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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 create reports that will be hugely useful to future cruisers.  To do the survey, please click on the Read More button! Thanks, the MBYC...

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The Beer Can Race

  The Mieco Beach Yacht Club Beer Can Race, held at the Marshall Islands Resort on Sunday, was a huge success with over 30 people competing in the shallow waters off the MIR beach. Race Director Larry Jones gave the ‘ready, set’ go’ command on the series of heats, with each seeing five racers attempt to blow their boat over the finish line first. The boats in question are made of beer or pop cans and were created by the nice folk at Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands). Back to the racing, and underneath the...

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Fish On!

Commodore Chuck Gauthier from Katie G and Jeff Hartjoy from Sailors Run switched from sail power to motor power and went fishing with Cary Evarts on his sports boat Wasabi. The sun was shining and the wind was calm as they head out the bridge and around to Ejit Island. No luck there … so they turned around and just off the bridge they hooked up and successfully landed a 30-pound-ish wahoo! Wahoo! They tried their luck west, but by the time they got to the reservoir near the airport, the trio decided on good fish would do...

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Antenna Repair Team

Tony from the Belgian boat Jakker put in a big effort in the village of Tobal on Aur Atoll in March, 2018, by helping medical assistant James Simon repair his HF radio antenna. After taking the antenna back to his boat for some solder work, Tony reports that the antenna now works well on the 8 meg frequencies that the islanders use to call the capital, Majuro. James (a.k.a. James Bond) is a long-time friend of the Mieco Beach Yacht Club family, so it’s great that he was given some assistance by one of the club members. James tunes...

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New Commodore wins Pub Quiz

The winners of last week’s pub quiz were Team Chuck Gauthier, Karen Stewart and JIll McCready. Three cheers for them! Their task will be to come up with the questions for the next quiz, which will be held on Tuesday, April 10, at the Marshall Islands Resort. Handy tip: Karen is keen on astronomy, so brush on your stars and planets! If you’re new to the pub quiz, the idea is to pay $1 to play in teams up to four people. The winners take home the cash and write the quiz for the following month. And, for the record,...

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Upcoming Events

  1. All You Can Eat Pizza

    January 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Tide Table Tonight

    January 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. To Be Announced

    February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Pub Quiz at MIR

    February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm