Happy 4th LYC

4 Jul

The clubhouse & grounds is a great place to view the fireworks this evening. Thanks to Bob & Marsha Kesling and Alex Zaydel for the great LYSS fundraiser of fried smelt, clams, & fries.  Also thanks to Andy Hamilton for pitching in to bartend.
Let’s help our bartender, Becky, get to know everyone.  Please wear your nametag and/or present your LYC membership card to her when ordering drinks at the bar.  Not only will it help her but will help us all get to know the members, new and established, of our club.  Thanks to Jill Kaines for updating the name tag board!

Tuesday July 6:  Fergburgs 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.                            General membership meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Cocktails at the Club Friday July 9 starting about 5:30 p.m.

Saturday July 10 – Italian Dinner hosted by Sheryl Baun & Gary Ferguson and crew.  Menu consists of Chicken Alfredo, Baked Zita, Garlic Bread, Mixed Baby Green Salad, and Dolci di Noci for dessert.  Social starts at 6:00 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.  $10 per person cash or card punch   Please call or text Sandy Gomez at (231) 690-6224 to make a reservation.  Reservations close Wednesday July 7.Saturday August 14!!

Mark your calendars.  LYC is having a “Summer Gala” for you.  It will be held off site in the ballroom at the Stearns Hotel in Ludington on Saturday August 14, 2021.  It will feature a catered dinner, dancing and a DJ.  A cash bar will be available throughout the night.  Tickets are $35.00 per person, checks made payable to LYC.  To purchase tickets please contact Jim McGee (810-441-5833) or Scott Hultman (616-644-5073).  Tickets are also available at the bar.  Last date to purchase tickets will be July 26.   Members and guests are welcome.

Sailboat Racing News Chieftain Cup:

After a long hiatus, the Chieftain Cup sailboat race between Pentwater and Ludington is being resurrected.  Organizers of the event, Ken Wierenga (LYC) and Dave Bluhm (PYC) announce the tentative plans as follows:

  • Friday July 16 with a 2pm start. Racing from Pentwater to Ludington. Boats would be invited to stay the night at LYC.
  • Saturday July 17 start to be announced. Racing from Ludington to Pentwater. Boats invited to raft up at PYC.
  • a potential cruising regatta to follow on Sunday or Monday, possibly to Portage Lake Or Frankfort. 

All Pentwater and Ludington skippers are invited to participate. Also, any LYC member wishing to crew is invited to do so.  Please contact Ken who will work with skippers to place willing crew.
In addition, we want to open our respective weekly races (Saturday for PYC and Thursday for LYC)  to any boats that may want to participate.

To register: Call or text David Bluhm at 616-560-6373

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