Temperature: 39° F,
Wind: 11 KT SW 217°
High Gust: 23 KT at 8:52 AM, Avg: 9.6 KT
As of: 9:14 am, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Learn to Sail Seminar - Feb. 7, 2015 - 12 Noon
Bring your questions to our experienced sailors and racers. We are holding this seminar to jump start our learn to sail program. There are 5 learn to sail events scheduled for this season and this is your opportunity to help in the planning. Some of the topics we plan to cover during this seminar are:
What to Wear - Wetsuits, Dry Suits, Life Jackets, Gloves, Booties, Harness
Don't Forget - Your Radio, Cell Phone
Safety - Rigging, Trapeze
Weather Conditions - Water + Air Temp, Heavy Air
Right of Way - Channels, Barges, Sea Streak
Fun Race Events, Schedule
Join us Saturday, February 7th, at 12 Noon, at the Monmouth Boat Club, 31 Union Street, Red Bank.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we know how many will attend.
If you have any questions or need directions call George 908-692-6833
Membership Application Due Feb. 21, 2015
Please be reminded that your mail in application is due February 21, 2015.
Your application along with your check for 2015 fees and any past dues,
assessments must be filled out and sent to (SHBCC) Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran
Club, PO Box 187, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716 and postmarked no later than
February 21, 2015 in order for you to maintain your current boat spot. If
you do not meet the deadline your boat spot will be up for grabs at the
February 28th in person sign up.
Membership will not be granted and boat spots will not be assigned if money
is owed to the club.
In person early sign up is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 2015 at
8:00 AM sharp for those wishing to select a different boat spot. On Friday,
February 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM a beach map of spots available and sign-up sheet
for Saturday morning will be posted on the Cathouse door. The beach map will
also be posted on the web site at the same time. Those attending early sign-up
must remain at the beach from the time you add your name to the list until
8:00 AM on Saturday, 2/28/14. Selection will begin at 8:00 AM sharp. The
first person on the list will have first choice of available spots and so on
through the sign up list.
Within a few days after early sign up, all members will be mailed a beach map
showing boat spot assignments for the 2014 season. It is important that you
check the map to insure you have the correct spot. If there are any
discrepancies and/or if you wish to change your spot to another if available,
you must call Al Dewan at (732) 521-2518.
We will not pull your information from last year's application you must
complete a new application in full. Please print and insure it is legible.
Don't forget your e-mail. Double check your math when filling out the check.
See you at the beach
Here's hoping everyone had a nice holiday. We had a great Winedown with
forty two members and guests in attendance, nice job by Skip Cioffi. Please
be reminded as per the last meeting at the Winedown we will have a fleet
meeting on January 10th at 8:00 pm regarding the ballot and proposal that
The nominating committee was identified and chaired by
Gary Payne and Donna Gugger. The preliminary ballot has been prepared and can be revised. If anyone is interested in a position, please contact Gary Payne.
Click on the underlined names to view the write-up.
2015 Election Ballot
Absentee Ballot Rule
1. To receive an absentee ballot, member must contact the membership
2. Secretary will send a three part package which includes:
1-Stamped return envelope,
2-Numbered blank envelope,
3. Member will fill in ballot, than place in numbered blank envelope which
will be placed in stamped return envelope.
4. Return envelope must be received prior to election.
5. Membership secretary will keep track of ballots sent out and returned.
The winter storage fee for 2014 is $120 and is due 12/15/14 to avoid a late
fee. Please mail your check to:
Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club, P.O. Box 187, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716.
Winter storage spots in the upper and lower lots are on a first-come,
After 12/15/14, the winter storage fee is $200.
If you are looking for crew or to be crew, send an email to our Commodore. He can send a group email to our membership.