Joseph L. Dennison
Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:14PM
Cause of devastation at the Deltaville Maritime Museum on July 18 is being investigated. Building and collections considered a total loss.
More photos can be found on the Southside Sentinal's Website.
Sunday March 18, 2012 08:27PM
Over 25 members, led by Grounds Chair Ken Odell, participated in Spring Clean-Up Day on a beautiful early morning, Saturday, March 17, to spruce up the Club’s grounds in preparation for an active sailing season. Healthy exercise (think fitness training for sail racing) including raking leaves, spreading mulch, repairing picnic tables, trimming shrubs and enjoying fellowship and camaraderie, made for a delightful day. A delicious pizza and beer lunch served as a fun conclusion! The Spring and Fall Clean-up days offer a great opportunity to build and strengthen member relationships and contribute in a meaningful way to the high quality of our club property.
Mary R. Spencer
Monday October 24, 2011 11:39AM
FBYC Fall Clean-Up Is Scheduled For
Saturday, November 19th
Mark your calendars! On Saturday, November 19, at 9:00 am, we will have our annual FALL CLEAN-UP of the Club Grounds. We will gather in the Main Clubhouse around 8:30 am for coffee and task assignments. Usual tasks include leaf raking, mulching and pruning. Bring your favorite yard tool or use ours. All ages welcome! Complimentary lunch will be served around Noon. To sign up, email me direct at email@example.com or call my cell 804-241-6080 or register online here.
See you on the 19th.
Ken Odell, Grounds Chairman.
George W. Burke
Thursday June 2, 2011 07:23PM
The second and final version of the Clubhouse Donor Plaque now hangs in the first floor of the clubhouse. This plaque recognizes those who contributed to the 2000-2002 campaign to build the new clubhouse. Those of you who are listed on the plaque deserve FBYC's congratulations and thanks, as do all who did double duty to create an error free exhibit. Special thanks go to Jere Dennison for his diligence and cheerful spirit in the face of having to retrace his efforts, and to Chip Hall who, in volunteering his time and skills, twice built a mahogany mount, once for the "false plaque", and then again for the spendid final product.
Wednesday April 20, 2011 04:10PM
Open to Members and Non-Members: After the days racing (or yard work), grab your favorite beverage and kick back in the Clubhouse with John McCarthy as he enlightens us on the practical procedures for a proper Protest. Let John demystify the process, because after all Gentlemen Protest Too! The discussion will include information on preparing, filing, and participating in the protest hearing so you know what to expect when you need to.
Well serve a delicious lasagna and salad dinner immediately following the discussion to cap off the evening. Dinner is open to Members and Non-Members: $5 per person Advanced reservations required at
Activities will start after the Offshore racing, but no earlier than 1630 hrs.
R. Strother Scott
Monday June 15, 2009 02:41PM
Video Library Player:
A Yacht Club for the Common Man
The College Point Yacht Club welcomes blue-collar members, as long as they're willing to work in the boat yard.
Very interesting accompanying article at
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/nyregion/14ritual.html?_r=1 --- mostly pasted below
Monday April 6, 2009 12:26PM
As many of you know, we have been working very diligently to maintain our present well and potable water system. We are now faced with the fact that the current system is unable to supply us with the amount of potable water that it has in the past. The well is still producing, just not enough to meet our demand in times of high usage such as Junior Week, Leukemia Cup, AOD and Stingray Regatta.
We have applied to the State for a permit to drill a new well. This process will take several months to gain approval. During this time it is incumbent upon all members to be as frugal with their water usage as possible. Simply put, please do not leave the water running needlessly. If any member detects a water leak anywhere, docks, bathhouses or kitchen, please let Dixon know immediately. While it is true we have a large storage tank, one running toilet can drain it surprisingly fast. Of course we can still use the bathrooms, take showers and wash our boats, we simply cannot be wasteful. Thank you for your help during this temporary situation.
I would like to publicly thank Wes Jones, Ken Odell, and Dixon for the many hours each of them have dedicated to resolving this problem. Thank you all.
Tuesday July 8, 2008 11:01AM
Four Tips from
BoatU.S. to Prevent Hurricane Damage
HURRICANE ALLEY, VA, July 8, 2008 -- With the first storm of the year,
Hurricane Bertha, lurking offshore, Boat Owners Association of The United States
(BoatU.S.), with 40 years of experience gained from post-storm recovery efforts
and thousands of hurricane-related insurance claims files, has four tips that
can help your boat make it through this storm season.
· Make your hurricane plan now, before hurricane warnings are
posted. Year after year, some boaters are
lulled into believing a storm won't come their way and fail to make a serious
effort until a hurricane is forecast. However, by then there may be no one
available to haul their boat ashore and stores may be sold out of basic
hurricane supplies such as rope, anchors or fenders. Whether you are new to
boating or been on the water for years, waiting until the last moment and making
only a token effort is tempting fate. If you're likely to be away from your boat
during hurricane season, make arrangements ahead of time for someone else to
prepare your boat - many insurance policies provide coverage for professional
evacuation to a hurricane hole or other storm preparation
Lud H. Kimbrough
Friday June 9, 2006 08:08AM
We all look forward to seeing everyone and all families at Opti-Kids, Moonlight racing, Junior Week, and the Junior Regattas over the next two weeks.
As a reminder, dogs and personal watercraft are prohibited from FBYC. Anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent when upstairs in the Club House.
Please warn children not to go into the FBYC road without supervision and care, and wear PFDs when on the docks and bulkheads. Have a fun, healthy, and safe time!
Wednesday March 8, 2006 09:23PM
Mark your calendar! On April 1st at 9:00 am, we will have our Spring Clean-Up of the grounds. Some parts of the grounds are in turmoil from construction of the bulkhead on Jacksons Creek and ground clearing. The new land is slowly taking shape, but we really need to get some grass growing in lots of places. In spite of these circumstances, we have lots to do. Mulch spreading, pruning, the usual dose of raking and other spruce-up kinds of jobs are on the agenda. Well have coffee and maybe a doughnut or two to get you started. If enough hands show up, well be done by lunch. Bring a rake, pruning shears, some trash bags or your favorite spring clean-up tool and well find a job for you. To sign up, call me on (804) 285-2794, or in Deltaville on (804) 776-9648, or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to seeing you there.
Thanks, Chip Hall
R. Strother Scott
Tuesday July 20, 2004 02:19PM
One of the goals for the year has been to install high-speed wireless internet access at FBYC for members. Today Brandy Kennard called Rear Commodore Lud Kimbrough to report that it now is up and operating upstairs and outside on the porch, with downstairs yet to be tested.
The installation has not been without difficulty, but Brandy and Lud are to be congratulated on a good job. Thanks to you both. Now there are no excuses to not spending more time at the River. Those who wish to gain access to the wi-fi network will need to consult with one of our technicians.
This should enable results to be posted more quickly, and the Junior Coaches to check their e-mails, among other things. Once I can get on-line registration working, you will be able to register online at FBYC, and event managers can print out lists of who is registered.
Saturday February 15, 2003 10:27AM
On Tuesday, February 11 the FBYC Board approved a Clubhouse Use policy supporting private use of the clubhouse. Click Read More... for the complete text of the resolution.
Friday September 20, 2002 11:06AM
Have messed about in boats around FBYC for many years and must admit was apprehensive about seeing the new club house. Anchored out several times during the progress but did not go in to see the work. Recently decided to have a look and am thrilled to see and feel
it is still Fishing Bay Yacht Club! Wow!! A job well done!
The Wildmans - Art and Jo - on Wild Wind