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 radio-script-emergency-2019 Go ahead and share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook...

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Yacht Club AGM

Current Co-Commodore Chuck Gauthier with outgoing Commodore Rebecca Lathrop at the last Annual General Meeting. Photo: Karen Earnshaw It’s time for the Mieco Beach Yacht Club annual general meeting. Looking forward to seeing you there! WHAT:  Appetizers provided by the MBYC, Cash bar, Meeting at 6pm including reports on the Yacht Club and election of the new board for the 2019-2020 year, then socializing and fun times … MBYC merchandise for sale! WHEN:  Friday, February 22, 2019, Starts at 5pm, Meeting at 6pm, Stay and socialize after the meeting WHERE:  Marshall Islands Resort, out in the area just past...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Dinner at Tide Table

    April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Beer Can Race

    April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Yacht Picnic Rally to Eneko

    May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm