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…

The Wino and I Know

I will let you speculate who “the wino” is, but he and I know that this weekend looks really great! Why? Glad you asked….it is more than the forecast of partly cloudy, 86, and WNW of 8 for Saturday. Saturday is also the start of the FALL SERIES! And on top of that, we are having our…

People Like Us (do things like this)

Greetings to all of my folks like us who are doing things like this! Now, you may be wondering: exactly how much rum has Barry had with lunch? Never fear, I’ll explain….. Our not- so- little club has really grown into a neat group of people. A bunch of folks from all walks of life…

Sweet, Sweet Summertime!

LSYC friends and family, if you were not at the lake this past weekend you missed out! The weather was AMAZING, and folks were everywhere having fun on the docks, racing, cruising, and at the Eeeevent.  I heard more laughter this weekend than I have heard anywhere in a long time. We also had a…

Sunny Hours (Long Beach Dub All Stars version)

I encourage you to download and listen to this song while you read this https://itun.es/us/rBjn?i=3446449  or click on this youtube and leave the music on in the background. Then read on:    Happy Solstice! Happy MidSummer! Happy official Summer! I got a chance to count my blessings today- I saw the sunrise and the sunset and…

spinnaker. noun, nautical

spin– uh – ker   1. God’s turbocharger. 2. That thing I catch shrimp with.  3. A neat way to win an award on Saturday.  That’s right all you Spinnaker Fleet folks, we have missed you for the first two Spring Series events, so challenge your rowdy buddies to come out and get a Spin…