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Highlander for Sale

The yacht Highlander moored in downtown Majuro. Photo: Karen Earnshaw. The yacht Highlander is for sale in Majuro, Marshall Islands. The boat is a 1983 full keel (w/brewer bite) cutter Pilothouse Pan Oceanic 46’. Both main and stay are set up to be self tacking. There are two helms, with the inside steering being hydraulic and outside mechanical. The Hydrovane was new in 2017 along with both inside and outside chart plotters, radar, radios (2 stand alone VHF, 1 Garmin with AIS, 1 Icom with separate antenna). The owner’s focus in his big upgrades in November 2018 and May...

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Wind Blows Race Away

Five boats were ready to sail in the Mieco BeachYacht Club’s race Sunday, with the start set for 1pm. At about noon the race committee boat, Vagrant, was in position off the Marshall Islands Resort and a few of the yachts had left their moorings to practice with their new crews, with other yachts holding fast until updates were provided.A number of canoes were also planning on taking part in the fun race. But, and it was a big but, the wind was not cooperating. In the downtown area it was blasting in from the southeast at anything from...

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2019 MBYC Committee

Chuck Gauthier and Peter Hartmann.Gary Stratton and Jeff Hartjoy.Peter Hartmann, Liz Rodick, and Cary Evarts.Pamela Perkins, Cindy Wallen, Gary Ehrsam, and Darrel Wallen.Nicoline Nel and Shane and Tina Finneran. The Mieco Beach Yacht Club annual general meeting was a fun evening next to the Canoe House at the Marshall Islands Resort on Friday, February 22, 2019. The business section of the AGM was emceed by outgoing Commodore Chuck Gauthier, who gave his report for the year and then asked for each board member to give their reports. The upshot overall is that the club continues to have a healthy...

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Phil Wins Pub Quiz

Phil Martin, take a bow as a significant member of Team Bank Seal! To explain, the Mieco Beach Yacht Club members and friends meet for dinner every Tuesday evening, rotating around four restaurants. One of these is the Enra Restaurant at Marshall Islands Resort, which has the added feature of being the night for our monthly pub quiz. This Tuesday, 27 friendly folk gathered and the quiz masters gave us their tough (and not so tough) questions. Participants pay $1 with the winning team taking the kitty … but the onus is on them to come up with the...

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VHF, HF Radio Scripts

The Mieco Beach Yacht Club hosts two radio networks: A VHF net Monday to Saturday mornings on Channel 71 at 7:30am and an HF net seven days a week on frequency 6.224 at 7:45am. Both nets have different volunteer net controllers each day. The purpose of the nets is to make sure everyone is doing okay and provide a place for social interaction. Below are the radio scripts for each net plus an emergency script created by a club sub-committee. radio-scripts-2019...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Pub Quiz at MIR

    August 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm