Coming Events at LYC

26 Jul

Saturday July 26th is the Raft Off and “Journey Tribute” concert.  Meet at the Club around 4:30-5:00 if you need a ride or just mosey over to Parlor “B”.  Bring an appetizer to share if you would like.  Around 7 we will go to Harbor View and tie up along the wall for the concert.


August 9th is Fiesta Ole!  Hosted by the Ottos and the Gillettes.  Cocktails @ 6 – dinner @ 7.  Please reserve you seat by calling Patty Otto at 231-  845-7665 or via e-mail at


August 16th is the Fish Fry hosted by Pete Christensen and his crew.  This year it will be a $10 dinner the side dishes and dessert included.  Cocktails at 6 – dinner at 7.  Please make reservations by e-mailing


Sunday August 17th. LYC will be hosting a benefit for LYSS.  An Ice Cream Social is planned from 2-5 on the Club lawn.  The cost is $2 with an additional donation optional.  The event will be open to the public and advertised on radio and in the paper.  The LYSS graduates will be showing off their newly acquired skills.


August 23rd is the Annual Bloomer Cup race and Pig Roast. More details will follow from the Race Committee on that. 


August 30th will be a burn your own potluck – cocktails @ 6 – coals ready @ 7.

This week at LYC

15 Jul
Fergburgs are being served tonight, Tuesday July 15, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Cost is $5 per burger and proceeds go to the Sailing School.  Bring something to share that goes with burgers if you wish..

Cocktails at the Club on Friday as usual beginning around 5:00 p.m. until ?.  Bring an appetizer and see who shows up.

Gail Kretchman is accepting reservations for Saturday’s (7/19) Caribbean Dinner.  Please call her at 616-490-1255 by the Wednesday 7/16deadline.  Social hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with dinner served at 7:00 p.m.

With summer comes increased use of bathrooms/showers at the club.  Access to the bathroom/showers for guests is through the southeast door.  The combination for that door is posted on the bulletin board.  Please ensure that the passage door between the bathroom/showers and the club is closed and locked from the club side when you leave the clubhouse. 


Charlie Pollard’s son lost a Go Pro camera on July 10.  If anyone should locate such an item, please leave it on the bar in the club or call Charlie at 231-845-7660.

Don Cochran fell off his roof last week and is recovering at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  He is in room 2276 at 100 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.  Get well cards would be welcomed.

Happening’s at LYC

2 Jul

Friday, the 4th of July, there will have a “burn your own” potluck at the Club. Cocktails beginning at 6, followed by grilling at 7. Please bring your own meat and a dish to pass.

LYC is a wonderful place from which to view the fireworks . Come on down and join the Ohhhs and Ahhhs.

Next week, Saturday, July 12th is our annual Brats and Corn Dinner hosted by Pete Christensen. Cocktails @ 6, dinner @ 7. WE NEED TO TAKE RESERVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT. Please respond to this e-mail: or call Gail Kretchman @ 616-490-1255. We have a limit of 80 folks so reserve early. The deadline is Wednesday, July 8th.

Tuesday, July 1st: Membership Meeting, Ferg Burgers, and Potluck

30 Jun

Tuesday, July 1
LYC Membership Potluck/Meeting and FERG BURGERS
Ferg Burgers 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Potluck @ 6:30
Meeting @ 7:30

Coming Events at LYC

18 Jun
First, the Ludington Youth Sailing School is in need of a couple dozen empty one gallon milk or water jugs to be made into bailers for the school’s fleet of boats.  If you have any kicking around, drop them off at the club or contact Gary Ferguson (690-3710) or me (499-1220).

Second, Cocktails at the Club on Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. to whenever; bring an appetizer if you wish.

We will be holding the LYC version of The Voice with Karaoke this Saturday, the 21st, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.  Again, bring an appetizer to share if you wish.

Next Friday June 27 is a Venetian Parade sponsored by the Ludington Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.  The parade will stage in front of the Club at dusk and proceed to the downtown marina and channel area.  Cocktails at the Club as usual too.

Plans for Saturday June 28 include meeting in Parlor B beginning at 5:30 p.m. for a Raft Off.  All boats from 46 feet to 4 four foot 6 are welcome!

Upcoming Week at LYC

11 Jun
“Cocktails at the Club” once again this Friday evening beginning around 5:00 p.m.; bring an appetizer if you wish.

On Saturday June 14, it is time to tune up your voices, pick your favorite recording artist, and turn out for Karaoke from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Bring a dish to share if you wish or just show up for a good time.  The songs (and singers) get better at closing time!

Tuesday June 17 is a Fergburg Tuesday.  Five dollars for a burger with proceeds going to the Ludington Youth Sailing School.  Bring along a side that goes with the burger if you wish.  Burgers are served from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

LYC Happenings

30 May

“Cocktails at the Club” Friday, evening beginning around 5:00 p.m.; bring an appetizer if you wish.

General membership meeting Tuesday June 3 at 7:30 p.m.  We will be serving Fergburgs from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. ahead of the meeting; bring a dish to share for the potuluck.

Saturday June 7 is Wing Ding Dango.  Social is at 6:00 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.  Menu consists of wings  (combination of wings and legs), baked beans,     cole slaw, tex/mex salad, and texas sheet cake  with couple different toppings for desert. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUESTED: please respond to this email or call Greg Moyers (690-0341) by Wednesday June 4.

Also on Saturday June 7, Charlie VanAmeyden is offering complimentary boat safety inspections from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Call Charlie at 845-2094 or respond to this email if you wish to have Charlie conduct a safety inspection.

The Ludington Youth Sailing School starts June 23. Check the “Doc” for a brochure that explains the program.  Contact Gary Ferguson for more info.

Note that “Fiesta Ole” is now scheduled for August 9.


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