Showers and Flowers and Dollars

April! The month when you plant seeds and begin to watch them grow. Showers and flowers and such. Well, the LSYC is planting seeds and I would like to take just a moment and explain what I mean: When you join the club, your dues help the club stay alive and prosper. Your positive energy…

Fat Bottomed Girls

With due respect to the rock band Queen, today I am referring to our sailboats, our Fat Bottomed Girls. (Well, except for Moonraker, she is svelte) We are adding an event to the calendar- next Saturday, March 24, is an Open House at Spurgeon’s. At that open house they are raffling off a bottom job.…

Another Trip Around the Sun

Hello LSYC friends and family! Welcome to the official start of the LSYC 2018 Trip Around the Sun! Grab a beverage of choice and join me as we kick off the new season. This is going to be a GREAT year in Stockton! As a club, we have a full calendar lined up and are…

Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful

Welcome 2018! Let’s start with the numbers while we are dealing with frozen weather: 2017 the S&P 500 was up 19.4% 2017 the NASDAQ was up 28% 2015-2017 the LSYC is up 100% My wish for you is that those 3= New Boat (or boat trip) for you! What will 2018 bring for the LSYC?…

Learning to Fly, But I Ain’t Got Wings

First of all, thank you Tom Petty.   As the fall wind picks up, so is the experience of “flying” our sailboats. Not only was the distance race a screamer, but this weekend’s single-hand Gumbo Cup should be too. Don’t forget to wear your jacket and put your ladder down! Not only are the adults learning…

The Windy City

Hello LSYC friends and family! Chant along with me: “October, dear, sweet October, bring us some WIND!” I have a number of things for you this evening. First of all, thank you all for your participation! This year is winding down and your involvement MATTERS. Thank you all, members new and old (well, not old,…

Sloop John (C)

Hello LSYC friends and family! With apologies to the Beach Boys, this email is titled after the WINNER of the 43rd annual Governor’s Cup Regatta! But before I get to the winners I want to acknowledge all of you who raced, helped out and attended the party- thank you to all! That was a really…

What If The Hokey Pokey Is All It Really Is About?

Jimmy Buffett asked that question and offered this supporting “evidence”: “My life can get as messy as a day old sticky bun So I arm myself with punch lines and a giant water gun” And that, my friends, is what gets stuck in my head when work/ life gets messy. How about you? Labor Day Weekend! Forecast…