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Proposed Barrier in False River

Protecting Water Supplies and Delta Water Quality with Emergency Drought Barriers

The California Department of Water Resources is planning to completely block False River (the short cut around Frank’s Tract) in the delta with a “temporary” emergency drought barrier to limit salt water intrusion by May 1, 2014.

For more details see their drought barrier fact sheet by following the link below:

http://water.ca.gov/waterconditions/docs/DWR_Emergency_Drought_Barrier_Factsheet_031714.pdf

March 20, 2014   No Comments

America’s Cup 2013 – Greatest Comeback

The Wall Street Journal has an interactive article on the America’s Cup 2013 Comeback that is worth reading

America’s Cup 2013: How Oracle Team USA Launched the Greatest Comeback in Sailing History – WSJ.com : http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303393804579312803907849782

March 16, 2014   No Comments

July 4th Chili Cookoff & Westpoint Marina Regatta

This year the Fourth of July is on a Friday and the following day TIYC will again provide the Race Committee for the start of the Westpoint Marina Regatta (from Treasure Island to the Port of Redwood City).  What is different is that the Westpoint Marina Regatta is now part of the YRA Party Circuit racing and a big turnout is expected.

July 4th
Club Opens at 12:00PM
Happy hour 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.
Chili Contest with Barbeque – 6 P.M.
City of SF Fireworks – about 9 P.M.

Click here for the Fourth of July Chili Cookoff flyer:
Fourth of July Chili contest 2014 (PDF)

 July 5th
Continental Breakfast  – 9 A.M
Race Start – 11:00 A.M

For details on the Westpoint Marina Regatta on July 5th and the fun continuing into the evening with an escape to “Sequoia Island” in Redwood City, see the attached flyer:
2014 Westpoint Marina Regatta (PDF)
Regatta Registration is via Jibeset at   https://www.jibeset.net/YRA000.php?RG=T006154174
and additional information about the festivities can be found at http://www.sequoiayc.org/node/194.

February 25, 2014   No Comments

2014 InterClub Race Series

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.

February 25, 2014   No Comments

Special Membership Meeting, 2/22/2014

Meeting 22 February 2014
TIYC -Pirate Burger Making Class at 4 PM
Bar Open at 5 pm
Meeting commence at 5:30 PM
Voting on Revised Governance Documents
Dinner to follow at 6:30 PM

 Dinner menu: Pirate Burger Burger or chicken, corn on the cobb, potato salad and desert. Cost $15.00 p.p.
Help – need head count for all that haven’t signed up.
Sign Ups Reservations Contact Steve thelane3@aol.com
or call 925-837-3762

Click here to get the flyer: Members Meeting 2/22/2014

Coming Events

TIYC Club Work Day
1 March 2014

February 19, 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

February 19, 2014   No Comments

Super Bowl @ TIYC Sunday 2/2

Pete & Connie will be opening the club at 1:00 for the Pre-Game festivities,
Kickoff is at 3:30.

February 1, 2014   1 Comment

25th Women’s Sailing Convention, 2/1/2014

Attention TIYC Women.. Save the dates… Weekend of February 1, 2014 for a great women’s sailing convention…
The 25th anniversary of WSC will be a special event. Don’t miss it.

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January 31, 2014   No Comments

Annual Crab Feed 1/11/2014

Saturday, 11 January 2014, Treasure Island Y.C., 1600 (4:00 P.M.)

Happy hour 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. come say hello to new members and special guests!

The menu is the “ever popular” seasonal Cracked Crab served with French bread, salads, and two special crab sauces/presentations. For those allergic to crab there will be a chicken entrée (Half a Chicken): “All-inclusive dinner”, with a no host bar; excellent wine-list to choose from. Limited attendance, reserve early, last time many members missed out!

Please mail all Reservations and a check made out to TIYC, Inc. in the amount of $40.00 per person.

RESERVATION POLICY

Mail to: George Knies, 2333 Lariat Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-6518
Cut off date for reservations midnight, 08 January, 2014.
$50.00 pp for any reservations made after that date and at the door should any space be available.

 No Refund for reservations canceled after 09 January, 2014 if there are no alternates available from the waiting list.

Crab Feed 2014 Flyer

 

January 7, 2014   No Comments

49ers on Sunday 1/5/2014

49er Fans
We will have the club open on Sunday at noon for watching the 49 ers in the playoffs.
Also, want to thank everyone for such a great turn out for the sail around the Island and Chowder feed (7 boats and 35 members- wow).And many thanks to  the Aberer’s for driving all the way to Half Moon Bay to get the real Clam Chowder.
See you all Sunday – Go Niners.
Steve

January 4, 2014   No Comments