April 1, 2014: There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel…of weather that is! This winter has certainly taken its toll on our collective patience but if the recent EYC sock burning is an indication hopefully warm weather will soon be upon us.
With the warm weather we are hoping to refurbish our waterfront lawn and by mid-March we had already aerated and reseeded for the upcoming season. We will be trying to allow for the new grass to establish itself as much as possible early in the year so you will notice restricted use of the area at the beginning of the season.
We will repeating this process at least two or three more times this year to try to establish a strong root system that can hold up to our numerous events and high traffic. There is a delicate balance to using this space and growing grass so we ask that our membership be patient as we strengthen what has become one of EYC’s favorite amenities.
Our marina is filling fast for our 2014 season and there are only two slips still available. Slip A12 will accommodate a 29-foot boat in the water and lift slip C7 will accommodate a 22-foot boat in the air. Unfortunately all of our landside slips are currently committed. If you are interested in one of the remaining two slips act fast as they will surely fill up as soon as the warm weather takes over.
April is another great month for family fun at EYC! Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the annual Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt. This is one of my favorite EYC events when all of the Lil’ Skippers of EYC don their fancy Easter duds and converge on the club for a terrific morning of fun. Negotiations are still underway with the Easter bunny himself so hopefully he will be able to carve out some time from his busy day to say “hi” to all of the kids. We ask that you please make reservations to assure your space for this always popular event.
Kids’ First Fridays is another event picking up a lot of steam here at EYC. Thanks to member Laura Moore and her helpers for another great St. Patrick’s Day-themed event in March. We will host another fun evening in April for kids and parents alike.
March 1, 2014: I think we can all say we are ready for spring as the snow has barely melted beneath our feet. However, some recent warm weather reminds us that my personal favorite time of the year is just around the corner.
March is a busy month at the club as members prepare for another active boating season and some social time enjoying the weather on the deck. What better way to kick off the season than to join us at the club for the annual Burning of the Socks. Throw those old socks on the fire, grab a beer and a freshly shucked oyster and spend some time with the rest of your EYC family. Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter back in early February but his time is up soon!
January 1, 2014
As I look back over our first year in our new clubhouse I am amazed at the ground that has been covered. I am proud of the accomplishments of our volunteers and hardworking staff toward making a new clubhouse that will take us into the future. Certainly this past year as well as the one before has come with their share of obstacles to be overcome.
The realities of constructing the building and then operating in a new clubhouse have in some ways redefined who we are as a club. Maintaining our identity and rich history as we determine the direction we will move in the future has been one of the greatest challenges. Blending the desires of our long term members with those who have just recently joined the club is a goal that we share with most established clubs.
February 1, 2014: As we settle into the New Year I wanted to take a moment to welcome all of our generous club members who donate their time to actively participate in committees, activities and general events in 2014. It is your creativity and hard work that define Eastport Yacht Club. These volunteer activities are what help cement the bonds between members and in my opinion is the fabric that makes EYC unique among clubs.
If there is anything that either I or the management team can do to help please don’t hesitate to contact us. If you would like any information pertaining to your committee or the club in general … we are happy to help!
December 1, 2013
The cold temperatures are a clear reminder that the holiday season is squarely upon us. We are excited for our second holiday season in our fabulous new clubhouse and look forward to improving upon our trend of record setting member usage. We welcome you, your family and friends to join us at the club for a delicious holiday meal or to experience any number of our holiday events that our hard working committees and staff are organizing for our members this season. Also note that EYC can’t be beat for get-togethers of any size. Whether it be a small group of friends or a large organized party we have something that will surely fit your needs. A few spots are still open so feel free to contact me or Amy Wales with questions. We look forward to hosting our members during this special time of the year!
|High School Sailing|
Thu Apr 24 @ 3:30PM - 06:30PM
|Family Movie Night|
Thu Apr 24 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
|EYC Families Committee|
Thu Apr 24 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Thu Apr 24 @ 7:30PM - 08:30PM
|Annapolis Spring Boat Show|
Fri Apr 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
|A2B Skippers' Reception (Conference Room)|
Sat Apr 26 @12:00PM - 03:00PM
|Bourbon & Cigar Tasting|
Sat Apr 26 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
|Guest Bartender Night|
Mon Apr 28 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
|Limited Menu Only|
Mon Apr 28 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
Mon Apr 28 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
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