senior Race Officer.  In addition he worked to bring the Tall Ships to visit San Francisco Bay.
George was the 2007 recipient of The Robert S. Olson Memorial Poseidon Award given by PICYA to recognize those persons who have performed outstanding service to the boating community.
If you would like to share a memory of George, please click on comments below.  We will share them with George’s family.
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Services for George Knies were held on Saturday, 30-August-2014, 1:30 pm at the San Ramon Valley Methodist Church located at 902 Danville Boulevard, Alamo, CA 94507-2420.
An Eight Bells Ceremony for CDR George Knies, (USN Ret) was held at the Treasure Island Yacht Club on Sunday, 31-August-2014.  It was concluded with a three shot cannon volley in Clipper Cove with the approval of the USCG.
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July 30, 2014   5 Comments

Welcome New Members

TIYC wants to welcome our newest members:

Jon & Julia Mohn, sailing “Double Eagle” out of the Treasure Island Marina, sponsored by Don Mibach & Reg Smith
Bill & Sue Cole, sailing “Double Eagle” out of the Treasure Island Marina, sponsored by Will Smith & MeeSun Boice

Parke Ulrich, looking to get out on the water (crew), sponsored by MeeSun Boice & Atta Pilram
Parke joined us on the Westpoint Regatta Race Committee on July 5th.

 

July 20, 2014   No Comments

Westpoint Regatta Photos – July 5, 2014

Click the following link to view photos of the Start of the Westpoint Regatta.

Follow the next link to see what people at Pressure-Drop had to say about this event and see more photos taken during the race.

http://www.pressure-drop.us/forums/content.php?4511-Westpoint-Regatta-It-Dont-Get-Much-Better

July 16, 2014   No Comments

2014 InterClub Race Series – #4 July 12th

Registrations for the 2014 InterClub Race Series are now open and can be completed online at:
www.jibeset.net/IC000.php?RG=T00862190

The Notice Of Race (NOR) can be downloaded for easy printing by clicking the following link:
IC2014_Notice Of Race (PDF)

The races are on April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9 and September 13.

This is a good deal all around, members have access to a 6 race regatta for $50.00 covering the main, south bays, and the estuary with spinnaker, non-spinnaker, multihull and one design fleets.  There will be one or more wearable trophies (Ask to see Rich Holden’s jacket for an example) depending on the number of boats in the fleet.

Click here for the Sailing Instructions:  InterClub 2014 Sailing Instructions (IC_T00862190si) (PDF)

Notice with Fleet Assignments:  Supplemental Notice (IC_T00862190nt) (PDF)

June 29, 2014   No Comments