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Monday-Wednesday, 4 - 10 p.m.
(Food Service, 5 - 9 p.m.)
Thursday, noon - 10 p.m.
(Food Service, noon - 9 p.m.)
Friday-Saturday, noon - 11 p.m.
(Food Service, noon - 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m. on Fridays)
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
(Food Service, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

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September 1, 2013:  Summer is over, but that only means things are about to get real busy. The local racing scene heats up with major regattas from the first of September through the middle of November. For a racing sailor and Annapolitan this is best time of the year. Sandwiched in between racing events are several EYC cruises. a town hall meeting, two full weeks of boat shows (including our 7th annual Boat Show Bash), a pig roast and first-ever out door movie night. 

Among the upcoming events is Hospice Cup XXXII, an old standard in the region which a race-management team from EYC and AYC has taken on for the first time this year. We’re proud to add Hospice Cup to our list of successful charity events including the Leukemia Cup in June and the recently concluded CRAB Regatta in which folks are encouraged to raise more than a sail to benefit others. The date is September 21, and registration is open, including for a special Hospice Class for those who don’t normally race. There also are some ancillary fund raising events in support of the regatta; keep a lookout in the Newsblast and on the website for notices of these.

Read more: Commodore's Corner 09-01-2013

August 1, 2013:  

July certainly epitomized the dog days of summer with nights that were too uncomfortable to sit outside on the deck. With that said, I heard more than one positive comment about the covered sections of deck and the fans. I think you would have to agree these areas have worked out very well for a variety of reasons. Funny thing, that feature wasn’t part of the original plan and grew out of a need to meet fire code. Guess we’ll have to thank the city for that one.

The building and grounds have really started to take on a more finished feel. While this process still has more to come, we owe a huge thanks to the entire B&G team. With Tom Mullan leading the group and Angela Eggleston heading up the landscaping subcommittee our clubhouse and grounds are in good hands. As you go about your normal use of the club, remember that volunteers are the primary caretakers.

Read more: Commodore's Corner 08-01-2013

June 1, 2013: Outdoor life is returning to the deck. With that said, when we purchased the deck enclosures back in February I never imagined we’d still be using them on Memorial Day weekend. It was a shame we couldn’t use the deck to watch the Blue Angels, but maybe our friends in Washington will work it out for next year.

In general it’s been very interesting to see the membership adapting to the new spaces. Race parties on the back lawn with a bar and BBQ two nights a week, meetings in the conference room, weddings and other catered affairs, and all while regular life goes in the bar and on the deck.

Read more: Commodore's Corner 06-01-2013

July 1, 2013: June was certainly a month for town hall meetings. The Long Range Planning and Finance committees both presented data to the membership. We should all be thankful for the hard work and dedication that these volunteers have put in. For these groups there is no party or fun event at the end of the effort. It’s all done strictly for the long term benefit of membership.

The Long Range Planning group presented data that was several years in the making. We received a high level review across a wide range of subjects pertinent to the club’s future direction. I would not characterize any of the findings as unexpected. And in fact, in quite a few circumstances actions were already underway that matched up with the data’s recommendations.

Read more: Commodore's Corner 07-01-2013

May 7, 2013:  I know we had some parking issues this weekend, but despite rumors there was only a legitimate issue on Friday, and even then the vast majority of cars belonged to our members. Yes, I know we have a sign at the entrance, but I did not think it appropriate to tow visiting skippers’ cars on Friday. Bill was instructed and fully empowered to tow the rest of the weekend. 

I was personally in the lot at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and there was only one car that did not have a 2013 EYC sticker. I did not hear of any towing incidents on Sunday. If members who arrive early for a race or who serve on Race Committee take all the parking spots, that’s another issue.

Read more: Commodore's Corner 05-07-2013

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Calendar Highlights

Tue Oct 17 @ 3:30PM - 06:30PM
High School Sailing
Tue Oct 17 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
Warrior Sailing Dinner
Thu Oct 19 @12:00AM
J/80 North American Championship
Fri Oct 20 @12:00AM
J/70 Fall Brawl
Sat Oct 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Annual Goose and Soup Cruise Raft-Up
Wed Oct 25 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Lights Parade Decorating Seminar
Fri Oct 27 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Flotilla Friday Happy Hour
Sat Oct 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
St. Michaels OktoberFest Cruise & OysterFest: UPDATED
Sat Oct 28 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
A2B Seminar
Sat Oct 28 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Bourbon & Cigar Night