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Moor is Better

Moor is Better

October, 2018: The Mieco Beach Yacht Club began working on a mooring project for Enemanet and Eneko Islands in Majuro in 2006. Twelve years later the moorings are still well-maintained and used by yacht club members, thereby saving the precious reefs from anchor damage. Back in the day, we created a powerpoint and showed it […]

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Ahaluna Breaks its Mooring

Ahaluna Breaks its Mooring

Majuro Cruisers to the Rescue Article: KAREN EARNSHAW Photo: KELLY LORENNIJ The sailing boat Ahaluna from Vancouver, Canada, broke from its mooring in the early hours Friday morning as strong winds blew in from the west. Captain Peter Hartmann put out a distress call on the VHF radio saying that his boat was stuck on […]

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Sails Donated to Ailuk

Sails Donated to Ailuk

Ailuk Mayor Rufina Jack was pleased to receive two sails from the yacht Figment, owned by former Majuro Sheriff Willard and former Coop School principal Rebecca Lathrop. Will recently completed a passage from Majuro, Marshall Islands, to the Seattle area in northwest America. Before leaving, he bought new sails and happily gave the old ones […]

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Club Welcomes WorldTeach Team

Club Welcomes WorldTeach Team

The new WorldTeach volunteers enjoyed a day at Eneko Island Sunday thanks to a group effort by members of the Mieco Beach Yacht Club. WorldTeach is a Harvard University-based program that has been sending teachers to the Marshall Islands since 2002. As usual, some of the teachers will be working in outer islands. Pictured enjoying the […]

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Payless Discount for MBYC Members

Payless Discount for MBYC Members

Artie Stovall, the General Manager of Payless Supermarket in Uliga, has approved a five percent discount for current members of the Mieco Beach Yacht Club. Simply show your card to the cashier and she or he will apply the discount. Note that there’s no double discounting, so if you have a senior’s discount, you can […]

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Five Yachts Join Clean-up Action

Five Yachts Join Clean-up Action

Weeks of organizing paid off last Friday as the members of various local NGOs volunteered to do beach cleanups around Majuro in honor of World Oceans Day. The local beaches and ocean environments were the winners, with tons of plastic, cans, and assorted debris picked up and brought to disposal centers. One group, the members […]

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Join the Clean-Up

Join the Clean-Up

Come join in the Oceans Day clean-up. For more information, email miecobeachyachtclub@gmail.com World Oceans Day 2018 Agenda Friday June 8th   YACHTS AND VOLUNTEERS (so far) s/v KATIE G: Chuck and Caesar s/v SWIFTSURE: Lanny,  Ginger & Nikki s/v TRIBUTE: Larry and Gary (Apolima)                      s/v VIANDONTE: Grant, Doug & Mika        s/v MOONBIRD: Darryl and Cyndi […]

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Seal-Viandante Win Quiz

Seal-Viandante Win Quiz

Whatever this photo lacks in clarity and lighting it makes up for in content! Pictured are Good News captain Lonny (seond from left) handing over the winnings to (from left) Vice Commodore Cary, Publicity Director Karen, and cruisers Carley (clearly in love with the money) and Grant (clearly a shocking result)! The winnings were for […]

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Cruisers Donate Eye Glasses

Cruisers Donate Eye Glasses

Two boats with strong connections to the charity organization Sea Mercy visited the Marshalls this past cruising season. Yachties Johnathon Robinson and his wife Donna arrived on their boat Chez Nous while Nigel Skeggs and his wife Susan and their two daughters came in on their yacht Unique. Nigel is the Director at Port Denarau Marina in Fiji and that marina partners with Sea Mercy, […]

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Cruising Survey

Cruising Survey

Have you cruised the Marshall Islands?   We need your thoughts on cruising in the Marshall Islands and particularly how you enjoyed your visits to the outer islands! There’s just 10 questions with room to write as little or as much as you’d like. Our hope is to get lots of feedback so we can […]